Confessions of a VideoBox Content Buyer

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There’s a bit of mystery, I think, surrounding how we get content for VideoBox. There are many theories, I’m sure, but I think it’s time to set the record straight on a few things. In order to crack open the process a bit to the people it matters to, I asked our content buyer a few questions that will hopefully shed a little light on the topic.

Alison: Just out of curiosity, how long have you been doing this?

Content Dude: I have been in the adult industry for over 15 years doing one thing or another.

Alison: I think one of the things that members are irritated by most is repeated scenes. How do we end up with movies with repeated scenes?

Content Dude: The studios are cutting corners where ever they can to maintain the ever-shrinking margins in DVD sales. They shoot one less scene, or shoot a BJ movie because it’s half the cost. Which is why there has been a a lot BJ stuff on the market lately. It’s pretty common for them to shoot one scene based on a girl or a niche and fill it out with ‘related’ scenes which they buy from another studio or use from previously released titles. They pretty up the box cover based on the one piece of new content and release it as a new product and not the compilation that it actually is. Companies have been getting away with it because, there is so much content on the market, the chances of a buyer connecting 2 unrelated products was unlikely…until VideoBox came along. We have provided a very comprehensive visual database that users can easily cross-reference and see that the title was released prior on another DVD.

The practice isn’t as easy to police as one might think. Sure, we have a list of studios that we know do this kind of thing. We even have a clause in our license that guarantees content originality. I make sure that we discuss this problem before purchase. Even with those safety measures, repeats slip through. But I think we have a much better handle on it than we had before. The bottom line is, we don’t want to release repeats but it does happen, like recently with a Decadence title.

Alison: So, how do you choose which studios to license movies from?

Content Dude: There are several ways to buy content. One is to buy from the same brokers that all the paysites are buying from. But what you end up with is the same selection as everyone else without anything that differentiates you. I’m constantly trying to upgrade our content selection. I read all of the customer emails and every comment on the site and try and get a feel for what will make everyone happy. There are a lot of studios that will not license content under our terms so I try and indentify the ones that will. If you look at our catalog you can see there is a big difference in our overall selection from most of our competitors. Recently, we were the first with Combat Zone we have more Mayhem than anyone else. I think everyone is going to be VERY happy about a few deals that are just wrapping up. I don’t want to say names as it back fired on us last year with Kick Ass who backed out before the license was done

Alison: Something that a lot of members wonder is why don’t we have movies from studios like Evil Angel and Vivid. Is there a reason for this?

Content Dude: Those studios don’t want to license titles under our terms. Although they are not fans of the revenue sharing model of pay-per-minute, they are still not interested in licensing with us. That said, we are looking at other ways to bring studios like Evil Angel or Jules Jordan to VideoBox.

Alison: You say you’ve been in the biz for 15 years…who’s your favorite porn star?

Content Dude: Personally? Or on-screen? A lot of the girls are really nice, I have been around for so long I guess I am like a sports writer and don’t have a favorite team. I like the girls I have been friends with over the years like Jesse Jane and Tiana Lynne. There has been a debate on the blog about the girls’ intelligence and I will have to side with you that a lot of these girls, although not brain surgeons, are not stupid either.

Alison: That was such a dodge, but alright. Which studio do you think makes the best content?

Content Dude: I think Anabolic has consistently made the best content over the years

Alison: Okay, last but not least, what’s the freakiest thing you’ve ever seen at the AVN convention?

Content Dude: Wow, I don’t know….the show has really tamed down over the years. Those Real Dolls are still and always will be troubling.

Alison: Gotta agree with you there. Thanks a lot for answering these questions. If readers have questions for you, do you mind answering them in the comments?

Content Dude: Not at all.

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68 Responses to “Confessions of a VideoBox Content Buyer”

  1. HotScooter2 Says:

    Hi Alison:
    nice interview.

  2. missbadceed Says:

    i know this is waaay off topic, but given the opportunity to ask questions- Who won that x-mas haiku thing?

  3. biglucifer Says:

    What a weak ass interview. Tame, wonder bread tame. I guess the Mcain think tank has taken over the smut biz.

