Everyday I read articles about Fifty Shades of Grey, it’s been interesting! I do NOT post most of what I read, it’s either repetitive, boring, or just plain old bad writing. Some articles I walk away from mad and insulted, others shaking my head, sometimes laughing. But sometimes the comments are the most interesting. I thought I would share some of the highlights of what I have read, purely off the top of my head.
Fifty shades of Grey is smut, porn, erotic, a love story, a manual on sex. It teaches woman to be submissive and allow men to control them. Stalking is ok. Woman are dumb for reading this either because the writing is so bad or because the story is so bad.
Oh, and some have said it objectifies men too. My head is spinning!
The writing makes Stephanie Meyer’s writing look good. But ironically another article analyzed the writing and found it was an 89% copy of Twilight.
Feminists think we’re taking a step back – allowing a much older man take advantage of a young woman. Gosh, my Dad is 7 years older then my mother, what does that say about my Mom?
HE has a Red Room of Pain, never mind that SHE named it that and he never thought of it that way.
Kim Kardashian can read, but has only flipped through the books. I think this is important since Kim Kardashaian and Fifty Shades of Grey in one article will drive a lot of traffic to your site.
Ian Somerhalder has actually started reading the books and is still interested in playing Christian. Nina Debrov hasn’t ruled out playing Ana, but doesn’t think she should be playing opposite Ian. Ryan Seacrest is enjoying the books. I wonder if he’ll find a way to get himself into the movies as a cameo role?
There has been an increase in the sales of silver balls and other sex toys. Or you could just go to a Fifty Shades of Grey party/demonstration event.
Christian’s don’t think Christians should be reading the books, something about it being against the bible. Of course the most ardent supporters of not reading it are the ones who haven’t read it.
Fifty Shades of Grey is about a sex slave. Huh?
Libraries are confused. Some are banning, others have long wait lists and are ordering more books.
Kristen Stewart heard about the books from Robert Pattinson, is interested in reading it, but isn’t admitting to reading it. She’s also not commenting on playing Ana.
Some news outlets are posting so much about Fifty Shades of Grey that the readers are getting sick of it, and think they’re just trying to drive new traffic to their site.
A lot of time is spent trying to figure out why woman like the book – the sex, we’re feeling less repressed, we’re feeling empowered, escapism, we want to be controlled by men. The reasons go on and on. In the end, they’re all trying to figure out what makes us tick so they can figure out what the next big thing will be.
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