Wal-Mart: America, George Carlin Not Welcome In Retail Stores

November 2004
Book Publishing Report;11/1/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 42, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that superstore chain company Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has halted ordering copies for its retail stores of Warner's bestselling parody "America," by Jon Stewart, after learning that the book contained digitally created images of naked Supreme Court justices in the U.S. Receipt from a distributor, in error, a number of copies of George Carlin's latest Hyperion title "When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Cops?"; Sale of both books by the company at its online bookstore; Request to Simon & Schuster to change the cover of Pamela Anderson's novel, "Star," to meet the company's retail standards.


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