Self-Made Paysite Honcho: The Liberty of Running My Own Studios (XBIZ)

FSC's Board Member, Lance Hart, explains how he created his own porn paysite empire. ~~~ There are many platforms these days that give everyone the power of being their own producer: OnlyFans, Pornhub, FanCentro, Clips4sale, ManyVids … they’re great. I got my start by...

2021 AVN Awards Nominations Released (AVN)

The AVN Awards 2021 list of nominees has been announced for this January's virtual show. ~~~ CHATSWORTH, Calif.—AVN Media Network on Thursday announced the nominees for the 2021 AVN Awards, presented by MyFreeCams and scheduled for Saturday, January 23 in an...

2021 XBIZ Awards Nominees Announced (XBIZ)

The list of XBIZ 2021 Awards nominees have been announced. Find out if your friends or foes got noms! ~~~ LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2021 XBIZ Awards, the most comprehensive showcase of outstanding achievements across the global...

XBIZ Show Launches Official Website, Event Registration Now Open (XBIZ)

Event registration and the official website have launched for this January's virtual XBIZ 2021 show. ~~~ LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the launch of the official event website and preliminary details for the virtual edition of its flagship trade show —...

ANME/XBIZ Show Website Now Live (XBIZ)

The new website ANMEXBIZ.com is up and running, ready for January 2021 virtual show season. ~~~ LOS ANGELES — The official event website for the biggest virtual expo for the pleasure product and retail industries — the ANME/XBIZ show — is now live, offering general...

Cal/OSHA Approves New COVID-19 Safety Orders

On Thursday, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Cal/OSHA) unanimously approved a proposal for emergency temporary standards related to COVID-19 prevention. This order applies to all California employers and affects all businesses in the...

FSC To Host INSPIRE Workshop on Getting Hired by Major Studios

Free Speech Coalition will host a special INSPIRE workshop for amateurs and other performers interested in working with larger producers from across the industry. The “How to Get Hired By A Major Producer” webinar on December 3 will be hosted by FSC’s Lotus Lain, and...

Friends Remember Girlfriends Films’ Candi Girl Carmichael (AVN)

"Candi Girl" Carmichael had walk-on roles in a couple of Girlfriends productions, but her other main contribution to the company was as a set decorator. ~~~ LOS ANGELES—The last time this author heard from Candace Collene "Candi Girl" Carmichael was in the Spring of...

Legendary O’Farrell Theater in San Francisco Closes for Good (AVN)

Hall of Fame Star Nina Hartley Shares Memories of Her Time There. ~~~ SAN FRANCISCO—The year was 1969, and the Mitchell brothers, Jim and Artie, who'd already established a thriving business filming short hardcore loops, decided they needed a new challenge—and what...

Pleasure Products Industry Leaders Discuss State of Global Market (XBIZ)

Global Leaders in pleasure products retail sum up major changes since March. ~~~ The global pleasure products industry has had to face several unexpected road-blocks this year due to the pandemic, but nevertheless, international business has forged ahead as consumer...

Free Speech Coalition at ANME

Free Speech Coalition (FSC) kicks off 2016 with a booth at the Adult Novelty Manufacturers Expo (ANME), to be held at the Burbank Airport Marriott, January 11-12. “It’s the start of a new year – and...

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