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  • The recession victim you missed—brothels Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 12:27 PM ET
    Dennis Hof, inside his Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Carson City, Nev.

    The decline in Nevada's brothel business can be blamed on two things: Less spending money and the Internet. Yet some manage to thrive.

  • Atlantic City casino 'Scores' first ever strippers Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 8:09 AM ET

    New York's most famous strip club will open a satellite establishment inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort next month - the first strip club inside an Atlantic City casino.

  • Multibillion-dollar porn industry shut by illness Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    An adult film trade group says filming would not resume until all of the performer's partners are notified and tested.

  • FBI Investigating DC Sex Scandal?     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:28 PM ET

    The Daily Caller reports the FBI is investigating Senator Bob Menendez on accusations the NJ Democrat purchased prostitutes and attended sex parties in the Dominican Republic. David Marosko, The Daily Caller, offers insight.

  • Ansell: Condoms Are Recession-Proof     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Magnus Nicolin, CEO, Ansell says that condoms are somewhat recession-proof as its counter-cyclical. He also says that if the economy is bad, sex is more important, which in turn boosts sales.

  • Have an Erotic Idea? Here's How to Fund Your Fantasy Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 11:10 PM ET
    On-set with Digital Playground Adult Entertainment

    A new crowd funding site called Offbeatr is a site that is specifically designed to fund adult projects and is being described as the "Kickstarter for porn."

  • Why It Pays to Listen to Your Wife on Investing Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 10:32 AM ET
    Sarah Jessica Parker

    Though research says women spend more impulsively than men, the data also shows that women are more practical investors.

  • Gropes Off for Groupon: No New Adult Entertainment Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 5:38 PM ET

    Groupon says it is no longer accepting new adult entertainment merchants as customers.

  • Just sent dirty pictures of yourself to someone who's not your wife? Need to get rid of them quickly? There's an app for that.

  • Goldman's Ties to Sex Trafficking     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently broke news through his column that a private equity fund controlled by Goldman was exiting a 16% stake in a media company that runs a sex trafficking forum called Backpage.com.

  • Start-Up Snatchly Is a Pinterest for Porn Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 4:35 PM ET

    Snatchly, a Pinterest like start-up website, seems to have found a way to get guys into "pinning" pictures by, you guessed it, making the site a "virtual pornboard."

  • Takeover Battle Looms for Publicly Traded Porn Company Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    Despite a widely publicized downturn in porn industry profits over the past few years, investors still think there's money to be made there – so much so that a bidding war has erupted for one of the few publicly traded companies with ties to the adult industry.

  • Do not believe everything you read about the alleged high-end brothel run out of an apartment in Manhattan's Upper East Side.

  • Same-sex wedding cake topper figurines

    Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, is stepping onto a prominent and politically charged stage, the New York Times reports.

  • Joslyn James, a porn star, gained fame as as one of Tiger Woods’ mistresses during his 2009 cheating scandal. Today, she's carving a small business niche as a community-focused entrepreneur.

  • Alternate Careers of Porn Stars Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 4:32 PM ET
    There's a point in everyone's life where they stand at a career crossroads. Go one way and you end up in your current profession. Go the other and you wind up doing something entirely different.That's true not just of people in the traditional business world, but also those in the porn world. Before they began having sex on screen, the people in the adult entertainment industry were often working in other fields or studying to be a part of them.We were curious about what some of today's top porn

    Before they began having sex on screen, the people in the adult entertainment industry were often working in other fields or studying to be a part of them.

  • First Jobs of Porn's Biggest Stars Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 10:43 AM ET
    Everybody has a first job – and it's rarely has anything to do with how you end up making a living.That's especially true of the adult entertainment industry's biggest names. But their first gigs aren't what you might expect. Sure, some kicked off their resumes with stints in fast food joints, like many teenagers around the country. Several, though, worked in law firms. And one learned the hard way that domestic services were not for her.We tracked down a number of industry superstars on the flo

    Everybody has a first job — and it rarely has anything to do with how you end up making a living. That's especially true of the adult entertainment industry's biggest names.

  • Scenes from the Adult Entertainment Expo Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 4:32 PM ET
    Each January, Adult Video News, the trade publication of the adult entertainment industry, holds the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas.The event (held Jan. 18-21 this year) features appearances by well-known actors in the industry, as well as new products and companies vying for a piece of the $14 billion adult industry. The expo includes a fan show, a trade show, and an adult novelty expo, and culminates with the AVN Awards held on Jan. 21. Fans unable to visit the event are also given

    The event features appearances by well-known actors in the industry, as well as new products and companies vying for a piece of the $14-billion adult industry.

  • Are .XXX Domains the Next Porn Battleground? Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    When the movie industry slapped adult films with an XXX rating, porn companies came to embrace the scarlet letters. But when the nonprofit corporation that oversees Internet addresses rolled out the .xxx domain, the reception was unequivocally unenthusiastic.

  • The Porn Producer on Your Block Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 3:20 PM ET

    While there are a few adult entertainment companies that are publicly traded, most are firmly closed to civilians, the industry’s term for outsiders. But one company, Pleasure Dynasty, is opening the filmmaking process.

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