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Tag Archive | "BDSM"

Fifty Shades of Luxury: How to Shop for Toys Like Christian Grey

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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LELO’s 20-karat gold Luna Beads Luxe | Sponsored Post One of our theories about why the¬†Fifty Shades of Grey¬†trilogy sold so well (despite terrible writing and a thin, derivative plot) is that it’s dripping with wealth. The private jets and the fancy gifts and the luxurious home are like a spoonful of sugar that help [...]

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10 Simple Steps to “Fiftyize” Your Love Life

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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Here’s a nifty little 10-step program for introducing BDSM into the bedroom, inspired by our book,¬†150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink:   1. Talk Dirty to Him Bringing up BDSM¬†with your partner can be shocking and awkward. A great way to test a fantasy is to incorporate it into¬†dirty talk. Whisper in [...]

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Watch the Entire “Fifty Shades” Movie Online Right Now!

Friday, February 6, 2015

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Okay, it’s not exactly the entire movie. But from these five sneak-peak clips that ran on the Today Show this past week, you basically get a complete picture (lots of awkward pauses, dubious chemistry, lame Christian Grey hair). Are we still gonna see it? Hells yes! But now, you don’t have to. Here they are, [...]

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How to Use a Flogger Like Christian Grey

Thursday, February 5, 2015

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The following is from our very own naughty dictionary,¬†150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink.¬†Bolded words signify individual entries that appear elsewhere in the A-to-Z section of the book. Anything with a tie icon ¬†indicates an activity or prop mentioned in the¬†Fifty Shades¬†series (symbolic of the famous woven tie¬†Christian Grey¬†uses to restrain¬†Anastasia Steele). [...]

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Erotic Deathmatch: Fifty Shades of Grey vs. 150 Shades of Play

Thursday, February 5, 2015

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This is the face the other Jamie makes when judging our book better than the one his movie is based on Jamie Maclean is the founder and editor of the Erotic Review Magazine, an intelligent and artsy London-based website dedicated to sex (and NOT the US-based Yelp for escorts of a similar name). So how could we [...]

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How “Fifty Shades” Has Changed Sex Over the Past Several Years

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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sponsored post As if the palpable global anticipation for the first movie adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey”¬†wasn’t evidence enough, our friends over at LELO have actually quantified just how influential the story of Ana, Christian and his woven tie have been on the world’s sexual habits. They surveyed over 10,000 [...]

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Fifty Shades Parody Tells of Dungeons… and Dragons

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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Fifty Shames of Earl Grey is on sale at Amazon If you’re planning on seeing the Fifty Shades movie only so you can get your snark on, then we have a reading assignment for you. Of course, the web is littered with Fifty Shades of Grey parodies, but “Fanny Merkin” (a.k.a. Andrew Shaffer, author of [...]

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“150 Shades of Play” Is on Kindle for Valentine’s Day!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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Our latest book, now available in a discreet Kindle edition We get it: 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink is not necessarily the book you want to be caught reading on the bus, or during your lunch break, and it’s definitely not the book you want sitting on your nightstand when your [...]

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The Original “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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Earlier covers of The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty trilogy In my senior year of high school, I (Lo) read¬†The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, the first in a three-book series by vampire-genre goddess Anne Rice (who was a fave of mine at the time) writing under the pen name “A. N. Roquelaure.” Except instead of vampires, [...]

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A Guide to the Toys in “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Monday, February 2, 2015

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Say what you will about the literary merit of E.L. James’s¬†Fifty Shades of Grey¬†trilogy, but you can’t deny the sexual curiosity they’ve ignited, the sexual knowledge they’ve imparted and the sexual delight they’ve given, where most readers are concerned. The result has been a boon for the sex toy industry, thanks to all the props [...]

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