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Goodbye, XXX Wasteland … Hello, AwakenYourMind.net!

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I would like to announce that as of this post, XXX Wasteland is officially closed down.

I invite everyone to check out my new website, Awaken Your Mind, which can be found at www.AwakenYourMind.net, where I will continue to cover the adult industry as well as a variety of other topics.

I want to take a moment to thank all of the performers, producers, agents and publicists – and, of course, readers – who helped make XXX Wasteland successful over the past three-plus years. It was a fun ride and more importantly, a great learning experience. I cannot begin to convey the respect and admiration I have for the adult industry; I truly hold its members in the highest regard.

This isn’t meant to be a goodbye because … well, I’m not going anywhere – just simply expanding into other areas.

I hope everyone enjoyed reading XXX Wasteland as much as I did creating it. Thank you again for all the support.

 

Adam Wilcox

January 2014

Written by Adam Wilcox

January 30, 2014 at 1:02 am

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Vivid Cabaret New York Girls Getting Ready for Super Bowl

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!cid_image001_jpg@01CF1C1AA larger percentage of the gorgeous Vivid Cabaret New York Girls, performing at the brand-new gentlemen’s club in midtown Manhattan, are predicting the Seahawks will win the Super Bowl.

“The Seahawks have dominated the field all season,” said Vivid Cabaret Girl Julie. “I wish they’d dominate me like that. Haha!”

“Russell Wilson is amazing,” said Vivid Cabaret Girl Danica. “He’s got all the right moves to win the game.”

“I come from Washington,” said Vivid Cabaret Girl Lita. “Alright, it’s Washington D.C. But it’s still Washington, so I’m rooting for the Seahawks.”

Famous Vivid Entertainment performer Kendall Karson, along with her colleagues Tera Patrick, Brandy Aniston, Ash Hollywood, Savanna Samson, Monique Alexander and Heather Hunter, are in town to celebrate Vivid Cabaret New York’s grand opening week of parties. Kendall disagrees with her fellow adult movie stars; she favors the Broncos on Sunday.

“Peyton Manning’s got a great arm and an even greater ass,” purred Kendall. “I’d love to make a sex tape with him!”

At least one of the club’s dancers seems to concur: “Kendall is so right about Manning,” cooed Vivid Cabaret Girl Shyla. “If she makes a sex tape with him, can I join them?”

Vivid Cabaret New York

61 West 37th Street

*** Over 100 Entertainers Daily

*** Three Floors of Luxury

*** Deluxe Private Suites

*** VIP Ultra Lounge

*** 25-Foot Tall Pole

*** Roof Top Garden and Smoking Lounge

*** Vivid Radio (Sirius/XM Channel 102) Broadcast Studio

*** Just Four Blocks From Rick’s Cabaret NYC

Written by Adam Wilcox

January 29, 2014 at 3:56 am

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Tony Lovett Passes Away

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TopStory_D3BE3938-FBDD-11DF-9FFC-6E843F6DEB88Adult Video News yesterday reported the passing of former AVN Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Tony Lovett. Lovett’s wife broke the news via a Facebook posting last night.

Lovett joined AVN in 2005, but his career in adult stretches back to 1983. Lovett left the publication in 2010 and created the “O” Awards during his tenure.

In addition to his adult credentials, Lovett also enjoyed success outside the porn realm, including having his work featured in Rolling Stone and co-authoring the L.A. Times non-fiction bestseller L.A. Bizarro.

Please visit the above link to read more. My condolences to Lovett’s family and friends.

Written by Adam Wilcox

January 27, 2014 at 8:25 am

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2014 XBIZ Award Winners Announced

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168254_r3XBIZ held its annual awards ceremony last night at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California. The event was hosted by adult industry icon Jenna Jameson, with XXX starlets Jessa Rhodes and Angela White handling Trophy Girl duties.

The evening’s top honorees included Riley Reid (Female Performer of the Year), Axel Braun (Director of the Year – Body of Work), James Deen (Male Performer of the Year and Crossover Star of the Year), Christy Mack (Best New Starlet), Tyler Nixon (Best Male Newcomer), Julia Ann (MILF Performer of the Year) and Evil Angel (Studio of the Year).

Please click here to view a complete listing of 2014 XBIZ Award winners.

