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Harriet Sugarcookie and Daisy Gomez Join James Bartholet and Lauren Phillips on ‘Inside The Industry’ Mar. 29

March 28th, 2017 Comments off

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Los Angeles – Adult Stars Harriet Sugarcookie and Daisy Gomez will be dropping in to join host James Bartholet and Lauren Phillips this Wednesday March 29th 7pm to 9pm PST on “Inside The Industry”.

During the broadcast, the guests will be discussing new projects, and participating in our new trivia and game segment of the broadcast, and they will be taking calls live from the listening audience.

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Study On Strip Clubs Finds VIP Rooms Unsafe For Entertainers

March 28th, 2017 Comments off

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From minnesota.cbslocal.com – The Minneapolis City Council is taking a close look at the safety of entertainers at strip clubs.

A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota just completed a first-of-its-kind study on the conditions that exotic dancers work in. The research is tied to a recent investigation by the Minneapolis health department, which found problems with cleanliness in adult clubs.

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Japanese Porn Star Retires at 80: She Ran Out of Men Her ‘Type’

March 21st, 2017 Comments off

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From www.tokyoreporter.com – It has been no secret that Japan is a rapidly aging society. Over the past decade, the condition has impacted everything from political policy to corporate strategy.

The adult video (AV) industry is apparently not an exception. According to Diamond Online (Mar. 20), the nation’s elderly men, whose life expectancy currently exceeds 80, are increasingly eschewing productions featuring a young starlet in favor of those with a so-called “super-mature woman,” who by definition is at least 60.

For insight, Diamond speaks with a clerk at a rental shop in the capital, who says most buyers of second-hand DVDs tend to be senior citizens. “They come to the store first thing in the morning and snap up releases from sale bins for between 50 and 300 yen a pop,” he says. “It’s not unusual to see a grandpa bulk-buying over 10 releases in one go, and sought-after titles sell out by noon most of the time.”

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Jury Convicts War Machine on 29 Counts Including Kidnapping, Sexually Assault of Christy Mack

March 20th, 2017 Comments off

Jon Koppenhaver, AKA War Machine

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from www.richmond.com – A Las Vegas jury on Monday found a former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend.

Jurors deadlocked Monday on two attempted-murder charges against Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver but convicted him of a total of 29 counts. He could face up to life in prison.

Koppenhaver, 35, went by his birth name during the two-week trial but had legally changed it to War Machine during his 19-fight MMA career.

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Christy Mack’s Mother to War Machine: ‘I wish I would’ve shot you’

March 14th, 2017 Comments off

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From http://nypost.com – Former porn star Christy Mack’s mom stared down her daughter’s ex-fighter boyfriend on Monday and tearfully said that she wished she would’ve shot him.

War Machine, who legally changed his name from Jon Koppenhaver, is on trial for allegedly storming into Mack’s home and viciously assaulting her and a male friend in August 2014.

Mack’s mom, Erin Mackinday, was asked on Monday at the Las Vegas trial if she regretted not reporting any signs of abuse before the alleged beatdown.

“No. I wish I would’ve shot you,” she said while looking at Koppenhaver.

She testified that after the early morning attack, she received texts from Koppenhaver telling her to visit her daughter’s home. “Go to her house and check in on her,” he said.

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Christy Mack Accused of Reveling in Fame After Savage Beating

March 10th, 2017 Comments off

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from www.9news.com.au – A porn star allegedly beaten within an inch of her life by her MMA fighter boyfriend has broken down in court after being asked whether enduring the savage assault was worth her new found social media fame.

Christine Mackinday recounted the years of abuse she faced at the hands of her then-boyfriend Jonathan Koppenhaver before he allegedly made an attempt on her life on August 8, 2014, when she provided evidence against him in a Las Vegas courtroom on Friday.

The court heard Koppenhaver beat Mackinday for up to two hours, leaving her with broken ribs, a fractured eye socket, a lacerated liver, two missing teeth and severe bruising moments after he allegedly assaulted and threatened her new boyfriend, Corey Thomas.

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Christy Mack Takes Witness Stand in Attempted Murder Trial

March 9th, 2017 Comments off

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From –  www.startribune.com – A former adult film actress testified Wednesday that she was beaten several times and raped by her ex-boyfriend, former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, in the months before he was accused of trying to kill her and her friend in August 2014.

