Should Doing Porn Ruin Your Life? (No, Of Course Not. But It Might)

If there's one thing everyone in the adult industry wants you to know, it's this: The internet is forever. And whether you only do one scene or 500, people will know. Your family will know. Your church will know. And, even if you're using a pseudonym, it won't be too long before that's figured out too. Should… » 1/30/15 3:30pm 1/30/15 3:30pm

A Porn Star Explains Why We're Obsessed with Belle Knox's Real Name

In The New York Times Opinion section this weekend, porn star Stoya expounds on that age-old question of what, if anything, is in a name. » 3/10/14 2:40pm 3/10/14 2:40pm

Hottest Male Porn Stars: Did Your Favorite Make the List?

Hot Movies For Her has a list of the hottest male porn stars who aren't James Deen — and I have to say: Is it hot in here? Or is it just my lady parts on FIRE? (I'm basically a living, breathing Cathy cartoon when it comes to chocolate, hair styles, and men — well, if Cathy had genitals.) » 7/11/13 11:30pm 7/11/13 11:30pm

American Culture Is Fascinated With the 'Other Side' of the Porn…

The rule of thumb in American culture is that anyone who is in the sex industry is captivating — such is the case with traditionally illicit pastimes — and the men and women who work in the industry are adored or derided, often with fervor. But with every fantasy comes reality, and photographers are continually… » 5/17/13 10:50am 5/17/13 10:50am

Everything You Thought You Knew About Female Porn Stars Is Probably…

Take everything you thought you knew about porn stars and toss it straight out the window. Is it gone? Is your mind free of any and all porn related ideas? Good. We'll want a fresh slate for this. Writer Jon Millward has spent months upon months analyzing porn data on the Internet Adult Film Database and his work has… » 2/18/13 5:25pm 2/18/13 5:25pm

Porn Star Mr. Marcus Apologizes for Hiding His Syphilis Infection

Last week, news of a syphilis outbreak in the adult film industry made headlines. Soon after, porn star Mr. Marcus left a voicemail for porn industry blogger Mike South, in which he admitted that he had contracted the infection and kept his diagnosis a secret. Mr. Marcus has now granted an interview with Richard… » 8/27/12 12:30pm 8/27/12 12:30pm

Twitter: Bad For Celebrities, Good For Porn Stars

Before Twitter, if a celebrity made an off-the-cuff remark during personal hours, maybe the public would hear about it, maybe we wouldn't. But when stars use Twitter, millions of thoughts — mundane, benign, distasteful, offensive — spread like wildfire. Celebrities like Chris Brown, Alec Baldwin, Ashton Kutcher and… » 7/19/12 5:10pm 7/19/12 5:10pm

Bill Clinton Had His Picture Taken with Some Porn Stars and of Course…

Well, it seems that Billiam Clinton, a married man, was caught on film in mixed company publicly touching three non-virgins (and menstruators, no doubt!) who are not his wife. Quel scandale!!! The shocking incident took place at a fundraising gala* for the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the William J.… » 5/24/12 5:40pm 5/24/12 5:40pm

The Bret Easton Ellis/James Deen LA Noir Movie is a Go (Maybe)

Title: The Canyons. Starts shooting: In July. Plot: Vague. But it "will follow a small group of Los Angeles twenty-somethings, in a psycho-sexual thriller that will have both crime and redemption elements." So, like Less Than Zero will more fucking? Perhaps! Right now porn star/crush object James Deen isn't officially » 3/06/12 2:50pm 3/06/12 2:50pm

I Have A Crush On A Male Porn Star

Welcome to Jezebel After Midnight, in which we indulge in sexy sex talk. Note: All links in this post are NSFW. I haven't watched a lot of porn in my life, and up until recently, when I heard the term "male porn star," I thought of not-traditionally-attractive legend Ron Jeremy, whom I would never actually want to,… » 4/19/11 12:00am 4/19/11 12:00am

How Women Use Sex As A Weapon Against Men

At Sasha Grey's book launch, everyone seemed very impressed by the pornstar-turned-actress's courage. "She's brave," said one attendee. "Very brave," said another. "I think she's...open to things other people are not." » 3/30/11 4:45pm 3/30/11 4:45pm

Porn Star Dies After Sixth Boob Job

German porn star Carolin Berger was only 23 when she died during a breast augmentation operation earlier this month. Based on news reports, she sought out so many surgeries to stay on the media's radar screen. Doesn't seem worth it. » 1/22/11 1:10pm 1/22/11 1:10pm

Porn Star Tests Positive For H.I.V.

The anonymous adult-film star's infection is the first such case in over a year; the news has shut down both Vivid and Wicked's studios. Two more performers are currently being tested. Are stricter condom regulations forthcoming? » 10/13/10 10:21am 10/13/10 10:21am

Over 80% Of Women Admit To Faking It

• According to a study of 71 women between the ages of 18 and 48, some 87% of ladies use excessive vocals to "manipulate their partners" into coming to an orgasm more quickly. But guess what? Men fake it, too. » 6/30/10 7:00pm 6/30/10 7:00pm

Exxxit: Lust, Labia Trimmings, And The Lasting Stigma Of Porn

Yesterday I attended the premiere of the documentary Exxxit: Life After Porn. I learned some disturbing things about what it's like to have sex on camera — and to stop. » 6/11/10 3:00pm 6/11/10 3:00pm

Japan Likely To Reject Ban On Sexualization Of Minors • Playboy Model…

• Lawmakers in Japan are likely to reject a proposed bill on tightening regulations on sexual imagery of minors in animation and comics. The bill also urges distributors to ban minors' access to cartoons or games that depict rape. • » 6/01/10 5:30pm 6/01/10 5:30pm

Meet The Adult Film Star Not In American Apparel's "Demographic"

An American Apparel showroom rep recently informed erotic performer April Flores that plus-size shoppers are not the company's "demographic." Hm, interesting! Now April is talking to us about body image, confidence, and, naturally, shopping. » 6/01/10 2:30pm 6/01/10 2:30pm

Jenna Jameson And The (Supposed) Plight Of The Former Porn Star

Apropos of Jenna Jameson's alleged abuse at the hands of boyfriend Tito Ortiz, The Daily Beast's Sean Macaulay says porn stars often go on to crappy lives. But maybe he's just watching the wrong kind of porn. » 4/30/10 5:20pm 4/30/10 5:20pm

Model Behavior: On Jesse James, Tiger Woods, And Sex With "Trashy Girls"

Jesse James and Tiger Woods have become known for their dalliances with porn stars and fetish models — or, as AskMen puts it, "trashy girls." Would their cheating have been somehow more acceptable if they were banging librarians? » 3/26/10 3:20pm 3/26/10 3:20pm