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Reverse Cowgirl pal Damon Brown, author of Porn & Pong: How Grand Theft Auto, Tomb Raider and Other Sexy Games Changed Our Culture and Playboy's Greatest Covers, shares a few reasons "Why People Should Love Or Hate Your Product":
Creates a cult following: My book Porn & Pong: How Grand Theft Auto, Tomb Raider and Other Sexy Games Changed Our Culture created lots of controversy with its risqué cover, intense premise and cultural arguments (It actually got banned from one country, too, which has become a point of pride.). It was my first major book, so I was naive about how to weather the negative press and feedback. The biggest surprise, though, was how many people to this day are super passionate about my work. It was and is a divisive book and, through the book tour and social media, I learned it resonated with a surprising number of people.
"The reality of contract killing in Britain tended to be striking only in its mundanity, according to David Wilson, the university's professor of criminology. He said: 'Far from the media portrayal of hits being conducted inside smoky rooms, frequented by members of an organised crime gang, British hits were more usually carried out in the open, on pavements, sometimes as the target was out walking their dog, or going shopping, with passersby watching on in horror.'"
From Trent Wolbe's "Is It Real, or Is It 'GTA V'? A Trippy Travelogue on the Streets of Los Santos":
"Tracey’s misguided quest for fame finds her at the beck and call of yet another ponytailed douchebag, a Seacrestian talent show host called Lazlow. After a blackmail mission fails to keep the star-making predator away from his daughter, Michael turns to the tattoo parlor to create a more indelible impression — Rockstar raises the bar in the 'fulfilling disgusting ambitions of teenage males' game by allowing the player to tattoo a giant cock and balls on an enemy’s back."