Fifty shades: celebrating unhealthy sex

Ana and Grey’s relationship isn’t romanic, so why do we love it so much? Let’s face it; we live in an age of a multi-billion dollar Internet porn industry, discreet naughty-toy shipping and hundreds of apps that far surpass Tinder’s sexual connotation. All these things provide outlets for our curiosity about BDSM. “Fifty Shades of Grey” provided women with the unique opportunity to explore this lifestyle, albeit vicariously. I think what often gets mixed up is women’s liberty to read and enjoy a highly sexualized story like this and the implicit narrative of sexual manipulation. You’d think those would be … Continue reading Fifty shades: celebrating unhealthy sex

‘Fifty Shades’ of Controversy

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ “Fifty Shades of Grey” hit the box office on Valentine’s Day, setting new records for the highest grossing President’s Day weekend opener and ranking among the biggest R-rated debuts in history. According to the Associated Press, the movie set a record of $81.7 million from more than 3,646 locations over the three-day period. Variety reports that the movie’s ticket sales over the three day period hit $209 million and that the overall box office should reach $240 million. With over 100 million copies of the book sold, it is no surprise that the movie lures … Continue reading ‘Fifty Shades’ of Controversy