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CNBC Says "Mike South - South is the Nikki Finke of the porn industry. His blog, which is never short on opinion, is a must-read among industry insiders. His style is unique, but he is also a leading agent of change within the industry. There are few fence-sitters when it comes to opinions about South, but no one ignores him."

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  • About That Crush Video Posting (3)
    • MikeSouth: I went to school in a rural area of Georgia, It wasn’t even uncommon. The bullets stayed in my pocket along with my pocket knife...
    • RiccoMarin: Well that is special. Just tell us something Mr. Mike, How did you get away with taking a gun to school in Georgia to shoot and eat...
  • Is The FSC Making Money Off of Testing…It Appears That They Are (26)
    • jilted: do performers have a right to know who is getting a share of the money that performers put out for testing? I say yes, how about you? Does...
    • LurkingReader: @parttime A specialized link is not required if they give affiliate income for every test reported to PASS..the performers number...
    • LurkingReader: @mikestabile Since I personally saw SEVEN not one tests that looked just like the one posted I’m very curious. And since when...
    • parttime: The link on the PASS website to STD Status doesn’t have an affiliate tracking code on it. http://fscpass.com/performer-i nfo And if...
  • About Those Girls Arrested For Crush Videos (110)
    • jilted: @Lacey, Your third sentence here should read,,,,”I understand how performers would be willing to risk THEIR FELLOW PERROMERS SAFETY...
    • LurkingReader: @erik I disagree! Been to the circus lately? Existing labor laws and BBP regulations are not enforced to nearly the degree that...
    • LurkingReader: @Lacey I think I got your point when I equated the thrill of gambling to sexual thrill and wondered how it would be okay or legal to...
  • Urban Legend: The Marc Wallice Forged Tests, Part One (6)
    • mharris127: I doubt he would be doing scenes at Kink but TIM would probably love to have him (knowing their affinity for HIV+ gay men in their...

And You Thought Straight Porn Was Bad….

I don’t normally report on the gay side of the biz but with Treasure Island medias recent run ins with Cal-OSHA maybe the straight side of the biz needs to take a good look at what thier comrades on the gay side are doing.  Im not saying that all gay performers and companies are engaged in this behavior but how many times has the straight side looked the other way when Rob Black or Mark Handel aka Kahn Tusion did the same irresponsible type of shit that eventually got us to exactly where we are with legislation?

Fair warning…don’t read this if you have a weak stomach.

The story is from str8upgayporn.com

Treasure Island Media’s Viral Loads Features Jar Of HIV-Positive Semen

If you read the press release for Treasure Island Media’s Viral Loads last month and have been on the edge of your seat waiting for the trailer, today’s your lucky day. Featuring Dayton O’Connor, Derek Parker, Drew Sebastian, Blue Bailey, Logan Stevens, and several other HIV-positive gay porn stars cumming into a glass jar labeled “poz cum,” Viral Loads is sure to be a big hit with Cal/OSHA officials.

Just what in the world are they going to do with a jar full of HIV-positive semen? Dump it all inside Blue Bailey’s ass, of course.

Blue Bailey got in touch with me the next day and said he wanted some kind of man-worship initiation. So I took a few days to set it up. When he enters the room, he knows he’s in for a real rite of passage. The willing, hungry lad gets gang-fucked by a roomful of studs. Most are poz, some are neg. Who the fuck cares? Not Blue, that’s for fuckin’ sure. ??To finish up his man worship initiation, we bring out a brimful jar full of more than 200 poz loads. Blue’s good buddies Dayton O’Connor and Drew Sebastian carefully squirt every fucking drop up Blue’s knocked-up ass. Max X slurps Blue’s jizz-leaking ass throughout, establishing himself as the new world’s felching-champion.

Well, thank goodness Dayton and Drew were careful! Who the fuck cares, indeed:

Treasure Island Media isn’t really a gay pornography studio anymore, is it? Now, their business model is 100% focused on spreading infectious diseases. But with today’s drama over AB1576—the proposed California legislation that would mandate condoms and STD testing for all porn productions statewide—TIM might not be able to celebrate infecting people with HIV for much longer. Unless they have enough money to transfer their entire operation out of state? It all seems so pointless. We’re dedicated to letting people give each other HIV, so we moved to Nevada.

The irony, of course, is that while TIM wants to make having sex and becoming infected with HIV feel like some kind of horror movie, many Americans with the virus are living longer, happier, and healthier lives than ever before. But TIM is in the business of terror and death (which is a weird thing to expect people to jerk off to) and this is all they know. It’s all they have left. And there’s still an audience for everything, I guess. Even snuff films.

