Articles by Joanne Cachapero


FSC: Public Disservice

Recently, the Free Speech Coalition posted two public service announcements to YouTube on the topic of anti-piracy. Nearly 500,000 views and scores of comments later, it’s fair to say we touched a nerve.

Joanne Cachapero ·

Ethnic Episodes

If your customers are looking for something more than just "vanilla" in terms of ethnicity, they're not alone. Adult entertainment has always been dominated by what could be called a decidedly "Caucasian persuasion."

Joanne Cachapero ·

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?”

Joanne Cachapero ·

FSC Celebrates Annual Awards Bash

A host of adult industry luminaries gathered last night for the Free Speech Coalition’s annual Bash event gala, at the Globe Theater in the Universal City Walk complex.

David Forest Returns

Last night, at the debut of West Hollywood’s latest club night event, veteran talent agent David Forest reemerged from several months’ hiatus, since announcing his retirement in July.

KinkOnDemand Features Blake’s ‘Contempt’

Legendary filmmaker Andrew Blake has announced that he will join with to offer the first film from his Studio A Entertainment in on-demand format.

‘Pirates’ Kicks Off Global Tour

Adult production company Digital Playground has kicked off a tour for its blockbuster release “Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge,” which will take members of the movie’s cast to destinations all over the world.

Former Cuyahoga County Official Sentenced for Obscenity

Pat O’Malley, a former county recorder for Cuyahoga County, was sentenced on Friday to 15 months in jail, after entering a guilty plea on one count of obscenity.

Pirates Premieres on the Big Screen

Under swirling klieg lights in downtown Los Angeles last night, adult production company Digital Playground hosted a gala premiere for its much anticipated blockbuster sequel, “Pirates: Stagnetti’s Revenge.”


Both Sides of the Fence

News of performer / director Kurt Lockwood's first bisexual scene, shot as web content for online production company Hancock Studios, set the industry gossip wheels turning in February.

Joanne Cachapero ·

TS Performer Buck Angel Sculpted by British Artist

Award-winning transsexual performer Buck Angel has been in London for the past week as the invited subject of artist Marc Quinn, who will sculpt a likeness of Angel in marble.

Contest Launched to find ‘Europe’s Next Gay Porn Star’

Event management company Ganesha Productions has launched “Europe’s Next Gay Porn Star,” a promotional contest that will award the eventual winner a yearlong exclusive contract worth 20,000 euros with gay adult studio Bel Ami.

Jamie Hendrix Celebrates ‘Friendly Force’

Director Jamie Hendrix threw a party Saturday night for the release of the debut title from his newly launched G&G Media Inc. “Friendly Force,” is Hendrix’s first work in the adult arena since an eight-year hiatus.

Arse Elektronika Conference Examines Sex, Society, Science Fiction

Vienna-based culture/technology group monochrom will host a weekend-long Arse Elektronika conference titled "Do Androids Sleep with Electric Sheep? Critical Perspectives on Sexuality and Pornography in Science and Social Fiction." to Do Demos, Model Recruiting at Folsom

Online fetish producer has announced that it will be actively recruiting new models, as well as performing live demonstrations of BDSM lifestyle activities at the 25th annual Folsom Street Fair.

Iron Cross, Teravision Go Gonzo for ‘Smokin’ Hot Blondes’

Production company Iron Cross studios has rolled out its first gonzo DVD line. The Smokin’ Hot series kicks off with “Smokin’ Hot Blondes,” featuring starlets Teagan, Britney Amber, Jade Jolie and Lexi Belle.

Maleflixxx Donates to TitanMen-Folsom Fund

Warming up to San Francisco Leather Pride Week, video-on-demand network Maleflixxx has made a donation to gay production company Titan Media’s fund that benefits nonprofit Folsom Events charities.

Tera Patrick Rings the School Bell on New Playboy Series

Playboy TV has announced that adult star Tera Patrick will host a new network series called “School of Sex,” which debuts Sept. 19. The show will have Patrick interacting with guests and viewers as she gives her own take on adult lifestyle advice.

Kayden Kross Celebrates Birthday With Website Launch

Adam & Eve contract starlet Kayden Kross announced today the launch of her flagship website to coincide with her 23rd birthday, which also is today.

Babeland Announces Holiday Gift Kits

Adult boutique retailer Babeland has added three new gift kits for the holidays, which will be available online and through brick-and-mortar storefronts in New York, Seattle and Los Angeles.

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