Sean writes – We don’t make the news, we just exploit it.
The Ich bin ein Tax Cheat award goes to Manwin’s Der Bossen Fuehrer, Fabian Thylmann [pictured].
Der Bossen Fuehrer was arrested this week on charges that the adult entertainment conglomerate has evaded taxes in Germany.
“Mr. Thylmann [Der Bossen Fuehrer] currently sits in Belgium in protective custody,” Belgian authorities told Welt.de, noting that the arrest warrant was signed in Cologne, Germany.
It’s too early to speculate on if Der Bossen Fuehrer will be spreading his wit and wisdom at the AVN Expo in January or if he’ll continue to fund the FSC. One can only speculate on the future of Manwin’s vast industry holdings, but the future doesn’t look too bright.
The Shelley Lubben award goes to former Aussie porn star, Nikki Stern.
Stern wrote a book in which she described her porn life as living in a sexless, emotionally abusive marriage with an alcoholic whose separate bedroom was a filthy hoarder’s den of porn magazines, leaking baby-oil containers, sex toys, enema kits, used tissues and empty wine casks.
In the book she admits to watching very little porn yet she gives her opinion on it:
“Undoubtedly a lot of porn, especially in the States, is totally exploitative,” she says.
“The women are very young or on drugs and they don’t have any residual rights, they just get a lump of cash for the day’s work, they don’t have any share of the copyright or the royalties or anything like that. But there are women who have made a conscious decision. Who, like me, would say, ‘I’ve got this asset – my body – and there’s a demand for it. Why shouldn’t I make use of that and exploit myself?’ It can be a very easy way of making a lot of money.”
The Taps award goes to The Colonel, Dave Cummings.
No, he isn’t dead. Dave is still alive and well in San Diego. However, his monthly newsletter is toes up. Kaput. DOA. History.
Dave blamed the lack of porn production along with porn piracy as the main reasons in his decision to shut down “From The Trenches.”
I’ll miss the Colonel’s spin on the industry: His stories of wanton sex at swinger’s parties: His whacky fables of sex with 20-something year old women that he apparently didn’t pay for. Ah, yes, his Penthouse Forum-like stories with a geriatric point of view will not be easily missed.
Always remember, Colonel, old porn stars never die, they just should have quit about 30 years earlier. Hint, hint, Nina Hartley.
Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum award goes to Ron Jeremy.
I’m always leery about people approaching me with a once in a life time business proposal: a sure fired, can’t lose, 10,000 stars can’t miss.
Exhibit A is a presser encouraging fans of the Hedgehog to become a business partner with him in the rum business.
‘Think Big!’ It goes on to explains: ‘To finance the expansion of Ron de Jeremy Rum further, Ron is inviting all his friends to join the rum business with him. This is Crowd Investment with “cojones”.
‘Small investors in EU countries can now become owners of one of the most exciting spirits brands in the world and a real business partner with the Legend that is Ron Jeremy. We’re talking shareholder meetings with Ron Jeremy, lifetime bragging rights at your local bar and very cool owners’ only privileges.’
Wow, those perks sound great, don’t they?
One little thing they forgot to mention: what about the return on your investment? Profit sharing? Oh, of course, just knowing the Hedgehog is your business partner is reward enough. Uh, no thanks, I have a deal on a bridge in Brooklyn I’m working on.
The Fat, Drunk and Stupid award goes to William Ilg.
This dope claimed he had been too drunk to handle money and should be refunded for a $28,109.60 tab he couldn’t remember racking up. Ilg also sought punitive damages in the suit.
Clear-thinking Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez tossed out the complaint, writing that the club had no duty to protect Ilg from the consequences of his boozing.
