Tuesday, 15 January 2008

Fisker Karma - 2008 Detroit Auto Show

U.S. based Fisker Automotive, Inc., unveiled their first production four-door plug-in hybrid premium sports sedan dubbed the Fisker Karma at the Detroit Auto Show 2008.

The first Fisker Karma cars will ship in the 4th Quarter of 2009 and have a price-tag of $80,000.

The Fisker Karma features plug-in hybrid technology, dubbed as Q DRIVE, developed by Quantum Technologies exclusively for Fisker Automotive.
The Karma's Q DRIVE configuration consists of a small gasoline engine that turns the generator, which charges the lithium ion battery pack, powering the electric motor and turning the rear wheels. This proprietary design allows consumers to drive the car emission free for up to 50 miles a day provided the car is charged every evening.

Similar in height to the Porsche 911, the length of the Mercedes Benz CLS, and the width of a BMW 7-series, the Fisker Karma's structure and body panels will make extensive use of aluminum to keep the overall vehicle weight as low as possible.

The Karma will offer self-contained climate control, as you will have the option to purchase a full length solar roof that will help charge the car and provide cooling for the interior cabin while the car is parked.

You race to 60mph in less than 6 seconds and the top speed is beyond 125mph.

Fisker Automotive announced also that the company has received a second round of venture capital funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The multi-million dollar investment builds on the original venture capital funding from Palo Alto Investors.

About Fisker Motors:
Fisker Automotive is a privately owned car company with Henrik Fisker serving as the CEO. Fisker Coachbuild, LLC will be the exclusive design house for Fisker Automotive through the entire range of product development. Additional executive team members include Vic Doolan, Board Member FA & Director of Retail Development; Alan Niedzwiecki, CEO Quantum Technologies & Board Member FA; Bernhard Koehler, COO; Thomas Fritz, Director of Engineering; and production design by Alex Klatt, formerly of BMW and Mark Clarke formerly of Porsche.

Via the Fisker site.

Will ShahRukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan Drive You Krazzy?

It’s the age of the item boys. Abhishek Bachchan began it all with One Love. And now we have even Tusshar Kapoor doing an item number in Rohit Shetty’s Sunday . However, more and more ace actors are giving in to the trend of these snazzy numbers that often tend to make it to the top of the charts. It’s not going to be long before Shah Rukh Khan will shoot for an item song for Rakesh Roshan’s Krazzy 4 and we learn that beta Hrithik, too, shall do some dhamakedar steps for this Krazzy venture soon enough – sometime this month itself, we hear. Apparently Kareena Kapoor was approached to do an item number for the film, but she declined, never mind the krazzy amount of money she was being offered. So let’s just wait and watch how krazzy Hrithik and SRK drive you.

What is Love?

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

I myself, too, don’t boast of knowing exactly what love is, and I don’t think there is any appropriate definition of love. One can just point out some features of it. In doing so, I may need to take help of some great minds:

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”

—Robert Frost.

This is what love is. If you think you can resist it, you’ll surely feel otherwise later.

“Love is an energy – it can neither be created nor destroyed. It just is and always will be.”

—Albert Einstein.

Now you see why you cannot resist it. This is also why you cannot create it. You must accept it as it is.

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”


This is of course in case Mutual Love. It needs sharing and mutual understanding, as we all know.

And now one for those who are more rational:

“Love is like pi (∏) — natural, irrational and very important.”

—Lisa Hoffman.

Do I need anything more to say? These are some examples of expressing what love is. But, in fact, all of us have different views on the same subject.

And one thing you must remember before falling in love:

“Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.”

—Mark Overby.

Cool Pictures

it tasted as good as it looks!

With force 8 gales forecast for today, the only place to be is inside with a cup of coffee.

Taken on Jan 15 2008 in Germany with iPhone.

Paris Hilton & some guy doing Fila ads on Yacht

Janice Dickinson wearing a bikini in South Beach

Salman Khan - Waxwork Unveiling

Bollywood star Salman Khan unveils his £200,000 life-size wax replica at Madame Tussauds museum in London Jan. 15, 2008. He describes his likeness as "absolutely fantastic. It has thicker hair and is more muscular than me. Cool."

AVN Awards - Results & Pictures

The 2008 AVN Awards Winners

Best Actor, Film- Tom Byron, Layout, Vivid Entertainment Group

Best Actor, Video- Brad Armstrong, Coming Home, Wicked Pictures

Best Actress, Film- Penny Flame, Layout, Vivid Entertainment Group

Best Actress, Video- Eva Angelina, Upload, SexZ Pictures

Best All-Girl Release- Girlvana 3, Zero Tolerance Entertainment

Best All-Girl Series- Women Seeking Women, Girlfriends Films

Best All-Girl Sex Scene, Film- Sex & Violins, Vivid Entertainment

Group, Faith Leon, Monique Alexander & Stefani Morgan

Best All-Girl Sex Scene, Video- Babysitters, Digital Playground,

Sophia Santi, Alektra Blue, Sammie Rhodes, Angie Savage & Lexxi Tyler

Best All-Sex Release- G for Gianna, Jonni Darkko/Evil Angel

Best Alternative Release- Buttman at Nudes a Poppin' 20, Evil Angel

Best Amateur Release- Cherries 56, Homegrown Select/Pure Play Media

Best Amateur Series- Abbywinters.com Intimate Moments, Abbywinters.com

Best Anal Sex Scene, Film- The Craving, Wicked Pictures, Chelsie Rae &
Tyler Knight