  4. sundubys Says:

    Yeah who won the haiku contest? Oh and as far as content goes can you please stop putting up vids about transexuals, and she males, what the fuck is that? SERIOUSLY!

    I’m going to have to agree with biglucifer that was a weak interview, were both of you reading off of a telaprompter? That shit was rehearsed like Bush’s 9/11 speaches…

  5. ropeadope2 Says:

    Guys, I thought the interview provided an interesting look at the inner workings of VideoBox which we wouldn’t normally get a chance to hear about. I was able to glean some interesting pieces of information from the exchange. Content Dude states he is looking at ways to bring studios like Evil Angel & Jules Jordan aboard. He also praises the work of Anabolic, so possibly something is in the works with them. Can you imagine how awesome it would be if even just one of those three studios were brought into the fold? I also appreciated his forthrightness in admitting the Kick Ass deal is dead. This is the first official statement I’ve heard to that effect, although I guess I was the last person who still believed the Kick Ass vids were right around the corner. Most importantly, look at the very last Q & A. Alison asks, and Content Dude agrees to answer all reader questions in this comment section. So for those who feel Alison dropped the ball, here’s your chance to play investigative reporter. Think up your best questions for the Content Dude and let him have it. Maybe Alison spoiled everyone with her Brandon Iron interview, but it’s difficult releasing Pulitzer Prize quality material every time out of the box. Besides, I think she purposely left it open ended to encourage more members to enter the discussion with their questions, comments, and recommendations.

  6. Maegorfromwow Says:

    Ropes’s putting everybody to shame. Haha. They deserve it too. Don’t listen to the others Alison. I enjoyed the article.

  7. zarafan Says:

    Dear Alison,

    An interesting interview, if quite brief; perhaps there will be more such views into the inner workings of your company in the future? I agree with ropeadope 2 (and would be reluctant to disagree with him!) that it would be incredible to see Evil Angel, Jules Jordan, and Anabolic on VB. I also have a specific request, the obscurity of which I apologize for in advance: In 1996 Plush Entertainment produced a Jon Dough video called “Dirty Stories 4″ which includes the magnificent actress Anita Blonde’s only anal scene (at least that I know of, available in the States). Is there ANY possibility that this title could be included on VB. I would LOVE to see it! Thanks!! Now back to your regularly scheduled programming….

  8. Strangepork Says:

    A few questions:
    - There are a few studios that put their movies on their own sites, but they charge much more than VB for less content. Are companies that have such sites reluctant to license their videos to VB?

    - Has it ever been considered to offer different pricing tiers for access to more “premium” content?

    - Do you cackle like a maniacal movie villain every time you post a tranny movie?

    - Have you ever called up a content provider to yell at them after discovering that they’ve provided you with duplicate content? ;)

    - Do you have good relationships with representatives of the studios? Do you get lots of promotional items? Do they wine and dine you, and send starlets over to fellate you? :P

    - What is a typical content deal like? Do you select specific titles, or buy in bundles put together by the studio? Do you get a bundle all at once, or released over time? Do studios have stuff that they want to hold back, or can you get any release you request from a studio once a deal has been made?

  9. out4fun3 Says:

    I have a few questions:

    Content Dude: Obviously you can’t speak for other pay sites but in general are the number of revenue sharing schemes as numerous as there are pay sites or are there a few “industry standard” type schemes?

    Alison: You mentioned awhile back you only collect things from the AVN convention if it is unusual or different. What is in your collection? Also, you took a picture of Amy Fisher at this year’s convention. Is she looking to get into the business?

  10. zarafan Says:

    Without wishing to get carried away with hypotheticals, I nonetheless want to weigh in on Strangepork’s suggestion of setting up pricing tiers for access to premium content: one of the best aspects of VB’s site is the ability for everyone to access the same content at the same price, far lower than any other adult site on the Web. Going First Class/Coach would really be against the grain of what VB is about, and would be a great disappointment to your most loyal subscribers!! Just my two cents; thanks!

