Articles by Gretchen Gallen

FBI to Address 2257 Inspections at XBIZ Hollywood Conference

The FBI has agreed to send special agent Chuck Joyner to speak on the 2257 seminar panel at the upcoming XBIZ Hollywood Conference, Feb. 7-8, at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.

FSC Announces New Board Members

The Free Speech Coalition has announced the results of its board elections, which took place this year during AEE at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.

Eroticy Revamps Affiliate Program

Adult personals site Eroticy has relaunched its affiliate program on the heels of merging two new lifestyle communities with its current program.

Doggone Video Ramps Up Video Line

Ramping up its offering of original movies and classics for the new year, Doggone Video has added 13 studios to its video lineup, Lisa Turner, marketing and advertising manager, announced Friday.

Valenti: NakedSword, AEBN to Share Revenue on VOD

On the heels of announcing that the two companies have merged, gay video-on-demand company NakedSword and AEBN have disclosed the terms of their agreement and plans for mutual ownership and profit sharing of their combined VOD libraries.

NakedSword and AEBN Merge

Two of the leading video-on-demand companies have merged forces, XBIZ has learned.

Jenna Jameson Signs With Sounds Publishing

Springboarding off her nationwide success with “How to Make Love Like a Porn Star” in 2006, Jenna Jameson has penned a deal with Los Angeles-based publishing house Sounds Publishing for a line of branded books on erotica.

Raging Stallion Takes Top Honors on

Gay content producer Raging Stallion was honored with 15 entries on this year’s “ManNet’s 10th Annual Best 100 Videos of the Year,” marking the fifth year the company has achieved high honors from one of the top reviewers of gay adult films. Releases ‘Top 100 List’ of Popular Porn Stars

Concluding a busy year for adult talent, has released its “Top 100 Most Popular Porn Stars of 2006” list based on page rankings of the most frequently visited adult stars over the past 12 months.

XBIZ February Event Welcomes AWW as Sponsor

The XBIZ Hollywood ’07 Industry Conference continues to rev up with the addition of AWW, aka, as a Networking Sponsor for the Feb. 7-8 event at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.

ARS, XonDemand Launch XXX Streams Unlimited

ARS, also known as Adult Revenue Service, has teamed with XonDemand to unveil XXX Streams Unlimited, a monthly membership program that enables members to access XonDemand’s entire video-on-demand library.

Titan Sweeps ‘The ManNet 100 Best Films of 2006’ List

Gay content producer Titan Media, a subsidiary of IO Group, was recognized for 15 of its 2006 video releases by gay adult entertainment news organization

Wikipedia Founder Aims to Launch Search Engine

The founder of the world’s most prolific reference website, Jimmy Wales, has announced plans to expand his Wikipedia empire with the launch of a search engine that is run not on algorithms but human input and intelligence.

‘Happy New Year’ Worm Strikes

Just in time for the new year, a well-timed worm boding email users “Happy New Year” in the subject line is raising concerns among Internet security firms as it quickly proliferates across the web.

Penthouse Magazine Relaunches in U.K., Ireland

Penthouse Media Group announced plans to relaunch its magazine in the U.K. and Ireland as part of a licensing partnership with Trojan Publishing, a publisher of pulp fiction magazines.

Jason Sechrest Releases 'Top 10' Male, Females Stars of 2006

Sex talk radio host Jason Sechrest, aka Jason Curious, released his "Top 10" list for 2006 of the most popular male and female porn stars on his website,

Private Media Joins XBIZ Hollywood ’07 Industry Conference

Joining a growing list of leading adult entertainment companies supporting the upcoming XBIZ Hollywood ’07 Industry Conference, Spain-based Private Media will host the event’s Hospitality Suite Feb. 7-8 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

FTC Goes After Foreign Spammers

In an effort to get a handle on spam, phishing gags and Nigerian rip-off artists, President Bush signed a bill before the Christmas holiday empowering the Federal Trade Commission to more easily root out email spammers in foreign countries.


A Woman's World

Recently, XBIZ World Magazine caught up with some of the industry's leading ladies and asked, "What is the greatest challenge you've faced being a woman in adult?" Here's what they had to say.

Gretchen Gallen ·

2Much Internet Joins XBIZ Awards as Platinum Sponsor parent company of Live Cam Network, will be a Platinum sponsor for the 5th Annual XBIZ Awards taking place in conjunction with the XBIZ Hollywood ’07 Industry Conference at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.

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