Best Anal Sex Scene, Video- Big Wet Asses 10, Elegant Angel
Productions, Bree Olson & Brandon Iron

Best Anal-Themed Release- Ass Worship 10, Jules Jordan Video

Best Anal-Themed Series- Big Wet Asses, Elegant Angel Productions

Best Animated Release- Night Shift Nurses: Experiment 1 & 2, Adult Source Media

Best Art Direction, Film- The Craving, Wicked Pictures

Best Art Direction, Video- Fashionistas Safado: Berlin, Evil Angel

Best BDSM Release- Bondage Thoughts, Daring Media Group

Best Big Bust Release- Gina Lynn's DD's and Derrieres 2, Gina Lynn

Best Big Bust Series- Big Natural Breasts, New Sensations

Best Cinematography- Fashion Underground, Teravision/Vivid,

Best Classic DVD- Debbie Does Dallas, Definitive Collector's Edition,

Best Continuing Video Series- Belladonna: Manhandled, Belladonna/Evil

Best Couples Sex Scene, Film- Layout, Vivid Entertainment Group, Penny
Flame & Tom Byron

Best Couples Sex Scene, Video- Evil Anal 2, Manuel Ferrara/Evil Angel,
Jenna Haze & Manuel Ferrara

Best Director, Film- Paul Thomas, Layout, Vivid Entertainment Group

Best Director, Foreign Release- Alessandro Del Mar, Dangerous Sex,
Private U.S.A./Pure Play Media

Best Director, Non-Feature-Belladonna, Belladonna: Manhandled 2,
Belladonna/Evil Angel

Best Director, Video- John Stagliano, Fashionistas Safado: Berlin,
Evil Angel

Best DVD Extras- Upload, SexZ Pictures

Best DVD Menus- Not the Bradys XXX, X-Play/Hustler

Best Editing, Film- X, Studio A Entertainment, Andrew Blake

Best Editing, Video- Fashionistas Safado: Berlin, Evil Angel, John

Best Ethnic-Themed Release, Asian- Anabolic Asians 5, Anabolic Video

Best Ethnic-Themed Release, Black- Big Black Wet Butts 7, Evasive Angles Entertainment

Best Ethnic-Themed Release, Latin- Big Latin Wet Butts 5, Evasive
Angles Entertainment

Best Ethnic-Themed Series, Asian- Asian 1 on 1, Naughty America/Pure
Play Media

Best Ethnic-Themed Series, Black- Black Reign, Mercenary Pictures

Best Ethnic-Themed Series, Latin- Chicks & Salsa, Third Degree Films

Best Fem-Dom Strap-On Release- Babes Ballin' Boys 17, Pleasure

Best Film- Layout, Vivid Entertainment Group

Best Foot Fetish Release- Stiletto, Penthouse Digital Media/Pulse

Best Foreign All-Sex Release- Angel Perverse 8, Clark Euro Angel/Evil
Best Foreign All-Sex Series- Ass Jazz, Buttman Magazine Choice/Evil
Best Foreign Feature- Furious Fuckers: Final Race, Evil Angel/Rocco
Best Gonzo Release- Brianna Love Is Buttwoman, Elegant Angel

Best Gonzo Series- Bang Bus, Bang Productions

Best Group Sex Scene, Film- Debbie Does Dallas ... Again, Vivid
Entertainment Group, Stefani Morgan, Savanna Samson, Monique
Alexander, Evan Stone, Christian & Jay Huntington

Best Group Sex Scene, Video- Fashionistas Safado: Berlin, Evil Angel,
Annette Schwartz, Sintia Stone, Judith Fox, Vanessa Hill & Rocco

Best High-Definition Production- Fashionistas Safado: Berlin, Evil

Best High End All-Sex Release- Broken, Teravision/Vivid

Best Internal Release- All Internal 5, Cruel Media/ Jules Jordan Video

Best Internal Series- 5 Guy Cream Pie, Kick Ass Pictures

Best Interactive DVD- (tie) InTERActive, Teravision/Hustler Video &
Interactive Sex with Jenna Haze, Zero Tolerance Entertainment