  11. hiflyin77 Says:

    Hey Alison: Cyberhug Nice interview. I think it’s a great addition, having these interviews with people who are actally involved in the biz. I think it really gives some insight into the workings of the industry and the people involved in it. Keep up the good work. Cheers

  12. brickfarm Says:

    I found the interiew with Content Dude interesting, although a bit soft. I was amazed when he said he read every comment on the site. He must be some bleary eyed dude. The matter of quality of content has always been a concern of mine on VB. It seems he is working on this issue, and thats a good thing. On the matter of why we get repeated posts of scenes and whole videos the answers by Content Dude are more unsatisfactory. The purchasing or licencing of content and the posting of that content are two seperate issues. Content Dude merged them into one and his answers strike me as apolegetic and excusatory.
    No doubt, his task is not an easy one but in the end no consumer wants to feel duped. I do not think VB intentionally re-posts material so the screening process must be improved. I wish he would have said that.
    Thanks to Allison and Content Dude for opening the dialogue and for allowing us a peak into what goes on at VB. Thanks to rope for leading me to this blog.

  13. Strangepork Says:

    zarafan – I get what you are saying, and would prefer that the quality of content continue to improve without changing the price. I asked the question because I suspect that there are studios who are not on the site because they asked for too much money. There is certain content I’d be willing to pay more for, but VB gives us such a great deal that it seems silly to go anywhere else.

  14. zarafan Says:


  15. DP Says:

    To the content buyer:

    I happen to like some Transexual porn and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’ve noticed many of the transexual videos posted on videobox are not major studio releases, are poorly shot, poorly lighted, and generally give a bad representation of the genre. Many are not worth the download. The majority on this site are brazilian/south american imports and have the same male actor in them (you know, the brazilian weightlifter guy who has the thick curved cock and the bizarre crew cut that hasn’t changed in years).

    I don’t mind the brazilian t-girls, because that is one of the world’s t-girl hotspots, but surely there are some english-themed releases of higher quality.

    While I am not asking for weekly transexual releases, I would like to see 1 high-quality transexual release per month. This means targetting transexual releases from studios such as Sineplex, some of the Rogue Adventures titles, and titles along those lines of quality.

    Also given the hundreds of negative comments when the transexual releases show up under “New DVDs”, is there any possibility of releasing those DVDs into a different category — perhaps ‘New Fetish DVDs’ or something of that ilk. This could also be a repository of fetish-based new DVDs such as pregnant, foot fetish, bondage, and BBW porn that many members find disgusting.

    Thanks for considering this request.

  16. hiflyin77 Says:

    To the content buyer: I think that DP is on the right track. If there’s a way to put the more controversial or fetish stuff in an area where only the people who want to watch it can, that may appease the masses. My only question is, would that reduce the amount of upates on a daily basis on what I guess would be the “main area” Thanx for your time

  17. bigmmoney Says:

    Transsexual videos is not my thing, but I think there is a place for them on this site. Some people like those videos (like DP) and their tastes should be accommodated.

    I am similar to DP in that I like a genre that is typically trashed by members on this site: handjobs. For people like me who like handjobs, there should be one handjob video every so often.

  18. bushlover Says:

    I would like to concur also…there should be a separate “New Fetish” section that you only can see by accessing the link. That way those who don’t wish to see it don’t have to. My only suggestion would be this: They should dedicate AT LEAST one extra video per day to that section, which would bring the total to six per day instead of five.

    Content Dude: Why is it that you don’t give us more “niche” videos, such as handjobs, bush, Pregnant, transexual, BBW, etc? There currently is maybe one or two per month. There are currently somewhere around 140 vids a month uploaded here. You can’t give the niche guys at least 2-3 a week. Im not even asking for one every day. Just 2-3 a week. I don’t complain about the stuff I hate (DP, anal, gangbang) but it seems like those who do like that stuff are the first to whine about stuff I DO like. I’m just saying that you should try to throw a bone at the minority members a little more often than you do. That or open a separate fetish site with the same M.O. as this one.

  19. HotScooter2 Says:

    Hi Alison:


    again i thought it was a good interview,and you succeeded in leaving the communication doors open between content dude and VB members. also i think in the end you received more positive response than you did negative

  20. whackitgood Says:

    How come no gay, bi, or hentai?

