Monthly Archives: September 2014

50 Shades of Show & Tell

50 Shades of Show & Tell

Still chugging along with the Fifty Shades Trilogy. I’m in the middle of book two, Fifty Shades Darker. Holy cow (™Anastasia Steele) is it fifty shades of boring. It’s all fancy parties, child abuse, and sailing. Wasn’t the point of these books the kinky fuckery (™Christian Grey)? That said, I’m not here to discuss plot […]

50 Shades of Character Voice

50 Shades of Character Voice

Lately, I’ve been reading the Fifty Shades trilogy. It is repetitive and misogynistic and stupid. For a sex book, it’s very unsexy, unless you’re turned on by e-mail and contract negotiation. And the writing! It’s as bad – possibly worse – than you’ve heard. And I can’t put it down. Fifty Shades of Grey fails […]