NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Books' Ventura, CA Store, Three Star Books & News Places 3rd in Retail Display Contest
Three Star Books & News in Ventura, California took third place in Digital Playground’s store display contest for adult film hit “Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge”.
Following a second place win in the 2007 “Pirates” retail display contest
Three Star Books staff was elated to keep a spot in the top three, however expressed some disappointment over the slight drop in ranks.
The nationwide contest, which ran from September 2, 2008 to March 31, 2009 had over 15 entries and attracted more than 15,000 online votes. Digital Playground, who was recently honored at the 2009 F.A.M.E. (Fans of Adult Media and Entertainment) Awards show for “Pirates II” as the Favorite Feature Movie of 2009, awarded over $20,000 in cash and prizes for a second time in a contest to promote the epic “Pirates” hits. At third place Three Star Books was awarded $2,500.
Display creator, Becca B, who jumped at the chance to enter the contest after “having a blast putting together the first Pirates Display” said, “Digital Playground just makes such great movies, I loved having an opportunity to promote two of their best in such a unique and fun way.”
Books' Ventura, CA Store, Three Star Books & News Wins
Second Place for Creative Window Display
Star Books & News in Ventura, California captured second
prize in Digital Playground's Pirates Store Display Contest.
Playground, which produces full-length adult videos,
began the contest as a means to promote their highly
anticipated and big-budgeted special effects adult thriller,
Books President, Donovan Green, is "thrilled"
to have placed second - a $5,000 cash prize - in a field
of over twenty entries nationwide with over 10,000 votes
cast from Digital Playground's website.
thrilled for our employees who created the window display,"
said Green. "To my mind, the entire point of the
display contest is to bring people into the store from
the sidewalk to buy the movie and our display is the
only entry that does that."
which began on June 5 and ended at midnight on July 31st,
was decided by visitors from Digital Playground's website
and were independently verified. The contest served to promote
"Pirates", a film Digital Playground describes as
"The Biggest Epic in the History of Adult Films."
could have built a huge display in our store, but that pretty
much defeats the purpose. Of course people are going to buy
a movie with the kind of star power "Pirates" has,"
added Green. "It goes beyond the cash prize. I'm just
really proud of my employees who created the display. It was
very creative, effective and I'm glad that they got some well-deserved
recognition for their efforts."
"Honey of the Year" Jessica Jaymes and Mia Rose
to Make Appearance in Ventura, Santa Barbara Adult Stores
July 21, 2007
2004 Honey of the Year Jessica Jaymes and Mia Rose will be
making appearances at our Santa Barbara and Ventura stores
on July 29, 2007.
will appear at 359 E. Main St. in Ventura from 6:00 PM to
8:00 PM. They will then appear at 405 State St. in Santa Barbara
from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Both stars will then be guest bartenders
at Study Hall in Downtown Santa Barbara from Midnight to 2:00
will also be an opportunity to win a VIP Party with the ladies.
Raffle tickets go on sale on July 21st.
Mynx at our Bend, Oregon Store in July
Mynx appeared in our Oregon Store in July It was a great hit
as fans and customers appreciated the opportunity to rub shoulders
and other things with such a big star. It is always nice to
give back to the customers. We look forward to many years
of bringing stars to Bend Oregon. Jazz it up like you can.
Productions Superstar Gina Lynn Greets Fans, Fetes Ventura Adult
May 1, 2004
CA) Gina Lynn, the blonde and beautiful adult feature
superstar of Pleasure Productions made a guest appearance
at Three Star Books & News in Ventura recently to pose
with fans, sign photos and autographs and to promote S.B.Books'
clean and classy adult retail store on Main Street in the
heart of downtown Ventura.
event was hugely successful," said Wade Wallace, Vice
President of Business Development for S.B. Books Inc. which
owns and operates the retail store. "Pleasure Productions
is really taking off and the number of fans who came out to
meet Gina attests to that," added Wallace.
has found success in both adult and mainstream entertainment
markets, appearing in the feature film "Analyze That"
with Robert DeNiro and Bill Chrystal as well as a having a
lead role in Eminem's music video "Superman." Lynn
has also showed up on on the small screen in The Sopranos
and Third Watch.
signing to Pleasure Productions in June of 2000, Lynn has
appeared in over twenty films, including Accidental Starlet,
Inner Vision and Crazy About You.
had a great rapport with her fans," said Wallace. "We
hope to bring Gina out again and again as we open new stores
across the state."
Green, President of S.B. Books Inc. echoed similar sentiments.
Books is dedicated to the model of clean and classy adult
retail stores and we plan to expand greatly this year, "
said Green. "I think it's a great idea to bring out a
star of Gina Lynn's stature to meet fans. It's good for our
customers, good for Gina and good for S.B. Books."
Feature Star Misty Rain Reigns in Redlands!
CA) Adult feature star Misty Rain made a guest appearance
in Redlands recently to sign autographs and video tapes, meet
fans and to promote S.B. Books' flagship store on Tennessee
was a huge success," said Donovan Green, President of
S.B. Books, Inc., the corporation which operates the adult
bookstore chain. "We had a large turnout, Misty was very
personable with her fans, she signed autographs and took pictures
with customers," added Green.
the event was an opportunity to show new customers the concept
of an adult and novelty "superstore," according
idea that adult entertainment book stores have to be dirty
and dark is now out the door," Green said. "We're
very proud of this store and hope that it begins to set the
standard of what stores in our industry should offer: cleanliness,
lots of interesting merchandise, friendly clerks and a fun
place to browse and shop."
Mlyneck, the manager of the Tennessee Street store, agreed.
"With so many communities fighting off these types of
stores, setting up a clean and classy adult book and novelty
store is the best way to disarm those in the community who
have the wrong idea of what this industry is about,"
he said. "We're proud of this store and the Misty Rain
event attracted many people who understand better the 'clean
and classy' superstore alternative."
tuned for more news and announcements!