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Robert Warren

Robert Warren
Robert "The Legacy" Warren, director of marketing and sales at Webmaster Paradise, has only been in the adult entertainment industry for one day. "My day started out 10 years ago, when I started working in the business as director of marketing and sales for Python," he jokes. Kidding aside, Wa... More »

Centered on Adult

Centered on Adult
America has become an e-commerce culture, and nowhere has there been more of a recent demand for secure, swift and scalable electronic payment processing than in the adult industry. One of the leading providers of fully integrated e-commerce solutions is DHD Media. For more than a decade, this bo... More »

Mainstream Crossover

Mainstream Crossover
Much has been written about major figures in adult entertainment who have crossed over to the mainstream in some respect. Larry Flynt and Hugh Hefner have had plenty of business pursuits that were not erotica-related, and altporn icon Joanna Angel writes a column for Spin magazine. But what about th... More »

Gaining Ground

Gaining Ground
2006 was a great year for many in the adult entertainment industry. To learn about some of the year's highlights, XBIZ World magazine asked several operators "What were some of the professional highpoints for you or the industry in 2006?" Here's what they had to say: "By far, my favorite was ... More »

Paying A Premium

Paying A Premium
What comes around goes around, I guess. More than three years ago, I butted heads with many content providers over my first "Content Blowout" and had message boards blazing with drama for weeks on end. They thought I was crazy for pricing content packages so low, and that I was ruining the conten... More »

Porn to Rock: 2

Porn to Rock: 2
In part one, we began our look at musicians in the adult entertainment industry with Jerry Anders, Ray Burke and Ross Horwitz. In this installment, we'll take a look at Derek Smout, Monica Mayhem and Kurt Lockwood: Derek Smout WebcamCash head account executive Derek Smout also got an early intro... More »

Porn to Rock: 1

Porn to Rock: 1
In the early 1950s, the raucous energy of African-American rhythm and blues proved irresistible to white teens. Disc jockey Alan Freed dubbed the colorblind genre "rock and roll," a term that had as much to do with libido (check out R&B classics "Good Rocking Tonight" and "Roll With Me, Henry") as w... More »

Mark Wood's Cameras

Mark Wood's Cameras
Mark Wood is a very down-to-earth kind of guy, but he knows his art and works at his craft. He keeps his toolbox simple, too, using a famous workhorse of a mini-DV camera, the Sony DCR-VX2000, which was introduced in summer 2000. With its excellent build quality and features that the first-generati... More »

Jan Verleur

Jan Verleur
By now, people who follow the adult entertainment industry have seen the rather vague ads for Pink TV, which promise great things but don't say much about the product. They've read a few stories about Pink TV's original programming, which takes mainstream formats like soap operas, game shows and ... More »

Mark Wood

Mark Wood
Directors of adult films are a diverse lot, including industry icons, gonzo innovators, winners of multiple awards, and the leading ladies of the lusty lens. Now it's time for one of the "unsung heroes." They are the directors who work hard every day, year in and year out; who wield the cameras a... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Randazza: Trump Victory, Big Prop 60 Win

On Tuesday afternoon, I boarded a transatlantic flight. Given all of the negativity in the 2016 presidential race, I was delighted that I would be absent for the results. I found both Donald Trump and... More »

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »
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