Good Vibrations Sold to Midwestern Sex toy Distributor (Blowfish)

hitachi.jpgFrom my Blowfish column last week:

The big news this week in the San Francisco sex-positive community is that groundbreaking sex toy store, onetime cooperative and Blowfish competitor Good Vibrations has been sold to an adult industry conglomerate with a disturbingly cyberpunk name: GVA-TWN, which I am assuredly not alone in thinking sounds kind of like “Megacorp, Inc.”

Here in the Bay Area, where anti-corporate sentiment is practically a religion (or a disease, depending on your perspective), person-on-the-street reaction is, at least initially, far from positive despite the predictably neutral-positive spin given by local and adult-industry news sources.

Read more at Blowfish.

Image via Wikipedia.


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