Posts tagged "50 shades of grey"

PornHub Has “Fifty Shades” To Thank For Increased BDSM Searches

Pornhub has proven definitively that consumption of “Fifty Shades of Grey” translates to real-life curiosity about BDSM, with a new sets of infographics on search terms immediately following the movie’s release last week. Shocker: A lot more people are searching for BDSM and BDSM-related terms than usual.
It’s women, in particular, who are suddenly way

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 20, 2015

Yes, Please, Let E.L. James Write (And Tank) The Next “Fifty Shades” Movies

So apparently, on top of the fact that conflicts with Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James pushed director Sam Taylor-Johnson to the point that she felt like she never wanted to make another movie again, James now also wants to write the script for the next movie.
Oh, hallelujah!
Here’s the thing: The movie…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 20, 2015

50 Shits Of Crap: A Professional Dominant Excoriates The Worst Movie Of All Time

I knew that I was going to have to watch “Fifty Shades of Grey” eventually, it was just an issue of watching in a way that would be, you know, tolerable. And it occurred to me pretty quickly last week: One of my very best friends in the world is a veteran professional and recreational…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 17, 2015

Madonna Is Unenthused By “50 Shades Of Grey”

Madonna on “50 Shades of Grey”: “It’s not very sexy, maybe for someone who has never had sex before. I kept waiting for something exciting and crazy to happen in that red room thing, and I was like, ‘Hmm, a lot of spanking.'” [HuffPost]
Two more victims of Bill Cosby , models Lise-Lotte Lubli…

Claire Hannum / February 14, 2015

Here Are The Definitive 50 Shades Of Grey

Do regular people have access to 50 Shades of Grey in the bedroom? Of course! Here they are:…

Emily Winter / February 13, 2015

Fifty Shades Of Grey Tattoos Tell Me Everything I Need To Know About Fifty Shades Of Grey

I never read any of the Fifty Shades of Grey books, because 1) I was advised not to read it by my very good friend who was reading it voraciously when it came out, and 2) Luvvie Ajayi epically live-tweeted reading the first book and called it #50ShadesOfShade, and it was perfect, and I pretty…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 3, 2015

Listen To Ellie Goulding’s New “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Song

Ellie Goulding’s ballad “Love Me Like You Do” was released on YouTube today, and I’m not really sure how I feel about it. Max Martin produced the song, which was specially written for the “50 Shades of Grey” soundtrack. After that oh-so-sultry version of “Crazy In Love” in the film’s trailer, I was expecting something…

Claire Hannum / January 7, 2015

“50 Shades Of Grey” Starring Ellen Is A Dream Come True

Ellen made her very own trailer for “50 Shades Of Grey” starring none other than herself in the place of Dakota Johnson, and it is absolute perfection. Ellen regales Jamie Dornan (and the rest of us) with her special brand of dirty talk and smoldering eye contact. Now this is a movie I could get…

Claire Hannum / November 27, 2014

Yet Another “50 Shades Of Grey” Trailer Has Arrived

Universal is baiting us with another “50 Shades Of Grey” ad just a week after the big reveal of the movie’s official trailer. This one is a TV spot featuring a Beyonce song once again and pretty much a recycled version of the same three or so clips we’ve already seen. I mean, at least thi…

Claire Hannum / November 21, 2014

“Fifty Shades Of Grey” Released A Trailer For Its Next Trailer, Basically

A new teaser for “Fifty Shades Of Grey” was released yesterday, featuring our hero Mr. Grey sensually dressing himself while Beyonce’s “Haunted” plays in the background. The ad tells us that an exclusive new trailer is coming on November 14, which we’re all presumably now hanging off the edge of our seats for. So thank…

Claire Hannum / November 7, 2014

World Nervously Pacing Over Rumored Lack Of Chemistry In “50 Shades Of Grey”

The “50 Shades Of Grey” cast recently met up to do some reshoots, which is a pretty common thing in the film biz, but new rumors insist the reshoots are due to a lack of “heat” between Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson. A rep from the studio defended the pair, asserting that “no one…

Claire Hannum / October 23, 2014

Size Does Matter: “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Wine Just Got Bigger And Better

Warning: I will try and refrain from making continuous size and girth puns while writing this post.

“Fifty Shades Of Grey” wine has been on the market for a few years now, but E.L. James, the author of the book series, has upped the ante for those of us who fancy a ……

Katie Oldenburg / September 20, 2014

Study: “Fifty Shades” Readers Are Slutty Binge Drinkers With Eating Disorders & Abusive Partners

Today in Things That Make Me Want To Scream “CORRELATION DOES NOT EQUAL CAUSATION!” And Beat My Head Against The Wall:

Last year, a study out of Michigan State University found that the erotic BDSM trilogy Fifty Shades Of Grey “perpetuates” abusive relationships. Now, another study from the same professor at MSU claims young wome…

Jessica Wakeman / August 22, 2014

Kittens Reenact “Fifty Shades Of Grey”

The cinematic masterpiece that is sure to be “Fifty Shades Of Grey” is still a long way off (February 2015) but you can get your kinky sex fix now with … wait for it, kittens. Yes, the erotic love affair of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey is reenacted by teeny-weeny beh beh kittehs (and their…

Jessica Wakeman / August 14, 2014

Watch The Roots React To A Very Special Version Of The “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Trailer

On “The Tonight Show” last night, Jimmy Fallon taped The Roots’ reaction to the “Fifty Shades Of Grey” trailer — with a creepy edit. Watch them freak when a scary face pops up halfway through the trailer! [Huffington Post]…

Claire Hannum / July 30, 2014

Is This Dashing Italian Real Estate Agent The Real-Life Christian Grey?

An Italian real estate agent named Alessandro Proto, who once gave E.L. James a guided tour of homes in Italy, claims he is the inspiration for Christian Grey. Admittedly, Mr. Proto is rather attractive. But doesn’t he know that Fifty Shades is just Twilight fan fiction? [New York Daily News]
Nigella Lawson posted…

Jessica Wakeman / February 10, 2014

Dakota Johnson Had No Trouble Filming Those “50 Shades Of Grey” Sex Scenes

“I don’t have any problem doing anything. The secret is I have no shame… Reading the book, I found myself more interested in the ways they were breaking each other down emotionally than the sex scenes. I think there’s a part of a woman that wants to be the thing that breaks a man down.”
Dakota Johnson (or…

Claire Hannum / February 6, 2014

“Fifty Shades” Star Jamie Dornan & Wife Welcome A Baby Girl [Update]

Fifty Shades Of Grey” star Jamie Dornan is a new daddy! His wife Amelia Warner recently gave birth to a baby boy baby girl. [Update: People has confirmed the couple welcomes a baby girl, not a boy.] Mazel tov! [US Weekly, People]
Skeleton Crew, the band Beyoncé lost to as a child performer…

Jessica Wakeman / December 16, 2013

First Look: Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson Get Heated On The Set Of “Fifty Shades Of Grey”

“You’re a virgin?” he breathes. I nod, flushing again. He closes his eyes and looks to be counting to ten. When he opens them again, he’s angry, glaring at me. “Why the fuck didn’t you tell me?”
I don’t know if that’s the scene “Fifty Shades Of Grey” stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnso…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 2, 2013

Professors Tested Fifty Shades Of Grey Library Book & Discovered It Has Herpes

Everyone makes fun of me at the office for being a germophobe. But read this story and tell me I’m wrong: professors in Belgium ran toxicology and bacteriology tests on library books and found that Fifty Shades Of Grey had the herpes virus. Oh, yes. The two profs checked out the 10 most borrowed book…

Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2013
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