 

Kink Won’t last Long In Vegas – Reader Mail

I am a big fan of your blog and I check it out daily. I find it almost laughable that porn studios in CA wanna go and do business in Las Vegas. Like seriously, the only time the porn industry is invited is only if they are doing awards shows and conventions.

In addition, I think Las Vegas and NV have much stricter rules about sex work, like weekly STI test and that they require all sex workers to be certified and wear condoms. And you gotta add the Mafia and the Cartels into this too. None of them will be too thrilled about porn studios trying to do business here.

Add to the fact Peter has CA-OSHA fines that he will not win an appeal on, and NV OSHA will not give him a break. Hell, the Las Vegas City Council and Commissions will not even give him a business license no matter how much money he has.

It is in Peter’s best interest to stay in CA, pay the CA-OSHA fines, and comply. And if he can’t do that, he just need to shut down and head back to England

peace&love,
mystiq

I think the commenter that said this was more about Peter cashing in on the office real estate boom in SF than about condom laws pretty much hit the nail right on the head its ALWAYS about the money. Time will tell….I have tried to get Las vegas Nayor Carolyn Goodman to comment on this, and so far her office hasn’t gotten back to me.

LurkingReader puts Kazoo in his place

Kazoo has a big mouth and his skin is too thin for the business he is in.

The big mouth is an asset to his profession but the thin skin isn’t helping him much and that’s what this is all about. Frankly I could care less if Kazoo and Mike South toss mud pies at each other, its entertaining to see them push each others buttons. For me the funniest rants are when Kazoo is pissed that people aren’t picking up his Tom Toms and marching to his tune.

I can care less if Kazoo pumps up his ego telling ya all about how Mike South’s commenters are noticing him, or if he wants to take pot shots about the comments its fair game. When he starts assigning knowledge or endorsement beyond those comments or site it crosses the line. This isn’t the first time he has taken guilt by association a bit too far, given his history I don’t expect it will be the last either.

Despite reading his posts I’ve never listened to his show and can’t tell you if he carried out his threat to read the email he has or not. Nor can I tell you what he hoped to accomplish since they don’t say anything I haven’t said or commented on along the way. Maybe he wants you to know that I’m less reserved in email than public comment? They sure don’t show knowledge or affiliation with the questions he has for Mike South.

Getting back to this guilt by association thing, a few months ago Kazoo and his buddy Richard were upset folks weren’t marching to Kazoo’s tune. These emails might explain how liking a tune isn’t the same as stepping up to join the band. My comments around that time generated lots of flack when I wouldn’t sign on to the attack against the individuals that shared a table with a pedophile merely because they shared a table. When I name an individual as knowing or endorsing something you can damn sure bet I’ll have more than the fact that somebody else doesn’t like them to back that up. That’s just how I roll and a personal pet peeve that comes second to; If you’re gonna dish it out be prepared to eat some too. Like they say, what goes around comes around.

Its no secret that I’m on the opposite side of the fence as some regarding policy but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a sense of humor or can’t take a joke. Joke all you want, once you start pissing down my back and tell me its raining, be ready to get an umbrella up your ass.

onto the email saga linked to this post…

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1. (10-18-13 )Kazoo doesn’t have my first email to your neighborhood, if you care that’s when I raised the very issues in the news this week. Back then I raised the issue of HIV as a loophole in the OSHA OPIM-STI draft, this weeks talk is related to AB1576.

“Wow no HIV antibody screening? even when they determine if vaccinations are needed? They are going to ANTIBODY test for everything but HIV. No saying they CAN’T perform while infected…only that employer must do post exposure testing and meds and the PLHCP determines what activities are limited.”

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2. (10-26-13) If he had a public comment forum it would have been posted there.

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3. (11-26-13 Kurt Brackob)…initial curiosity about potentially game changing policy has become personal after someone hacked my devices.

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4. (11-26-13 Kurt Brackob Continued)…Monica and I have no issues with each other, were each doing our thing.

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5. (11-26-13 Hearing You)… but you’re shooting self in foot trying to make folks march to your tune

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6. (11-27-13 Kazoo Responds)…FYI I talk shareholders and Boards because my shtick is policy not smear campaigns. BTW congrats on that Meeting, it’s a  shame Key Board Warriors aren’t Fairy God-mothers.

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7. (11-28-13 Kazoo copies Tweet) … and asks if I Lurk with little kids…I point to ‘real sources” in case he decides to do meaningful research<a

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8. (11-28-13 Wares MY Talk show)…Holiday Greetings…definitely not confused about Kazoo’s Joke

December the one and only post I made on Kazoo’s Comment forum …happy hunting if you care.

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9. (4-4-14 come on looser)..who can’t take a joke?

