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'Performers of the Year' by Elegant Angel

'Performers of the Year' by Elegant Angel
XBIZ Premiere presents two of porn's most beloved journalists discussing one of the products available in the adult marketplace: "Performers of the Year" by Elegant Angel; directed by William H and starring Alexis Texas, Eva Angelina, Jenna Haze, Brianna Love, Jada Fire, Sasha Grey and Rebeca Linar... More »

Country Snapshot: Jamaica

Country Snapshot: Jamaica
The first thing that struck me about Jamaica when my wife and I decided to celebrate the millennium there was the number of people that owned a cell phone — and this was nearly a decade ago. Despite living in what most of us would deem to be abject poverty, a mobile device was and is a "must ha... More »

The Gay Fringe

The Gay Fringe
In an industry of ever-shifting interests, it is sometimes difficult to come up with alternatives to the norm. Particularly since "the norm" itself is in a constant state of flux. In the 1980s, gay adult entertainment was shaped by the pretty-boy California surfer-types, thanks in large part to d... More »

Thexis Hits Gay Target Market

Thexis Hits Gay Target Market
When one thinks of fetish videos, an image often comes to mind of a large, hairy men engaging in rough hardcore sex. Not necessarily, says Thexis LLC. Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., Thexis LLC puts its focus on the younger men in the industry: pretty boys in the 18-23 category who just happen to ... More »

The Public World of Private

The Public World of Private
Private Media Group is such a major player in the international DVD market it would be easy to assume the company has been putting out adult videos since the VCR. But it wasn’t until 1992 that the company released its first videos with the Private Video Magazine series. Today it claims to own the ... More »

As Sweet as Moire (*) Candy

As Sweet as Moire (*) Candy
This might seem like an odd time to enter the DVD competition with high-end product, but everyone knows that true artists don’t do things just because the market says it’s a good time. And with Moiré(*)Candy, there are two artists at work, so anything is possible. The company combines the ... More »

Daring to be Great

Daring to be Great
Some companies just make it look easy. Daring Media Group entered the market in October 2006, and the Barcelona-based company was purchased almost immediately by European adult retailing giant Beate Uhse. Rather than toy with releases of varying quality, Daring immediately hit the market with t... More »

WIA Profile: Joanna Angel

WIA Profile: Joanna Angel
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 Burn... More »

Chef Jeff Makes Lemonade

Chef Jeff Makes Lemonade
If luck is when preparation meets opportunity, Geoff Mena of iBangPornstars is a lucky man. A former tennis professional, Mena, aka Chef Jeff, has been in the adult business since 1999, when he and his then-wife started an amateur website. He hosted Internet radio shows, established and edited a... More »

WIA Profile: Diane Duke

WIA Profile: Diane Duke
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 did you do for a living prior to coming... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

How Advertisers Use Your Devices to Sell You Stuff

The paranoia has reached an all-time high. Now some people actually believe that their microwave ovens are spying on them — despite the fact they don’t have any listening devices or cameras.... More »

As Mobile Grows, So Does Need to Push Sales

The number of consumers browsing and buying online will reach 270 million by 2020, driven largely by activity on mobile devices, according to Forrester. Business is booming and the fact that most purchases... More »

With AI, Routine Tasks Start Fading Away

I just turned 42. The list of things I may never do again is growing fast. I no longer dream that I will become an Olympian in any sport except archery or horseback riding. The oldest Olympians in those... More »
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