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U.S. Appeals Court Won’t Toss Ira Isaacs Obscenity Case
Dec 22, 2009 3:00 PM PSTA federal appeals court today rejected Ira Isaacs' attempt to get his obscenity case thrown out. The owner of Stolen Cars Films and LA Media faces multiple obscenity-related counts.
Larry Walters Announces New Law Firm
Dec 21, 2009 10:30 PM PSTAdult industry attorney Lawrence G. Walters has formed a new law firm that will start in the new year.
Larry Flynt’s Brother Sues to Dissolve Partnership
Dec 21, 2009 2:45 PM PSTJimmy Flynt Sr. filed a 61-page suit against LFP founder Larry Flynt, accusing his brother of wrongfully firing him and improperly taking millions in company profits from him.
FSC Blasts Move to Make Porn Shoots Condom-Only
Dec 21, 2009 1:00 PM PSTState regulators have received a demand from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation seeking an amendment to clarify protections for adult performers on the set. That clarification would include a condom requirement for all films shot in California.
MonsterCockTube Operators Ordered to Communicate in English
Dec 17, 2009 2:00 PM PSTA federal judge has ordered them to answer Titan Media's suit against them in English. The German citizens earlier told the court they'd only speak in their native language.
U.S. Asks Judge to Dismiss FSC’s Challenge to 2257
Dec 15, 2009 4:45 PM PSTThe U.S. Attorney General’s office on Monday asked a federal judge to dismiss the Free Speech Coalition’s lawsuit challenging revised record-keeping rules.
Zoe Zane Murder Suspect Faces Judge
Dec 15, 2009 11:00 AM PSTA judge heard pretrial oral arguments Tuesday in connection with the murder of Internet solo girl Zoey Zane.
Christian Group Protests Outside Playboy Mansion
Dec 14, 2009 4:15 PM PSTTwo dozen members of a Southern California Christian organization picketed outside the Playboy Mansion for more than three hours Saturday night.
XBIZ Awards to Be Held at Legendary Avalon Hollywood
Dec 14, 2009 4:00 PM PSTThe eighth annual XBIZ Awards on Feb. 10 will be held at a much-larger venue this year — Avalon Hollywood.
Corbin Fisher Calls Out Religious Group Over Lambert Complaint
Dec 14, 2009 2:45 PM PSTGay adult studio Corbin Fisher has interjected itself into mainstream public attention by asking the FCC to reject a complaint by the Liberty Counsel over Adam Lambert's performance during the American Music Awards.
Retailers Talk BDSM Shopping Trends
These days, BDSM is so mainstream that it is being depicted in everything from beer commercials to telenovelas. Floggers, paddles, ball gags and handcuffs were once considered the bad boys of adult retail;...
Specialty Manufacturers Talk Popularity of Handcrafted BDSM Gear
The proverbial cat is out of the bag for fetishes — and the dog, and the dragon, and a whole other slew of kink accessories that put blindfolds and handcuffs to shame. “Fifty Shades”...
Mainstreaming of BDSM Broadens Category, Consumer Reach
It’s been just more than 30 years since Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke lit the silver screen on fire in “9 ½ Weeks” with the film’s underlying themes of BDSM. And more than...