USA Today Recognizes Wicked’s Commitment to Sexual Wellness in Healthy Relationships Supplement

LOS ANGELES, CA – (NOVEMBER 7, 2012) – One of the most powerful names in couples intimacy, Wicked Pictures is expanding its philosophy of enhancing human life through sexual well-being by diversifying its brand within the sexual wellness movement. To date, this unwavering vision has inspired such endeavors as the award-winning DVD series jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex and the romance-inspiring lubricants and enhancers of the award-nominated Wicked Sensual Care Collection. The mainstream media’s enthusiasm for these forward-thinking initiatives reached a new level of impactfulness this weekend when both lines were featured in USA TODAY’s Healthy Relationships supplement.

A lifestyle journal for lovers interested in taking romance to the next level, Healthy Relationships featured an enlightening Q&A session with five noted sexual inspiration trendsetters. For the award-winning creator, writer, director and host of jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex, this panel provided a perfect forum for her views on a number of topics. jessica’s succinct advice to those wishing to enhance their sex lives in healthy ways – “connect and communicate” – neatly distilled the central message of Healthy Relationships’ many stories.

Heat Things Up, the supplement’s centerspread, offered an unfettered look at some of the most exciting new products from today’s top lubricant and novelty brands. Represented visually by a bottle of the award-nominated Wicked Candy Apple, the Wicked Sensual Care Collection was celebrated for its healthful properties, which include being 100% vegan, cruelty-free and PETA certified.

To read Healthy Relationships online, go to http://doc.mediaplanet.com/all_projects/11243.pdf.

To learn about more about these intimacy-enhancing lifestyle products, please visit www.wickedsensualcare.com and www.guidetowickedsex.com.

About the Wicked Sensual Care Collection
For almost twenty years, Wicked Pictures has been bringing couples closer and making intimacy sexy. All of the things that you love about the Wicked brand have been brought together to create the Wicked Sensual Care Collection. Exclusive formulas using the highest quality ingredients available in the personal care market today have been lovingly crafted together to enhance and satisfy your intimate needs. Perfect for partner or solo play, these lubricants and enhancers are designed to have a superior feel and are concentrated to be extra long lasting. The addition of natural extracts enriches the products for added comfort and peace of mind.

About jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex
Join one of today’s top proponents of positive sexuality as she brings her topics to life through intimate demonstrations performed by some of today’s hottest adult stars. These stimulating sequences are warm, sensual and enlivened by an informative optional audio commentary.

jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: G-Spot and Female Ejaculation

Los Angeles, Calif. – (September 13, 2012) – September marks Women of Achievement month, a time when organizations across the country recognize the finest accomplishments of women in industry, culture and public service. Wicked Pictures is joining the conversation this week with the release of jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: G-Spot and Female Ejaculation. This enlightening DVD finds writer, performer, director, producer, host and emerging sexual wellness authority jessica drake introducing techniques ladies can use to stimulate their erogenous zones and achieve new levels of sexual release – with or without a partner. This compelling new release is now in stores.

Using her trademark warmth and delicate humor, jessica explores the Gräfenberg Spot, the area of the vagina better known simply as the “G-Spot.” When properly stimulated, this erogenous zone helps women experience stronger sexual arousal, more powerful orgasms and even female ejaculation.

Ms. drake instructs viewers in a number of stimulating techniques that are discussed and subsequently demonstrated in detail by such popular performers as Annie Cruz, Jessie Andrews, Veronica Avluv, Toni Ribas, Hans Avluv and Marcus London. These candid conversations and demonstrations deliver everything from pointers on health to tips on improving communication in bed.

Uniting a lifetime of study with a decade’s worth of experiential research, the jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex series is already receiving excellent reviews. The critics at XBIZ are raving about the franchise, praising jessica’s unique ability to “connect with people through her friendly and personal approach” and dubbing the series “the steamiest instructional line on the market!” Gawker Media’s Fleshbot has been just as effusive in its appreciation of jessica, crediting her with bringing a “sexy, articulate and professional” new voice to the sexual self-help genre.

In addition to creating this exclusive line of educational DVDs, jessica is helping men and women around the world become more sexually aware with a series of powerful and engaging self-help seminars illuminated by her vast expertise and passion for research. She will be speaking to a class of sex educators this weekend at the Long Beach, California’s inaugural CatalystCon September 15. For more information, please visit www.catalystcon.com.

