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Larry's Point Woman

Larry's Point Woman
Liz Flynt looks like a small China doll behind an ornate wooden desk on the top floor of the Larry Flynt Publications' building in Beverly Hills, Calif. She is polite, even sweet. Handing a visitor a bottle of boutique-style Voss spring water, she confides, "It's what Mr. Flynt drinks." T... More »

Shy Love

Shy Love
It's difficult to stir controversy when talking about adult stars, partly because most people consider what adult performers do for a living to be so scandalous that any revealing tidbits about their past or personal life pale in comparison. But that doesn't mean we're above trying. So, in a blatan... More »

WIA Profile: Tera Lord Masters

WIA Profile: Tera Lord Masters
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. What is your role and responsibility at Guer... More »

Holiday Season Sales

Holiday Season Sales
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "What affect does the holiday season have on your sales?" Here's what they had to say: "Like most other product retailers, the holidays are very good to us. During this time, people are looking to buy tangible gifts for thei... More »

The Rising Star of Aria

The Rising Star of Aria
Jarring as it may be to hear the raven beauty with pillow lips and 34Ds discussing market share and corporate diversification, Aria Giovanni is undoubtedly one of adult entertainment's most prolific and industrious stars. But for Giovanni, she says it's just a part of who she is. Just back f... More »

The Rise of the FSC

The Rise of the FSC
It was Groucho Marx who said, "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member." That witticism was the prevailing philosophy in the adult webmaster industry for many years. Adult webmasters are a proud, independent, creative and largely rebellious group who would rather question authori... More »

Vanishing Breed?

Vanishing Breed?
Jennifer James is part of a vanishing breed: She is a self-financing, independent feature producer/director who keeps a cut of her films. "I couldn't begin a career today the way I did in the mid-1990s," she said, "because the studios, like they did in Hollywood, have gobbled everything up." H... More »

Name That Porn Star

Name That Porn Star
One of the most memorable scenes in the movie "Boogie Nights" is when the lead character, played by Mark Wahlberg, chooses his porn name. With starry-eyed innocence, he tells his mentor, director Jack Horner: "I want a name, I want it so it can cut glass, you know, razor sharp. When I close my ey... More »

WIA Profile: Theresa Flynt

WIA Profile: Theresa Flynt
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. What is your role and responsibility at LFP?... More »

Achievements and Challenges

Achievements and Challenges
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "What were some of the achievements and challenges you faced this year?" Here's what they had to say: "2005 has been an interesting year at Zofex. As everyone knows, revised regulations under 18 U.S.C. Section 2257, which we... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Camming Issue: Profits on Rise for Performers

It’s been 20 years since JenniCam rocked the infant internet with the first adult-oriented live cam shows, revealing the intimate details of this groundbreaking cam performer’s daily life —... More »

Caring About Camming: Academia Takes a Closer Look

Editor’s Note: Rachel Stuart is a PhD Researcher at the University of Kent’s School of Sociology, Social Policy and Research, undertaking an investigation of some of camming’s nuances,... More »

Sex Toy Distributors Bolster Retailer Success With Sex Education

Adult sex education is not only valuable for consumers of sex toys and pleasure products — it is also valuable for companies that are manufacturing, distributing or selling them. Knowledge is power... More »
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