Written by Adam Wilcox

January 25, 2014 at 8:41 am

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Vivid Cabaret New York Now Open for Sneak Previews

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!cid_image001_jpg@01CF188ENew York’s newest gentlemen’s club, Vivid Cabaret New York, is open for sneak previews. The New York Daily News came by to capture the excitement, shooting a fast-paced video to document the occasion. The club, part of the growing Rick’s Cabaret International chain, was developed under a name licensing agreement with leading adult movie studio Vivid Entertainment.

The club, located at 61 W. 37th Street in the Fashion District, will celebrate its official grand opening with a non-stop party January 29th through February 3rd during Super Bowl week. The party will feature legendary Vivid performers, including Tera Patrick, Brandy Aniston, Ash Hollywood, Kendall Karson, Savanna Samson, Monique Alexander and Heather Hunter.

“I can’t wait to meet them,” said Vivid Cabaret Girl Veronica. “Tera Patrick is so gorgeous. I’ve seen all her movies. I hope I get to dance for her.”

The club features a 25-foot stripper pole, the tallest in NY.

“I was just on the pole with two other hot girls at the same time,” said Vivid Cabaret Girl Mila. “You won’t see that anywhere else but here.”

Vivid Cabaret New York

*** Over 100 Entertainers Daily

*** Three Floors of Luxury

*** Deluxe Private Suites

*** VIP Ultra Lounge

*** Roof Top Garden and Smoking Lounge

*** Vivid Radio (Sirius/XM Channel 102) Broadcast Studio

*** Just Three Blocks From Rick’s Cabaret NYC

Written by Adam Wilcox

January 24, 2014 at 10:10 pm

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2014 AVN Award Winners Announced

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TopStory_55A6B40E-C295-11E2-9BB7-D19A666B3BE8Adult Video News held its annual awards ceremony last night at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The event was co-hosted by adult superstarlets Samantha Saint and Chanel Preston with up-and-coming actresses Belle Noire and Emily Austin handling Trophy Girl duties.

The evening’s top honorees included Bonnie Rotten (Female Performer of the Year), Mia Malkova (Best New Starlet), Remy LaCroix (Best Actress), Tommy Pistol (Best Actor), Ike Diesel (Best Male Newcomer), Manuel Ferrara (Male Performer of the Year), James Deen (Mainstream Star of the Year), India Summer (MILF of the Year) and Presley Hart (Unsung Female Performer of the Year).

Please click here for a complete listing of all 2014 AVN Award winners.

Written by Adam Wilcox

January 19, 2014 at 8:39 am

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Talent Testing Service Begins Beta Testing of TTS HealthWatch Program

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153111_r3Talent Testing Service posted the following on its official website today:

Talent Testing Service, Inc. (TTS) has launched live beta testing of its TTS HealthWatch (TTShw) program.

At a Glance

TTS HealthWatch (TTShw), is a database of events with performers compiled by producers, agents and talents themselves indicating who performed with whom. By entering this information in the database, a generational testing tree can be produced within seconds thus permitting a rapid response during an industry moratorium when callbacks are initiated. The system is open to current participating and non-participating TTS customers….the system is for the benefit of all industry stakeholders.

Triple Tier Check System

TTShw has been built to have a system of checks and balances. Production information received from producers, agents and talents will permit the generational tree created to be more robust avoiding any splintering in the identification and testing of possible infected cases.

Beta Testing Sites and Implementation Process

Currently TTShw is being tested at select production companies. Once this initial testing is completed and feedback has been obtained and implemented, the process will then move on to agents and talents. Obtaining feedback from these three stakeholders during this process is as important as the system itself. It is expected that by the end of the first quarter of 2014, the system will be up and operational at a national level. Additional production companies that would also like to participate in the beta testing phase should contact TTS via info@talenttestingservice.com.

“2013 was the year of moratoriums for the adult industry.” said Sixto Pacheco, President & CEO of TTS. “We believe that the industry as a whole can manage these shutdowns swiftly and efficiently with the use of the TTShw program. At this time we have begun beta testing at select Production Companies obtaining initial feedback in order to enhance its features before implementing it at a national level.” Pacheco continued.

Written by Adam Wilcox

January 13, 2014 at 5:08 pm

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