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It's All About The Boys

It's All About The Boys
You may ask yourself, “What’s a straight guy like Rob Ragan doing running a successful gay distribution company that deals primarily in bareback content?” Ragan, owner/founder of All Boys Distribution, would tell you that good product is good product; the trick is to understand the market... More »

No Cure for the Summer Blues

No Cure for the Summer Blues
Every summer for the past 20 years I’ve been told that the predictable hot-season production slump was the worst ever seen. Come September, we were all happily back working our asses off as producers scramble to finish out their yearly title quotas. But this time I have to admit the worriers ... More »

ColorMunki Photo

ColorMunki Photo
Color problems got you singing the blues? Mismatched prints and irate clients making you see red? Then you need ColorMunki — an integrated color control solution that lets users calibrate their displays, projectors and printers for accurate color matching. Available for both PC and Mac users, C... More »

New Twist in Distro Wars

New Twist in Distro Wars
The DVD vs. online wars in gay adult took an intriguing turn when popular performer Jesse Santana announced he was signing as a “web-only” exclusive paysite CockyBoys.com, thereby abandoning the DVD market. “This is the first time a major star such as Jesse has left DVDs for online,” th... More »

Banking on Affiliates

Banking on Affiliates
Tough times call for tough measures — retail is being hit hard by the ever-changing economy. Brick-and-mortar stores are suffering from low sales, high rent and issues with zoning laws. This is causing many chains and boutique stores to close. Despite tough times in the industry, online adult... More »

Even a Good Jew Masturbates

Even a Good Jew Masturbates
‘I’m a bad Jew.” I’m walking with my friend, an ex porn journalist who has finally shunned my sordid world in order to devote himself fully to Orthodox Judaism. He’s lamenting that though he dedicates himself to his religion, he cannot seem to rise above his carnal desires, which is namely... More »

Microsoft PowerToys

Microsoft PowerToys
Want a free set of tools from Microsoft that will enhance the fun and functionality of your Windows experience and ease some common chores faced by adult webmasters? Then PowerToys are for you. PowerToys are "pet projects" that Microsoft's developers worked on after their main products had be... More »

Meeting Face to Face

Meeting Face to Face
It was in San Francisco at the Cybernet conference that FSC and Hot Movies tried something revolutionary — we provided a forum for people to have actual, face-to-face conversations; people looking each other in the eye; people talking to each other; people sharing ideas, questions and concerns. Un... More »

Get a Towel and Dry Off, These Studios are Hot

Get a Towel and Dry Off, These Studios are Hot
The world of technology — which seems to govern virtually every other world, in some fashion or another — continues to move forward at a ridiculously rapid pace. A factor that certainly governs the realm of adult, particularly when it comes to all things online. Where only a few years ago, ... More »

Here's How 5 Directors Burn Up the Adult Charts

Here's How 5 Directors Burn Up the Adult Charts
It’s not just sales success that makes a director “hot” in this business. Sure, the metrics are important — units sold, minutes streamed, lick-throughs counted — but the definition of “hot” is much broader than a column of net earnings in a corporate Excel document. With seemingly few ... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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 »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »

A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb

As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you... More »
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