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10. (4-4-14 wow your a retard)…roflmao, its a damn shame you didn’t appreciate the mud pie :)

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11. (4-4-14 Hey Retard) …now this shit is just too funny

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12. (4-4-14 final email)…not sure if this is a peace offering or what…the punch line…kazoo pushed my button, so I pushed his back and damn if that Kazoo didn’t start squawking.

It’s been fun…no hard feelings

PS: Kazoo, Let me know if you want to play again sometime ;)

 

 

 

 

Kazoo calls out Lurkingreader

Entertainment at its best…

Kazoo hasn’t straightened out his knickers yet, hopefully he reads this before he starts ranting and raving on his show making a bigger fool of himself about the situation.

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As for begging for sex…maybe that was a bit harsh..after all begging people to suck your dick might not be sex but still could explain having your knickers in a wad if you’re holding that dick out for them to play with.

Hope Kazoo’s day starts looking up.

Ps..My tech ability expanded to inclusion of screenshots…maybe Mike can link the uploaded media to make reading easier.

Update: Yes Rob I knew you were trying to make fun of me…I just had a better punch line.
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Someone’s Knickers are in a Wad

The Kazoo is either constipated or got the runs. Might also explain his pre-occupation with begging for sex.

Being tech ignorant I forwarded emails to Mike South who can link whichever one Kazoo thinks is gonna tell you something you don’t already know…the only thing I can think of is how he asked this anonymous nobody to hook him up with a job.

It would seem Kazoo and some other folks think they are somehow ENTITLED to do deep vetting on me before my words will carry any meaning. Sorry it just isn’t so…talk is cheap and I’m not looking for a job or party invite.

I’m not beholden to you or anyone else in this industry beyond what and how I choose to participate. Do you think I give a shit about waiting for someone to recognize or approve of my family or associates that exposed me to this business before most of you were even alive? If I did I would have been name dropping to get my foot in the door of your party…instead I walked in the front door via site registration and have been speaking my piece. Frankly I couldn’t give a flying fuck whether you read what I say or not. Nor do I care about your twitter wars, or anything else you’re blowing up into mass proportions cuz you have no clue what a real war looks like.

Anyone who was around or listened to their elders can tell you the same stories from NYC tri-state through the seventies. I’m not talking about a MI-Porn video you watched and think you know what happened…I’m talking the five years before the government stepped in. If you were there you know, if you weren’t you don’t.

I can’t tell you how sick it makes me to see the way Free Speech gets tossed around like it’s the latest cheap novelty accessory. Afraid someone might come look at your records? Afraid you might have to spend a couple of hours getting processed till your lawyer shows up? Cuz the big bad government wolf is gonna get ya?

How about arrests for waiting at a cross walk with a stranger, who also happens to be a felon…that’s the kind of prior restraint my buddy the geezer lawyer not only quashed but proactively fought to create laws so it didn’t happen any more.

Try having your dad locked up for the weekend when the cops automatically assumed something other than what it was…a restaurant owners kid offering a hungry kid a meal. Before he had a shower he found me and asked how the kid was and said, don’t be afraid to do it again…three hots and a cot are better than she’s got these days.

Nobody cares what or how adults are fucking in their private life. Just like I heard everyday…times are different now, somewhere somehow somebody is gonna have to be appeased. STI, like the rat that shut down the NYC Dunkin’Donuts are part of living in the big city. If you want to stay open you’ve got to control your vermin, hiding them isn’t good enough cuz sooner or later they come out to play.

Thanks to those who came before us, speaking my piece doesn’t require appeasing you.

Who is LurkingReader

My name is Dot, short for the “Dorothy” on my birth certificate. I am a 50-year-old woman, wife of nearly thirty years, mother to two beautiful girls and grandmother to the best grandson a family could be blessed with.

We live in Central Ohio and this can be verified by the blogs questioning who I am by checking the registration IP. I’m not hiding my legal last name, I choose not to reveal it to childish folks who haven’t progressed beyond throwing mud pies at each other. Compare notes if you like, or ask the individual who hacked my devices, let’s hope they aren’t foolish enough to post illegally obtained information.

In August 2013 a friend was being exposed to HIV by a man who infected his previous girlfriend. He showed her a test from June 2013 that said “undetected” and insisted condoms weren’t necessary because she has a Mirena birth control device.

Once rumors hit about his prior girlfriend he dismissed them as unfounded gossip from a disgruntled jealous ex. Our conversations kept coming back to the test he provided to justify his request for condom-free sex yet never asked her for a test.

Since 1993 I have maintained one online username and until October 7, 2013 saw no reason to change this. Between August and 10/7/13 I researched HIV testing, tests and if it is possible for someone with an undetectable plasma viral load to infect a partner.

