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"Fifty Shades of Grey"

Drive-In Shows 'SpongeBob' Next To 'Fifty Shades'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.19.2015 | Weird News

Some families in Concord, California, turned 50 shades of red when they discovered their local drive-in was playing "SpongeBob SquarePants" simultaneo...

'Fifty Shades Of Grey'-Crazed Teens Storm Theater By The Hundreds

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.19.2015 | Weird News

A Florida mall had to change its policies after hundreds of teenagers stormed the movie theater because they wanted to see “Fifty Shades of Grey.”...

Fifty Shades of Things People Don't Want to Face (But Should)

Jennifer G. Bird | Posted 02.18.2015 | Religion
Jennifer G. Bird

Control and jealousy form the bedrock of abusive relationships. The fact that Christian Gray may change his ways by the end of the series is truly fantasy, and on that level concerns me even more.

Celebrity Stylist Tips: The Look of Love

Reyne Haines | Posted 02.19.2015 | Style
Reyne Haines

Between Valentine's Day and the debut of "Fifty Shades of Grey" amore is in the air. What better color than red to showcase love and happiness!

Would Someone on This Train Please Tell Me I'm Hot?

Greg Schwem | Posted 02.18.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

It was time to assume the reading-while-commuting position, something foreign to me since I rarely read on subway cars and never while standing up.

Lolo Jones Doesn't Think God Would Approve Of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.18.2015 | Sports

"Fifty Shades of Grey" might have broken box office records, but that doesn't mean God approves of the film. At least according to Lolo Jones. Jon...

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of February 14

Digital Book World | Posted 02.18.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

The average price of a best-seller jumps up this week on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, from $6.89 to to $8.05.

Fifty Shades of White, and More...

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Upon entering Shulamit Gallery in Venice, one encounters a subtle, abstract, white on white wall relief by LA artist David Abir. This is another case where it is up to us viewers to count the number of shades of white.

How the Fifty Shades Movie Is Better Than the Book

Em & Lo | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Before the movie came out, we had a list of 10 ways we hoped the movie would improve upon the book. Let's see how it faired below. Then we'll cover the pleasant surprises and less expected disappointments.

'Fifty Shades' and the Art of Seeing

David Edmund Moody | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
David Edmund Moody

Where Fifty Shades generates a somewhat greater level of interest lies in the tension between the modern ethos of female emancipation and the thoroughly submissive sexual role Anastasia is asked to accept.

Fifty Shades of Equality

Valerie Alexander | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Valerie Alexander

When almost everyone who decides which movies get made are men, and men are the ones writing and directing all of the stories, even stories supposedly about women, we women lose sight of what it looks, feels and sounds like to have our stories told from our perspective.

Domestic Violence Victims Advocate: 50 Shades of Grey Is NOT about Domestic Violence

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

I must respectfully disagree with my fellow domestic violence awareness and victims advocates. I do not think that 50 Shades of Grey glamorizes domestic violence, nor do I think a boycott is warranted.

Here's Proof That Regular People Are Way Kinkier Than 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.17.2015 | Comedy

Christian Grey has nothing on these people. "Fifty Shades of Grey" is completely smashing box office records, so for his latest "Pedestrian Questio...

Stephanie Marcus

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Isn't A Movie About BDSM, And That's A Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment

Like its source material, the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie is a phenomenon. Sam Taylor-Johnson's much-derided adaptation of E.L. James' more-derided n...

'Fifty Shades' Whips Up Record-Breaking Weekend Box Office Debut

AP | LINDSEY BAHR | Posted 02.15.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences were more than curious to check out the big-screen adaptation of the racy phenomenon "Fifty Shades of Grey" this weeken...

Jessica Simpson And Eric Johnson Recreate 'Fifty Shades'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 02.15.2015 | Entertainment

Jessica Simpson and husband Eric Johnson clearly know how to turn up the heat. The couple, who wed in July 2014, celebrated their first Valentine's...

A Guide to Using Facebook on Valentine's Day... and Beyond

David Fagin | Posted 02.14.2015 | Comedy
David Fagin

So as a Valentine's Day present, here are three fun examples of how Facebook is adding to the already impossible to solve problem of Love...

Amber Genuske

Want To Know If 'Fifty Shades' Is Worth Your Time (And Money)?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amber Genuske | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment

So, hot or not? "Fifty Shades of Grey" opened in wide release on Friday night and, in the name of journalism, we sent 10 lucky people to see it and...

Watch Jamie Dornan Put His Rock Hard Abs In His Mouth

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment

Jamie Dornan just fulfilled your dream of tasting his abs. The "Fifty Shades" star appeared Friday on "The Graham Norton Show," where he was met with ...

Fifty Shades of BS

Debbie Hampton | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment
Debbie Hampton

All in all, the trilogy was entertaining, mindless reading, but I did find it to be a ridiculously insulting depiction of a modern, healthy female and relationship. I'm not condemning you if you read the books as a guilty pleasure or if you go see and enjoy the movie. (I'll wait until it comes to Netflix.)

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Celebrate Valentine's Day Today... Greg "The Hammer" Valentine's Day That Is

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The following is taken from the soon-to-be published (hopefully anyway) humor book Ho Ho Hoax! written by Jon Chattman and Rich Tarantino

Dad's Message About 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Jim Higley | Posted 02.14.2015 | Parents
Jim Higley

Go enjoy Fifty Shades of Grey. Thank you for sparing me any of the details. And just remember, the love of your life will be nothing like Christian Grey. He'll be better.

50 Questions We Had While Watching 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray & Taylor Trudon | Posted 02.16.2015 | Women

Watching "Fifty Shades of Grey" in a massive theater surrounded by 100-plus New York media types was An Experience. There was some titillation, a ...

How Will 'Fifty Shades' Affect Young Women's View of Sex?

Em & Lo | Posted 02.13.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

One of the reasons we're so looking forward to the movie is to see how (or if) the female director, Sam Taylor-Johnson, a feminist-artist powerhouse, was able -- despite author E.L. James' resistance -- to transform the movie into a tale of female strength and empowerment.

Christian, This Just Isn't Fun Anymore

Stephen Snyder MD | Posted 02.13.2015 | Women
Stephen Snyder MD

In the theater, I realized that the idea of Fifty Shades just being fantasy and therefore innocuous doesn't completely work. Some of the fantasy on-screen in the movie struck me as too close to the things people put up with in real life.