Best Interracial Release- Black Owned 2, Jules Jordan Video

Best Interracial Series- My Daughter's Fucking Blackzilla, Hush Hush

Best Male Newcomer- Alan Stafford

Best MILF Release- It's a Mommy Thing, Elegant Angel Productions

Best MILF Series- Momma Knows Best, Red Light District

Best Music- Afrodite Superstar, Femme Chocolat/Adam & Eve Pictures

Best New Starlet- Bree Olson

Best New Video Production Company- Silver Sinema

Best Non-Sex Performance- Bryn Pryor, Upload, SexZ Pictures

Best On-Line Marketing Campaign, Individual Project- Debbie Does

Dallas...Again, World of Wonder/Vivid Entertainment Group

Best On-Line Marketing Campaign, Company Image- ClubJennamovies.com,
Club Jenna

Best Oral Sex Scene, Film- Layout, Vivid Entertainment Group, Kylie

Best Oral Sex Scene, Video- Babysitters, Digital Playground, Sasha

Best Oral-Themed Release- Face Full of Diesel, Digital Sin

Best Oral-Themed Series- Feeding Frenzy, Jules Jordan Video

Best Overall Marketing Campaign, Company Image- Vivid Entertainment

Best Overall Marketing Campaign, Individual Project- Coming Home,
Wicked Pictures

Best Packaging- Janine Loves Jenna, Club Jenna/Vivid

Best Packaging Innovation- The Exquisite Multimedia Lighted Boxes,
Exquisite Multimedia

Best POV Release- Fucked on Sight 2, Manuel Ferrara/Evil Angel

Best POV Series- Fucked on Sight, Manuel Ferrara/Evil Angel

Best POV Sex Scene- Goo Girls 26, Rodnievision/Exquisite, Sunny Lane

Best Pro-Am Release- Breakin' 'em In 11, Vouyer Media

Best Pro-Am Series- Filthy's First Taste, Club Jenna/Vivid

Best Retail Website, Rentals- Sugar DVD

Best Retail Website, Sales- Adult DVD Empire

Best Screenplay, Film- Layout, Vivid Entertainment Group, Phil Noir

Best Screenplay, Video- Upload, SexZ Pictures, Alvin Edwards & Eli

Best Sex Comedy- Operation: Desert Stormy, Wicked Pictures

Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production- Furious Fuckers Final

Race, Rocco Siffredi/Evil Angel, Gianna, Vanessa Hill, Sarah James,
Marsha Lord, Poppy Morgan, Kelly Stafford, Jazz Duro, Omar Galanti,
Kid Jamaica & Joachim Kessef

Best Solo Sex Scene- Upload, SexZ Pictures, Eva Angelina

Best Solo Release- Extreme Holly Goes Solo, Pink Visual Productions

Best Spanking Release- Baltimore Brat 2, Kelly Payne Productions

Best Special Effects- Upload, SexZ Pictures

Best Specialty Release, Other Genre- Cum on My Tattoo 3, Burning Angel

Best Specialty Series, Other Genre- Jack's Leg Show, Digital

Best Squirting Release- Flower's Squirt Shower 4, Elegant Angel

Best Squirting Series- Jada Fire Is Squirtwoman, Elegant Angel

Best Supporting Actor, Film- Randy Spears, Flasher, Vivid
Entertainment Group

Best Supporting Actor, Video- Barrett Blade, Coming Home, Wicked

Best Supporting Actress, Film- Kylie Ireland, Layout, Vivid
Entertainment Group

Best Supporting Actress, Video- Hillary Scott, Upload, SexZ Pictures

Best Tease Performance- Brianna Love: Her Fine Sexy Self, John
Leslie/Evil Angel, Brianna Love

Best Three-way Sex Scene- Fashionistas Safado: Berlin, Evil Angel,
Katsuni, Melissa Lauren & Rocco Siffredi

Best Transsexual Release- Transsexual Babysitters 2, Devil's Film

Best Transsexual Series- Transsexual Prostitutes, Devil's Film

Best Video Feature- Upload, SexZ Pictures

Best Videography- Black Worm, Pulpo, Mandril

Best Vignette Release- Babysitters, Digital Playground

Best Vignette Series- Barely Legal School Girls, Hustler Video

The Jenna Jameson Crossover Star of the Year- Stormy Daniels

Director of the Year (Body of Work)- Jules Jordan

Female Foreign Performer of the Year- Monica Mattos

Female Performer of the Year- Sasha Grey

Male Foreign Performer of the Year- David Perry

Male Performer of the Year- Evan Stone

Most Outrageous Sex Scene- Ass Blasting Felching Anal Whores,
Powersville/JM, "There are Some Things Even an Asshole Shouldn't
Attempt" w/ Cindy Crawford, Rick Masters & Audrey Hollander
Reuben Sturman Awards- Jeff Steward, JM Productions, Rondee Kamins,
General Video of America

Top Renting Title of the Year – 2007 - Debbie Does Dallas...Again,
Vivid Entertainment Group

Top Selling Title of the Year – 2007 - Pirates, Digital
Playground/Adam & Eve

Transsexual Performer of the Year- Allanah Starr
Unsung Starlet of the Year- Gianna

Hall of Fame

Brittany Andrews
Jay Ashley
Skye Blue
Jake Jacobs
Angel Kelly
Dyanna Lauren
Michael Raven
Alexandra Silk
Angela Summers
Tasha Voux

Hall of Fame - Founders Branch:
Martin Rothstein, Model Distributors
Teddy Rothstein, Star Distributors
Kenneth Guarino, Metro Home Video

Some Event Pictures

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