The result of my research was to insist she demand a HIV antibody test. His response was anger and two days later a letter from a lawyer offering her 50k to walk away and never discuss their relationship. As everyone should when presented with a legal agreement we brought this to a lawyer for his opinion. His opinion was that she was in serious peril and he took it a step further by calling the prosecutor. The police and prosecutor obtained a court ordered warrant for HIV antibody and viral load testing. She was notified by victim services that “as the result of a recent investigation we have reason to believe you are at grave risk for HIV, we have made arrangements for you to be tested”

Victim services never said his name, nor did the officer angry that he intentionally stopped taking his medication as well as taking her on a trip with the expectation that she might search for medication as proof.

She fortunately does not have HIV and will complete the last test scheduled at 180 days post exposure to confirm this. He is sitting in jail as he cannot raise his bail which is less than the 50k he jiggled as bait for her signature.

So why on 10/7/13 would I feel the need to change or obscure twenty year online identity? Simple…the all too frequent smear campaigns in porn that I walked away from as a teenager.

My first comment as “READER” can be found at TRPWL where several regular commenters didn’t like what I had to say so chose to deny deflect and when that didn’t work they resorted to outright character assassination.

READER was not available as a user name at MikeSouth, where I chose the variant LURKINGREADER with no idea or expectation that LURKINGWRITER may have been more appropriate.

For the record…I am not nor have I ever been affiliated with AHF, I am not a man, not Nick East or Mike South or any of the other people my screen name has been assigned to.

I am an individual whose devices have been hacked and still won’t back down from attempts to silence my right to free speech. Free Speech isn’t for the popular but for the unpopular. That simple truth is why I don’t care what you think about what I say. I am only concerned with taking responsibility for my words and actions and knowing I can look back at them without regret today tomorrow and always.

I have no wish to impose my personal standards upon you or anyone else, nor am I willing to accept or adopt your standards as my personal code. What you do in your personal life, on your time and outside a workplace is none of my business.

Choosing and retaining anonymity while speaking my unpopular ideas was immediately affirmed 10/7/13 when my truth of being a homemaker was called into question…barring slander or libelous comments from me there is nothing you can do to make me reveal my maiden or married last name. Lastly, I don’t care what consequences or rewards your personal choices bring you, only that they are your choices and I will respect them as such.

A Rob Black Request

By: Lacey Blake

If you are incapable of reading my comments in the correct context then I would kindly ask you to pay better attention before calling me out. Especially on this statement I recently made:

“Also, if porn in GA is illegal then wouldn’t porn in FL be illegal as well? I thought it was all legal due to that whole “legal by default” loophole?” Lacey Blake

I realize many individuals would need to have a grasp on my writing style to understand how purely sarcastic this comment was, but let me assure you it was pure sarcasm. Our thoughts on this matter are actually very similar. I find the “is it actually legal or not?” discussions unbelievably annoying. In addition, this comment was in no way an attempt to defend Mike. Frankly, he doesn’t need anyone to defend him. He’s pretty capable of handling the issues himself and has been doing so for years.

I have now been in debate after debate, on this very site, regarding the legality of porn in other states. As we know, California and New Hampshire have specific laws on the books making the shooting of pornography explicitly LEGAL within both states. I’ve always just, rather lazily, assumed the common sense notion that shooting porn in all other states would be classified under prostitution laws making it illegal. In fact, this would also explain exactly why there are no OSHA regulations or any rules in place for the nation-wide adult industry.

But, that was just my common sense approach to the issue. I’m not an attorney with the experience to fully research these laws. I’m also not in the porn industry. I’m not a performer, producer or even a distributor within the adult community. Ultimately, I make absolutely no money from the industry.

But, I am a 30 year old female accountant who occasionally works in the mainstream stunt industry where my husband and father-in-law work as full-time stunt performers. The stunt industry has well over 30 separate OSHA manuals covering almost every single stunt you can imagine. The “entertainment” and “safety” aspects of the porn industry vs. stunt industry debates are what led me to researching the industry further. My first article on here was actually written about 2 weeks after I learned that this site even existed. It was quite simple. I ended up getting in a huge fight with jilted regarding employee vs. independent contractor issues. Mike contacted me to ask if I wanted to write something for his site. I quickly informed him that I’m about the farthest thing from a writer you could possibly find. He asked me to at least try, so I accepted. The rest is history. I’ve since learned that I enjoy writing immensely. I don’t think I ever realized how fun writing could be after being required to submit thousands of papers during college on a variety of extremely boring topics, but Mike has been quite supportive and I’ve really enjoyed it this far.

With that said, I have routinely been reminded by industry players that the shooting of pornography is not specifically ILLEGAL in other states thereby making it LEGAL BY DEFAULT. I still don’t quite understand the logistics of this theory, but I decided to bring the issue forward on here in case anyone had any opinions or definitive answers.

