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Yes, There Are Cam Boys: Man Makes Bank Doing Naked Webcam Workouts

Men, amiright? (IMDb)

This column has explored a lot about cam girls — most recently, for instance, I learned that some of them are making around a million bucks a year. But with all this talk about female webcam performers, a number of people have asked me: Are there also webcam boys?

They’re certainly not as numerous as their female counterparts, but yes, male webcam performers exist. After a couple weeks of searching, I managed to track one down. He goes by the name Mike Hard, and he’s a performer on camming site Streamate. He agreed to chat with me about what it’s like to be a cam boy. Read More

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Webcam Girls Are Reportedly Usurping Porn Stars As Internet Sex Queens

WARNING: Clients may not resemble Joseph Gordon-Levitt after working out. (Photo: ashvegas.com)

The Daily Beast sent one brave reporter to this year’s AVN Awards, the porn industry’s Oscars (or at least its Golden Globes).

All in all, the experience sounded pretty depressing — tipsy porn stars whispering pervy nothings in excitable fans’ ears, shriveling attendance numbers, horrible Holocaust jokes.

But what stuck out to us was one industry insider’s assertion that porn stars as we know them are a thing of the past.  Read More