  21. fedor Says:

    How about why they keep buying Lee Stone movies when they get such negative feedback.

    /I am really asking here…not complaining.

  22. fedor Says:

    Also…I could not agree more with bushlover. Please more niche!!!!!!!!!!

  23. fedor Says:

    sorry for 3 in a row but if we have a voice we might as well be specific.

    handjobs, bush, ass licking and femdom on guys. That’s what I want more of.

    I think a nice deep “fetish” section mixed with the standard stuff will really make this place better than the amazing site it already is. Some of the “fetish” only sites are too damn creepy to become a member of and I truly think people want more fetish with the standard stuff.

    Hell I didn’t even know I liked fetish vids until I came here and looked around.

  24. speakeroftheobvious Says:

    Nice interview, but does content dude have a name or alias that is more catchy? “Content Dude” just doesn’t sound snazzy enough. “Paul the Porn Guy” or just “Bob” would even work.

    Also, adding new fetishes is fine and good, but don’t forget good ol’ regular vaginal-sex videos, those are kind of a niche now too.

  25. sundubys Says:

    Damn you people are fucking twisted…

  26. sundubys Says:

    Damn you people are twisted…

  27. Greg Says:

    Content Buyer: I agree with Bushlover, more niche (especially bush and straight sex) videos would be appreciated. I don’t like the anal, but I don’t complain about it either, I just think more variety should be implemented. Thank you.

  28. Ed Says:

    Very insightful interview, thanks! I agree that it’s interestng to get a “behind the scenes” peek of the inner workings at VB every once in a while.

  29. Content Dude Says:

    As promised, I am going to try and address everyone’s questions.

    Sundubys and Biglucifer – Wonder Bread tame huh? What were you expecting? My Outlook contacts? …Believe it or not, we get many requests every month for shemale content. Although it’s not a huge majority, it is a legitimate segment of our userbase that needs to be addressed routinely. We try and schedule the releases on off hours so not to tip over the apple cart of our base users.

    ropeadope2 – I want to thank you for all of your contributions to our site, your biggest being bringing to light the problem of the repeats. It has caused us to implement some QA practices that some studios do not normally get. As far as Kick Ass goes, I was also disappointed, but I shouldn’t have announced before the ink was dry. That said, Mark and I are still talking so you never know.

    Zarafan – I was good friends with Jon (Chet). He used to come up here and go to Giants games with me. I know the title you are speaking of. In fact, I remember the back of the box because he was posing with his 2 pitbulls. I know where I can pick that up and will see what I can do (not promising)

    Strangepork – A lot of studios think that their brand is enough to drive all the traffic in the world to their site to watch their content. These sites think that VB is directly competing with them and have no interest in selling to us. What they should be thinking is that VB is a distribution channel for their product.

    We are seriously looking at premium memberships but trying to evaluate what the users’ response will be.

    I have lost my temper with studios for many things. Repeats are probably the biggest offender next to broken promises.

    I’ve been in this business for a long time, so I have a very good relationship with everyone. I will give you an example: the guy who owns Combat Zone used to own RLD, but before all that was packing boxes and doing sales at Elegant Angel. I knew him them. I remember Steve, the owner of Wicked brought up this porn star for me to meet back in ’94. He was telling me how big she was going to be and how well her product was going to sell. That night I went to dinner with a very nice young lady named Jenna. On a day-to-day level though, you have to keep in mind it’s a small and gossipy pond so you have to know what’s going on and who is screwing who :)

    There isn’t a typical deal. It really depends on the studio – how much content they have, what the price requirements are and how good the content is. We were buying more bulk, but are really trying to cherry pick now because the movies have been really similar recently

    out4fun3 – If you are speaking to rev sharing to content providers, yes that’s the more popular model as it takes less cash to acquire content. I can answer your question about Amy Fischer, the answer is yes. She just released a sex tape through RLD and her BF/ manager is aggressively looking for money to fund him fucking her on film.