Instead of trying to explain it in my own words, I’m including just one example of the more relevant and rational debates I’ve participated in on here regarding the legality of shooting porn outside CA and/or NH and how various OSHA laws may apply:

“Since the porn industry isn’t “legally” recognized by any state other than CA or NH, then state OSHA isn’t going to regulate… Federal OSHA would regulate until that particular industry/business became “technically” legal. If found to be illegal and thrown in with prostitution laws then there are no rules because the act of prostitution is illegal and not covered by ANY OSHA.
The problem here is that they don’t consider shooting porn illegal.
They view it as legal on default. So, it’s “legal” but not “completely legal” enough to follow OSHA regulations…
Yeah, I know, makes absolutely no sense?? If they honestly thought it would pass the legality test then they would put it before the state to get a legal ruling… but, that’s probably not the best idea and they know it.”
Lacey Blake

“Alas dear Lacey, it’s not that simple.
Porn is protected free speech if it is not obscene. The question hinged entirely on what is considered obscene. You can have a lot of fun with this one because for the most part, the judgment system is a thing called “community standards”. I will leave you to go research that little legal turd for a while. Safe to say that what is legal and protected in San Francisco, example, might not be legal and protected in Polk Country Florida.
The biggest switch and the one that makes porn more or less defacto legal in all of the US is that the narrow “community standards” test has been sort of supplanted by a more realistic national standard. However, it is almost entirely subjective, and thus while straight porn may be “legal”, on a bad day a facial cumshot might actually be obscene. You can tag on top of that of course all sorts of issues related to zoning for adult businesses, or restrictions on filming permits in many place, and you end up with a patchwork quilt of overlapping laws, regulations, and trap doors. It’s why most companies are based in California, it’s the first place to make it legal and the one with the most legal precedents to work from if a problem comes up.
Federal OSHA doesn’t specifically by word require condoms. The condom requirement is taking the wording of the laws and standards and trying to apply them to porn. It’s why California is trying to pass specific legislation, because the OSHA rules aren’t specific enough that a legal fight might not go entirely their way. When in doubt, pass more regulation!
Nastydollars (now owned by Manwin) is a company shooting porn based out of South Florida, and their content is clearly filmed in that area, many of the outdoor setup shots are pretty obvious.”
rawalex

“For the life of me, I do not understand the logic of porners who try to justify not using condoms with the concept that if it’s illegal to shoot porn, then OSHA has no jurisdiction and therefore it’s OK. The sweatshop allegation is correct. If someone operates an illegal sweatshop and someone is injured, the operator is going to be criminally charged. Could go to jail. So …….
OSHA is a civil agency. Violate OSHA guidelines and you’re probably going to be fined and OSHA will work with you to correct the problem.
Operating in an illegal way doesn’t get you around the requirements. What it means is that if you’re caught, you’re going to be charged criminally. You may get a fine and you may also go to jail.”
BT

Currently, in California, we know that having no camera present during a paid sexual encounter equals prostitution. Yet, something as simple as a single cell phone camera present turns this same paid sexual encounter into pornography. We know for a fact that these rules legally apply in CA and NH. So, do these same rules still apply in all other states as well? If the shooting of pornography is legal in all 50 states due to the rights guaranteed under the first amendment then what exactly are the rules? Or, more importantly, are there any rules?

Which leaves the ultimate question and the original issue I brought up: if porn is currently illegal to shoot in Georgia then wouldn’t it be safe to conclude that porn in Florida would be illegal as well? And, we ALL know how much porn is currently shot and produced in Florida. That’s not even including the current issues surrounding porn production in Nevada which no one seems to yet have a definitive answer for either. We’re talking about an ENTIRE industry here. The last time I checked, the Wild West time period in American History was long gone.

~Lacey
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TTS Announces Webinar for the Interpretation and Identification of Valid Test Reports

TTS Announces Webinar for the Interpretation and Identification of Valid Test Reports
April 2nd, 2014
Talent Testing Service, Inc. (TTS) will be conducting the first in a series of informative webinars. The first of its kind in the adult industry, these webinars further enhance the visibility between TTS operations and its stakeholders.
“As part of our ongoing commitment to transparency with our stakeholders, we have started a series of webinars with specific topics that will be of interest to the adult community as a whole.” said Sixto Pacheco, President & CEO of TTS. “These webinars will provide an insight on operational activities that affect producers, agents and talent alike.” Pacheco continued.
Webinar #1:
Interpreting TTS Reports and Learning the Telltale Signs of a Falsified Report
Date & Time: Monday, April 14th – 03:00PM PDT (12:00PM EST)
This first 30-minute webinar will concentrate on interpreting results reports and how to ensure reports have not been altered. Some of the items to be covered will include QR Codes, Embedded Talent Pictures, Generation Logs and Authentication Codes.
Registration
Anybody interested in participating in the webinar can register by April 11th 2014 at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2107161615546444289

About Talent Testing Services, Inc. (TTS)
As the leader in setting testing standards for the industry, Talent Testing Service, Inc. (TTS) consistently offers talents safe, courteous, affordable and convenient testing through wholly owned subsidiaries or collaborating sites. Since 2007, TTS has provided the most advanced infectious molecular testing for the adult industry. TTS is a privately held company with headquarters in Miami, Florida and a subsidiary office in Los Angeles, CA.
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Kink Threatens to Convert The Armory To Office Space and Move Production To Las Vegas

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman has not responded to a request for her position on this move.