For more information on jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: G-Spot and Female Ejaculation, please visit www.wicked.com and www.guidetowickedsex.com.

Sex Education Just Got Sexy

SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — LONG BEACH, CA — Wicked Pictures’ acclaimed instructional DVD series, “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex” is named a sponsor of the inaugural CatalystCon. The CatalystCon conference was created to inspire “exceptional conversations about sexuality” and will feature more than 40 panel discussions on various sexuality-based topics. Wicked Pictures is the exclusive adult sponsor of the conference.


“Wicked Pictures is proud to be at the forefront promoting of safe and healthy sex, from our pro-condom policies to our bestselling series, ‘Guide to Wicked Sex,’” states Wicked Pictures owner Steve Orenstein. “We’re happy to support CatalystCon in its efforts to improve the knowledge and understanding of sexuality.”


Series creator jessica drake will be in attendance at CatalystCon and speaking on the panel titled “Sex Education: Out of the Classroom, into the Streets!” drake says, “We’re honored to be a part of CatalystCon. Too often, people get their sex information — or should I say misinformation — from mainstream media and online entertainment, so this conference is a proud step in the right direction for advocating healthy, positive sexuality for every adult.”


The CatalystCon conference is described by organizer Dee Dennis as a “melting pot of sexuality” uniting sex educators, sexologists, sex workers, writers, activists, and anyone with a passion for creating change. “Knowledge is power, and sharing that knowledge is the first spark in igniting change” is the principle behind CatalystCon.


“jessica drake and Wicked Pictures are making an outstanding contribution to CatalystCon, as a sponsor and as part of our sex educators’ panel,” CatalystCon organizer Dee Dennis says. “Many of us fight for sex education in our schools, but I also think sex education for adults is just as important. jessica has an established fan base making it possible to reach people on a larger scale. One of the major messages of CatalystCon is ‘knowledge is power,’ and I feel jessica is fulfilling that message.”


“jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex” draws on a lifetime of study with a decade’s worth of experiential research, and is receiving excellent reviews from adult industry authorities including XBIZ, AVN and Fleshbot.com. The production “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Fellatio” received the 2012 AVN award for Best Educational Release and “jessica drake’s Guide Wicked Sex: Anal’ received the 2012 XBIZ award for Specialty Release of the Year.


Continuing her commitment to sexuality education, drake writes a monthly column for AdultDVDEmpire.com titled “Ask jessica drake Anything.” Each month jessica answers ten questions on love, sex, and romance. The authors of the questions receive complete sets of the “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex” educational DVD series. To submit questions, visit http://www.adultdvdempire.com/pm/ask_jessica_drake.aspx.


CatalystCon will take place September 14-16 at the Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center in Long Beach, California. Registration is required. For more information, visit CatalystCon.com. The “Sex Education: Out of the Classroom, into the Streets!” panel with jessica drake participating is scheduled for 10:30 am on Saturday, September 15. CatalystCon attendees can receive $25 off registration by entering the code WICKED at the registration link: http://catalystcon.com/registration/.

jessica drake Forms Team Wicked to Support AIDS Walk Los Angeles

Los Angeles, Calif. – (August 23, 2012) – Adult industry powerhouse Wicked Pictures is pleased to announce that contract performer and emerging sexual wellness authority jessica drake is joining forces with her fellow Wicked Girls and other industry insiders to participate in the 28th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles. Taking place on October 14, 2012, AIDS Walk Los Angeles is California’s largest AIDS fundraising event. Proceeds benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and other Los Angeles County organizations that offer care and treatment for people living with the disease.

Ms. drake has participated in the annual walkathon for several years, and for 2012 she’s expanding her involvement in the event through the formation of Team Wicked. At press time, the group includes Ms. drake’s Wicked contract sisters Stormy Daniels, Kaylani Lei and Alektra Blue as well as such other industry luminaries as Brandy Aniston, director Brad Armstrong, production manager Mark Nicholson, Rick Bailey (co-host of Ms. drake’s STFU Show podcast http://stfushow.com) and more.

In addition to organizing this all-star team of volunteers, Ms. drake has set up several exciting initiatives to reward those who truly go above and beyond the call of duty to support this important cause. These special offers are detailed on her free blog, http://insidejd.blogspot.com/. “Not only is this the third time I’ve participated in AIDS Walk, but this year it’s falling on my birthday,” jessica reveals. “All I want this year is my fans’ support. It’s all for a great cause, so donate today!”

