PHS International Debuts Ka-Pow Color Leather Gear
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SLS Specialty and Kheper Games Bring Three Wishes to Retail
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Ty Roderick Stars In Icon Males’s New Gay Sizzler Football Hero
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Andy Powell Interview’s B. Cumming Co. President David Mazer
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Envy Menswear Wins StorErotica Manufacturer of the Year Award
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By: Keith Witchka, Staff Writer Keith@JRLChartsOnline.com ENVY Menswear Scores Major Win With StorErotica Male Intimate Wear Manufacturer of the Year VAN NUYS, CA – The sexy Men’s Lingerie brand ENVY Menswear is pleased to announce its StorErotica Award win in the new, standout category of Male Intimate Wear Manufacturer of the Year. The 8th Annual StorErotica Awards recognized excellence in the adult retail community, honoring the best in the brick and mortar storefront, distributing, and manufacturing sectors. Helle Panzieri, International Sales Director for ENVY Menswear, told JRL CHARTS, “The StorErotica Award for Male Intimate Wear Manufacturer of the Year recognizes that men too demand well-made, sexy, interesting intimates... [Read more]
By: William Lopez, Staff Writer William@JRLChartsOnline.com NEW YORK, NY — Legendary adult retail boutique chain The Pleasure Chest, will bring its popular Gloryhole Gala to New York from 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in celebration of its 43rd anniversary. Gloryhole, which was attended by more than 3,000 people in West Hollywood last year, will blend the grit of New York’s old school sex industry and kink scene with the high-end, intimate atmosphere of The Pleasure Chest’s Upper East Side flagship location. “Gloryhole is our way of celebrating the communities that we’ve served for the last forty-three years, and inviting them to celebrate with us,” Pleasure Chest’s director of creative development and... [Read more]
By: Jeff Livingston, Staff Writer Jeff@JRLChartsOnline.com LOS ANGELES, CA — With the Fall Season quickly approaching, legendary Fashion Designer Timoteo Ocampo has unleashed his fresh new Marina Low Rise Swim Brief Skull Multi Color that are sure to capture the eyes of Men in retail boutiques worldwide. After Timoteo Inc unleashed its spectacular CellBlock 13 Stryker Trailer in August, retailers worldwide will waste no time in stocking Timoteo’s fresh new Marina Low Rise Swim Brief Skull Multi Color. The fresh new Marina Low Rise Swim Brief Skull Multi Color is one of Timoteo’s new favorite swimsuit in their sensational collections. It’s very on trend with great new prints exciting new fit made out of high quality... [Read more]
By: Michael “The Sizzler”, Staff Writer MichaeltheSizzler@JRLChartsOnline.com LOS ANGELES, CA — JRL CHARTS fans get ready for a special treat at the Tom of Finland Art Fair because we have just confirmed that Boots Bryant will be one of 30 artists gathered from around the globe to exhibit at the International Art Fair at TOM HOUSE, the residence of the legendary artist Tom of Finland. “First off, thank you to everyone who made it to the Queer Art Expo this past weekend at Rough Trade Gear in Los Angeles.” said Boots Bryant. “I was thrilled to be featured in an article by the Long Beach Post about the show.” said Boots Bryant. Bryant further added…”I am happy to announce my next expo will... [Read more]
By: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer PaulG@JRLChartsOnline.com TOLEDO, OH – An adult video store based in north Toledo was robbed early Wednesday morning, making this the second time within a week that the adult video store had been robbed. The Adult Pleasures 1 Boutique located at 4404 N Detroit Ave was robbed at 12:30 AM Wednesday September 17, 2014. A spokesperson at the Toledo Police department told JRL CHARTS that no one was hurt during the robbery. Police did not confirm if any cash was taken during the course of the robbery or if any customers were inside the adult boutique at the time. In fact this is the second time the Adult Pleasures 1 was robbed as they were hit Monday September 15 by an armed suspect who continues to be hunted... [Read more]
RANDY ROCK BOTTOM
By: Randy “Rock Bottom”, Staff Writer RockBottom@JRLChartsOnline.com PHOENIX, AZ — PHS International is turning men, women and couples into sexual superheroes with new Ka-Pow Color! vibrantly coordinated leather gear expertly matched for the most carnal crime-fighting. “We spent months sourcing and developing Ka-Pow Color! to secure the highest quality leather dyed in the most saturated, bold colors imaginable, and the results are absolutely stunning!” PHS International CEO Chuck Harnish told JRL CHARTS. “Each design is constructed using the same strong and sturdy hardware and stitching that PHS is known for, which maintains durability during even the most villainous deeds.”said Harnish. This 24-SKU collection features... [Read more]
