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The 17 Most Annoying Aspects of the “Fifty Shades” Story

Thursday, February 5, 2015

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By¬†Lindsey Kupfer¬†for YourTango.com Here’s a refresher course on how messed up Fifty Shades really is. The¬†Fifty Shades Of Grey¬†movie hype is growing as the movie’s release date (February 13) gets closer, which means a barrage of media attention is once more on the mommy porn flick. And¬†that¬†means I get to hear endless apologies and explanations [...]

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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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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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What to Do When You Have Zero Sex Drive

Friday, January 30, 2015

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photo via flickr Dear Em & Lo, I’m a 23-year old woman in a relationship with a wonderful guy — we’re celebrating two years together this month. We’re pretty serious about each other, but we have a serious hangup:¬† I have very little sex drive.¬† I’m not sure if he’s got an average drive or [...]

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Dick of the Week: William Giraldi

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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photo via flickr William Giraldi wrote a personal essay for The Baffler called “This Brat’s for You.” Have you encountered this polished turd being bandied about the internet yet?¬†In the piece, Giraldi bemoans the fact that he got paternity leave from his employer for the birth of his first child, became so utterly bored by [...]

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Top 10 Things We Hope the “Fifty Shades” Movie Does Better Than the Book

Friday, January 9, 2015

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photo via the movie website The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, the first book in the mega-selling erotic trilogy by E.L. James, is almost here! It arrives in theaters Valentine’s Day weekend (ladies, get your limos ready!). With the casting of Jamie Dornan (The Fall)¬†as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson (The Social Network) [...]

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How to Organize Your Ex Out of Your Life

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo The two of us basically share a brain when it comes to this blog, and we are one hundred percent united on all the important issues in life, love, and dating: safe sex, orgasms for everyone, the superiority of flat-front pants, etc. But every now and [...]

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What Romance Novels Taught Me About Love (and Lust)

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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by Aly Walanksy for YourTango | photo via WeHeartIt Some people criticize the romance drama, but there are things you can learn from it. Boys get their first taste of sexy times through Internet porn and nudie magazines‚ÄĒbut ladies, we have erotica. Or, as the publishers like to call them,¬†romance¬†novels. Now, I’m not knocking romance [...]

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“150 Shades of Play” Is Now Available on Kindle!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

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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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