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Q&A With Oxballs' Owner Stephen Lane

Q&A With Oxballs' Owner Stephen Lane
Oxballs, a specialty manufacturer of men’s sex toys, was born with a fashion sense. Company founder Stephen Lane, aka “Ox,” took his expertise from designing men’s apparel to create what has become a widely recognizable brand within the gay community. With an emphasis on uniq... More »

Hot House Director Nick Foxx Edges His Way to the Top

Hot House Director Nick Foxx Edges His Way to the Top
Nick Foxx is happy to admit it: He loves rimming. “It’s just something I really enjoyed early on. It gets me right off. I’ve actually gotten so turned on once eating an ass that I came without touching myself,” he says. “In my eight years of directing, you have no idea... More »

Book of Landon: All-Time Great Eyes End of Remarkable Career

Book of Landon: All-Time Great Eyes End of Remarkable Career
His is a unique story in the gay porn world — one that at first glance seems too tempting to actually be true. Well-raised Mormon son grows up in the suburbs of Salt Lake City and spends an inquisitive childhood frolicking in the fields exploring his love of nature. He grows up and explores a ... More »

Vegas Baby! Hot House Looks Forward to a New Era by the Strip

Vegas Baby! Hot House Looks Forward to a New Era by the Strip
While Christian Owen knew that a change was coming for Hot House Entertainment earlier this year, he wasn’t sure exactly when and what. One thing became certain: The building that housed the company’s 6,000-square foot studio was going to be torn down. “We had a lot of things that... More »

Crowded House: Falcon Studios Group is a Gay Porn Juggernaut

Crowded House: Falcon Studios Group is a Gay Porn Juggernaut
It’s fitting, really, that the stars aligned this way — a sort of poetic symmetry about how the lineage of gay porn’s biggest names have found themselves under one roof. In early July, Hot House president Steven Scarborough announced his retirement from the industry — leaving... More »

Club Inferno: Fire in the Hole

Club Inferno: Fire in the Hole
Fresh off a long and successful career in front of the camera, Christian Owen will never forget how excited he was some four years ago when he joined Hot House to start the next phase of his career. He quickly received an education he would never forget. “I had never known what fisting really... More »

Jessy Ares: Command Performance

Jessy Ares: Command Performance
It’s rare for a performer to have an immediate impact, but when Jessy Ares started his career at Titan in late 2010, he instantly made his mark — garnering Gay Performer of the Year nominations for all three of his years in the business. “Now, when I step out, I get it,” say... More »

Q&A with NakedSword's Tim Valenti

Q&A with NakedSword's Tim Valenti
The explosion of free content online might have been the death knell for another gay porn company, but San Francisco’s NakedSword.com is seizing it as an opportunity. Last year, NakedSword released Travis Mathews’ “I Want Your Love,” the studio’s first foray into indepe... More »

Talent Showcase: Venus Rising

Talent Showcase: Venus Rising
Barely two years into the business, Venus Lux has already established herself in the forefront of transsexual porn stars. The 2014 XBIZ Transsexual Performer of the Year is not only beautiful and charming but smart and ambitious, a savvy businesswoman making money from something she loves to do&mdas... More »

Exec Seat: Q&A With Reporo’s Rainey Stricklin

Exec Seat: Q&A With Reporo’s Rainey Stricklin
Meet Rainey Striklin, a familiar face in the world of online adult entertainment. Striklin, Reporo’s global vice president of the company’s gay market, works with publishers and advertisers that sign on to the lucrative mobile adult ad network. Striklin is a veteran of the biz, particul... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

See Bigger Picture, Participate and Stand United

Anyone who’s worked in the adult industry in the past five years knows the challenges we’ve faced. Some people have even questioned staying in the business. After all, between cheap content,... More »

Developing, Launching New Products

Last fall I discovered that voice-to-text had finally become useful on my mobile. It was 85 to 90 percent accurate in a quiet room. It felt like magic. Since then, my morning walk to work in Barcelona... More »

Tips to Improve Your Marketing Game

Back in the day, affiliates and traffic would virtually fall in your lap — and yes, the pun is intentional. You built a site, threw up some banners and, somehow, made money. Today, with the influx... More »
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