Spanky Yankees teach us that sometimes, the best safeword is “goodbye.”
In the end, many of them cried.
It became known as The Cambria List, and it ended up functioning as Porn Valley’s Hayes Code.
Dennis Hof’s “The Art of the Pimp: A Love Story — One Man’s Search for Love, Sex, And Money” launches Porn Memoir Week.
Photographer Steve Diet Goedde is a revered and respectful chronicler of California’s fetish and otherwise-professionally-nude scene.
What emerged during this brief moratorium was a call for solidarity and education, not only as a token of compassion but also for the industry’s image.
“Gagged” is a conversation piece about people whose lips are sealed professionally.
I was kicked off my own ship for a while
Gram’s Dirty Dozen of 2013 (powered by Gamelink)
Gram signs on as editor of Gamelink’s Naked Truth and reluctantly admits that he is an “industry veteran.”
Gram Ponante attends the second CatalystCon West
Hof implied that the road from Porn Valley to Pahrump was swimming with disease.
…like the Iraq invasion hinging on the Bush Administration’s lie that Saddam Hussein had Weapons of Mass Destruction, the AHF’s WMDs was home-grown AIDS in Porn Valley.
Part 3 of 3 For a person who was reluctant to be interviewed, PD is doing a lot of talking. “Steve Jobs understood that shades of gray are important,” he is saying in a dressing room at InSex, Oakland’s BDSM porn studio. “As a user experience, the 8-bit world was restrictive. I see people knocking…
Adult industry players and their Silicon Valley partners have relaunched iPorn.com to create a porn portal within the historically porn-avoidant iTunes interface.
Julie Simone, for all her cruelty on film, is one of the least angry people I know, and her new “Deconstructed Beauty” t-shirt line takes an often-whimsical look at celebrities from the world of the BDSM arts.
As much fun as it is talking with Vanessa Del Rio, it is bittersweet, too, because you really wish it were 1974 with the two of you buying loose joints in the seedy fleshpits of an unsanitized Times Square. We’re talking about an upcoming movie version of the legendary pornstress’s life, the “Latin from Manhattan”…
A sleek, informative, and convivial adult business conference with an accompanying awards ceremony, January’s XBiz360 conference was also a subtle battleground of ideas the adult industry is chewing on, from Content vs. Traffic to Free vs. Pay to Old vs. New. The conference underscored the lingering division between Content and Traffic in the porn business,…
“We want the site to be fun, first and foremost,” Lee Roy Myers says of the new WoodRocket.com. “And then the money will come, we hope.”
Gram Ponante talks with Nick Manning about the porn veteran’s new business venture, ElectronicBling.com