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Virgin Flirts With Porn

Virgin Flirts With Porn
"We don't carry porno like that," the clerk at the Orlando, Fla., Virgin Megastore huffed into the phone when asked if the retail outlet stocked DVD titles from Jenna Jameson or Peach. But at the Grapevine Mills Megastore, a popular tourist destination for visitors arriving from the Dallas/Fort Wort... More »

An Epoch Story: 2

An Epoch Story: 2
In part one, we looked at how Paycom sticks to its Southern Roots. Today, we'll look at some of the challenges it faced in the early days and the opportunities they face today: XBIZ: What were some of the challenges you faced in the early days? Clay: Our biggest hurdle in the beginning was tha... More »

An Epoch Story: 1

An Epoch Story: 1
Paycom's offices occupy a building in Marina del Rey, Calif., but the company's roots are in Huntsville, Ala., where fate brought together two ambitious kids more than three decades ago. Founders Clay Andrews and Joel Hall had no way of knowing when they met through a mutual friend at age five th... More »

An Open Invitation

An Open Invitation
Brittany Andrews woke up one morning and knew something didn't feel right. "I had this stalking problem and woke up that morning really nervous," Andrews said. As an adult performer, Andrews has her share of experience with obsessive fans and unwanted attention from strangers. But on that da... More »

Porn Boosts L.A.'s Economy

Porn Boosts L.A.'s Economy
Turner Jumonville has worked as director of photography on feature films, TV shows, commercials and music videos. But when he arrived in Hollywood in the mid-1990s, his first work was in the adult film industry. "I was a kid, straight out of college, trying to be a cameraman's assistant," Jumonvi... More »

The Urge to Merge

The Urge to Merge
If Coke and Pepsi can place their products in mainstream films, why can't an adult marketer? Wicked Pictures scored priceless exposure gratis when the makers of "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" shot the protagonist enjoying himself in bed watching Stormy Daniels in Wicked's "Space Nuts." It's the latest sig... More »

Live and Kicking

Live and Kicking
When Greg Clayman launched the Internet video company VS Media in 1996, the average American male had a better chance of seeing live sex performed in the Oval Office than over the Internet. Nine years later, thanks to streaming video, near-ubiquitous broadband connectivity and the ever-expanding ... More »

Flynt: A Media Hustler

Flynt: A Media Hustler
Every day, metal once used to store radioactive waste is sent to scrap-metal dealers and recycled into items you and your family use. It could be in your frying pan, your belt buckle, your dog's collar or even the braces on your child's teeth. This isn't a wild charge; it's common knowledge among... More »

WIA Profile: Chandie

WIA Profile: Chandie
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 Jenn... More »

Your Company Name

Your Company Name
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "How did you come up with your company name?" Here's what they had to say: didn't want to restrict ourselves by simply basing it on my site, VanillaCash, or the like. We wanted something fun and memorable. Monkey is one of my nic... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

‘Alternative Facts’ of PC vs. Mac Users

Now that we live in a world of “alternative facts” it feels like somehow everyone has become a little more critical about what information and data they are digesting, and where it came from. Don’t... More »

Putting a Dollar Figure on Your Website's Worth

Daily, I get asked the question, “what’s my website worth.” And it’s the hardest question for me to answer. Someone will go to my website and fill out the contact form, put in... More »

New Solutions Require a Bullheadedness, Different Process

Each January we lead a small group of industry leaders on a tour of the crazy innovations at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. It’s a grind on our bodies. We all train for it beforehand.... More »
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