The fighter, Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, became visibly emotional and appeared to wipe tears as Christy Mack took the witness stand during Koppenhaver’s attempted murder trial in Las Vegas.

Mack, whose legal name is Christine Mackinday, kept her eyes on prosecutor Jacqueline Bluth during questioning, and she focused elsewhere in the courtroom during breaks.

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Nadia Hilton Went from Porn Star to Pastor, Now Helps Run Inspirational Church

March 9th, 2017 Comments off

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From www.nydailynews.com – From porn star to pastor — that’s the unbelievable path one New York woman took in turning her life around.

Crystal Bassette, 33, abruptly left the adult industry after finding God and meeting her husband, a Pentecostal minister named David.

The couple now have a 16-month-old son named Carter, and Bassette is raising a 16-year-old and a 7-year-old.

It wasn’t always this cheery for the active pastor, who now strives to help others at the New Beginnings Christian Life church in Fulton, N.Y.

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Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Porn Extortion Plot, Faces 8 – 10 Years

March 8th, 2017 Comments off

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From www.courthousenews.com – An Illinois attorney pleaded guilty to filing bogus copyright infringement lawsuits against pornography downloaders after uploading adult films to file-sharing websites, and he is expected to cooperate with prosecutors against his colleague, who denies any wrongdoing.

John L .Steele, a former attorney in Chicago, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.

According to the plea agreement, Steele, 45, and co-defendant Paul Hansmeier orchestrated a scheme to fraudulently win millions of dollars in copyright lawsuit settlements by deceiving state and federal courts nationwide from 2011 until 2014.

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Defense Attorney: Relationship Between War Machine and Christy Mack was ‘Bound to Erupt’

March 7th, 2017 Comments off

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Jon Koppenhaver, AKA War Machine

From lasvegassun.com – Prosecutors began casting a former mixed martial arts fighter named War Machine on Monday as violent in his relationship with his porn star girlfriend and murderous when he found her asleep one morning with another man in her bedroom.

Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver’s defense attorney, Jay Leiderman, didn’t deny during opening statements that a fight took place early one morning in August 2014.

But he characterized Christy Mack and Koppenhaver as “two damaged people” — each with an adopted public name, deep image insecurities and a co-dependent relationship that revolved around sex, constant attention and internet personas that exploded into violence.

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British Porn Legend Ben Dover Battling Bladder Cancer

February 10th, 2017 Comments off

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from www.mirror.co.uk – Porn star Ben Dover has revealed he’s undergoing chemotherapy treatment to battle bladder cancer.

Britain’s most famous adult film actor has been left “very weak and tired” by the disease but has vowed to battle it.
The actor, who has starred in more than 130 erotic films, is the father of Outnumbered star Tyger Drew-Honey, who is said to have been left devastated by the news.

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Carmen Valentina and Lauren Phillips Promise Blow Jobs to Twitter Follower If Patriots Win Super Bowl

February 2nd, 2017 Comments off

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from metro.co.uk – Two porn stars have offered blowjobs to all of their Twitter followers if the New England Patriots win the Super Bowl this Sunday.

Carmen Valentina and Lauren Phillips, who have over 400,000 Twitter followers between them, initially picked four teams to win the Super Bowl with the promise that they would give oral sex to strangers if any one of those sides went on to lift the trophy.

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Teacher’s Porn Past Led to Her Firing, She Claims

February 2nd, 2017 Comments off

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from www.dallasnews.com – A sixth-grade teacher at an all-girls academy in Dallas ISD says she was fired after word got out that she was an adult film actress more than 16 years ago.

Resa Woodward, who taught science at the Young Women’s STEAM Academy at Balch Springs Middle School, was pulled from the classroom on Nov. 29.

District spokeswoman Robyn Harris said Woodward was still considered to be on administrative leave as of Tuesday. She declined to release additional details, citing personnel matters, saying only “the process continues.”

Woodward, 38, said she is fighting termination.

 

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AEE Preview: Jessica Drake, Tasha Reign, Natasha Nice, Joanna Angel, Chloe Amour

January 19th, 2017 Comments off

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from www.reviewjournal.com – The expo center at The Hard Rock Hotel has been expanded in the last 12 months, so the world’s biggest and best adult industry and fan convention will be even larger this year.

The four-day AVN + Adult Entertainment Expo, which opens today with hundreds of porn princesses preening for fans in the skimpiest of outfits and tottering on the highest of heels, crescendos Saturday night with The AVN Awards, the “Oscars of the Porn Industry,” with categories for best actress, best actor, best cinematography, best director … and much more.

