A Real Swinger’s Orgy

Studio: PrivateDirector: Kink.comStarring: Peter Acworth, Princess Donna, Mr. Big, Maestro, Bella Rossi, Sarah Shevon, Sindee Jennings, Annie Cruz, Chery Torn, Catrina Cummings, Lilla Katt, Hollie Stevens, Savannah West, Amber Keen, Mason, Mark Davis, Mr. Pete, Derrick Pierce, John Strong, Mister Torn, Ed Vincent, Curt Wooster, Dean Strong, Trina Cox, Ryker, Danger Girl, Amber Rayne Peter…

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What we can learn from "The Barbary Coast"

Recently I finished Herbert Asbury’s 1939 book “The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld,” and it gave me an idea about stimulating Porn Valley’s economy. The red-light district of San Francisco, known as the Barbary Coast for its lawlessness and vice, flourished from the time of the Gold Rush and for…

The Upper Floor and underground of Kink.com

San Francisco’s Kink.com, founded in 1997 as a single, catch-all fetish website, has grown to an umbrella organization comprising almost 20 specific, constantly updated websites for which content is generated around the world and collected in one big building on Mission Street. The Armory, as I mentioned before, is a massive and imposing stone structure…

Everything Butt: The Girls

Kink.com has unveiled its latest website, EverythingButt.com, which each Tuesday and Saturday – you could say they’re anal about it – will feature new stills and video clips concerning Affairs of the Ass. It always makes me happy and a little wistful when I see pictures of Close Personal Friends having fun, so imagine my…

2008 in Review: Workplace of the Year

Kink.com Larry Flynt makes his employees pay for parking. Digital Playground has never washed the Tera couch. If you work at Vivid, you have to make awkward, shoe-gazing conversation with Eon McKai by the lunch truck. GawkerMedia did away with its bonus program so I’m not getting a Gizmodo-branded hoodie for writing Fleshbot’s most-read story…

Raina of Terror

Q. Grams, how do you tell a bad submissive?A. Beats me. Raina Verene, like anyone owning stock in General Motors, is what is known as a lifestyle submissive, or “permanent bottom.” She spends her time gleefully serving others, and sometimes just as gleefully being beaten by them. This Saturday Verene appears in a live snippet…