By: Laudi Jaterka, Staff Writer Laudi@JRLChartsOnline.com HOUSTON, TX — Elite Wholesale Boutique Distributor SLS Specialty has just begun shipping Kheper Games latest and exciting new products to retail boutiques nationwide with the Intimate Encounters Games. Regardless of how far into your relationship you are, keep dating with the Intimate Rewards game. Earn Rewards Cards, such as; a romantic dinner, unique date night, or a massage by answering personal questions about each other correctly. Redeem your Rewards Cards throughout the next few weeks for the thoughtful things you both do to take care of one another. The Intimate Encounters Rewards Game Includes: a book with 336 personal questions, 54 Rewards Cards, a notepad, 2 pencils,... [Read more]
By: Andy Powell, Staff Writer Andy@JRLChartsOnline.com CHATSWORTH, CA — NS Novelties has just confirmed to JRL CHARTS the addition of several new products to both its Fusion and Renegade collections for both Gay and Heterosexual Men worldwide. NS Novelties’ Fusion line of transparent dongs is now available in crystal clear. Made from clear TPE, the company asserts that the dongs will not fade or discolor over time. The non-phallic, phthalate-free and body-safe products are available in three shapes and are compatible with all lubricant types. Fusion Pleasure Dongs were designed as a companion to NS Novelties’ Fusion Harness, which is sold separately. Click here to view the full Fusion product line. Plus, NS Novelties just introduced... [Read more]
NEWS FROM EUROPE
By: Jeff Livingston, Staff Writer Jeff@JRLChartsOnline.com MONTREAL, CAN — Mile-High Media has just unleashed to retailers worldwide, Gay Superstar Ty Roderick in Gay porn label Icon Male Studios first scripted Gay XXX feature on DVD directed by Nica Noelle and entitled Football Hero . The producers stated in their official press release that Gay XXX feature film tackles the Gay stigma in football, as Ty Roderick comes out to fellow teammates, igniting controversy and awaking secret desires. ICON Male has put together a sensational cast consisting of Jamie Sanders, Brandon Wilde, Alexander Greene, Gay porn award winning Aiden Summers and the legendary Trenton Ducati. “Obviously, the Michael Sam story partially inspired this movie,”... [Read more]
By: Michael “The Sizzler”, Staff Writer MichaeltheSizzler@JRLChartsOnline.com HANOVER, GERMANY — The invitation came via email: black brocade background with touches of pink, including pink ribbon with a bow in the lower corner. It was just as tasteful as one might expect of something emanating from pleasure product designer Nomi Tang, whose Better Than Chocolate still rates as one of the most stylish lay-on vibes we’ve seen. Now Tang has a treat for the guys, and she’ll be unveiling it at the eroFame show in Hanover, Germany. Hence the invitation, which welcomes buyers, the media and the just plain curious to stop by Booth 91 any time during the show, which takes place October 8-10. The new item, called Spotty, is... [Read more]
By: Andy Powell, Staff Writer Andy@JRLChartsOnline.com LOS ANGELES, CA — I am pleased to bring you once again the pioneer of sexual lubricants for Men and Women for more than 35 years, the Founder and President of B. Cumming Co., parent company of the worldwide top selling brands Elbow Grease, H20, Encounter and Fusion Lubricants, Mr. David Mazer. Andy Powell: David, welcome back to JRL CHARTS. It has been far to long. David Mazer: Thank you Andy, glad to be here. Andy Powell: The Elbow Grease Fusion H20 has become a popular brand for the Gay Pride Season of 2014 for Men that has surpassed your main competition in both 2013 and 2014. With all of the competitive brands attempting to copy one another, what makes Elbow Grease... [Read more]
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By: Michael “The Sizzler”, Staff Writer MichaeltheSizzler@JRLChartsOnline.com SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Kink.com kicks open the doors to the Armory this Thursday, September 18, for BondCon, a weekend-long celebration and studio open house. Scheduled in tandem with the legendary Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco, BondCon will feature an array of workshops, tours of the Armory, parties, awards and the chance to join a Kink.com shoot as an extra. “We wanted to open up the Armory to the public in a way that we’ve never really done before, at least not on this scale,” said Kink.com’s Peter Acworth. “We wanted to create an environment that would be welcoming both to the curious and experienced lifestylers.... [Read more]
By: William Lopez, Staff Writer William@JRLChartsOnline.com BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Legendary porn label Hustler Video, one of the leaders in adult entertainment, is pleased to present the SFW trailer for its new erotic thriller, Lesbian Vampire Academy . Directed by Dave Edwards, this original feature stars an all-girl cast of some of the most beautiful women in adult. August Ames, Karmen Karma, Natasha Voya, Carter Cruise, Zoey Foxxx and Zoey Monroe all shine as the pupils of an all-girls college being taken over by the intense sexual appetite of Raven Rockette. One by one, they succumb to the sensual seductions of hot lesbian vampires. Lesbian Vampire Academy  will be available to retailers nationwide on September 23 and, JRL... [Read more]
