September 14, 2009 07:41am
Book Soup Sells Porno
Source: Vivid PR
by: Company Press Release
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- ''Book Soup,'' the popular independent book store at 8818 Sunset Blvd. In W. Hollywood, has announced that it will offer Vivid-Alt (http://www.vividalt.com/) DVD movies for its customers starting today, Monday, Sept. 14th. This marks the first time in over three decades that the retailer will sell adult DVDs.
''We've been following the career of Eon McKai, the founder of the alt porn movement and feel that he's done some exceptional work at Vivid-Alt. We believe that our customers will want to discover his edgy approach to the genre,'' said Robert Tyson Cornell, Director of Marketing and Publicity for the retailer.
Vivid-Alt is the award-winning imprint of Vivid Entertainment, the world's leading adult film company. The imprint has earned an outstanding reputation for using modern social themes in its artistic interpretation of sensuality. Vivid-Alt's latest release is ''Content'' (see review from Fleshbot.com) and other titles include ''Live in My Secrets,'' ''Man's Ruin,'' ''On My Dirty Knees,'' ''the Doll Underground,'' ''Bad Luck Betties'' and others.
The only other line of DVDs offered by Book Soup is the Criterion Collection (http://www.criterion.com) a mainstream distribution company selling ''important classic and contemporary'' films'' to cinema aficionados.
Book Soup has a new web page http://www.booksoup.com/vivid.html devoted to Vivid-Alt titles and the movies will be promoted on the store's home page along with titles from Criterion.
The retailer is known for its floor to ceiling bookshelves, high profile events and a celebrity clientele.
Upcoming author events include such speakers as AL Gore for his book ''Our Choice,'' Mike Medavoy and Nathan Gardels for ''American Idol after Iraq: Competing for Hearts and Minds in the Global Media Age'' and Douglas Brinkley for ''Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America, 1858- 1919.''
''We are thrilled about being in Book Soup,'' said McKai. ''it's much more than a store, it's an artistic center for the community and it's both loved and respected.''
Vivid-Alt is an imprint of Vivid Entertainment. Founded in 1984, Vivid is the world's leading adult film company and is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Vivid has always placed heavy emphasis on high quality erotic film entertainment and has created wide brand-name awareness through its films, innovative marketing and a licensing program that extends to advertising, apparel, book publishing and a range of other products. The studio's website www.vivid.com has a large and loyal following of fans of the Vivid Girls. For more information contact Jackie@vivid.com.