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  • Trumping The Republican Party (5)
    • rawalex: Actually, Donald Trump is perhaps the best thing that could every happen to the Republican party. With him, they have to face the reality...
    • spawn777: Trump is definitely having an impact on this election cycle. And your points about his vitriol being something people are identifying...
    • Karmafan: One thing is for sure… lots of dangerous gangs and cartels have made their way into the US. No one is dealing with the problem.
  • The FSC’s Propensity To Whore Itself To The Highest Bidder Has Bought An Investigation By California’s Fair Political Practices Commission (5)
    • jilted: Yes, Toby they do,,,if you google “FPPC California Enforcement” you will get their page that shows what they can do. If they...
    • Karmafan: Maybe they spent the 240k to buy a cappuccino machine and unspecified costs associated with the purchase (line their pockets).
    • jilted: The 1099 for 2013 by the FSC is now available on Guidestar.org. In 2012, on total donations of about $575,000.00(lol multibillion dollar...
    • Toby: Does this FPPC have any teeth to impose penalties should they find the allegations to be true?
  • Over the Rainbow Revisited Chapter III: The Great Divide (4)
    • LurkingReader: “At the end of it all, people with christian brainwashed thinking believe they should continue to deny people equal rights...
  • I’m At A Crossroad (9)
    • spawn777: It’s easy to feel like you own a piece of someone when you follow a site as closely as I have followed yours for the couple years....
    • schlermy: Yeah Mike, I think you’d be getting out at the right time..actually it would have been good to get out around 2008. Finding good...

Pirates 3 The Real Piracy

As I mentioned this weekend MindGeek is going to make Pirates 3.  It’s interesting that anyone who knows much of anything about it seems to be under a non disclosure agreement. but there are people inside Manwin who know things…..and they tell me.

The most interesting thing to come out of this is that […]

AVN and Mark Kernes Are Fucking MORONS

Mark Kernes apparently can’t fucking read he thinks yesterdays 3rd circuit decision ONLY applies to FSC members…he is either a complete fucking moron or the most disingenuous piece of shit ever in porn….taker your pick.

 

What I said:

What was struck down/remanded back to the lower court was that inspections  will require a […]

AVN To Get Carter Stevens His Trophy

Carter Stevens is an old school performer/Director, one of the guys that this biz owes a debt of gratitude. From his wikipedia page:

Carter Stevens (born October 17, 1944) is a former pornographic film actor, grip, gaffer and lab technician (film processing) and director. He made 8mm loops, appeared in over 50 adult films […]

Thanks Guys

Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who contacted me about the AVN Awards that FINALLY got done and for helping clear the list of recipients who hadnt gotten thei awards. prior to my post AVN had only contacted TWO of the reciients. Mikesouth.com cleared out a bunch. just goes to show when you […]

AVN Getting Blow Back From PornHub Decision

It pleases me greatly to see that at least one of AVN’s advertisers, and a big one at that, has cancelled their booth at Adult Expo, additionally the company has cut its advertising from a monthly two page ad to just 4 single pages a year.

The company doesn’t wish to be named and […]

Many Porners Are Unhappy With AVN Over PornHub Getting Space At Adult Expo

When you ask people in porn what the biggest problem is these days you will get one answer first: “piracy”.  Whether you ask performers, agents, company owners, cameramen, make up artists or floor moppers, every single one of them will tell you they are losing money to piracy, and a lot of money at […]

AVN For Sale

Ok well they have always been for sale in terms of buying their awards and what not, if you dont buy one they will send you your award in “6 Weeks” and a year later you still wont have it. Despite a few getting theirs I have a rash of emails from people who […]

AVN Awards Received

I have gotten several calls today thanking me for embarrassing AVN into finally getting the awards situation taken care of.  It seems people are getting the Awards they won a year ago.

Yer all welcome!

I will bet a dollar they have the awards ready this year 😉

AVN Noms Released….Yawn….

There was a time that this was one of the most anticipated events of the year….now it barely registers a mention.

Hell many of LAST YEARS winners still dont have their trophies…AVN blames the Trophy company    which is bullshit… Theo needs to step up and take some fucking responsibility….Are you trying to get me […]

Reader Mail – AVN Awards for sale Nothing New

Hi Mike. Sex in exchange for AVN Award consideration is nothing new, of course. Years ago (circa 2006) I had solid evidence of certain former editor (bald, bearded, fancied himself a BDSM “Lord” and “Master”) working with a studio owner to secure the use of some rather famous vagina at the time in […]

Want An AVN Award? This Reader Says You Have To Have Sex With Peter Warren

Over the years I have gotten lots of emails about AVN Awards and while I think many of them were true they weren’t willing to speak out and were based more on speculation than on something concrete.  This one is more concrete.  I followed up on this for days and have corroborating witnesses so […]

I Miss The Days When the Porn Industry Wasn’t a Cesspool

Last week a cross over performer who goes by the name Doc Holliday in gay porn was caught faking his tests.  This prompted a press release from Talent testing Services on how to spot a fake TTS test.

Now if you are like me you think this is big news and I posted it […]

AVN Doesn’t Place Much Value In An AVN Award

I bet he wont cum in your mouth either.

 

Apparently several people who won AVN Awards this year never got their awards, why not remains unclear but AVN’s Theo Sapoutzis promised that the awards would be sent to them, this was back in January.  It is now almost September and they still […]

The Systematic Destruction Of The Adult Industry And How AVN and XBiz Are At The Center Of It.

Porn performers are trying to start a pay for your porn campaign, trying to get the word out about how piracy is destroying the industry, costs them money and work, costing companies money and effecting the economy of Porn Valley in a way that dwarfs anything the condom law could do. Everyone agrees, a […]

It’s Weird How Often I Get Miscategorized

 

I Don’t know if porners are just that stupid or if maybe I’m not clear.

I tell porners hey  we got a problem with STDs in Porn Valley and we might wanna use condoms til we address that and suddenly that means I’m on the side of Michael Weinstein and AHF.

Or I […]