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Makeup Artists in the Porn Industry: A New Article at

February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

I profiled three makeup artists who, between them, were prepping about 15 women. Long days at the expo and long nights at the AVN Awards and after-parties mean a LOT of makeup help! That meant that for two days, I got to hang out with some of the industry's top talent and the people who help them transform into their best selves for their fans. [...continue...]
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2016 Starts With a Busy Business Trip (& links)

January 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

Happy new year, dearest readers! I hope your 2016 is starting off well, in whichever way is best for each of you. Personally, mine is starting in a tizzy of busy as I plan a busy business trip. I’m really old school, and I plan all my days in a paper planner. This is my shiny new one for [...continue...]

“Suitcase Pimps” in the Adult Industry: an informational essay

August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The arrangement that you have with him is probably sort of unspoken. It likely didn't start out the way it is now. Chances are he was just your boyfriend or good friend at first, and he saw all the hard work you were doing. He offered to drop you off and pick you up at a shoot one day, and ended up helping you with your bags... [...continue...]

AVN Awards 2014: more thoughts

January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

I was interested to receive some feedback on my recent blog post about the not-so-inclusive tendencies I noticed in reading about the AVN Awards 2014, specifically with regard to the many “categories” of films, sex acts, and performers recognized at the Awards. (I was miffed about “ethnic” [...continue...]

AVN Awards 2014: some thoughts

January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 31st annual AVN Awards were held this past weekend in Las Vegas to honor the work of the porn industry over the past year, and I want to talk about it. Mostly I’m jealous that I didn’t go to AVN this year, because as I’ve said before, nobody pays me for my expert porn journalism work [...continue...]

Even More Not-Quite-News! And a tidbit.

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

1) I was interviewed last night for a piece on You Are Here, a slice-of-life radio program that airs on 88.9 WERS in Boston! The topic for the program was the economics of porn, and I somehow got called as a person who knows about this stuff! No word yet on when the show will air, but it should be [...continue...]

“Consent” is Online!

May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The wonderful people at apexart have made a dream of mine come true! I’ve been wanting to post the finished videos from the art show online so that people who couldn’t make it to the show itself in NYC could see what was going on, but given their size (they range from around 15 – [...continue...]

Why Anti-Porn Ideology is Totally Wrong-Headed

July 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sighh…. You know, I’ve been thinking a lot about this whole Naomi Wolf anti-porn line of reasoning, and though I have many arguments against it on small levels, it suddenly occurred to me yesterday that there’s a much bigger and glaringly obvious fault with anti-porn ideology. [...continue...]
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