Fifty Shades of Grey
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The Top 5 Writing Lessons of Fifty Shades of Grey

The biggest selling book of 2012 was Fifty Shades of Grey. Not only has it introduced many people to the world of kink, it’s given them a lesson in how not to write. And if a lack of literary merit isn’t going to slow down sales, well, at least people can learn about the elements of style while […]

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Last Chance for Great Last-Minute Gift: 150 SHADES OF PLAY!

This is your last chance to give the MOST entertaining/romantic/kinky/informative, funny/sexy/outrageous holiday gift of the year! Our how-to companion piece to Fifty Shades of Grey titled 150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink is available now on Amazon. Here are the remaining deadlines you have to beat to get your copies by Xmas: THU 20TH: Last full day […]

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Top 10 Kinky New Year’s Resolutions

As we say in our book (now on sale for less than ten bucks!), 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink, “Being kinky might mean bringing props into the bedroom, it might mean acting out dark fantasies, it might even mean wearing something absolutely ridiculous — but then again, being kinky might just […]

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The 12 Days of Kinkmas

In honor of the holidays and the recent publication of our new book, 150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink, we wanted to put our own special sexy sacrilegious spin on a Xmas classic. Enjoy: On the 12th Day of Kinkmas my true sub gave to me… 12 Crops a Cracking Disciplinary devices […]

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Top 15 Kinky Celebrities

Of course celebrities like to get kinky — why would they do it vanilla style when they can don an outfit, get into character, and make a scene? And in the bedroom, there’s always an appreciative audience, (and, one would hope, no bad reviews). When you think about it, it’s just surprising more of them […]

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H Is for Hardware Store… For All Your Kinky Shopping Needs

The following is an excerpt from the “H” section of our new A-Z book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink. Every bolded word below indicates an entry in our encyclopedia of sorts. The book is on sale now! A hardware store is a one-stop shopping center for all your BDSM needs. Who […]

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10 Simple Steps to Fifty-ize You Sex Life

We just did an interview with Cosmopolitan about our new book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink, and they turned it into a nifty little 10-step program for introducing BDSM into the bedroom: 1. Talk Dirty to Him “Bringing up S&M with your partner can be shocking and awkward. A great way […]

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How Headphones Can Kink Up Your Sex Life

photo via flickr The following is an excerpt from the “H” section of our new A-Z book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink. Every bolded word below indicates an entry in our encyclopedia of sorts. The book is on sale now! Ear plugs aren’t just for construction workers and insomniacs, and noise-canceling […]

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Last Week for 2-Day Shipping (FREE with Prime) of 150 SHADES!

Tantra Feather Teaser by LELO Don’t miss out on the chance to give the MOST entertaining, romantic, kinky, informative, funny, sexy, outrageous holiday gift of the year! Our NEW book 150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink is available on Amazon. Here are the deadlines you have to beat this week to get your copies by Xmas: […]

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Last Week for FREE Shipping of 150 SHADES OF PLAY!

Kimono Robe by LELO Your holiday shopping days are dwindling, so don’t miss out on the chance to give your lover a naughty stocking stuffer, your best friend a companion piece to her dog-eared copy of Fifty Shades, or your coworkers something to blush over during the Secret Santa exchange at your holiday office party! […]

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S Is for Spanking

The following is an excerpt from the “S”section of our new A-Z book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink. Every bolded word below indicates an entry in our encyclopedia of sorts. The book is on sale now! Spanking is hand-to-tush contact, which many consider more intimate and less scary than any other […]

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“150 SHADES OF PLAY” Is Here!!!

LELO’s Sutra Chainlink Cuffs and Sussurra Tap Shorts We just had a baby! Our 7th actually. 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink hit the shelves today, just in time for the holidays (barely)! So if you or someone you know loved the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by E.L. James but wished […]

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2012: The Year Vanilla Turned Grey

Our friends at LELO recently surveyed more than 10,000 women from 8 countries and discovered that a “Fifty Shades effect” is occurring in their bedrooms: they’re enjoying more kinky accoutrements, more roleplaying, more power and more adventure. Good thing they just came out with their new Pleasure Sets — Dare Me and Indulge Me — […]

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Our New Book Is Coming Soon: 150 SHADES OF PLAY!

LELO’s Sutra Chainlink Cuffs and Sussurra Tap Shorts 150 Shades of Play is THE how-to companion piece to the popular erotic trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey. Out this holiday season from yours truly! Did you love the Fifty Shades series by E.L. James but wish there’d been more guidance when it came to the activities and toys described? 150 […]

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LELO’s Pleasure Sets: For Someone Who’s Been Naughty AND Nice

This post is sponsored by LELO* We are firm believers in giving saucy presents at the holidays — and we don’t mean raunchy tacky underwear that gives you an embarrassing rash. No, we mean the kind of gift that keeps on giving, like a high-end vibrator or a sensual suede flogger. Of course, not every […]

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A Spanking Fetish Without the Cliche Emotional Baggage

photo via flickr We don’t often read the “Modern Love” column in the New York Times Sunday Styles section these days — when you’ve been in the biz as long as we have, it’s easy to get cynical and feel like you’ve heard every story about love and sex there is to tell. But  this […]