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Under the Radar: Girls

Under the Radar: Girls
Each year hundreds of girls enter the adult business with more than visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads. They want to make money, for sure, but many are also in search of something even more elusive: fame. True fame is not easily attainable through pornography. For every first-name-only ... More »

Under the Radar: Guys

Under the Radar: Guys
If it's difficult for female performers to get their names out there, then it's next to impossible for the guys. Male performers get no respect. Not only do their photos rarely appear on box covers, their names are, at best, usually listed on the back. For all the bashing the adult industry gets fro... More »

Colt Studio

Colt Studio
There's no more iconic image in gay porn than the massively built bodies of COLT Studio. For more than 40 years, the legendary all-male erotica company has presented us with hyper-butch men with massive muscles, hairy chest and square jaw, like Tom of Finland drawings come to life. But even after... More »

WIA Profile: Hazel Fruitman

WIA Profile: Hazel Fruitman
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 before working ... More »

Cupid's Corner

Cupid's Corner
A look at some of the latest and greatest adult novelties from XBIZ' resident toy testers, Freddy and Eddy: SCREAM THAT O – SCREAMING O BONG O SALES CONTACT: (310) 446-1632 He Says: I've made no secret of my love for all things rings, and this intriguing item from Screaming O had me giddy... More »

'Beach House Diaries' by Men of Odyssey

'Beach House Diaries' by Men of Odyssey
XBIZ Premiere presents its latest review, featuring "Beach House Diaries" by Men of Odyssey: Directed by Jim Steel and starring Brad Benton, Cole Ryan, Romario, Tory Mason, Brant Moore, Barrett Long, Jesse Santana, Christian Owen, John Wright and Luca Alexander. Jeremy Spencer: First off, Vincent... More »

'Upload' by SexZ Pictures

'Upload' by SexZ Pictures
Once again, XBIZ Video presents two of porn's most beloved journalists discussing one of the products available in the adult marketplace: "Upload" by SexZ Pictures; directed by Eli Cross and starring Eva Angelina, Sandra Romain, Evan Stone, Hillary Scott, Marco Banderas, Jenner, Brian Surewood, Tee ... More »

Design Firm Attacks Adult Market

Design Firm Attacks Adult Market
In any industry there are countless people behind the scenes making their part happen so that the overall machine is able to operate. In the moviemaking business, be it Hollywood or the Other Hollywood, it may be the stars on screen and the occasional director or studio head who gets all the attenti... More »

Titan's Gill Sperlein

Titan's Gill Sperlein
This interview follows up on a feature article that ran in the November issue of XBIZ World, about Titan's efforts to enforce its intellectual property rights and combat online piracy. Set a-sail on the murky depths of the Sea of Infringement, an armada of illegal DVD replicators, peer-to-peer fi... More »

NetCash: The One Year Wonder

NetCash: The One Year Wonder
Peter Shapiro oversaw the launch of his anonymous payment processing brainchild NetCash on Nov. 6, 2006. It had only six merchants and a paltry 72 websites. For the next two months, Shapiro refused to seek new business and went with this small initial roster to make sure it worked. By last January's... 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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