There are more than 130 categories, and the red carpet alone is a two-hour spectacle that snakes more than a quarter-mile before the three-hour awards. Last year’s Performer of the Year Riley Reid (she is nominated again) co-hosts with last January’s Penthouse Pet Aspen Rae. On Friday, fans get to chat with the duo at Vinyl during the “Sex Is” seminar.

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Arizona Porn Studio Owner to be Tried on Charges of Running Brothel

January 18th, 2017 Comments off

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from www.wkow.com – The owner of a business in an industrial area of Phoenix says he was running a legitimate porn studio where amateurs could rent cameras, lights and props to create their own sex scenes with the help of a model.

Authorities, however, say it was nothing more than a cleverly disguised brothel raking in $40,000 a month in profits.

Owner William James Hartwell denies running a prostitution ring and in court documents accuses the government of criminalizing free speech protected by the First Amendment.

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Kink.com Moving Production From Famed Armory to So. Cal and Nevada

January 17th, 2017 Comments off

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from www.sfgate.com – Porn film director J.P. Pike was packing up a roomful of bondage equipment in the basement of the Mission District Armory on Monday morning — all manner of heavy piping and leg irons and clamps and cuffs and other mysterious metal objects.

“This is the vice bondage set,” Pike said. “It started out as a small little corner and just expanded more and more over time. We’re going to take all this and put it in a U-Haul and head to Vegas.”

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Crackdown on Japan’s Porn Industry After Abuse Claims and Other Alleged Violations

January 17th, 2017 Comments off

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Claims of abuse by actresses are resulting in arrests, sending shock waves through industry

from www.tokyoreporter.com – For Japan’s adult video (AV) industry, the dominoes are starting to fall — one after another.

Last week’s bust of a production company Pierrot for the upload of illegal content is the latest bid by law enforcement to weaken the industry following claims of abuse made by women. But deep-rooted issues threaten swift reform, increasing the likelihood that productions may shift underground, reports Yukan Fuji via the Sankei Shimbun (Jan. 14).

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Larry Flynt Lashes Out at Trump Hypocrites, Redneck Voters and the Next War on Obscenity

January 12th, 2017 Comments off

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The Hustler magazine publisher predicts spillover into Hollywood: “It does have a chilling effect on filmmakers and the First Amendment in general. You can lose free expression and free press as easily as you gained it.” 

from hollywoodreporter.com – In Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Jeff Sessions — Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general — Sen. Orrin Hatch, 82, asked the 70-year-old Alabama senator if he’d pursue obscenity laws targeting pornography. He also asked if Sessions would reestablish the Justice Department’s Obscenity Prosecution Task Force, a department shuttered by the Obama administration. Sessions said that he would, noting in his response that those laws “are clear … and should be effectively and vigorously prosecuted in the cases that are appropriate.”

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Legendary Gay Porn Director, John Travis Has Died

January 11th, 2017 Comments off

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from unicornbooty.com – John Travis, a gay pornographic film director and former movie studio owner, has died.

Director Chi Chi LaRue announced the death on Twitter.

Travis’s career began as a photographer when full frontal nudity was still prohibited. During the early 1970s in San Francisco, he began experimenting with 8mm loops. After becoming friends with Chuck Holmes, the founder of Falcon, he began directing for them. He also directed for Brentwood Studios, Huge Video and Catalina Video. And then in 1992, he formed Studio 2000 with producer Scott Masters.

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Christy Mack’s ‘Rape Fantasy’ at Center of Brutal War Machine Attack Trial

January 9th, 2017 Comments off

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Christy Mack and Jon Koppenhaver, AKA War Machine

From nypost.com -When adult movie actress Christy Mack met notorious MMA fighter Jonathan “War Machine” Koppenhaver on a photo shoot in 2013, sparks flew.

The stunning suburban cheerleader-turned-porn star was suffering from a nasty bout of pneumonia at the time, and Koppenhaver offered to come to her hotel room and take care of her.

That night, they talked for hours over pizza and Mack, whose real name is Christine Mackinday, was hooked.

“It was an amazing connection,” she recalled in 2015. “I fell in love really quick.”

The pair began a passionate love affair which saw Mackinday get a tattoo declaring herself the “Property of War Machine.”

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