Category Archives: 50 Shades of Grey

Fifty shades of Lancelot.

As I wrote in What is the blue pill? chivalry is a mockery of Christian sexual morality. What was pure was portrayed as perverse, and what was bawdy was portrayed as pure. It was a truly devious joke. We can’t … Continue reading

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Real Men Step Up to Fifty Shades of Rationalization.

There is a blog companion to FamilyLife/Dennis Rainey’s Stepping Up® book and video program, and it has a three part series by Scott Williams on Fifty Shades of Grey (50SOG).  With the titles alone, you can’t make this stuff up: What’s a … Continue reading

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Custody of the heart.

Several commenters on my post Chick porn asked why men’s mostly visual porn is seen as sinful while women’s mostly written porn is seen as something different.  I see two components to this, although both are merely part of our rationalization that … Continue reading

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Chick porn

In noticed this yesterday as number eight in the Kindle top 100 paid list Prick: A Stepbrother Romance.  The book description reads: I can’t stop thinking about that prick. Caulter Sterling is a prick. A filthy-mouthed, womanizing, crude, spoiled, arrogant prick. The … Continue reading

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Sounds like bunch of 12 year olds.

The ladies of Jezebel describe the audience of 50 SoG: The audience is about 98 percent female, and mostly in their early 20s.  …here we are, dragged in public like trenchcoated patrons at a porn palace. As the film begins, … Continue reading

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