Column by Keith Rawson September 21, 2012
For the love of God, people, we need to stop the further spread of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and elevate the level of literary sleaze in the average American household!
Column by Cath Murphy
With publishers returning to sexy hits of the 70s and 80s to cash in on the Fifty Shades phenomenon, what might we expect to soon find sizzling on the shelves?
Column by Kimberly Turner September 13, 2012
Ride through the diseased sewage of Charles Dickens's England, watch a MacBeth-inspired rave/orgy, survive a 'Hunger Games' simulation, and other bizarre ways to live out your favorite books.
News by Kimberly Turner August 2, 2012
Another day, another seven-figure ‘Twilight’ fanfic deal. Even a deliberately awful parody created by trollish comics became a bestseller overnight. Is the ‘Fifty Shades’ formula the way to fast cash?
News by Rob Hart July 18, 2012
Thanks to 'Fifty Shades of Grey' we're getting sexy Sherlock Holmes.
News by Kimberly Turner July 10, 2012
Erotic BDSM trilogy for women? Anne Rice has been there, done that...thirty years ago. Plume re-releases Rice's steamy 'Sleeping Beauty' series to cash in on 'Fifty Shades' fever.
Column by Jack Joslin June 28, 2012
Should we give E.L. James a little more credit? A hands-on attempt at mimicking her success by erotica...
News by Rob Hart June 12, 2012
Bret Easton Ellis, author of 'American Psycho,' is pushing for a new gig: To adapt 'Fifty Shades of Grey' for the screen--and he wants David Cronenberg to direct.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen June 8, 2012
The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' trilogy has basically become a punchline in publishing, but even hardened writers can stand to learn a thing or two from this weird, kinky, literary train-wreck.
News by Dave Reuss May 14, 2012
The 'Wool' series is being called the sci-fi version of 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' Could alien lady porn be on the horizon?
News by Rob Hart May 9, 2012
'Fifty Shades of Grey' has been banned from the Brevard County Public Libraries system, while books like 'The Complete Kama Sutra' are still available.
News by Rob Hart May 3, 2012
We know 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is a very poorly-written book. But is it also dangerous? One member of the BDSM community thinks so. And it raises some interesting questions about truth in fiction.
Column by Karina Wilson April 5, 2012
After the runaway success of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy, LURID compares it to some other well-thumbed examples of erotic fiction, including its BDSM bedmate, 'The Story of O'.
Publishing Has Devoured Itself: Author Signs Deal For A Parody Of 'Twilight' Knockoff, 'Fifty Shades of Grey'News by Rob Hart April 3, 2012
Andrew Shaffer, the man behind the Emperor Franzen Twitter feed, has sold a parody of 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' titled 'Fifty Shames of Earl Grey.'
News by Rob Hart March 12, 2012
'Mommy Porn' indie FIFTY SHADES OF GREY is the latest out-of-nowhere runaway bestseller.