Fans interested in supporting Team Wicked with their own tax-deductible contributions are encouraged to click http://bit.ly/PBp75l to visit the group’s official page on the AIDS Walk Los Angeles website. Fans also have the option of supporting Ms. drake individually; her personal page is located at http://bit.ly/NFwvMo. Team Wicked’s page has been ranked number one in donations for several days, while Ms. drake’s page is currently the fourth highest-ranked individual page. To date, the team has raised nearly $8,000.00.

I’m thrilled that some of my closest friends and co-workers are going to be joining me in the fight against HIV and AIDS,” jessica reflects as she looks forward to the October event. “There is strength in numbers, and I am very proud of Team Wicked.”

For more, please visit www.wicked.com.

 

About AIDS Walk LA:

Since 1985, AIDS Walk Los Angeles has raised $69 million for HIV programs and services in Los Angeles County, and has grown into the largest AIDS fundraising event in California. The AIDS walk movement has raised more than a half-billion dollars nationwide.


Below left: Logo for AIDS Walk Los Angeles (
www.aidswalk.net/losangeles). Below right: jessica drake holds up her certificate of completion at the 2011 AIDS Walk Los Angeles.

jessica drake Addresses UCLA Class of Licensed Therapists

(MAY 15, 2012) — LOS ANGELES CA — Emerging sexual wellness authority and adult entertainment superstar jessica drake recently addressed a class of licensed therapists at UCLA. Dr. Walter Bracklemans leads the class titled Human Sexuality, Sex Education and Sex Therapy. Thirty-five leading health care professionals, sex therapists, MFTs and MFCCs listened to jessica speak for over an hour on her career as an adult star, her transition to sex educator, and her line of bestselling DVDs, jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex.

“jessica drake had 35 health care professionals eating out of the palms of her hands,” states AVN (Adult Video News) founder Paul Fishbein, who appeared with jessica. “Her expertise and experience and presentation of the instructional line wowed these doctors. It was the very tool many of them have been searching for over the years and they were impressed with her knowledge and presentation.”

Poised to speak at several additional universities around the country in the fall of 2012, jessica drake says, “I feel extremely privileged to have been welcomed onto UCLA’s campus for a discourse on sex education. My favorite part of the afternoon was the roundtable discussion allowing everyone in the room to join the conversation. It was at that point I realized how many great minds I was in the presence of. I had the opportunity to learn just as much as I taught, and I am thankful for the way I was accepted into the extraordinary class. I am very proud to be recognized as a contributor to modern day sex education. I am very grateful to Dr. Walter Bracklemans and to Paul Fishbein for making this all possible.” For more information about Dr. Bracklemans’ course, visit https://www.uclaextension.edu/r/Course.aspx?reg=U6575. To book jessica to speak at your class or event, please contact pr@guidetowickedsex.com.

Uniting a lifetime of study with a decade’s worth of experiential research, jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex is receiving excellent reviews. The critics at XBIZ are raving about the franchise, praising jessica‘s unique ability to “connect with people through her friendly and personal approach” and dubbing the series “the steamiest instructional line on the market!” AVN’s Heather Namikoshi writes, “The overall tone for the female viewer is calming and accepting, and drake does a good job at creating a safe learning space within the production. The demonstrations are good and shot well to instruct newbies in various techniques…” Fleshbot.com is equally praiseful of jessica, crediting her with bringing a “sexy, articulate and professional” new voice to the sexual self-help genre.

AVN honored jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Fellatio with the 2012 award for Best Educational Release. Similarly, XBIZ bestowed the 2012 award for Specialty Release of the Year upon jessica drake’s Guide Wicked Sex: Anal.

Curious adults now have the opportunity to submit questions for jessica drake through the AdultDVDEmpire.com feature column, “Ask jessica drake Anything.” Each month jessica selects ten questions on love, sex, and romance, and posts her answers on the site. In addition to receiving jessica’s advice, the authors of the questions will each receive complete sets of the jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex educational DVD series. To submit questions, visit http://www.adultdvdempire.com/pm/ask_jessica_drake.aspx.

In addition to creating this exclusive line of educational DVDs and her position as the official sex educator for AdultDVDEmpire.com, jessica assists men and women in becoming more sexually aware with Sex for the Wicked Woman, a series of powerful and engaging self-help seminars illuminated by her expertise and passion for research.