    To everyone else who had questions, I will write you back tomorrow. It’s getting a little late.

  30. bushlover Says:

    I really do think you guys would get a lot of customers with a fetish site. Exactly the same as the regular VB, but with categories like hairy, transexual, BBW, pregnant, BDSM, femdom. Not saying that I like ALL of those categories. Hell, I can tell you that I DON’T like all of those categories…but it would be a place where the anal/dp/gangbang/skinny teen fans don’t have to see it, and the ones who prefer it could spend their money on things that interest them more. You could maybe start with 2-3 updates per day, then once you build the customer base, gradually move up to 5 a day like you do here. Personally, I would have a membership on both sites, because personally I like different things that would be on each site. Sounds like extra money for you guys, so its a sound business idea. Everyone wins.

    Oh, and one other category on the “fetish site”: Mature/Older. And I’m not talking the usual “MILF” videos that you have here with 20-30 year olds posing as MILFS, when they are obviously young and have never had a child. I’m talking women 40+ that look like regular women.

    All just advice, and worth what you paid for it. ;-)

  31. fedor Says:

    “We are seriously looking at premium memberships but trying to evaluate what the users’ response will be.”

    As someone who has a recurring membership I would honestly do one of two things…

    upgrade once for a month, grab what I want then go back down to the account I have now. Or I would upgrade for one month then start to consider I am spending too much on all of this and cancel everything.

    Maybe come back in a year or so.

  32. TrevOrc Says:

    bushlover: No everybody does not win. I like the odd (pun intended) fetish film but do not care for the majority. I certainly would not join a fetish site as I would not want to see 95% of its content. Therefore if all the fetish films went on one site then I, and I suspect many other like me, would miss out on the occasional film that covers our particular solitary fetish.

  33. TrevOrc Says:

    “We are seriously looking at premium memberships but trying to evaluate what the users’ response will be.”

    I now what my response will be! Premium content rates are generally just an excuse to put the prices up to charge us for what we are currently getting and then downgrade the quality of what the normal rate users get in order to ‘force’ them to upgrade to get what they are used to. As there is no transparency, how do we know you won’t just filter out the better vids to put on premium rates to facilitate this forced upgrade, rather than what its supposed to be for which is to pay for content that costs more for you to buy in.

    If money really is the issue that stops adding new and better content then I’d prefer a general small increase across the board to fund this. I have no problem with this but Premium rates are just a con.

  34. zarafan Says:

    Dear Content Dude,

    Thanks so much for your response to my request for Dirty Stories 4. I really hope you can post it here and I’ll stay tuned, come what may! Best wishes!!

  35. zarafan Says:

    P.S. In general, is another avenue of new content possibly European production companies like Marc Dorcel in France, Mario Salieri in Italy, or Luxx in Hungary? The European market is such fertile ground for porn in America anyway–is it possible to strike a deal directly with those companies? Thanks again!

  36. BigE Says:

    Content Dude:

    Hey, I know that this isn’t what this blog is all about, but I’m going to ask anyway…

    In high shcool, I used to have a part-time job working with a hot redhead. I always wanted to fuck her. Then a couple years ago I found out she did a handful of porn vids under the name Stefanie Renee and Sedona/Sedora. She did a couple of movies with Platinum X, among many others. I desperatelly need to see this chick get fucked. It would be cathartic for me. I will make love to you if you can get any of her videos on VB…also, any member who loves young natural redheads with enormous natural breasts will also appreciate this addition.

    Anyway, I like this site.

  37. hiflyin77 Says:

    Hey Alison, cyberhug. Looks like from the sheer number of positive responses, and the fact that the “Content Dude” was good enough to respond back to the questions, that this was a success. Great job. Much love, Cheers

  38. HotScooter2 Says:

    Content Dude:

    we definitely gotta come up with a more user friendly name for you. Content dude is too about Jumpin Joe or Laid back Lenny,something a little more catchy

  39. ropeadope2 Says:

    Huge thanks to the Content Dude for taking the time to respond to member questions and comments. Here’s what made the biggest impression on me. Responding to Alison’s first interview question, Content Dude remarks he’s been in the industry for over 15 years. I read right past that, not giving it much thought. But reading some of Content Dude’s anecdotes, really bring those 15 years to life. Candlestick Park excursions with Jon Dough, warehouse packing days at EA with Dion G (I assume), dinner with Jenna J! All this in the space of a few sentences. I’m sure this represents just the tip of the iceberg as to stories Content Dude could tell us. Hoping the Content Dude will be a regular contributor to the blog (as long as he still has time to close those important studio deals).