From SFGate

The BDSM porn purveyor Kink.com that has been operating in the Armory Building since 2007 may soon be cracking its last whip in the Mission. It’s not leaving because of the rising cost of real estate; it’s because of the cost of producing porn.

Last week, the Planning Department released a preliminary review of a plan submitted by Peter Ackworth, CEO of Kink.com and the Armory Building’s owner, that would convert the building’s production studios into office space. If approved the proposal would create more than 100,000 square feet of office space in the Civil War-era building on 14th and Mission.

In an email message to Mission Local, Ackworth explained that recent and upcoming legislative changes creating stricter health regulations in adult films have made the production of hardcore pornography prohibitively expensive in California. Ackworth says that he may move the production arm of Kink.com to Nevada and rent out the Armory for office use.

“The fact is that new regulations threaten to essentially criminalize the production of hardcore pornography in California,” Ackworth said. “Measure B in L.A. county was just the start, and now we face AB 1576 and new draft CAL-OSHA regulations that are being proposed.”

Assembly Bill 1576, which was introduced in January, would amend the California Occupational Safety and Health Act with provisions specifically for adult films. If approved, studios would have to provide documentation that all performers use condoms during scenes involving penetrative intercourse and that all performers are tested for STIs every 14 days.

“These new regulations are not yet in place and we are disputing them,” Ackworth said in his email. “We hope to prevail on the basis that our protocols include strict, mandatory testing and/or mandatory condoms for all our shoots, and based on the fact that there has not been an on-set transmission of HIV in the U.S. since 2004 on any set where testing was required — not just at Kink.com but anywhere in the industry.”

Earlier this year, two performers named Cameron Bay and Rod Daily contracted HIV while working for Kink.com and both performed in scenes without condoms. Ackworth has stated previously that he was confident these performers were infected through encounters in their personal lives and not on set. Furthermore, Kink.com representatives have also stated that both performers were offered condoms during shoots but declined to use them.

However, in an interview with the Huffington Post, Bay has described a more complex situation in which she felt subtle pressure not to use condoms and was severely injured while on set. Her contraction of HIV led to a brief moratorium on porn shoots in LA.

In response to previous OSHA citations filed against Kink.com in January, Ackworth has argued that given the intensity of scenes shot by Kink, condoms can often be a hindrance to comfort and many performers prefer not to use them.

“There are various reasons I believe condoms should be optional for performers. The primary reason is that this is the opinion of the majority of performers,” wrote Ackworth in a blog post published in January. “Many cite issues such as discomfort, and that in the context of hardcore sex lasting several hours, condoms can lead to abrasions and tears that in some instances can make sex less safe.”

In addition to the production studios converted to office space, Ackworth’s proposal submitted to the Planning Department details converting the 39,000 square-foot drill court, which is currently used as a community event space, into an entertainment venue. In his email, Ackworth explained that this is an idea he’s had for a long time and is “still dedicated to fulfilling that vision.”

 

Assembly member Hall Measure to Require Condoms in Adult Films to be Heard in Assembly Labor & Employment Committee

Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III
64th Assembly District
State Capitol, Room 3123 ˜ Sacramento, CA 95814
2200 W. Artesia Boulevard, Suite 210 ˜ Compton, CA 90220
www.assembly.ca.gov/hall ~@isadorehall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Terry Schanz

April 1, 2014 916-319-2064

MEDIA ADVISORY

Assembly member Hall Measure to Require Condoms in Adult Films to be Heard in Assembly Labor & Employment Committee

SACRAMENTO, CA – Revised legislation by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) to require employer paid STD testing and mandatory use of condoms in adult films will be heard by the Assembly Labor & Employment Committee on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

AB 1576 (Hall) follows his 2013 efforts to protect adult film actors in the workplace. In the summer and fall of 2013, up to five adult film actors tested positive for HIV and the adult film industry imposed an unprecedented three nationwide filming moratoriums. These moratoriums were unenforced and are largely ignored by the industry. Since that time, the industry has resumed production without any mandatory policies in place to protect its workers.

