The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – June 27 – July 3, 2005

June 27, 2005 | Comments Off on The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – June 27 – July 3, 2005

The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) returned fire in the latest salvo between the adult industry and the ferociously anti-porn Bush White House. In a negotiation that went right down to the wire, the FSC struck a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice to put a hold, per AVN.com, “on inspections and prosecutions of FSC […]

The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – June 20 – 26, 2005

June 20, 2005 | Comments Off on The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – June 20 – 26, 2005

“The battle is joined,” intones a headline on AVN.com, and it ain’t hyperbole. The article continues, “With the filing on Thursday [May 17th] of the Free Speech Coalition’s massive lawsuit challenging the new regulations drawn from…the recordkeeping and labeling law, 18 U.S.C. 2257, the adult industry prepares for a legal battle that may determine whether […]

The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – Wednesday, June 15, 2005

June 15, 2005 | Comments Off on The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – Wednesday, June 15, 2005

[Update: New column beneath this entry.] Greetings to loyal listeners of the “Derek and Romaine Show” on Sirius OutQ satellite radio. I just got off the air moments ago (Wednesday, June 15th). Thanks for clicking over to my humble archive. In a nutshell for newcomers: Columns going back to July 2004 are archived to your […]

The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – June 13 – 19, 2005

June 13, 2005 | Comments Off on The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – June 13 – 19, 2005

Venerable kink studio Bound & Gagged is closing up shop. Company president Bob Wingate announced the closure this week on their website and attributes the decision to pending revisions in the Federal Labeling & Recordkeeping Law, known in shorthand around the biz as “2257 regulations” (U.S.C. Title 18, Section 2257). They go into effect June […]

The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – June 6 – 12, 2005

June 6, 2005 | Comments Off on The Adams Report by J.C. Adams – June 6 – 12, 2005

Last week I wrote about author (and former porn star) Rich Merritt, whose memoir, “Secrets of a Gay Marine Porn Star” (Kensington Books) will be published this month. Now comes word Mr. Merritt was fired from his Atlanta law firm due to the revelations in his book. “They told me some of the contents would […]