Posts tagged "erotica"

10 Ways “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Is Ruining The World

No, I have not read the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy and I don't plan to. Maybe I'll read it like 50 years from now when I'm nursing-home bound and desperate for some entertainment. But right now, the universe is so saturated with everything Fifty Shades that I refuse. What can I say, I…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 14, 2012

Turn Of The Century Porn

What we consider "erotic" has changed drastically since the turn of the century. In the late-1800s/early-1900s, all it took was some cleavage and a book to make people blush. If only it was still that easy! Reading is still sexy, but unfortunately, not remotely pornographic. Click through to see what was risque back in the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 2, 2012

What If It Hadn’t Been “Fifty Shades of Grey” But One Of These Erotic Novels Instead?

My mom never read erotica (that I know of) when I was growing up, but on a recent trip home I spotted a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey in the back seat of her car. “Mom, I can’t believe you're reading that!” I screamed. "I just read it for the sex," she said, matter-of-factly.
By: Rachel White / October 25, 2012

Anne Rice On Women And Erotica: “The Whole World Knows Women Are Sensual Beings As Well As Men”

"As a feminist, I’m very much supportive of equal rights for women in all walks of life. And that includes for me the right of every woman to write out her sexual fantasies and to read books filled with sexual fantasies that she enjoys. Men have always enjoyed all kinds of pornography. How can it…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 14, 2012

A Saucy Squabble Over “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Leads To Boyfriend Being Charged With Assault

Apparently, reading 50 Shades of Grey warrants being squirted in the face with 50 Shades of Brown. Raymond Hodgson, 31, was recently charged with common assault after finding his partner, Emma McCormick, reading the BDSM erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, before slapping her in the face and  squirting a mysterious brown sauce on her because…
By: Daley Quinn / July 12, 2012

11 Annoying Things “50 Shades Of Grey” Fans Say

Fifty Shades of Grey! Fifty Shades of Grey! Fifty Shades of ... ahhhh! Somebody get me an aspirin. I have not read this book.I have no plans to read this book. And yet I hear about this damn book so much it feels like I've read it. Ackk!! Why do I have no interest in it? I don't…
By: The Stir / July 2, 2012

Anja Rubik Made An Erotic Magazine — For The Ladies

It's not enough that model Anja Rubik is incredibly beautiful -- she also seems to be really, effortlessly cool. And motivated! Rubik is about to launch the first issue of her new erotica-tinged mag, 25. The magazine will feature spreads with some of Anja's best model friends, and interviews with some of her…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 1, 2012

Erotica Titles For Hot Summer Reading

Fifty Shades of Grey is heating up The New York Times best seller list, making BDSM erotica an official trend of the Summer. But the author, British Twilight fanatic E.L. James, isn't the first to let the racy sex fetish inspire a novel. That form of fantasy has filled the pages of many books over…
By: Tres Sugar / June 18, 2012

FL Library Removes “50 Shades Of Grey” From Shelves

50 Shades Of Grey may well be one of the worst-written books ever. But being a blight on the face of literature isn't the reason Brevard County Public Library in Florida pulled the BDSM erotica novel from shelves: they called 50 Shades "pornography." But Brevard County is not consistent in what they consider "pornographic" and…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 7, 2012

Tumblr Blog Of The Day: Bon Iver Erotic Stories

What happens when you allow your imagination to fantasize about soulfully smug indie singer songwriter Bon Iver? The perfectly twee -- heirloom tomatoes and spiderwebs! -- erotic snippets compiled on the just launched "Bon Iver Erotic Stories" blog. This blog is hilarious because, as Julie explains, sex with Bon Iver would probably be the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 26, 2012

Evening Quickies: Kevin Federline’s Aunt Penned An Erotic Novel About His Marriage To Britney

Kevin Federline's aunt Diane Story has penned an erotic e-book inspired by star-crossed lovers Britney Spears and K-Fed. Pop Baby Krissy Doucet, as the erotic e-book is called, stars young pop star Krissy and dancer Keenan Fazio. It's all yours for $4.99 on April 26. YOU GUYS, NO. Maybe it will be kind of like…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 23, 2012

I’m A Feminist And I Love S&M

The book Fifty Shades of Grey has brought to the forefront of modern society and readers' minds the fact that some women (and men) enjoying BDSM play in their sex lives. Shocking, right? What sort of deviant wants to be spanked or tied up or told they're a "bad girl"? I'll tell you: about 60 percent of my friends —…
By: YourTango.com / April 23, 2012

50 Shades Of Smut: Confessions Of A Fanfiction Reader

Fifty Shades of Grey. From entertainment sites to the morning news, everyone has something to say about the hot, new erotic series. It’s been called “mommy porn” by the New York Times, and sits atop their bestsellers’ list, currently at #1, #2, and #4 amongst combined print and e-book fiction. It seems like everyone…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / April 5, 2012

Casting “Fifty Shades Of Grey” With Actors We Wish Would Do Gratuitous Hardcore Sex On Screen

This weekend, I read approximately 600 pages of the dirty smutty smut smut called Fifty Shades of Grey. I'm currently almost to the end of the second book in the trilogy and was up till 2 a.m. because I couldn't wait to find out what would happen next in the Red Room of Pain. Give…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2012

Only $500 Is Needed To Make James Franco Fan Erotica A Reality!

Are you sexually passionate about James Franco? It's time to put your money where your mouth is and help make F**KING JAMES FRANCO, a collection of fan erotica, a reality. The book project is currently featured on Kickstarter, a site that allows artists to solicit donations for new projects by posting video proposals, and they…
By: Stefanie Blejec / November 19, 2011

Elite French Grad School Students Release Cool, Erotic Mag

Who better to launch a magazine on sex and erotica than the French? Even better: French students from Sciences Po, one of Paris' most elite grad schools and a training ground for lawmakers, politicians, and journalists. L'Imparfaite is an artsy consideration of sex, compiling photography and odd-ball articles, like a study on the sex…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 31, 2010

Erotica Book Sales Are Booming

While celebrity memoirs are among today's best-sellers, another literary genre is giving book sales a boost: erotica. MSNBC reports titles like Thong on Fire, Candy Licker, and G-Spot are the new Lady Chatterley's Lover. "Much of the new erotica is simply porn moved to the printed page," says Brian Alexander, "only smarter and…
By: Susannah Breslin / April 30, 2010

Porn Mag For Women Has One Big Problem

We love the idea, in theory, of a porn magazine for women. Unfortunately, Filament, a British for-women-by-women porn mag, is having a lot of troubles. First, the above-the-waist photos of "feminine" male models, which Filament's editors said academic research proved women are attracted to, were not pornographic enough for us. Sorry, but Rufu…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 17, 2009

When It Comes To Fashion Erotica, There’s Nothing To Be Ashamed Of

We love, love, love today's Refinery 29 roundup of erotic fashion magazines. And while we heartily agree with their statement regarding the fact that modern-day fashion advertising and editorials are sexier than ever -- "With the lines between fashion, eroticism, and porn becoming less and less clear, it seems perfectly on point for a sexy…
By: Erin Flaherty / August 4, 2009

Porn For People Who Are Blind

If we want to get turned on and don't have a man around, we can put on a dirty movie, magazine, or "art" book. But what do blind people do? There are erotic audiobooks, but they're mostly read without much emotion by a single person. Lud Romano saw that this market was under-served in erotic…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 16, 2009