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50 Shades of Grey

Why I Won't Lean In

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 09.18.2013 | Women
Vanessa Garcia

The problem with leaning in is how similar it is to submission. It's no surprise that Sandberg's book hits the bestseller list in the same era as Fifty Shades of Grey, the book that so many women called "hot" but was, in fact, a true setback for us all.

Senate Candidate's Sexy Side-Hobby Raises Eyebrows

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 07.12.2013 | Fifty

A Republican conservative Senate candidate in Colorado is having to answer for something she's done in her past. Jaxine Bubis' offense? Writing ero...

'50 Shades' Fans Will Have To Keep Waiting

Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment

"50 Shades of Grey" fans won't be getting their Christian Grey anytime soon. Rumors started swirling last week that the cast of the upcoming "50 Sh...

The Strangest Sex Movies Ever

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment

Is this the year of the sex movie? We've just glimpsed the eyebrow-raising trailer for the scandalous movie "Adore," "50 Shades" is well on its way, a...

Huge '50 Shades' News

Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

"50 Shades of Grey" has a release date. Producer Dana Brunetti announced on Thursday that the big-screen adaptation of E L James' beloved S&M nove...

9 Things To Know About The '50 Shades' Director

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.21.2013 | Women

Exciting news for 'Fifty Shades of Grey' fans was announced Thursday: The film adaption of the wildly successful book trilogy now has a director. Sam ...

Directing '50 Shades'

AP | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — British visual artist and filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson has been signed to direct the movie version of erotic best-seller "Fifty Shades ...

Meet The Director Of '50 Shades Of Grey'

Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment

Sam Taylor-Johnson has been hired as director of "50 Shades of Grey."'s Mike Fleming was the first trade reporter to break the news o...

Big '50 Shades' Rumor Debunked

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment

Despite reports last week from THR and Variety that Joe Wright was the front-runner to direct the upcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" adaptation for Unive...

Will He Direct 'Fifty Shades'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie just got a bit more legitimate. As first reported by THR and later confirmed by Variety, Joe Wright is the top choice...

Teacher Suspended For Giving 9th Grader 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.05.2013 | Books

Although "Fifty Shades of Grey" may be a hit with housewives across the country, Philadelphia mother Maya Ladson was decidedly displeased to find a co...

Listen to Your Husband; He Knows Better Than You

Esther Katcoff | Posted 06.23.2013 | Impact
Esther Katcoff

"My husband doesn't like it." Sunilda, a Paraguayan woman my age, stood in front of me explaining why she'd stopped coming to my weekly Peace Corps computer class. "He thinks I leave the house too much."

The Most Likely 'Fifty Shades' Rumor Yet

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment

Gus Van Sant made "Promised Land" last year for Focus Features, and the Oscar-nominated director might reunite with the studio for its upcoming adapta...

The Reason a Book Must Be Written

Lisa Guest | Posted 06.19.2013 | Books
Lisa Guest

I remember what it is like to go for an orgasm but never get there. That was my experience in my 20s. Since then, thanks to many metaphors, I've learned how to slide right over the edge into ecstasy.

A Sexy New Novel About a Woman of a Certain Age

Mark C. Miller | Posted 06.08.2013 | Books
Mark C. Miller

Although the novel is perfect for women 40 and over in the dating pool, The Last Place She'd Look is filled with humor, insight, pain, defeat and sex that will be familiar and appealing to anyone who is in, has ever been in, or would like to be in the world of dating.

Women's History Month Spotlight: Advice From the 19th Century, on Loneliness and Doubt, Horses, Vacuum Cleaners and the Nature of Time

Carole DeSanti | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books
Carole DeSanti

In honor of women's history month and to celebrate the paperback publication of The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R., I arranged an interview with Eugénie R. herself (heretofore known only as my fictional character) to find out how this 19th century woman feels about our 21st century world.

How Does This Erotica Author Get Her Inspiration?

Posted 03.27.2013 | Fifty

"50 Shades of Grey" was just the beginning. CBS This Morning took a look at the rising trend in erotic romance novels, or "mommy porn," that has gi...

EL James Reveals Details Of Next Book

Posted 02.27.2013 | Books

EL James, author of the bestselling, world-famous Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, talked about her next book, as well as the Fifty Shades of Grey film a...

You Can't Handle the Truth

Chad Kultgen | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media
Chad Kultgen

Why would a woman's website ask a guy like me, who's known for writing sexually graphic and honest novels, to write something sexually graphic and honest -- only to edit it into something without a single sexually graphic phrase or a sentence of honesty?

'Fifty Shades' Coming Sooner?

Posted 02.21.2013 | Entertainment

Rumors about the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie have sprouted up on the regular over the last year, but the project is still in its infancy. Kelly M...

Finally Revealed: The Evil Power Behind the Great Publishing Conspiracy.

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 04.22.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

I managed to sneak in a little research on my smart phone as we waddled along. I googled "penguin".

Mila In '50 Shades'?

Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

Will Mila Kunis be your Anastasia Steele? The actress won't say. In an interview with Extra, Mario Lopez asked Kunis if she was interested in a "50...

Exclusive Interview With the Ghost Writer of the Best Selling Trilogies of All Times

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 04.14.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

Can things get any stranger than this? I am sitting across from the author who is responsible for penning The Hunger Games and 50 Shades of Grey.

Correction: Further Evidence Reveals Mega Best-Selling Authors Are Not Sisters

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 04.09.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

If you sensed that something was amiss in reading last week's blog you would have been right. Private investigator Bruce Watson's report that the author of 50 Shades of Grey and The Hunger Games author are sisters turns out to be false. They are, in fact, one person.

Investigation Reveals Mega Best-Selling Authors EL James and Suzanne Collins Are Actually Sisters

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 03.31.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

Two women writing two trilogies garnering a lion's share of all book sales? Coincidence? I thought so until I received a telephone call from Bruce Watson a private investigator who specializes in uncovering improprieties in the publishing industry.