Fifty Shades of #FAIL
No, no, don’t worry. I’ve done enough ranting on this subject for a while. This is more for laughs. I want to thank Craig for sending me a link to this brilliant article on Buzzfeed, written by Alana Massey. It’s called “13 Of The Least Sexy “50 Shades Of Grey” Inspired Items For Sale. And the subtitle is “And you thought the books were in poor taste.” I loved the author from this alone, even before I went on to read the rest.
OK, go read. I’ll wait. The products themselves are pretty grotesque, but her descriptions and commentary on them are priceless.
The baby clothes are especially in bad taste, no? And just how the hell would you know if your infant is submissive, anyway? Considering that a baby’s first word is often “NO,” that doesn’t sound too submissive to me.
Have I mentioned here that I think the term “bae” needs to die a wretched and painful death? What the @#$% is that, anyway?? People who are too lazy to utter the two syllables of “baby”?
I think my favorite of her lines is on the Christian Grey coffee mug. “This $7.99 mug alerts potential partners that your idea of a good time is kinky play that doesn’t involve boooooring discussions of boundaries or consent!” Of course, because we know Mr. Grey can’t be bothered with that shizz.
The bookmark that reads: “9 months ago Mommy read 50 shades of grey” really should read: “9 months ago Mommy was a fucking idiot.”
I could go on and on, but really, Ms. Massey should have the floor right now. Enjoy.
Have a great weekend, y’all.