  40. seattlemack Says:

    I was a bit surprised that there were a few folks that liked tranny movies. They don’t often comment. But what about the big girl shows? Are there really that many requests for a 300lb orgy fest and Fuck My Gut Butt?
    And one request, I really enjoy the Euro porn that’s on the site and would like to see more. The Fucking Hot Chics series is my favorite. I think there are quite a few members that enjoy this genre. Just good looking girls having sex without the spitting, gaging, slapping, nasty talking, etc that’s common in American porn.

  41. zarafan Says:

    I’m definitely down with what seattlemack has to say…! Thanks!!

  42. jfro Says:

    Thanks Content Dude for sharing the process with us site users. I would like to say that I am happy with mostly girl-boy porn that has hot interpersonal dynamics and is not stagey and fake seeming…difficult to put on a box cover or guess from the jacket. I don’t want fetish to take over the site…

    I will also put another plug in for more European content.

    I also have a more general question that maybe Alison also can answer…I think Videobox can have a key role in improving the overall quality of the porn that gets made. Maybe other sites have the commenting and rating features but your set up is the most sophisticated I’ve ever seen. It seems to me that porn directors and stars do so many un-hot or mechanical things in their movies. For one, the typical cumshot where the guy jerks himself off…I’m trying to think what male het viewer is going to find that a turn on. So I’m wondering if Videobox can have a feedback effect on the quality of porn because some of these people are just wasting their resources on bad films (hire a hot girl and fuck up the scene by jabbering away behind the camera or something).

    Thanks for what you do!

  43. jfro Says:

    Sorry for the second post. What I mean is that there is really no quality control in the industry. Videobox could be in part that kind of quality control, especially if they read the comments or look at the ratings.

  44. Misty Says:

    What about getting the worldwide sex series done by Misty Rain and distributed by pure filth?

  45. Greg Says:

    I agree with seattlemack, more regular sex Euro porn!

  46. Content Dude Says:

    DP, hiflyin77 & bushlover – I have a source for some new tranny content that should please the tranny fans out there. We are implementing a new category structure with a more diversified fetish area that’s not so generic. The issue with releasing fetish content differently is letting members know when it’s happening. If we start releasing less than 5 DVDs per day, it will upset a lot of people. We’re trying to strike a balance between fetish and non fetish fans and it’s hard to make everyone happy all the time. That said, I think once we push out the new categories, there will be more diversified releases because there will be more categories to fill.

    whackitgood – We have where you can see both gay and bi content. Hentai content is not available in the US market for licensing currently.

    fedor – Lee Stone’s just one of those 20 or 30 true woodsman that get 80% of the work in LA. And he’s built himself such a portfolio that if you watch porn, you’re going to see Lee Stone.

    speakeroftheobvious – I’m now officially Bob. Believe it or not, it’s not so easy to buy regular sex videos. Nobody makes them anymore. But we are trying.

    bushlover – I appreciate the suggestions. We are planning a more realistic breakdown of MILF/Mature videos when we launch the new categories.

    zarafan – I’ve been investigating the European content scene for the last few months and Marc Dorcel is one I’ve been looking into. Thanks for the other suggestions, I’ll check them out.

    BigE – I see that she’s in one Brandon Iron title. I’ll see what I can do.

    ropeadope2 – If Alison will let me, I’ll try to post more on the blog in the future. Maybe I’ll really answer what the strangest thing I’ve ever seen at AVN was next time. I’ll give a hint: it features Janine.

    jfro – In a sense, we’ve raised the issue of repeats with studios, so they know that they’ve been exposed for comping. As for overall quality control, I think it’s just not that organized there. The only way to set a standard is to make money at something and they’ll copy it…they’ll also copy something that’ll save them money but makes worse porn, unfortunately.