By: Keith Witchka, Staff Writer Keith@JRLChartsOnline.com SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Falcon Studios Group, have just announced that they have assembled an elite group of some of the hottest men on the planet to represent them as the A-Team. Chris Ward, Falcon Studios Group President, personally selected the models and revealed them today. Each man brings his own set of exceptional assets to the team, creating a diverse, sexy group of world-class superstars who all deliver spectacular performances every time they hit the set. The list of models includes Exclusives Derek Atlas, Boomer Banks, Dario Beck, David Benjamin, Brian Bonds, Brent Corrigan, Hunter Marx, Ryan Rose, Andrew Stark, Johnny V, Shawn Wolfe and Sean Zevran, as well as studio... [Read more]
By: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer PaulG@JRLChartsOnline.com CHATSWORTH, CA — Founder, producer and director Rick (“Jake Cruise”) Alonso who operates Jake Cruise Media, Jake Cruise Productions and Cocksure Men Productions, criticized a recent Cal/OSHA complaint that has led to $11,360 in fines levied against the Gay porn labels for workplace violations. Jake Cruise Media which is also operates online Gay porn networks JakeCruise.com, CockSureMen.com and SG4GE.com, received the fines in early August for citations issued for not having an exposure control plan ($5,400), for not observing precautions over bloodborne pathogens ($5,400) and for not having an injury and illness prevention program ($500). Cruise, in a tweet posted... [Read more]
By: Jeff Livingston, Staff Writer Jeff@JRLChartsOnline.com SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Falcon Studios Group sent word over to the JRL CHARTS headquarters that it has come to an agreement with Derek Atlas to appear exclusively in Falcon Studios, Raging Stallion and Hot House releases. Atlas’ first scene shot for the upcoming Hot House movie “Saddle Up” casts the muscle stud as a farm hand, and will premiere on the Hot House online membership site October 9. The farm-themed movie directed by Christian Owen pairs the new exclusive with Ricky Decker for a literal roll in the hay. Based in Las Vegas, athletic and established top Atlas applied with Falcon Studios Group and caught the eye of President Chris Ward, who began exclusive talks with the... [Read more]
By: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer PaulG@JRLChartsOnline.com LOS ANGELES, CA — APAC (The Adult Performer Advocacy Committee), has released an open letter to the adult community seeking to host a team to raise money for the 30th Annual AIDS Walk LA set for October 12. The organization is welcoming members of the adult industry, supporters, advocates, and family members to join the team, contribute a financial donation, or show up and cheer it on. APAC said it was thankful to hear that AB 1576 recently died in suspension thanks to the united efforts of many people from within and outside of the adult industry, and looks forward to uniting adult industry participants and allies once again to give back to the community together in the AIDS Walk. ”The... [Read more]
By: Jeff Livingston, Staff Writer Jeff@JRLChartsOnline.com WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA — C1R’s Chi Chi LaRue and legendary award winning Gay porn performer Johnny Hazzard, will be appearing together in Edmonton, Canada the weekend of September 12 to be on hand to promote Chi Chi’s latest Gay porn release #Leather . Along with LaRue and Hazzard will be the star of #Leather  David Benjamin who is scheduled to appear on September 13th. According to the publicity department at C1R, Hazzard will be joining DJ LaRue by making a rare dance appearance for the one-year anniversary of the Evolution Wonder Lounge located at 10220 103 St., NW, Edmonton Alberta, Canada, T5J 0Y8. Retailers and distributors who have not yet stocked the... [Read more]
By: Keith Witchka, Staff Writer Keith@JRLChartsOnline.com SAN FRANCISCO,CA – The multi award winning Gay porn label Hot House Video in association with Raging Stallion Releasing and Pulse Distribution, have just unleashed its 8th installment in the sizzling hit series on DVD entitled Trunks 8 . The 8th installment takes the cast and crew over to a Palm Springs resort which every Gay man in America and the EU knows is the hot spot for hot Gay Men of all genres. Famed director Christian Owen brings more “oiled up bodybuilders with big, juicy bubble-butts and giant, throbbing cocks bursting out of their speedos in nonstop, scorching-hot action. Trunks 8  features Gay porn super studs Jimmy Durano, Luke Adams as well as Hot... [Read more]
By: Michael “The Sizzler”, Staff Writer MichaeltheSizzler@JRLChartsOnline.com LAS VEGAS, NV — Empowered Products has announced the addition of Mark Olson in the role of vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. Olson is a marketing and sales executive with more than 30 years of experience who has been serving Empowered Products as a marketing consultant since 2012. He has sales, marketing and market development experience working in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Australia/New Zealand with emerging companies and Fortune 500 leaders. Olson will be responsible for managing sales through major retailers, online stores and adult channels, as well as driving all marketing and communications programs. Olson will report to Kurt... [Read more]