PORN INDUSTRY

VICE Long Reads

The Wild Life of Suze Randall, Playboy's Legendary Photographer

A rare insight into the secret world of the 72-year-old pornographer from London who charmed her way to the top.
Hannah Ewens
6.5.18
porn

I Went From Being A Porn Star to University Lecturer

Ruggero Freddi was lecturing in maths and engineering when a newspaper revealed he used to star in gay porn, sparking a national debate.
Niccolò Carradori
11.24.17
porn stars

Just a Dick: The Sad Reality of Being a Male Porn Star

At the annual VENUS International Erotic Trade Fair, female performers are the real stars, while their male counterparts awkwardly stand aside.
Rebecca Baden
10.20.17
Television

Why David Simon Took on the Sex Industry as a ‘Middle-aged White Man’

‘The Deuce’ creators Simon and George Pelecanos tell us about the challenges of getting porn and sex work right.
Noel Ransome
9.14.17
LGBTQ

This Female Gay Porn Director Knows Why Women Love Gay Porn

Nica Noelle is one of the only women to break into the gay porn industry. She explains why straight women watch gay porn, why her industry is often troubled, and more.
Kevin Clarke
8.18.17
sex work

This Trans Porn Site Wants to Show You Real Sex, Not ‘Shemale’ Stereotypes

The creator behind the new Montreal-based TSNaturalsXXX talks sex, stigma, and industry pressures.
Brigitte Noël
6.22.17
LGBTQ

Gay Porn Stars Don't Party Like You Think They Do

Tagging along with one of the hardest working guys in the industry at the Oscars of porn disproved everything I thought I knew about the adult entertainment lifestyle.
Mike Miksche
6.2.17
LOVE INDUSTRIES

The Digital Love Industry

We investigate the future of love and sex in the digital age—including the evolution of the porn industry, "teledildonics," and the very real possibility of virtual romances.
Adri Murguia
11.20.14
NSFW

What Makes a Good Porn Script?

I shadowed Kayden Kross and Manuel Ferrara to learn the ins and outs of writing and shooting a pornographic film.
Shanrah Wakefield
10.24.14
tech

The Internet Turned Porn Star Jelena Jensen into an Entrepreneur

The 21st century is a grim time to screw on camera for money. To stay profitable, porn star Jelena Jensen has taken control of her professional digital presence.
Sophie Saint Thomas
8.31.14
Stuff

Phil Varone Had Three Mother-Daughter Threesomes on One Poison Tour

We spoke to the former Skid Row drummer about groupies and his new swinger porn career.
Ezra Marcus
7.12.14
Stuff

Porn Kingpin Steven Hirsch Believes Tube Sites Are Good for the Porn Industry

Porn stars have started an online campaign to convince people to stop using tube sites, but Steven Hirsch, the porn tycoon who brought us the Kim Kardashian sex tape, thinks they should stop their fight and work with the tube sites instead.
Sophie Saint Thomas
6.7.14