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AEE and AVN 2010

Notes from a former strike-out artist while attending the Adult Entertainment Expo.

If I’m surrounded by so much porn, why am I so sad?

January 14th, 2010

Notes from a former strike-out artist while attending the Adult Entertainment Expo.

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    Think of the Real Touch like a Wii for men's manly bits. Simply insert member, affix eyes to screen and enjoy.

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    Even with its eye candy, the Clitoraid booth at AEE stood out.

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    Sidore Kuroneko was everything Dave was looking for in a mate. Except she's a Real Doll.

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    At this year's AVN Awards, plenty of films with political thrust.

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    Digital Playground's head honcho discusses how he first got into the industry and why those trips to Disneyland really paid off.

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    Jenna Haze’s mouth is covered in white goo. A crowd of men are watching and there are cameras everywhere. Except this time the porn starlet ...

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    Adult film star gets naked for the sake of animals, not just her career

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    Why is Kayden Kross doing homework at strip clubs?

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    Tera Patrick can add "author" and - shortly - "burlesque performer" to her already impressive resume.

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    In a magenta cocktail dress fit for a charity gala, Michelle Sinclair is the picture of a Hollywood A-lister. Except she’s better known as “the ...

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    A brothel that also films porn. Makes perfect sense, right?

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    Pink Visual bucks trends of going big, actually being in exhibit hall

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    We've got your AVN afterparty itinerary riiiiiight here and it feels soooo good.

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