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EVENT: Wasteland BDSM Virtual World Launch Party. It’s like Second Life – With Ball Gags!

“Virtual Wasteland Grand Opening Party: November 14th, 2012”, the internet’s original BDSM, kink and fetish lifestyle site, will have a grand opening for Virtual Wasteland, a 3D live interaction community playground within Red Light Center, unveiling the largest 3D virtual space devoted to the BDSM, kink and fetish lifestyle, all under the “Big Tent” of Wasteland.

Virtual Wasteland will be hosting a Grand Opening party with DJ’s, door prizes and movie showings. The entire Virtual Wasteland space will be open and available for free during the event and there will be hostesses to greet guests and introduce the club and the facilities. The top-rated RLC BDSM Working Girl, Saphyre Rose will be at the event and will give away a free half-hour BDSM session to a lucky winner (RLC VIP Members only). And, the grand prize for the evening will be a drawing for a free lifetime membership to (more…)


Wasteland Brings Home XBIZ Award

CYBERSPACE/January 18th 2012 – Wasteland, the internet’s very first and largest BDSM web and mobile site, has taken home the XBIZ Award for Specialty/Alternative  Site of the Year. The winners of the 2012 XBIZ Awards were announced at a gala ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. The 10th anniversary  show honored the most outstanding achievements across every industry sector during the past year with more than 140 award categories.

“We are thrilled at winning the XBIZ Specialty/Alternative Site of the Year Award at this year’s show,” says Colin Rowntree, founder and CEO of Wasteland. Having been  operating Wasteland since 1994, we take great pride in our knack at thinking and shooting “outside the box” and are delighted that our work resonates with our  members, fans and followers.” has been featured by HBO, Wired and the BBC, and has won dozens of industry awards. Wasteland’s “sister site”,, presents erotica for women and couples from a woman’s point of view, and has been featured in Time Magazine, Newsweek and the recently published book, A Billion Wicked Thoughts. Colin Rowntree, founder of Wasteland, was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame Founders Division in 2011.


We Have Been Nominated For Three Xbiz Awards

xba11_nominee BOSTON — Wasteland’s SpiceCash announced Monday they have received three nominations for the 2011 XBiz Awards. The nominations include Progressive Web Company of the Year (Wasteland, Inc.), Specialty Affiliate Program of the Year ( and Specialty Site of the Year (

“I am delighted that we’ve been recognized with three XBiz Award nominations this year,” said Wasteland/Spicecash CEO Colin Rowntree. “We have continued to work hard to innovate, and to use Wasteland’s experience in creating evocative content, cutting-edge marketing and technology, and our 16 years of success to continue to be a cornerstone in this ever-changing industry as well as an ongoing standard of excellence.”

“At this point, I’ve pretty much ‘seen it all’ in trends, cookie cutter content and brand creation, gimmicks, and smoke and mirrors in online adult,” Rowntree continued, adding, “I am very happy that Wasteland has ‘stayed the course’ over the years and continues to be where consumers eventually go and stay for compelling content that meets their needs and interests and that our work has garnered the respect of our peers with these nominations.”

Wasteland’s SpiceCash has been delivering world-class BDSM erotica, Asian erotica and womenʼs erotica through a variety of specialty pay sites since 1996. Their program boasts award winning sites and are renowned for their sales-friendly, high-art approach to BDSM, fetish and niche content.

“While it’s always an honor to be recognized, these nominations are particularly exciting for us,” said Andrea Mata, SpiceCash’s Director of Business Development. “To be nominated in areas that span from site to program to company is not only the highest sort of praise but also welcome feedback, that even after 16 years, we continue to be on the right track.”


Wasteland Founder Inducted Into The AVN Awards Hall of Fame – Founders Branch.

Wasteland Founder Inducted to AVN Hall Of Fame - Founders Branch

Wasteland Founder Inducted to AVN Hall Of Fame - Founders Branch

CHATSWORTH, Calif.—AVN Media Network has announced the 2011 class of inductees into the AVN Awards Hall of Fame – Founders Branch, including Wasteland founder, Colin Rowntree.

“I am honored and delighted at being inducted into the Internet Founders Branch of the AVN Hall of Fame,” said Rowntree, whose site is widely considered the premier fetish site on the internet.

“Since starting in 1994, I’ve seen the adult entertainment industry develop and change dramatically and have truly enjoyed being an active part in its metamorphosis, being a mentor to many coming into the industry over the years, and striving to provide a positive example of artistic and ethical practices. My gracious thanks to AVN for this wonderful recognition.” 

This year’s honorees for the AVN Awards Hall of Fame – Founders Branch will be recognized during the ceremony, set for Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas. For more information, visit

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