The Success of 50 Shades of Grey: An Analysis (with a bonus self-mental evaluation!)

50 Shades of Grey is getting a movie. I’m sure this is nothing surprising to those of you who have used the internet in the last couple of years, but I feel it’s a good start to this entry. I will repeat now for emphasis:

Shades. Of. Grey. Is. Getting. A. Movie.

And as far as I am aware, it will not be airing in any “adult” theaters.

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Top 4 Undeveloped Romances

“Only 20 lines of dialogue later, I knew he/she was the one.”

Love is something that doesn’t just happen. Love at first sight isn’t exactly an accurate term to describe how you felt upon first seeing your significant other. You may have felt an attraction. After talking, you probably felt a spark, but I’m willing to bet it wasn’t love. Sadly this is something I say is probably a result of the written word—various works have romanticized romance and made it seem like true love could happen overnight. Of course Disney and Hollywood have done nothing to help clear this view, but hey, written works were around first. Note: Keep in mind this list is limited to books that I have read!

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