Gram Ponante has been writing about the adult business since 2002. He has written for and edited elegant and erudite industry trade publications AVN and XBiz as well as high-class rags like Penthouse, Playboy, and Hustler. Along the way he has been referred to as “America’s Beloved Porn Journalist” both ironically and through genuine tears. He has been quoted in mainstream media around the world and spoken at colleges and conventions about the unique opportunities and challenges the adult world represents in technology, culture, law, and public health and discourse.