Entertainment Weekly April 6, 2012


Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
E.L. James’ erotic debut novel, Fifty Shades of Grey, began as Twilight fan fiction. But now it’s a phenom—and just sparked a rich movie deal. The Brit author talks to EW about bondage and best-sellers.
But the phenomenon behind the glib description, “Mommy Porn”, makes sense when explained by Anne Semans, marketing director at the sex-toy emporium Babeland: “Sexual desire is something that really ebbs and flows in a woman’s life…and one of the ways you give your sex life a boost is through your erotic imagination.”