Porn Industry Makeup Artist Skewered For 'Before' Photos of Clients

As a makeup artist in the adult film industry, Melissa Murphy’s paramount task is to transform flesh into fantasy. “Before and after” photos, often transfixing in any context, offered her a means of showcasing that metamorphosis — and, crucially, her talent in cosmetology. But when her Instagram account—replete with… »9/15/15 4:40pm9/15/15 4:40pm

In Hot Girls Wanted, Porn Isn't 'Ruining' Women. Exploitative Labor Is.

Hot Girls Wanted, the newish documentary produced by actress Rashida Jones, is making headlines and earning some rave reviews—as well as getting panned by people in the adult industry and advocates for sex workers—for its depiction of one tiny sliver of the wide world of porn, a fly-by-night talent agency called… »6/12/15 11:50am6/12/15 11:50am

Florida Residents, Circa 2005: Oh No, Jeb Bush Loves Porn!

Jeb Bush’s decision to release *all* his emails is still biting him in the ass: messages from the mid-2000s indicate that the former Florida Governor invested over a million dollars of pension funds of his constituents in Movie Gallery, a national film rental company that yes, rents pornographic films. Yes, Jeb Bush… »5/08/15 3:30pm5/08/15 3:30pm

Hideous 'Border Patrol Sex' Series Pornifies Rape of Migrant Women

Good god: a vile new porn series called "Border Patrol Sex" features a fictionalized version of the rape and exploitation that many Mexican and Central American women experience while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Up to 80 percent of migrant women and girls are raped during their border crossing, by the traffickers… »12/05/14 11:30am12/05/14 11:30am

Gay Porn Studio To Handle Enormous Task of Digitally Removing Condoms

A studio that specializes in the making and distribution of man-man sex movies has announced that, thanks to computer magic, the upcoming epic love story California Dreamin' 1 will be the first ever digitally bareback-ified pornographic film. In other words, the actors will shoot using condoms, but the condoms will be… »1/20/14 1:50pm1/20/14 1:50pm

You're Getting Super High-Def Porn Whether You Like It Or Not

A small porn studio in Southern California betting the fuck-farm on a new technology that promises to make the art of filming various body parts and things entering various body holes so graphic that you can practically smell the crotch sweat and feel the chafing. "Super high definition porn" that makes you feel like… »1/13/14 5:15pm1/13/14 5:15pm

Department of Duh Study Shows Watching Porn Makes People More Sexist

New research shows that watching pornographic fap flicks can turn mild-mannered believers in inclusive workplace policies for women into people who think that maybe women don't deserve a professional leg-up (eye-brow wiggling workplace-inappropriate joke about how great women's legs look when they're up). Yep — porn… »9/16/13 3:00pm9/16/13 3:00pm