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Guess Who Said it


Guess who made the following Quotes:

“Occasionally we will have one who does not have IDs for all the actors in their videos, doesn’t happen often though.”

“Pls do not be concerned as we would never spam you or sell your email or what not. I think you have a valid concern. But […]

Meet the New Board, Same As The Old Board

The Free Speech Cabal is apparently re-electing it’s board and as I look through the list of candidates I just shake my head. It’s the same old people year in and year out, nobody who will challenge the status quo. A bunch of knots on logs. Worthless yes men like Mark Kernes and Jeffery […]

The Annual Mike South Awards

Best Reason To read AVN: Nate Glass

Fuck Up of the Year: Mister Marcus (faking his STD tests)

Runner Up Fuck Up of the Year: Fabian Thylmann (Not paying his taxes, picking James lee to head up the Anti Condom thing)

(this is a tough category because there are SO many fuck ups in porn […]

Fabian Out on Double Digit M Euro Bond

No sooner did the last story go up (I wrote it yesterday and scheduled it) than words has come out that Fabian is being released from a German Prison in a bond that is “double digit millions”. He is essentially under house arrest he must remain at his home in Belgium and he had to […]

Things Are not Looking Good for Manwin or Fabian

Many news sources, even mainstream ones are reporting that Fabian was nabbed for Tax Evasion, that is a mistranslation. He was arrested for Tax Fraud, the difference may seem subtle to some but in Germany it;s a much bigger charge.

The German newspapers have been trying to find the source of the 9 figure […]

FSC and Diane Duke Gonna Need A New Sugar Daddy

Word out of an insider at Manwin says Manwin is immediately curtailing expenditures deemed not necessary and that includes donations to various organizations.

Looks like the FSC is gonna be begging for money again real soon.

Wonder what happened to the 50K per month they were getting the last 4 or 5 months or so, […]

Who Are we – Reader Mail

An Industry Insider Writes:


“WHO ARE WE?” Serious Reality for Steven St. Croix I read Steven St. Croix’s blog about Measure B. I am a studio owner, and Steven has worked for us many times. I have always held him in the highest regard as a performer however, when it comes to Measure B […]

Fabian Loses One In Court

Today a German Court heard an argument from Die Welt (The World), a newspaper in Germany that Fabian had enjoined from publishing an article about himself and Manwin. This happened prior to Fabians arrest. The Paper won and the original article has now been published here


There is a lot of very interesting info […]

Manwin Issues A Statement

I called this one last week but read to the end, theres an interesting angle in this

According to Feras Antoon, CEO of the Canadian Manwin branch, the sites will run without interference. He is in command of most of the Manwin Group’s 1000 employees. The investigation dealt only with Fabian Thylmann’s personal tax returns, […]

The Manwin Fallout Begins

From my reader in Austria, he sends me this from A German Newspaper

German bank Commerzbank has got hot under the collar and is planning to terminate a business contract with internet porn mogul Fabian Thylmann following his arrest on suspicion of tax evasion, according to Welt am Sonntag.

Customers of German amateur pornography […]