Porn Valley signage: Which is real?

Following yesterday’s shocking discovery that AVN had Photoshopped (do I still need to capitalize that?) its logo onto a building owned by someone else for a press announcement, I wondered how many other Porn Valley institutions engaged in sign-anigans. Was crosstown rival XBiz misrepresenting its status at 4929 Wilshire Boulevard? (Like Ladyhawke, the XBiz building…

Making money at the 2009 XBiz Summer Forum

In the adult world, it is easy to equate “sedate” with “failure,” but the relative calm and low turnout to last week’s XBiz Summer Forum in Las Vegas was merely a reflection of doubtful times for the porn biz. In isolated doses, it might have been any adult convention in boom times; there was nudity,…