    Misty – Not likely any time soon, unfortunately. Digital Sin owns that content and isn’t interested in licensing at this time.

  47. hiflyin77 Says:

    To Content Dude: You mentioned above that Digital Sin doesn’t like to licence their stuff out, but I’ve see Digital Sin releases on other websites with a similar set up to VB. Just wondering why they allow some sites to display their tiltles, but not others. I’m assume it has something to do with the terms you mentioned before. If you could shed some light on this for me I’d appreciate it.

  48. zarafan Says:

    Dear Content Dude,

    First off, I think “content dude” is a perfectly cromulent moniker for you!
    Second, and most importantly, thank you for your response to my post and all your hard work (Alison, too!)
    Third, while I’m compiling a wish list for you, I was terrifically impressed with the Faith Leon scene in “Service Needed,” posted yesterday. Any chance of posting her work in either “Anal Recruiters” or “Good Source of Iron 4″ (or both?!) on VB?
    Thanks again for everything.

  49. Blingo526 Says:

    To Zarafan i completely agree with u on the European Porn such as Marc Dorcel. Parfum de Mathilde is my favorite have you seen that one? Julia Channel is a beautiful lady indeed if VB got this sort of content then they would never get rid of me haha. To Content Dude thank you for the information i think its been greatly appreciated by most of us

  50. Content Dude Says:

    hiflyin77 – Any site you see that has DS is either using rev share with them or its not content that DS actually owns. It was only distributed under their label. The Domina series we have on the site is a good example. New Sensations was the DVD label but the internet rights belonged to John T Bone.

  51. zarafan Says:

    Dear Blingo526,

    I’ve never seen Parfum de Mathilde, but I agree that Julia Channel is stunningly beautiful. My favorite Marc Dorcel star, familiar from my many postings on the subject, is Laure Sainclair: it’s hard for me to decide whether I like Inheritance de Laure or Obsession de Laure better, but I’m glad this is a decision I won’t have to make–they are both great and I would be delighted to see more of her work at VB!! Dorcel’s more recent work is also very good; Oksana d’Harcourt is dynamite, and his company makes better use of Katsuni and various familiar faces from the Czech Republic far better than his American counterparts…!
    Thanks again, Content Dude!

  52. DP Says:

    Thanks Content Dude for the reply. I look forward to the upcoming features.

    [[[seattlemack Says:
    February 20th, 2008 at 4:23 pm

    I was a bit surprised that there were a few folks that liked tranny movies. They don’t often comment. ]]]

    I learned long ago not to bother even opening up the comments section on tranny movies that I download. The only comments I’ve seen are based on people’s condemnation of homosexuality rather than a legitimate review of the scenes. If anyone tries to offer an honest opinion about the scene, they get negative banged x 47. I’ve learned to withhold honest reviews, so as to not make anyone uncomfortable.

  53. Bob Says:

    People keep asking for specific performers; but Content Dude (and VB in general) deals with studios, not performers. So I’m not sure if there is any point repeatedly asking for more from a particular performer.

    Content Dude, can you elaborate on this point. Do you routinely (or ever) notice that there are a lot of requests for a particular performer and then try to get a deal with a particular studio just because you know they have a lot of content featuring that performer? Or is that (as I suspect) an unrealistic approach?

  54. cockage123 Says:

    Some of my favorite series like The Babysitter, Don’t Tell Mommy, and Naughty Little Nymphos are still “coming soon.” Is there some licensing issue that is keeping movies like this unavailable for streaming?

  55. brickfarm Says:

    This has been a great blog. Another great attribute of VB is its user interface which is second to none. This blog is a great way for members to discuss preferences, ask questions or vent frustrations if they desire. CDude has been good too his word and answered many questions.
    Reading ..cockage123… got me thinking. Series like The Babysitter, Don’t Tell Mommy, Naughty Little Nymphos, Handjob Series, Babewatch and others can be found in their entirety on free sites. My question to VB and CDude is-should this content be posted on VB at all? My opinion is that VB should not post new updates which can be found absolutely free elsewhere!
    CDude, I would love to see more Euro style content. It is a little different and not for everyone but the girls seem to be more natural(ie,smaller breasted)and the porn not so “in your face”. Keep up the good work!

