AFK. Life, Away From Keyboards.TM
AFK Books LLC, is a local, independently-owned business, and a
registered Virginia company, established in 2010. The store opened
on Valentine's Day, 2011. (We <3 you!)
John Brittell, AFK Books & Records' founder and media lackey, is a
native of Virginia Beach who launched his retail career at Games 'n'
Gadgets in Lynnhaven Mall in the mid-eighties. There is a good
chance he sold you your first copy of Zelda or SuperCalc.
As a retailer, John lived the nomadic lifestyle common to retail
executives, military personnel, and wandering gypsies. He lived in
Dallas, Seattle, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and managed retail
locations in dozens of states. Before he went "AFK" John served as
Vice-President of E-Commerce and Direct Marketing for GameStop.
When John was asked to review AFK Books & Records, he said:
"AFK Books & Records is absolutely the best book and record store
in Chic's Beach! The owner is an odd duck, but man, he has really
cool hair and a great staff. Not like Gandalf's staff, I mean like his
employees. Gandalf's staff is way cooler, but dangerous in retail
settings. Gandalf's staff is not friendly and approachable like the AFK
Books & Records staff. Gandalf's staff would put out your eye (or