Growing up, the only place I felt safe reading comic books was under my bed covers, reading Wonder Woman, The Huntress, etc. Still, these heroines of print weren't really satisfying to me as a little girl looking for heroes to emulate. So that's why I saw a glimmer of hope when Marvel Comics officially announced that Thor is now a woman.
The "Fifty Shades" books continue to generate buzz. As an expert in dominance and submission, as well as a general sexual enthusiast, I have a few ideas about how the "Fifty Shades" books became so popular and why they won't be losing their steam anytime soon.
Profit-minded people are rushing to capitalize on the erotic trilogy's huge success. From allegedly real-life versions of Anastasia Steele to "Fifty Shades" vacations to a kind of "Fifty Shades" Kama Sutra, see nine attempts to rip off the global phenom.
Anastasia, you've shown us that love, in its unique, original form, can really conquer all. So remember to enjoy every moment, never forget to laugh and always focus on the brightest shades of Christian Grey.
Dear Anastasia: Let me get this straight — after only FIVE days of being away from Christian, you've rekindled your romance already? Geez, that didn't take long! I'm thrilled you're back with your man, but it's obvious you're still tormented by your own issues with your sex life, his past and your future together. Let me let you in on some advice.
Yes, it's true that your love for Christian Grey has made you feel happier than you've ever been in your life. But it has also caused you to cry uncontrollably, lose your appetite for weeks — or devour an entire jar of cookies, drink irresponsibly, send inappropriate text messages, lay in bed for hours on end, and question everything you have come to learn about life and who you are as a person.
If you have not heard about the popularity of the novel series, Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James, than you are likely living under a rock. This romance novel's overnight smash popularity is an indication of several things. Number one, women enjoy sex. Number two, women do like erotica. And, number three, women enjoy their erotic adventures wrapped in a handsome fantasy and safely packaged in a monogamous relationship.
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If any of you saw "The Hunger Games" recently, you were in for a bloodbath — a very entertaining, very well-produced bloodbath. I'm a huge fan of Suzanne Collins, and the movie was one of the best I've seen in a long time. But while I cheered for Katniss, cursed the gamekeeper, and threw popcorn at President Snow, I couldn't help but notice that some of the lessons of "Hunger Games" could also be applied to relationships.
Love triangles can be traced back to their ancient roots in Camelot, where Queen Guinevere was forced to choose between King Arthur and Sir Lancelot. From there, history, literature and movies have been rife with tales of one unfortunate (and usually stunningly beautiful) woman's choice between two ridiculously handsome men.
In honor of this year's Sundance Film Festival that just began this week, it's time to explore different movie date night options for you and your honey to warm up to this Winter.
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