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Fifty Shades of Jihad

Roger S. Gottlieb | Posted 04.26.2015 | Politics
Roger S. Gottlieb

Shades of Grey is a Hollywood movie. ISIS is a serious threat to our way of life. So isn't it the height of intellectual irresponsibility to mention them in the same breath -- let along the same blog?

Fifty Shades of Equality

Valerie Alexander | Posted 04.19.2015 | 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.

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...

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 ...

I Am a Feminist and I Love Fifty Shades

Jaime Grant, Ph.D. | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Grant, Ph.D.

As Fifty Shades of Grey hits the theatres, critics on the right and left have already lifted their poisoned pens to dis the film adaptation of this massively popular BDSM novel.

Amanda Scherker

'Fifty Shades' Proves Female Sexuality Is Still The Ultimate American Taboo

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.13.2015 | Women

If scores of men get dragged to see Fifty Shades of Grey this weekend by their female Valentines, they might be surprised that, as NYmag's David Edels...

The Top Five Writing Lessons of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Em & Lo | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Not only has it introduced many people to the world of kink, it's given them a lesson in how not to write. And if a lack of literary merit didn't slow down sales, well, at least people can learn about the elements of style while being turned on by the elements of sadomasochism

The First 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Reviews Are In

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

Unless you're Kim Kardashian, "Fifty Shades of Grey" reviews were embargoed until Wednesday morning. But when it rains corny sex dramas, it floods. Af...

10 Things We Hope the 'Fifty Shades' Movie Does Better Than the Book

Em & Lo | Posted 03.11.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, the first book in the mega-selling erotic trilogy by E.L. James, is almost here! It arrives in theaters Valentine's Day weekend (ladies, get your limos ready!).

Sexual Women Don't Need Any Stinking Lectures

Taylor Marsh | Posted 01.12.2015 | Women
Taylor Marsh

Why do American filmmakers continue to moralize and lecture where women who love hot, adventurous sex are concerned? Can't women just enjoy adventurous sex, including with multiple partners, if she chooses, without the judgment?

Jamie Dornan Does Not Go Full-Frontal In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

If you're someone who took part in questioning whether Ben Affleck's penis had a cameo in "Gone Girl," know now that you will not have to repeat this ...

First Official Look At '50 Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Entertainment

Behold, the first official photo of Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey in "50 Shades of Grey" is here. Sure, there were some "Mad Men"-esque posters and a...

Good News For '50 Shades'

Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment

Get excited, "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans: the big-screen adaptation of E L James' best-selling novel started filming this weekend. Shooting in Vancouv...

'Zero Dark Thirty' Star Joins '50 Shades'

Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment

The film adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey" is on its way, as the upcoming production adds to its cast. Last month, it was announced that Charlie...

'50 Shades' Audition Script Included Conversation About Sperm

Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment

Earlier this year, screenwriter Kelly Marcel, who has been tasked with adapting E L James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" for the big screen, promised that th...

6 Erotic Romance Novels That Are Better Than 'Fifty Shades'

| Posted 09.05.2013 | Books

By Margaret Bristol for Bookish: With hot casting news, there's no doubt the most talked-about book right now is E L James' "Fifty Shades of Grey....

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...

Will 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Be Rated NC-17?

Posted 01.08.2013 | Entertainment

Big news for "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans. The upcoming film adaptation of the wildly popular novel is reportedly staying in line with its scandalous r...

Front-Runner For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'?

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" casting rumors continue! "Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23" star Krysten Ritter is the latest star to be tied to the f...

Zoë Triska

'Fifty Shades Of Grey': Here To Stay?

HuffingtonPost.com | Zoë Triska | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books

Fifty Shades of Grey, a not-very-well-written book by a previously unknown author, is the best-selling novel of all time in the United Kingdom -- a na...

'Fifty Shades' Author's Husband Talks Sex, Marriage And Rivalries

Niall Leonard | Posted 11.12.2012 | Books
Niall Leonard

As I have said before, being married to EL James, author of international bestselling erotic romance The Fifty Shades Trilogy, is mostly like being married.

Fifty Shades Of The Rainbow: Why The Novel That Shook The Nation Doesn't Ignite Gay Imagination

Allison Hope | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Allison Hope

"Yawn," say the gays who whipped their S&M practice into shape 37 years ago and exercise their God-given right to sexual freedom every Friday night (and Saturday and Tuesday and Wednesday and every other day in between). "We got the memo a long time ago."

Fifty Shades of Prey

Pastor Douglas Wilson | Posted 09.21.2012 | Books
Pastor Douglas Wilson

Fifty Shades of Grey began as Twilight fan fiction. This is no accident at all. The two publishing phenomena are using the same basic device -- women who learn to view themselves as prey.

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' To Become Makeup & Clothing Lines

Posted 06.13.2012 | Style

Do you need fifty shades of gray eye shadow? How about fifty shades of gray undies? Whether you asked for them or not, "Fifty Shades Of Grey"-theme...

The Effect 'Fifty Shades' Is Having On Our Bedroom Activities

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 06.07.2012 | Women

The hype surrounding “Fifty Shades of Grey” has done more than just sell books -- it’s selling sexual accessories. The New York Post reported th...