But for Steven Hirsch — or anyone else in the adult entertainment business, for that matter — that figure represents a blockbuster. The key to thriving even as free online porn services eat away at the DVD market is being nimble enough to adapt principles familiar to the rest of the showbiz world: celebrity scandal and superhero tentpoles. It also made Vivid the one to beat. Since then, Vivid has aggressively positioned itself to acquire celebrity fare — and the reputation has made it a magnet for celebrities shopping tapes themselves. Hirsch has been a leader in the mainstreaming of porn, emphasizing quality by shooting on film rather than video; introducing more tasteful packaging; and expanding the brand by stamping Vivid on makeup, intimate accessories, nightclubs and other products. Not every celebrity tape is of interest.
Google embracing porn?
Stand-alone internet-TV channel
The porn purveyor is boasting that it's the first TV-based app that'll make sexually explicit content available through Google TV, which has struggled to offer in-demand content since its launch. Google responded with a statement indicating that it'll allow the app to be a part of the platform and will rely on the parental controls to keep adult content away from children. A Vivid spokesman said that all of its top content will be available for the channel including XXX parodies and educational videos and the company hopes to expand to more connected TV platforms soon. Vivid co-chairman Steven Hirsch says: "[Google TV] "is a central part of our making Vivid available everywhere concept, which gives fans unified access to our content through their personal computers, mobile devices, tablets, television sets and DVD players. Google responded with a statement to the LA Times Technology blog opening the door for more adult entertainment saying it'll put parents in charge of deciding what is and isn't visible. Could porn save Google TV from obscurity? Apple of course has a no-sex policy akin to a monastery so there's definitely an opening for Google to offer in-demand content from adult TV providers.
Vivid Entertainment Group is an American pornographic film production company,   featuring internet content. In , Paul Cambria created a list of sex acts that he recommended pornographers not film so as to avoid possible legal problems with the U. It became known as "The Cambria List". In , Vivid Entertainment was described by Reuters as one of the handful of studios that dominate the U. In February , Vivid changed its condom-only policy to a condom-optional policy that lets performers decide whether or not to use them. Hirsch said the proposal would be costly and ineffective and was an example of unnecessary government intrusion into private bedrooms. The following is a list of notable Vivid actresses known as "Vivid Girls" during the first thirty years of Vivid. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American adult entertainment studio. December 31,