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The Worst Advice Ever Heard

The Worst Advice Ever Heard
"Webmasters should send traffic to the affiliate programs that send them the biggest checks." — Trade show panelist suggesting there is no way to prevent or detect shaving and that webmasters should simply be happy they get paid at all As they say here in New York, if you believe that, I've got... More »

Corruption: Taint-suckling for dummies

<i>Corruption</i>: Taint-suckling for dummies
When he likes someone, Senator David Walker Helms does not waste his time instant messaging. He is too busy fantasizing about suicide, frowning through a loveless marriage, and feeling contempt for his constituency. Instead, the GOP Senator from California woos his sweethearts by inflicting psych... More »

That’s A WRAP

That’s A WRAP
Organization: it’s the road to opportunity and the key to getting anything accomplished. The problem for business owners, however, is when your competitor is organized and you’re not. This reality can be scaled from the level of the individual enterprise to reflect the situation as a whole on an... More »

Federales-free porn

Federales-free porn
The interesting thing about Axel Braun's Latina Dayworkers is that each Latina is picked up in the same car by a different driver. Beyond this, it is a by-the-book gonzo movie that would probably not sell as much if it were called Hot Latinas 32, but would have lived up to the possibilities of th... More »

SF Mayor: Buying crime 'gines nets fines, signs

SF Mayor: Buying crime 'gines nets fines, signs
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's openness to the idea of posting pictures of johns on billboards has sex worker advocates on edge. In a campaign to crack down on illegal massage parlors, especially those involved in sex trafficking, Newsom is planning to fine and jail landlords of the buildings... More »

Spice racks new channels

Spice racks new channels
Playboy's Spice Network, once defined as a double-X channel prior to its acquisition by Hef, and then known for content that Playboy TV might be too squeamish or sophisticated to show, has now further subdivided by launching four new channels within its brand. First there's ClubJenna, which is t... More »

Aubrey Addams in Cock Craving Cuties

Aubrey Addams in <i>Cock Craving Cuties</i>
If you know anything about cuties, you know that it's pretty much redundant to say that they crave cock. Still, Aubrey Addams is standing naked at the door; are you going to say she has committed a tautology? This movie also features Adrianna Nicole, Lexi Bardot, and Crystal Clear (whose name I r... More »

Dave Naz loves L.A.

Dave Naz loves L.A.
Dave Naz, still photographer-turned porn director, had not seen a porn script prior to writing his new Vivid-Alt movie Skater Girl Fever. "I'd e-mailed Eon McKai after seeing Kill Girl Kill and we formed a mutual admiration society," Naz said. In fact, McKai liked Naz' work so much that the Vi... More »

Zango Bango

Zango Bango
Previously, I discussed Zango and my likes and dislikes of its business model. While I do think it’s an attractive vehicle for advertisers, I believe that as a website owner, it may not be in my interest to have surfers using the technology. If you’re in the “Zango’s gotta go” camp, you... More »

An Adult Slowdown? 2

An Adult Slowdown? 2
In part one, we looked at market saturation, newbies and the survival game. In today's conclusion, we'll look at getting comfortable, building a better mousetrap, creativity and beyond: Getting Comfortable "When the commercial companies that sell DVDs begin to acknowledge the shift toward the In... More »


Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »

A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb

As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you... More »
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