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Hip-Hop and Adult

Hip-Hop and Adult
From Lil' Kim and Too Short to DJ Quik — from Ice-T to Luther Campbell and 2 Live Crew — hip-hop has long been known for its abundance of sexually explicit lyrics. Rappers were hardly the first recording artists to address sexuality; back in the 1920s and 1930s, blues lyrics also were full of s... More »

Congress Fights Indecency

Congress Fights Indecency
Nearly 10 years ago, conservative Democrat Jim Exon proposed the Communications Decency Act, which would have made it a felony to transmit indecent materials across the Internet. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the act by a unanimous vote. Despite the clarity of the court's d... More »

The Vision of Teravision

The Vision of Teravision
From the outside, it looks like just another office building in the Valley. Grey and nondescript, cars parked out front, the number posted next to the door. It is not until you enter — met by the smell of fresh paint and new furniture — that you see the difference. Instead of the typical 198... More »

Why Did You Get Into Adult?

Why Did You Get Into Adult?
For me the choice was easy: I was living in the Virgin Islands where I had an online travel and tourism magazine and built websites for clients. I had a lot of finicky clients who were hard to please and always requesting changes. It didn't take me long to realize that instead of being paid to make ... More »

The Birth of Porn Valley: 2

The Birth of Porn Valley: 2
In part one we looked at the origins of the hub of the adult industry in Porn Valley. In today's conclusion, we'll take a closer look at the reasons why the industry moved to the Valley – and where it might be headed next: In a way, the adult industry was a latecomer to the Valley. "Hollywo... More »

The Birth of Porn Valley: 1

The Birth of Porn Valley: 1
Thirty minutes deep into the San Fernando Valley from Hollywood stands a nondescript, 50,000-square-foot warehouse that churns out a million pieces of merchandise a month for adult film industry giant Metro. Next door looms a similar behemoth belonging to Sin City, another large adult film compan... More »

The Leading Chat Boards

The Leading Chat Boards
The recent boom in online discussion boards for adult webmasters and other business professionals proves once again that if you build a neighborhood on the web for like-minded people to congregate, there will never be a shortage of visitors. Adult chat boards are, in essence, one-stop resource ce... More »

The Distribution Biz

The Distribution Biz
For Roy, the American dream started out as a nightmare in disguise: a 1993, full commission telemarketing job in which his highest paycheck amounted to $99. "I hit bottom," said Roy, a former attorney with failed dreams of working in Hollywood. "It was a company distributing B movies and adult f... More »

Digital Playground's Joone

Digital Playground's Joone
For a young filmmaker, there are two possible paths to making movies on his own terms. He can work the studio system, spend years churning out safe, commercial fare and hope to one day wield the power and influence necessary to call his own shots. Or, he can subvert the system altoge... More »

An Adult Sanctuary: 2

An Adult Sanctuary: 2
In part one we looked at the motivations of Americans – especially producers of adult materials – contemplating a possible move to Canada. In today's conclusion, we'll look at the realities of relocating in order to escape US laws. "When it comes to plain vanilla depictions of sexual activity... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Cam World: Camming and Toys Go Hand in Hand

There is nothing more satisfying than pleasure, especially if it is sexual. The size or the presentation of the stimulus does not matter if the sensations and tension the body receives transform the way... More »

Cam World: Injecting Personality Into Your Room

Since the last issue of Cam World, I’ve made some significant life changes. I’m working from Colombia now. This was a decision that was not entered into lightly, but change gives you a chance... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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