50 Shades Of Grey phenomenon? Mommy porn outsells Potter and Twilight

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  1. scotpens

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    Re: 50 Shades Of Grey phenomenon? Mommy porn outsells Potter and Twili

    Especially popular sex novels. Anyone here old enough to remember Naked Came the Stranger?

    And whips. And ropes, chains and handcuffs (don't forget my favorite part!)

    Or, as Jackson Browne once said: "Honey, let me introduce you to my redneck friend."


    Most internet porn, whether fetish or plain vanilla, is made by and for men. I can see how an erotic literature series written with the female reader in mind would be popular. Although, after reading the review linked above, I do wonder what all the fuss is about.

    ADDENDUM:
    Ah, now I get it!

    BTW, when I saw "Mommy porn" in the thread title, I thought it had something to do with incest. Oooooh, do I have a dirty mind! :devil:
     
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  2. Dream

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    Re: 50 Shades Of Grey phenomenon? Mommy porn outsells Potter and Twili

    The popular Mortal Instruments book series started out as Harry Potter incest fan fiction.
     
  3. Miss Chicken

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  4. Data Holmes

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    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzN1kI6K-fk[/yt]

    The Diamond Club: A Novel is currently sitting at number 4 on the iBooks charts.
     
  5. Miss Chicken

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    I wanted to buy a copy - I wouldn't miss 99c - but unfortunately it isn't available in Australian iTunes store :(. If Aussies had been able to buy the book it might have been in third place by now.
     
  6. Miss Chicken

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    In Lighter Shades of Grey the author mentions one of the sillest things that Anastasia Steele says in 50 Shades of Grey (at least in my opinion).

    I often go to the top of Mount Wellington, the mountain that towers over my city. It is 4170 feet high. From the top of Mt Wellington I can clearly make out the Tasman Bridge and West Point Casino which are several miles away. Yet Anastasia can't see anything 3000 feet below?
     
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  7. Australis

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    She's in love with a 'master'. Don't you think some level of myopia is involved? :)
     
  8. Bob The Skutter

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    Edited because I forgot we weren't in TNZ.
     
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  9. Dream

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    Damn, now I'm REALLY curious about what you posted. Can you give us a hint about what you deleted?;)
     
  10. Dream

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    Obviously the author didn't do any research.

    She probably just went on wiki to learn more about BDSM, instead of actually watching videos of it. A common complaint that I keep hearing is how it seems like the book was written by a 15 year old girl.
     
  11. Bob The Skutter

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    50 Shades of Ayrshire

    Doon Munchin oan Chanice's minge like a pig eatin a tattie...her gash is is sum nick..Tam makes light work of hur hippos yawn...an by the time he had finished sookin her an pumlin her rotten.. the toothless gibbon between her legs looked mare like a trampled oan box a cream cakes fae greggs...
     
  12. Pindar

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    That's beautiful man.
     
  13. Bob The Skutter

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    Almost poetry isn't it?

    Though I think 50 Shades of Yorkshire was better.
     
  14. Ríu ríu chíu

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    You just blew my mind.
     
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    Much of Internet "porn without plot" fanfiction - including a lot of BDSM ones - are written by women and for women. Which is actually where this book originated from.
     
  16. Serial thread killer

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    It brought it tear to my eye.
     
  17. Tora Ziyal

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    You are a woman after my own heart, RevdKathy.

    So apparently a lot of it is about Grey's anatomy? ;)

    :lol:
     
  18. Count Zero

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    :lol:

    When I wanted erotic fiction, I had to read Michel Hoeuellebecq, which I considered to be porn for intellectuals at the time (there's also a considerable amount of story between the often rather sad sex scenes). I still appreciate him for writing the funniest masturbation scene ever. He's mellowed considerably over the years and the focus of his books have shifted. At the time, others were riding on his wave of popularity, e.g. Catherine Millet who wrote about her sex life (which also included BDSM I think).
    Of course, in the meantime, we've had several rather traumatising books by women writing about their sexual fantasies so this book seems rather harmless in comparison, even though it's supposedly about BDSM. I think many people read it because it's en vogue right now.
     
  19. Data Holmes

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    They are working on opening it to international sales... it's apparently a little more complicated.
     
  20. Miss Chicken

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    We, at the Trekbbs, should write our own erotic book. We could call it "A Couple of Shades of Blue" or something like that.

    Anyone got any ideas about what we should call our characters?