> Nina Hartley’s Advice to Newcomers: Ditch the Suitcase Pimp – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56837
> Rebecca Bardoux Blames Me for Her Career Failings – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56836
> Crissy Moran: A Fan Threatened to Bash Her Head on Concrete – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56835
> Sunset Thomas Writes One Helluva Boxing Column – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56834
> TV’s “Pawn Stars” Olivia Black Was in Porn – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56829
> Der Bossen Fuehrer Extradited to Germany – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56827
> Thoughts Over the Morning’s Coffee: Sunny Leone’s So Popular in India, Her American Attorney Doesn’t Know Who She Is – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56826
> MILF Next Door Kendra Lust Interviewed by PeeperzRadio; “If You’re Going to Get Into This Business You Have to Have Tough Skin” – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56825
> Midori Satsuki- The Queen of Japanese Old Lady Porn – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56821
> The Aesthete Looks at The Canyons with James Deen and Lindsay Lohan – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56819
> Hustler Club Lawsuit Ruling: Customer Must Pay $28,000 Tab – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56818
> Actress Sues Cinemax After Being ‘Blindsided’ by Sex Scenes – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56817
> Nutty Questions Make for the Best Answers: XCritic.com Interviews Katie Summers – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56814
> Ron Jeremy Chides Fans for Not Buying Porn, But He Wants You to Invest in His Rum – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56812
> Update: Storage Wars Brandi Passante Sues Hunter Moore – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56811
> Courts: Free Speech Can Sue U.S. Over Random Searches – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56810
> Thoughts Over the Morning’s Coffee: Fabian’s Connection to Men.Com and a “Prison Bitch” Raises Some Interesting Questions – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56809
> Report: Der Bossen Fuehrer’s Empire Making Only $100M a Year? – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56808
> Katie King Takes Her Life – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56807
> Katie Summers Interviewed By PeeperzRadio – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56806
> Porn Copyright Trolling Leads to Bad Hobbits – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56805
> Damn Those Algorithms!! Google: “We are not censoring any adult content”; But They Have Made Porn Harder to Find – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56803
> Bree Olson inks deal with Sugar Daddy dating site ArrangementFinders – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56802
> Dennis Hof, Moonlight Bunny Ranch Owner, Wants Prostitution Legalized To Help Save Us From Fiscal Cliff – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56801
> I Told You Weeks Ago that Bing.Com was Infinitely Superior, Now This: Google is Blocking Porn – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56799
> WorldCrunch.com Profiles Manwin’s Der Bossen Fuehrer – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56796
> Die-Screaming.com Interviews Marcus London; Has His Sites on a James Bond Parody – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56795
> Thoughts Over the Morning’s Coffee: Ron Jeremy- “People Don’t Want to Spend Money on Porn” – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56793
> Michael Weinstein: Can You Challenge a Workers’ Safety Law as a Free Speech Issue? – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56791
> Frank Koretsky: Porn’s Big Lebowski – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56789
> GM Graham Travis is the Go Between in Elegant Angel Divorce Rift – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56787
> A Whistleblower Called a Foul on Fabian – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56786
> Now a 56 year-old Librarian, Former Porn Performer Nikki Stern’s Book Talks About Her Abusive Marriage – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56783
> Remy Couture Obscenity Trial Under Way – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56781
> Update: The Sexxxtons, Mother-Daughter Porn Duo, Provoke Controversy as More Head Doctors Weigh In – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56780
> MetaCert Report: .XXX Domains Nowhere as Popular as Stuart Lawley Would Have You Believe – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56779
> Adult Industry Leaders to File Suit Against L.A. County Over Measure B; Paul Cambria Heading up the Legal Team – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56778
> Alia Janine: Measure B is the Law and Every Porn Star Will Be A Fugitive – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56777
> LA Weekly Reporting that Big Fabe Opposed Condoms in LA; Wrong – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56776
> The Shoe’s On the Other Foot; Someone is Pirating Manwin Product – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56775
> Dave Cummings Writes His Final Column – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56774
> Thoughts Over The Morning’s Coffee: Diane Duke Might Have to Find a New Sugar Daddy – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56773
> John Gray Steps Down From Adult Quest Magazine – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56772
> Ron Jeremy Thinks the Porn Industry is Suffering Unduly Under New Restrictions – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56771
> The Grand Vizier: There’s Trouble Over at Elegant Angel – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56770
> Bel Ami porn stars’ lawsuit against gay cruise line dismissed – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56769
> Is It All Over for The Fabe? – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56767
> Monday Morning Double Play: First Fabian, Now Christie Hefner’s Husband Being Investigated for Insider Trading – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56765
> Was Fabian Thylmann: Der Pornokönig, Der Setten Zee Up? – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56764
> ‘Deep Throat’ play set for L.A. with porn star Veronica Hart, Herschel Savage and Ron Jeremy – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56763
> You Knew it Was Coming: Manwin’s Fabian Thylmann Arrested; Company Probed Over Tax Evasion Charges – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56762
> The Grand Vizier: Larry Flynt and Hustler Not at AVN This Year – www.adultfyi.com/read.php?ID=56761