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The Unsexpected Story is an insider's view of the porn business through the eyes of industry leaders.
FOLLOW THE STORY

The best selling adult industry book about how the porn business became one of the smartest industries on the planet

In The Unsexpected Story, author Darren Roberts, speaks candidly with the key professionals behind one of the world’s largest and most profitable trades, the adult entertainment industry. The Unsexpected Story delivers unique insight into the minds of the industry executives, stars, marketers, and technology mavens who are responsible for the creation and management of the most successful and enduring brands in adult entertainment. As unique as the products they make, their influence remains instrumental to the growth, profitability, and sustainability of one of the most provoking and controversial businesses in the modern world.

Engaging, conversational, and smart, The Unsexpected Story goes where other industry tell-alls don’t, tracing the economic and technological lifespan of the vast adult entertainment industry through the personal experiences of the individuals who have made a lasting impression on this forever green, multi-billion dollar empire.

Available now digitally on Kindle, iBooks, or Nook

  


 

Critics agree, The Unsexpected Story is undoubtedly the best book available on the adult entertainment industry. Here is what just some of the readers have said:

Very interesting read! 
By Erin L. Zavala
This book kept me interested from beginning to end. The interviews were in depth and full of information. It is a true look at the business side of the adult entertainment industry.

Amazing Insight! 
By Watchdog
This new addition is a wonderful look at an industry that has never gotten the full attention it deserves. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants get a fresh perspective on the “porn” industry. It’s not just all Valley trash and Boogie Nights fantasies–readers will be incredibly surprised!

Fascinating!
By ilovebooks123
I highly suggest this book. Darren Roberts really knows the adult business, I guess working in the porn business for 20 years would make anyone an expert.

I LOVED IT!
By book_lvr_2
This was required reading for a business class and I was dreading reading it. In actuality it was a really good book and I really learned a lot about business in general. I had no idea..

Thank you for this
By WhiteSt
I’ve been waiting for a business book about the adult industry and, until now, hadn’t found one. Thank you!

A must read
By SZ
A great look at the adult industry from a businessperson’s perspective. A quick read. I recommend this book for anyone who is in business. Fascinating….

This is a MUST READ book! 

By Gregory Dumas

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and learning more about the adult entertainment business. This is a real industry that generated significant revenue with lots of criticism but an incredible acceptance level, though normally done very quietly or even anonymously. I highly recommend it!

Very interesting read!
By Erin L. Zavala
This book kept my interest from beginning to end. The interviews were in depth and full of information. It is a true look at the business side of the adult entertainment industry.

Amazing Insight!
By Swatchdogg
This new addition is a wonderful look at an industry that has never gotten the full attention it deserves. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants get a fresh perspective on the “porn” industry. It’s not just all Valley trash and Boogie Nights fantasies–readers will be incredibly surprised!

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Book Excerpt

  • When it comes to subjects that inspire strong emotions, few topics compare to the adult entertainment industry. The idea of broadcasted sex, whether in print, in a movie, on a computer screen, or in any other format, may be considered lewd and unacceptable by some while it is readily accepted as a form of entertainment and arousal by others.
    But the world of adult entertainment is so much more. While pornography may seem straightforward, sex is actually only the tip of the adult industry iceberg. Much like the bigger portion of an iceberg exists below the waterline, the majority of the adult industry’s work and innovation takes place when the cameras are not rolling. Adult entertainment is a business staffed by countless employees, marketers, executives and other professionals, the majority of whom will never see their names in the credits of a film. Many go to work in offices similar to those found anywhere else in corporate America. They generate tax revenue, create jobs and contribute to the economy. Admittedly sex, or the illusion of sex, may be the most apparent product of this behemoth moneymaking machine, but behind the scenes lays a highly profitable and relevant business plan that has been modeled and copied by mainstream companies across America and around the globe...


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