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What HBO’s Programming Says About ‘Community Standards’

What HBO’s Programming Says About ‘Community Standards’

Jul 18, 2007 3:00 PM PDT
“We’re actors, not porn stars!” That’s what Michelle Borth, one of the stars of the upcoming dramatic series “Tell Me You Love Me” from HBO, recently told reporters.
FSC Meeting: Hustler’s Bruce David, Past Board Presidents

FSC Meeting: Hustler’s Bruce David, Past Board Presidents

Jul 18, 2007 11:15 AM PDT
The FSC membership meeting held late Tuesday afternoon at the Universal City Sheraton during the Adult Novelty Expo was a rare standing-room-only occasion.
'Sock Puppeting:' New Term for Old Online Practice

'Sock Puppeting:' New Term for Old Online Practice

Jul 18, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
“Sock puppeting.” You may not be familiar with the term, but if you have spent any time on adult industry message boards, odds are good that you have seen it take place.
New Zealand Adult Business Seeks Public Investors

New Zealand Adult Business Seeks Public Investors

Jul 18, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
Adult business owner Steve Crowe is seeking public investment by offering shares of Vixen Direct on the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX).
Larry Flynt Donates $2300 to Kucinich Campaign

Larry Flynt Donates $2300 to Kucinich Campaign

Jul 17, 2007 11:15 AM PDT
Hustler founder Larry Flynt has contributed $2,300 to democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich .
Push for Tougher FCC Indecency Standards Suspended

Push for Tougher FCC Indecency Standards Suspended

Jul 17, 2007 9:00 AM PDT
The Senate Appropriations Committee last week rejected an attempt by Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kans., to give the Federal Communications Commission greater authority to restrict content on broadcast TV.
Man Sentenced for Selling Pirated DVDs in the U.K.

Man Sentenced for Selling Pirated DVDs in the U.K.

Jul 17, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
A man named Ming Hu was sentenced last week to a two-month prison term after pleading guilty to charges of selling pirated porn and mainstream videos.
Kansas City Grand Jurors to Set Obscenity Standard

Kansas City Grand Jurors to Set Obscenity Standard

Jul 16, 2007 2:15 PM PDT
In an effort by a local conservative group to rid the area of adult entertainment, prosecutors have begun selecting grand juries that could set the local standard for what material is and is not obscene.
AVN Novelty Expo Starts Today

AVN Novelty Expo Starts Today

Jul 16, 2007 10:30 AM PDT
The AVN Novelty Expo opens today with exhibitors at the Sheraton Universal Hotel and the Hilton at Universal City, adjacent to Universal Studios and the CityWalk Entertainment Complex. The Expo takes place July 16–18.
Flynt: Inquiry Led to Senator's 'D.C. Madam' Confession

Flynt: Inquiry Led to Senator's 'D.C. Madam' Confession

Jul 14, 2007 12:00 PM PDT
At a press conference Wednesday, Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt claimed credit for exposing Sen. David Vitter's connection to "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jeane Palfrey.

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.

Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »

Cutting Costs in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Adult website owners are comprised of two groups: One is comfortable giving up 30-50 percent of their site’s gross sales revenue (aka profit) in exchange for software, hosting and services despite... More »
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