A semi-daily review of the best original articles from various adult industry news sources - all the news you probably missed. We skip the press releases, the re-worked press releases, the news stories that look as if they’ll be worth reading but turn out instead to be press releases.
Cindi Loftus of LukeIsBack.com and CindisNakedTruth.com wins the “Happy Thanksgiving Award” for the adult industry, wishing us on the Left Coast a happy one while it’s still Thanksgiving Eve on the Right Coast. Now that’s news.
Mike South of MikeSouth.com has been embroiled in a mini-controversy over how he posted the AVN Award Nominees before AVN itself hoisted them onto their site. I was hot on the story as usual, but once I started to read the list of nominations, I suddenly found that I had overslept. Is it 11pm (PST) already? A day later? Luckily, I dreamt of nachos and hot dogs and hockey ring seating at the Mandalay Bay resort…so I know everything I need to know….
Here’s AVN’s list: http://avnawards.com/pdf/2009_AVN_NOMINATIONS_11_25_08.pdf
Mark Kernes’ article about recent developments in the Evil Angel obscenity case needs to be read by everyone in the industry: Defense Attorneys Encouraged By Evil Angel Obscenity Hearing. If you ignore the Santa Anas, Mark has the longest wind in the industry, but he’s a professional.
And that’s it. I have seen some new technology behind the scenes from a few studios, including live coverage of porn shoots for fans. But I’ll let you know about that when it happens - from what I’ve heard, in a couple of weeks. You’ll see it here first.