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Fifty Shades of Grey

WATCH: George Takei Reading '50 Shades Of Grey'

Posted 12.20.2012 | Fifty

"Oh my" indeed! George Takei -- Facebook's favorite meme dispatcher -- is the latest celebrity to get turned on to the erotic bestseller (and Random H...

11 Of The Year's Biggest Winners

Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

From Stacey Dash's political bellyflop to the box office implosion of "John Carter," 2012 left plenty of fodder for cynics and late night comics. But ...

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Moves Evangelicals Beyond Black And White Sexuality

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 11.30.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Ask Kelley Taylor, a Southern Baptist college student, if she's opened the steamy pages of "Fifty Shades of Grey," and she has a ready response....

The One Trait I Wish I Hadn't Inherited From My Dad

Linda Wolff | Posted 01.25.2013 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

When I think of Fifty Shades of Grey, I'm not thinking of the mouth wateringly naughty best seller; the one I just couldn't put down. I'm referring to the ever burgeoning growth of silver on the top of my head.

Not One, But Two 'Fifty Shades' Parodies Hit Chicago

Posted 11.19.2012 | Chicago

Good news, fans of soft-core "porn" author E.L. James! James' mega-bestseller and movie-to-be "Fifty Shades of Grey" has inspired not just one, but tw...

Fifty Shades Of Gay

Sue Carswell | Posted 01.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Carswell

When I was a literature student at the University of Vermont, I was assigned a story on an entrepreneur, Cristine Lavender, for our campus magazine. Admittedly, I found Cristine utterly captivating, attractive, enigmatic and somewhat mysterious.

Woman Divorces Husband Over 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.13.2012 | Divorce

People file for divorce for a multitude of reasons -- emotional disconnect, extramarital affairs and irreconcilable differences, to name a few. But on...

Pat Robertson 'Shocked' That Women Watch Porn And Like 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

Conservative Christian Pat Robertson said he's shocked that some women watch porn. The religious right's controversial elder statesman brought up t...

Charity To Use 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' As Toilet Paper In Protest

Posted 11.06.2012 | Impact

One charity is giving new meaning to bathroom reading. Wearside Women in Need, a UK-based charity for abuse victims, will be using pages from "Fif...

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...

When Bad Books Happen to Good People

Allison Hill | Posted 10.28.2012 | Books
Allison Hill

I admit that for many years I subscribed to the policy that a book, any book, was always better than no book. In recent years though, I have come to believe that it is the dirty little secret of the bookselling world that some books just suck.

Fifty Shades of Mitt: How Romney Will Dominate America, and Not in a Hot Way

Karen Friedman | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
Karen Friedman

Fifty Shades of Grey has taken the nation by storm. But if it were rewritten as a political novel, it would go something like this...

'Law & Order: SVU' Meets 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Allison Leotta | Posted 12.15.2012 | TV
Allison Leotta

Cross America's favorite TV crime drama with America's best-selling BDSM novel, and you've got one seriously kinky SVU episode. I was bound by every minute of it (so to speak).

'SVU' Tackles '50 Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.11.2012 | TV

The book at the center of the case on "Law & Order: SVU" may not have been E.L. James' 50 Shades of Grey, but the episode was clearly inspired by it. ...

Screenwriter Hired For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment

Get to know Kelly Marcel. According to a press release from Focus Features, the British writer and producer has been hired to adapt E L James' best-se...

'50 Shades Of Kale' Is Happening (Yes You Can Sigh Now)

Food52 | Posted 12.04.2012 | Home
Food52

Today, we're defending kale from "kale-rotica." More specifically, we're defending kale from "50 Shades of Kale."

Fifty Shades of Success: Behind the (Sex) Scenes With E.L. James

Marlo Thomas | Posted 12.04.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Three books at the top of the bestseller list, all at the same time? Who is this woman? So when I sat down with E. L. James for an exclusive interview, I had a lot of questions about the book, the bondage and the inspiration behind the global phenomenon.

Most Popular Halloween Costume This Year?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.04.2012 | Los Angeles

Halloween costumes inspired by the sensual novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" are sure to be a trend this year. And one Huntington Beach company wants to su...

'Fifty Shades of Grey': Expanding the Conversation From Sexy to Safety

Peggy Andover, Ph.D. | Posted 11.27.2012 | Crime
Peggy Andover, Ph.D.

What's missing -- in the media, probably in our book clubs and certainly in our conversations with our teenage daughters -- is a discussion of a serious and dangerous aspect of their relationship. We're not talking about BDSM. Our concern is the interaction between the characters outside the bedroom.

25 Random Things I Learned from 50 Shades of Grey: The Magazine

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 11.24.2012 | Women
Lois Alter Mark

Even more than the book themselves, though, I am fascinated by the whole Fifty Shades phenomenon. So when I learned that there was a magazine devoted to the subject, I knew I owed it to our readers to go exploring. Oh, the sacrifices I make for my job.

A Grey Day in Edina

Ann Bauer | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Ann Bauer

Everyone's a headline writer on Twitter. Technology mainstreamed words the way cheap, mass-manufactured automobiles made everyone a driver. Who, these days, needs a livery cab?

A Two Party System for World Politics

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Looking forward to the day when the far right nightmare of a global social order looms larger on the horizon of the possible than it does now -- here's a modest proposal for how world politics might be organized during the transition.

Why We Expect More From Husbands Than Ever

Susan Shapiro Barash | Posted 11.21.2012 | Weddings
Susan Shapiro Barash

Enter the wife of the twenty-first century with a checklist honed by looking back at her predecessors' lists and deciding what came up short. For the millennium, requisites became imperative, wives were now strident about it.

PHOTOS: 7 Destinations For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Fans

Trippy | Posted 11.14.2012 | Travel
Trippy

Whether you loved "Fifty Shades," hated it or are still scratching your head about what all the fuss was about, the locations from the book are undeniably great.

Want To Exchange 'Fifty Shades' For Something Better?

Posted 09.13.2012 | Books

"Like a gun buy-back program." That's how Fernanda Diaz at OR Books describes their publicity stunt for the book "Fifty Shades of Louisa May." ...