  56. Content Dude Says:

    Bob – Star-based content is the most requested type of content through email and on the blog. Most girls that are requested work so much for all the studios that I don’t really need to target them so much. It’s the newer girls that become popular that keep me on my toes. For instance, recently, we have been getting many requests for Audrey Bitoni. All of her work has been done with either 3rd Degree, ZT or Digital Sin. As you know, for various reasons we do not have any current content from any of these studios. So she is a girl I keep my eye out for and ask around about. If something is released that I can get, I will pick it up. Other girls we don’t have are generally contract girls from Vivid.

    cockage123 – You are not alone in your choice of favorites. We get a lot of requests to complete those series. You should be seeing more of these very soon.

    brickfarm – We can’t worry about what BT or Tube Sites are doing. We can only address the demands of VB users. The Notorious stuff is good content and users want to see it. So it’s a win -win. The users that don’t know about it will more than likely enjoy it and the users that want it will be satisfied that we are fulfilling their requests. I am trying to get us more Euro content, but it’s slightly tricky with 2257 and ownership issues.

  57. Chet Says:

    I have a legitmate question..

    When will we see Krystal Steal on this site?


  58. fedor Says:

    Content Dude

    Cherry Potter please!

  59. fedor Says:

    she also goes by sherri potter

  60. Totaldouchebag Says:

    Kickass Pictures prolly wouldn’t allow their Chica Boom series on here. But if they did I am sure the Latina fans would be very satisfied!

  61. andy82 Says:

    Man, That sucks about the deal with kick Ass. The stuff that they do on their Barefoot Confidential DVD’s is awesome. It’d be great if they did agree to sign up but Videobox don’t do a bad job of catering to the foot fetish fans as it is. :)

  62. shaggy369uk Says:

    Hello mucker. Just wondering if we can have another classic update soon??? The vid I have in mind is called Babyface (methinks). The part I remember is at the beginning where a guy gets washed up on the beach and gets nursed and shagged back to health by a blond and a brunette.

  63. Snuffaluppigus Says:

    Where is Nikki Dial? She was the biggest star in the world in the mid 90’s. Aren’t any of the studios willing to sell her titles?

  64. zarafan Says:

    Nikki Dial was magnificent in her heyday…!

  65. jfro Says:

    Content Dude,
    More Draghixa..please!!
    You should be able to get her material for cheap because it is now considered pretty old.

  66. seattlemack Says:

    I think it would be a great idea to keep this as an on-going forum. Is that possible?
    CD, you mentioned the difficulty in getting Euro porn. I was real surprised to see the 2257 comment. I know you can drink at a younger age but can you do a porno under 18 as well? Abosoletly no requests for that. There are some very fine looking performers over there and it would be really nice to see them on the site. I like the style of direction over the American in-your-face gonzo stuff. It’s something I can show my girlfriend…

  67. jfro Says:

    Yes, Please keep an ongoing channel open like this…

  68. deadelvis Says:

    Hi Videobox crew,
    I`m in the UK.
    I have used all the major pay sites over the last 4 years and
    i always come back to Videobox.
    Not only are you the best in value but you site is the best i have ever used for the sheer convenience of being able to
    load up a download manager and sleep while my vids are downloading.The vids on the $9.99 a month deal are the best
    comprise between size and quality.
    I tried the higher resolution ones but did not think the
    quality warranted the increased size.
    The content is well varied and with five new vids a day
    who cares if a tranny vid shows up occasionally ,just
    don`t download it.Videobox have the right idea in keeping
    it cheap so that people will just stay subscibed.
    I know on the dearer sites it was always a scramble to download as much as possible before your 1st month was up.
    I don`t expect the top notch studios for $9.99 and
    anyone who does is plain stupid.
    VIDEOBOX RULES keep up the good work guys.