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Making a Bad Show Worse: Turning “The Bachelorette” Into “Highlander”

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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photos via ABC.com Well, we’ve made it through another season of The Bachelor. The editors cut the footage with a heavy hand to make us think Chris would ultimately think with his dick and pick the distant, unamused, hot virgin, Becca, instead of the much more sensible choice, Iowa-loving, family-embracing, 100% gung-ho, baby-talking (in ALL senses [...]

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Comment of the Week: You Just Cracked Us Up!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

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We recently received a Facebook message that warmed the cockles of our hearts, and since we’re totally shameless when it comes to self-promotion, we thought we’d share it with you. Gerry, you made our month! Dear Em & Lo, I’m writing to tell you that I just finished laughing so hard, I’m pretty sure it [...]

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Top 10 Life Lessons from “The Bachelor” (The Women Tell All)

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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via The Bachelor’s Twitter feed Last night, we came to the cat fight portion of the season with “The Women Tell All” episode of The Bachelor, in which producers gather together all rejected participants in a room with a live studio audience to watch — and defend — their most humiliating, offensive, mean-spirited and basically [...]

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Blog Snog: Photos of Kansas City’s 1960s Drag Scene

Friday, February 27, 2015

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YourTango: 10 reasons every woman needs a male BFF (as written by a man). The Frisky: Seven rules for fighting fair with your partner, according to science. Pop Sugar: If Disney Princesses met their Princes on Tinder Nerve: Photos from Kansas City’s 1960′s drag scene. 150 Shades of Play: Now you’ve seen the movie, learn how to do [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor,” for Bachelors (Bali)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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via ABC.com Wow, what happened to the all the world travel the contestants on (and viewers of) The Bachelor/ette have come to know and love?  They really kept it real (and cheap) this season, by limiting the majority of the shooting to the continental United States. Santa Fe, the Badlands, Arlington, Iowa? Pretty much the least [...]

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Guess the Quote: “American Sniper” or “Fifty Shades”?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (Iowa + Hometowns)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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from “The Bachelor’s” hysterical Twitter feed It’s kind of ironic that “Fifty Shades of Grey,” with its helipads and helicopters and gliders and penthouses and fancy cars, came out the same weekend “The Bachelor” aired its least glamorous episodes ever, featuring the scent of manure in the air, the shuttered businesses of a 400-person town, the [...]

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How the “Fifty Shades” Movie Is Better Than the Book

Monday, February 16, 2015

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Yes, the movie was better than the book. Of course, if you’ve read the book, then you know that’s not saying much. The bar was pretty low to begin with. And one would hope that with a 40 mil production budget and a feminist director, that bar would inevitably be raised pretty high. Of course, [...]

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How to Spank Like Christian Grey

Friday, February 13, 2015

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The following is an excerpt from the “S” section of our 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 type of flagellation. [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: How Will “Fifty Shades” Affect Young Women?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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Dear Em & Lo,  Have you thought about the effect that this film may have on young girls — how this film will set their expectations as to what sex is like? – Fifty Shades of Fay   Dear FSoF, Honestly, we haven’t. We’ve been too distracted by our upcoming ladies night screening of it! [...]

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