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Porn production plummets in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times, by Richard Verrier

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Posted By:Ribicon, 8/6/2014 11:30:25 PM

As Hollywood battles to keep movie and TV shows from leaving the state, another local industry — adult entertainment — is fleeing Los Angeles. At least that´s the picture that emerges from the latest data on location filming in the region. The number of permits issued for X-rated productions plummeted about 90% to just 40 permits last year compared with 2012, according to data from FilmL.A. Inc., the nonprofit group that handles film permits for the city and county. (Snip) The decline follows the passage in late 2012 of a county law mandating condom use by performers. "We´ve seen a dramatic drop

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Los Angeles regulates itself out of yet another business, this one said to generate some $4 billion in sales. Producers simply move out of the area or out of the country entirely.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Subal, 8/6/2014 11:35:04 PM     (No. 9956212)

Wise Democrats screwing the electorate over again!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 8/6/2014 11:35:25 PM     (No. 9956213)

4 billion? No way? Really. The women in that photo, their legs make them look like hungarian shot putters. Yeccchhh.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/6/2014 11:48:24 PM     (No. 9956221)

Yes, I read the entire article. The funny things I found was; The writer cited facts and figures, gave statistics, established his credibility with proper, plentiful research and industry interviews. Toward the end of the article, he pointed out that Isadore Hall, a Democrat, was the sponsor of the bill that brought the industry to a close in California. When he interviewed Hall, the legislators simply said, "It is not true that the porn industry is in decline." and yet offered not one shed of evidence or other proof to support his statement that contradicted the entire article.

That is incredible hubris that the Democrat thinks all he has to do to offset the story is to simply utter a denial of all the facts presented. Amazing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bubber, 8/7/2014 12:01:19 AM     (No. 9956227)

#4...now that´s funny ...I don´t care who you are ...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/7/2014 12:17:08 AM     (No. 9956244)

As much as I despise this immoral industry, you have to give them credit for being effective entrepreneurs. You can bet they have not gone out of business, but are busily acquiring space for studios in nearby counties not run by liberal morons.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: droopydog, 8/7/2014 12:30:25 AM     (No. 9956255)

Ha, nothing works when lefties are in charge.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 8/7/2014 1:11:48 AM     (No. 9956279)

What exactly are the permits?

You can shoot a porno in any private residence, and then move the material right online.

I don´t do porno, but I have done extensive online self help instructional videos and hobby videos and I don´t need a "shooting permit". I only need a permit if I am going to have a crew in a public area.

Not sure what exactly the deal is....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: beancounter, 8/7/2014 1:13:49 AM     (No. 9956280)

#4, you should be writing material for late night shows.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: snakeoil, 8/7/2014 1:28:25 AM     (No. 9956286)

Buy a porn DVD? Why? All you have to do in turn on Cinemax after midnight and there will be people naked as Jay Birds doing stuff that would make a dog vomit. I prefer the changes in porn. I used to hate driving through neighborhoods with the Yellow Front Bookstores. Some really seedy characters. Plus I was asleep one night with a rival blew up a store with dynamite. Slick Willie put porn in the Oval Office making it just main stream entertainment. As Robert Bork put it Slouching Toward Gomorrah.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/7/2014 2:00:59 AM     (No. 9956293)

The movie industry is leaving LA- why not the porn industry?
More victims of the Obama economy.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mackrand, 8/7/2014 2:56:19 AM     (No. 9956303)

I don´t know if I´ll get away with this but Los Angeles Democrats have finally screwed up the wet dream...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: grace1798, 8/7/2014 5:04:38 AM     (No. 9956334)

This industry never got rich from me LOL. I´m glad they are going under, however, I am sure there are pervs on the computer with this evil every day and every night.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: chumley, 8/7/2014 5:49:49 AM     (No. 9956365)

The ones from Eastern Europe will likely eclipse the US stuff anyway. Fewer tattoos, enhancements, and other ugly mutilations. Girls that look like someone you might meet someday, rather than department store mannequins that fell down a flight of stairs.
Plus, there are so many free web sites anymore, I cant imagine anyone paying for it. Where is the money being generated?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jinx, 8/7/2014 7:18:31 AM     (No. 9956447)

I think they have plummeted because of people like Miley Cyrus. She obviously doesn´t need a permit to be a porn star.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: harleynyc, 8/7/2014 8:29:01 AM     (No. 9956558)

Oh man, now we´re stuck with reruns. I hate rerun. I always know how they end.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/7/2014 12:26:59 PM     (No. 9956844)

The dark side of digital technology. There isn´t less porn being produced, there´s just no need for studios and permits to produce it any more. Amateurs are pushing the professionals out of business.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/8/2014 11:04:45 AM     (No. 9957954)

Unintended consequences strike again.

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