Several former adult film actors will testify in support of the legislation including Cameron Bay and Rod Daily, who each contracted HIV while working as an adult film actor in 2013.

Who: Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III, Former adult film actors Cameron Bay, Rod Daily, Jessie Rogers, Hayden Winters, Darren James

Public health advocates

What: AB 1576 (Hall) hearing in Assembly Labor & Employment Committee

When: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 1:30 PM

Where: State Capitol, Room 447

Sacramento, CA 95814

Isadore Hall, III, represents California’s 64th Assembly District that includes the communities of Carson, Compton, Gardena, Harbor Gateway, Lynwood, North Long Beach, Rancho Dominguez, South Los Angeles, Torrance, Watts/Willowbrook and Wilmington in Los Angeles County.

Is Anyone Even using PASS?

I remember a while back the fsc had a meeting about PASS and a lot of people mentioned they didn’t even use it

Poking around on fscpass.com shows that they have an Alexa Rank of roughly 6,500,000

Now as a reference my current Alex is 30,045

We have talked about Alexa before its certainly doable to game Alexa to make your rank better than it should be but its not really doable to make your rank worse than it should be.

Based on that Alexa rank FSCPASS cant be getting more than just a few views a day no I know that shooting has slowed down to next to nothing but it really should be getting a bit more traffic than it is. The indication is tha pretty much nobody is using it.

In other associated news, thanks to my new advertisers mikesouth.com actually made money for the month of March…it wasn’t much but at least is idnt the loss leader it has been in the past

For the record heres how the other blogs stack up:

Site Traffic?Alexa Rank (the lower the rank the more traffic) ie:a rank of 30,000 is massively more traffic than a rank of 40,000)

Site Traffic/Alexa Rank (the lower the rank the more traffic) ie:a rank of 30,000 is massively more traffic than a rank of 40,000)

Senior Tag – You Can’t Be Tagged If You Are Naked

I came across this in my emailTownship police in Ohio send out friendly info notes…roof scammers, COPS enrollment, lock your cars cuz three got hit on such & such a street for devices & loose change…email header “senior tag” huh..okay so weathers getting nice what new program do we have to keep the  seniors  active & involved…

“We are hearing that Senior Tag is beginning soon and with seniors from multiple districts in the area we expect to see this in the township. Senior Tag is an activity unapproved and strongly discouraged by schools and the police department yet we all know kids sometimes don’t follow the rules. If you are not familiar with this it involves teams of kids trying to “tag” other teams by squirting them with squirt guns. One of the “rules” with some groups is you can’t be tagged out if you are naked. Kids often hide to try to surprise their targets.

This leads to many potential problems for law enforcement. In the past police have received calls on suspicious people which can lead to dangerous encounters, particularly at night, when we confront someone who may be hiding with an object that may look like a real gun. Also, public nudity is a violation of law and kids could face criminal charges if caught.

This may sound like a harmless activity but it does cause many to be concerned when they see kids running through their yards or possibly hiding around their house while involved in this. If you see this occurring and are concerned call our dispatch center and we will respond.

If you are a parent of a senior please do what you can to discourage them from participating in this activity. If they choose to do it anyway they need to know they may face consequences from the school and police if caught.

Stephen P. Gammill
Chief of Police
Genoa Township Police Department”

What Chief Gammil prolly needs to make a bit more clear is that the seniors he is referencing arent old folks…they are high school seniors….Still pretty funny though.

About That Medical Advisory Board And No This Isnt An April Fools Post

PASS Medical Advisory Board Sean Darcy

We all know about Dr David Kulbersh now, but What about some of the other members of that Medical Advisory Board….well if you are expecting the best and the brightest….think again.

Meet Dr Sean Darcy.

Dr Darcy is a Plastic Surgeon…Certainly nothing wrong with that, not sure what it has to do with being on a porn medical advisory board…maybe they also advise pornchicks about boob jobs I dunno.

What I do know is that if you go here:

http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/03/06/65886.htm

You learn that Dr Darcy  had been dismissed from the Plastic Surgery Residence Program at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.
“The reasons for his dismissal included the following:

(a) deficiency in numerous clinical areas including knowledge of anatomy and technical skills,

(b) inconsistent clinical performance resulting in ‘alarming’ evaluations;

(c) ‘lackluster’ and ‘declining’ performance throughout the residency in general;

(d) ‘grossly unacceptable’ test scores in the bottom 9th percentile and bottom 21st percentile nationwide;

(f) falling ‘significantly short in areas of preparation, attention to detail, and follow-up’;

(g) documented incidents where his conduct ‘bordered on dangerous with respect to patient safety’; and

(h) an incident in which defendant Darcy threatened one of his instructors with a scalpel during a remedial suturing skills exercise.”

