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Steven Hirsch Moderates X-Rated CEO Discussion

To all those who got a Sirius XM receiver and subscription from Santa this year, welcome to the freewheeling club. We are big fans of the satellite broadcaster’s breathtaking range of musical and talk programming, listened to both at the office and while on the road.

VividLogoPremiering on the service tonight at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT on Vivid Radio (Channel 102) is yet another intriguing bit of Sirius content. It’s the debut episode of monthly series CEO Roundtable, moderated by Vivid Entertainment founder and co-CEO Steven Hirsch. Tonight’s episode features Evil Angel Productions owner John Stagliano, Penthouse Entertainment managing director Kelly Holland, Free Speech Coalition CEO Diane Duke and free speech attorney Paul Cambria. From the announcement:

“It’s great to have a regular, unfiltered national media platform that will enable the industry to speak for itself, talk about the challenges we face and the strategies we are using to present great entertainment to our fans,” said Hirsch.

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LA Approves Porn Condom Mandate

It’s official. Actors in Los Angeles city limits will now be required to wear condoms while performing sex scenes in porn shoots. The LA City Council passed the controversial measure by a 9-1 vote yesterday. Needless to say, the porn industry was not pleased.

“We want to work with government to find solutions to real problems, but are determined never to submit to a City Council—or a county, state or federal government, for that matter—that believes it can impose its will on us in direct violation of our rights as consenting adults,” Adult Video News chief executive Theo Sapoutzis said in a statement. “This is an act that cannot go unchallenged.”

Could this be the issue that finally sparks a San Fernando Valley secession from LA? Stranger things have happened.