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Country Snapshot: Italy

Country Snapshot: Italy
Italy is perhaps the most quintessentially chic of all the world’s nations. Just observe how they dress. Hell, even the poor dress like they’ve got money! Other images conjured up by this country might include the world’s sexiest sports cars, and food which is popular practically everywhe... More »

Cousin Stevie's Pussy Party Shoot

Cousin Stevie's Pussy Party Shoot
After a while, watching a porn movie being shot seems less like an event than a job, and that's how it should be. After all, this is a legitimate business. But visiting a "Cousin Stevie Pussy Party" allows the observer to rediscover the wonder of watching someone squirt all over a rented Encino wall... More »

WIA Profile: Stefany Zelaya

WIA Profile: Stefany Zelaya
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 at Sin City? My role a... More »

Mansion's MPA3

Mansion's MPA3
The big news at Mansion Productions, the Los Angeles-based provider of affiliate stat-tracking and content management software, is its new version of the MPA3 program. The new template engine, now available in beta, boasts a completely rewritten source code, and Mansion CEO and co-owner Oystein Wrig... More »

Steven Scarborough

Steven Scarborough
Throughout his long career, Hot House founder Steven Scarborough has always been building something. "I've actually been very, very lucky. I worked very hard, but it's also required some luck," he said. "I'm very careful. I'm a control freak, which I think suits being a director. I've had the goo... More »

Country Snapshot: France

Country Snapshot: France
France had a bad start when people starting signing online to the Internet. Granted, it has the privilege of being the only country that has been selling online since 1980. But the enemy was within: the long-standing Minitel, a teletext system that did much of what the web does for us today. The... More »

Paul Thomas

Paul Thomas
There is so much information on Paul Thomas at the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) and Internet Adult Film Database (IAFD) that slogging through his directing and acting credits takes the better part of a morning. With more than 550 acting appearances, 280-plus directing credits and scores of awards ... More »

WIA Profile: Alice Beckett

WIA Profile: Alice Beckett
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 Spar... More »

Chi Chi LaRue

Chi Chi LaRue
With director credits galloping toward 250 according to the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) website, and well over 17,000 MySpace friends at last count, Chi Chi LaRue doesn’t need much of an introduction. If you want a history lesson about LaRue leaving Minnesota for L.A. in the 1980s, a ... More »

Gary Kaufman

Gary Kaufman
In late August, a federal court dismissed a lawsuit against SexSearch.com and other adult companies. The suit claimed that an adult male was tricked into having sex with a female minor who posted that she was over 18 years old on SexSearch. The complaint posed a major legal threat to social networki... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Sexperts Tout Men’s Wellness Benefits of Pleasure Products

Sex, more and more, is being discussed not only from an erotic standpoint, but also, from a health and wellness standpoint. MensHealth.com, MensJournal.com and many other mainstream websites have been... More »

Male Sex Toys Get Creative With Non-Anatomical Designs

Male toys are becoming more and more popular for both straight and gay men. While the emphasis has long been on women’s toys, today men’s products are a burgeoning market. Channel 1 Releasing... More »

Manufacturers Recreate Lifelike Sex for Male Masturbation

Sex is sex, even when you have it with yourself. Wherever that little love dance goes, sex toys are sure to help guide you on the journey. When it comes to men, the industry appears to have thrown its... More »
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