Yup The Free Speech Coalition sure knows how to pick em….Just like picking Uncle Peg to do a smear campaign on me and others.  If you take a look at that joke of a site you see one advertiser….Evil Angel….Know who pays for that ad?  Christian Mann as in Board of Directors of the Free Speech Coalition Christian Mann.  When your only advertiser tells you to run a smear campaign…you do it.

Note to Rob Black…Just damn dude  at least they are getting paid to spread that bullshit…or maybe you are just sucking up hoping Christian will throw you some scraps too?  I wouldn’t hold my breath if I were you…

 

Sean Darcy, David Kulbersh, ya this medical advisory board is shaping up very interesting….and you guys thought I’d abandon that story…You don’t know me very well.

 

 

Lets Be Honest here

There’s been a lot of hoopla recently where a couple of people, on behalf of The FSC have been trying hard to discredit me….For the most part I dont dignify crap like that with any response…I use testing like everyone else and I use same day testing as an additional measure. one of my crew members really does work for OSHA and has all the certifications, and shooting porn here in GA is NOT illegal. Now all that said Lets talk about the elephant in the room…the stuff everyone knows but nobody really acknowledges.

The testing system that porn uses is only barely better than no testing at all. there I said it.

Now allow me to explain using some people who have been recently very vocal about it.

Lets start with “Uncle Peg”, Michael Whiteacre….You can figure out how he got that nick, if you can’t ask the porn girls he hires as prostitutes, like Kiki D’Aire. I got nothing against prostitutes…God Bless em..its yours..if you wanna sell it go right ahead.

Uncle Pegs on again off again girlfriend/wife is Christina Parriera aka Ela Stone, Christina Page, Gabriella Stone and others. Christina has been accused By Whiteacre himself of shooting without a test, its well documented here

http://pornnewstoday.com/pnt/?p=4968

But does he have room to talk?

Heres Uncle Pegs PASS entry

aribass

Ok so you think maybe I got the name wrong? nope if you just put in ari into pass you get a list of every name with ari in it to choose from and Uncle peg aint in there, but notice how many names are…see the scroll bar on the right of that image…if your name has ari anywhere in it anyone with access to pass can look at your real name and your test results, that should be alarming to you in and of itself, you can bet Donny Long has it.

ari

ya you read that right, he has never tested…..yet he is having sex with a girl who shoots porn with people like Phil Varone
Was she tested..maybe maybe not but she isnt listed in PASS either

christinaparreira

Im not saying Ela Stone did or did not have a test, just that she isn’t in PASS

Now lets think about all of this for a sec.

That girl or guy you are about to do a condomless scene with he or she may be in PASS but when she goes home, who is her boyfriend? Is he in PASS? this guy that you are about to do a condomless scene with….yup he is in pass but when he goes home who is he having condomless sex with? Is that person in PASS? are they even tested? In the case of Katie Summers she is going home to Rob Black…who isnt tested…

Now lets talk about Ernest Greene and Nina Hartley we know that Nina has actually stated that condoms cause MORE STDs than without. lets remember that Nina and Ernest Greene are active swingers, they dont hide that at all…who are they “swinging” with? is Nina “increasing her chances of getting an std” by using a condom in these encounters? Are their swinging partners in PASS?

Lets look at Peter Ackworth, we all know he pops into Kink scenes from time to time, lets look at his testing history in PASS

peter-ackworth

Well he has one test…or does he …look at the clinic…it says admin…that means it was entered by hand by a PASS administrator

OK one more here This is Diane Duke, notice that SOME of hers are from Cutting edge…thats how it shows up when you test at a lab vs having a pass admin input it.

dianeDuke

A few more that arent in PASS…Brooke Tyler, Axel Braun hasnt ever tested, Riley Steeles last test was at the end of February, has shot in the last 3 weeks? if so she shot with an expired test.

How many guys right now are shooting in Thailand or Brazil? prolly a half dozen or so….when they come back they are supposed to not be working for two months but we all know that isnt enforced, not even by LATATA, who put the rule in place.

Now Lets talk about that elephant in the room. Who among you has NOT ever had sex with an untested person then gone to work?

Truth….probably all of ya have done that. There aint no shame in that, dont feel bad, we all take risks…I ride a motorcycle…thats a HUGE risk….I SCUBA dive…another risky behavior, I go sometimes 100 or more miles out into the ocean…at night even…ya thats risky too.

The point I am making is that finger wagging and all that…you arent fooling anyone, not even yourselves. the only people in this biz who are shooting in a safe manner are Immoral productions and others that are condom only.

I’m not trying to take away anyones ability to decide they dont want to use a condom…I have always said you should have that choice, what I am doing is pointing out why this whole testing thing really is not much of a solution. but you already knew that didn’t you?