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Fifty Shades of Grey

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'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 | Food
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." ...

Women and Pornography: Fifty Shades of the Same Old Color

Robert Weiss | Posted 11.12.2012 | Women
Robert Weiss

Ultimately, the Fifty Shades phenomenon is opening up a very healthy dialogue about female sexuality, not just in the therapeutic community and among BFFs on their coffee breaks, but between women who've read the books and their intimate partners.

'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.

Why Women Love 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Jennifer Hamady

The requirement of pleasure, delivered by a gorgeous, skilled, and smitten someone who knows our bodies and desires better than we do.... Is there really any question as to why these books are so popular?

'Fifty Shades Of Grey'-Themed Cooking Class Has Us Cringing

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.05.2012 | Food

You know the whole "Fifty Shades of Grey" trend has gone too far when it's the theme of a cooking class held in a California strip mall. The Ventur...

EL James' Husband Says Ryan Gosling Might Be Christian Grey

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.05.2012 | Entertainment

Bring together one of today's hottest male actors and one of the hottest erotica novels to ever hit eReaders and what might you have? A major Hollywoo...

Forgotten Sex Club Discovered On Whiskey Row

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

When you’re demolishing an old building, you don’t really expect to find a decades-old sadomasochistic swingers sex club. Sometimes it just happen...

Domestic Abuse Charity To Burn 'Fifty Shades'

Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact

While some are predicting a “Fifty Shades of Grey”-inspired baby boom, one domestic abuse charity is "disgusted" with the erotic trilogy and wants...

WATCH: Paul Scheer's Perfect '50 Shades' Audition

Posted 08.23.2012 | Comedy

Our knowledge of the erotic novel du jour, "Fifty Shades Of Grey," is mostly comprised of "SNL" parodies and dramatic readings by Will Ferrell and Zac...

Lady Gaga: She's Only 26. She Wants To Screw Around, Not Settle Down.

Liz Smith | Posted 10.21.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

Lady Gaga talks to Vogue's Jonathan van Meter in the September issue of the fashion magazine. It's a good piece, with a lot of info and insight into the professional side of Gaga.