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2257 Compliance Pains

2257 Compliance Pains
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "What was the most difficult part of updating your records to comply with the new 2257 federal record-keeping regulations?" Here's what they had to say: "The hardest part of the new 2257 law has been a lack of clarity in wha... More »

Cum-Drunk Love

Cum-Drunk Love
Colossal Entertainment has released Drunk on Cum in distinctive foiled packaging with a brand new Cum font. I believe it was the great Thomas Jefferson who said that he might not be turned on by a woman drinking semen from something other than the two standard receptacles (the source and off her ... More »

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal
What I suggest is very simple: the women from the Dove skin-firming ad should meet the women from Sex Z's VSDA party and, you know, wrestle.... More »

Industry Pulse: .XXX

Industry Pulse: .XXX
One of the more hotly debated issues today in the online adult industry is the adoption of a .XXX Top Level Domain (TLD). Personally, I feel that any steps that the industry can voluntarily take that will help keep our wares out of the hands of children or of those legally prohibited from accessi... More »

Land Mädel

Land Mädel
I consulted Porn Valley uberagent Mark Spiegler and Teutonic firebrand Katja Kassin (pictured) about something that has been troubling me for a while. Seeing how the Germans have been able to sum up in one word concepts that would require several in English, like schadenfraude (pleasure at someon... More »

'sanna, 'sanna: Ho

'sanna, 'sanna: Ho
Both Dependable Skeleton and Steve Ochs have hipped me in recent days to the - sadly - abandoned art of Flirty Fishing, in which Children of God/The Family cult members would act as prostitutes to win souls. The resulting "Jesus Babies" proliferated through the 90s. Inspired by a passage from the... More »

Nacho Se Divorcia

Nacho Se Divorcia
The Virgin of Guadalupe (left) weeps silently at this year's doomed marriage of Nacho Vidal and Colombian model Francesca Jaimes, which ended one month ago. "Do not console me," Vidal said through a translator, "Introduce me to your girlfriends." Um, unless Ms. Jaimes has been fitted, eXisTEnz... More »

David Aaron Clark: "I am not Phil Collins."

David Aaron Clark: "I am not Phil Collins."
...but he still appears to be the hardest working man in show business. You know, that reference is almost exactly twenty years old, and refers to when Phil Collins appeared both in Philadelphia and London for the original Live Aid concerts. I better come up with some new material or outsiders wi... More »

By the time I get to Phoenix, I'll be in Prague

By the time I get to Phoenix, I'll be in Prague
enis Marti, director of Riding the Curves 3, writes from Czechoslovakia that the title, which I had the great fortune of seeing in production, will be released next week. Marti also performed in the movie, which features jealousy-inducing scenes with Lauren Phoenix, Avy Lee Roth, and Gram Ponante... More »

Whore Powers: Activate

Whore Powers: Activate
Merecenary Pictures' SuperWhores 1 has been released in a glorious collectors' edition that will reveal Lexington Steele's true vision of the film. "The Man has kept me down for too long," Steele did not intone gravely, especially upon remembering that he is The Man. According to internal doc... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... 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 »
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