VIVID STUDIO INSIDER FOR JANUARY 19, 2015
MEDIA INTEREST IN TAYLOR CHANDLER MOVIE STAYS STRONG – Coverage climbed after TMZ broke the story about intersex star Taylor Chandler making the Going for the Gold movie. TMZ said its Taylor story was among its most popular of the week. The movie also attracted coverage on MStarz, Huffington Post, the Sean Green Show and many other outlets. AIPdaily and DrunkenStepFather ran a hardcore clip from the movie. The Daily Mail of London requested photos from the movie and used them in its story. The Daily Mail story said: “Taylor Chandler, who detailed her relationship and sexual exploits with the swimmer as he was in rehab last November following his DUI arrest, shot the film for Vivid Entertainment. The hard core film is called Going for the Gold and features a male porn star playing a swimmer alongside Chandler. Vivid also seems to think the video will sell well, paying Chandler in the mid-to-high six figures for her work. Vivid is the same company responsible for numerous celebrity sex tapes, including the famous Kim Kardashian and Ray J video.”
VIVID RADIO HOSTS TO COVER AEE – The hosts of Vivid Radio will broadcast live from the main fan hall floor of the Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas on from Wednesday, January 21st through Friday, January 23rd. Separately, Vivid Radio host, Alexis Texas, will team with actor Tommy Pistol to co-host the 2015 AVN Awards ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel, which follows the AEE on Saturday January 24th. Hosting four shows daily will be Monique Alexander, Joanna Angel, Annie Cruz, Brandy Aniston, Dani Daniels, April Flores, Ash Hollywood, Veruca James, Tera Patrick and Tanya Tate. Their on-air guests at AEE will include performers, directors, producers, studio and sex toy company executives and fans in an intimate and uncensored style that captures all the glitz, glamorous sex and sensuality of the famous event held each January in Las Vegas. Thousands of industry insiders and fans converge on Vegas each year for the AEE and AVN Awards, often called “the Oscars of Porn.” The 32nd annual ceremony is on Sat evening and leading up to award night there are parties, seminars, x-burlesque shows and many fan events to enjoy.
WETWORK WINS XCRITIC “BEST FEATURE”AWARD – Vivid’s Wetwork has won the XCritic.com 2014 Best Adult Feature award. Steven St. Croix also won the Best Male Actor award for his role in the movie. XCritic said: “Kudos to: Vivid Entertainment, who showed that you can slim down and focus on quality over quantity with Wetwork, a movie that took several major awards.”
SAM PHILLPS STARTS NEW ONLINE FEATURE – Vivid Radio host Sam Phillips has begun a new feature called “Sex and Men” on SocialUnderground.com. Sam writes in her first column: “I’ve been working for Vivid Radio for over a year; hosting my show, The Single Life with my co-host Yanira Johnson, on SiriusXM channel 791, and streaming live on www.vividradio.com.
STARR SISTERS AT VIVID LIVE IN HOUSTON – Tall, blue-eyed blonde sister adult stars, Natasha and Natalia Starr are scheduled to perform at Vivid Live Men’s Club in Houston on Jan. 15-17. “We love this time of the year because it’s filled with the promise of all good things,” says Natasha. “Everyone wants to have a great time and we’re both ready to make that happen.” Her sister Natalia adds, “We love to meet fans and entertain and we’re always amazed and happy to see so many of our fans turn out to see us.” Natalia entered the adult industry in 2012 as a glamour model while Natasha was already in the industry having joined the year before. They each posed as Pet of the Month for the July/August single issue of Penthouse magazine. In September, 2014 the Poland-born sisters were among the adult stars appearing in the welcome home party scene for the Season 7 premiere of Sons of Anarchy. Vivid Live is a licensee of Vivid Entertainment.