'50 Shades Of Grey' Breaks 20 Million Sales As Rope, Handcuffs And Music Sales Also Surge
July 16 2012 7:39 PM EDT
The mommy porn book trilogy has taken over the pop culture lexicon in 2012.
Donald J. Sobol Dies At 87: Twitter Remembers 'Encyclopedia Brown' Author
July 16 2012 11:04 AM EDT
Donald J. Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series that captured the imaginations of children across the world, died Monday, the Publishers Weekly Twitter account announced. He was 87.
'50 Shades Of Grey' Author E.L. James At Comic-Con: What She Doesn't Want Her Series Called
July 13 2012 5:15 PM EDT
E.L. James signed books for her fans on the first day of Comic-Con convention on Thursday in San Diego, and she took some time to give an interview to the Associated Press. Fans came in bunches to meet the beloved author of the best-selling series Fifty Shades of Grey.
Mick Jagger Had Sex With Over 4,000 Women…And David Bowie, Biographer Chris Andersen Says In New Book
July 13 2012 11:37 AM EDT
Biographer Chris Anderson said that Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger has had sex with over 4,000 women, one of which was Angelina Jolie, during his career -- but that's just a low estimate. Anderson, who recently penned Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger, said 68-year-old Jagger has even slept with David Bowie, whom he had an ongoing affair with during the bisexual revolution in America. And he still couldn't get no satisfaction???
‘Size 12 And Ready To Rock’ Author Meg Cabot Talks About Heroine Heather Wells, Katie Holmes And What She Thinks About ‘Chick Lit’
July 13 2012 9:38 AM EDT
“Size 12 and Ready to Rock” is out in stores.
'50 Shades Of Grey' Movie Rumors: Who Will Play Christian Grey? [POLL]
July 12 2012 7:44 PM EDT
Fans of E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey are practically foaming out of their mouths waiting to find out who will play their favorite control freak Christian Grey on the big screen adaptation of the best-selling series. Every week there's a new rumor about which hunky-stud will be putting on a grey tie while hiding a twitchy palm as he portrays Christian Grey.
Erotic Romance Author Shayla Black On Flawed Heroes And The Rise Of Female-Driven Fiction
July 12 2012 4:42 PM EDT
The International Business Times had the chance to ask Black about her creative process, her views on damaged heroes, and how's she been affected by the rise of erotic romance book sales.
Channing Tatum Talks 'Magic Mike' Sequel And 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
July 12 2012 2:02 PM EDT
If you're one of the people who saw Magic Mike and didn't want it to end, you may be in luck!
Could Hot New Novel 'Because You Are Mine' Be The Next 'Fifty Shades of Grey'?
July 11 2012 8:17 PM EDT
Beth Kery's Because You Are Mine offers all of the seduction and intrigued contained in a typical erotic tale. Yet the story's release format sets it apart from others in its genre.
Final 'Hunger Games' Film To Be Split: Was The Choice Artistic Or Purely Financial?
July 11 2012 4:36 PM EDT
There was a time in the film industry when making two movies based on one book was unheard of. Yet studios have begun to capitalize on what's proved to be a practical trend.
Peter O?Toole: The Once And Future ?Lawrence Of Arabia?
July 11 2012 1:36 PM EDT
In the public?s mind, ?Lawrence of Arabia? is not T.E. Lawrence, the brave British soldier who helped the Arab tribes fight against their Ottoman Turkish overlords. but rather Peter O?Toole, who had little in common with the character he portrayed.
Will The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Movie Be Any Good?
July 11 2012 1:11 PM EDT
With the Fifty Shades of Grey screen adaptation picking up steam -- many are wondering just how good a film the sultry book will inspire.
Anne Rice?s Erotic ?Sleeping Beauty? Trilogy Republished, And The Timing Couldn?t Be Better
July 11 2012 11:44 AM EDT
Will the ?Fifty Shades? people like it?
Christian Grey Composite: Is It Hot Or Freaky?
July 10 2012 10:35 PM EDT
A composite of the erotic 50 Shades of Grey character, Christian Grey, has been created. The woman used a scientific photo composite to create an image of the domineering character, the Hollywood Reporter noted.
Whitney Houston?s Friend BeBe Winans To Publish Book On Late Singer: Too Soon?
July 10 2012 5:27 PM EDT
He?s not the only one with a Whitney project.
Taliban?s Love For Verse Reflects Long Tradition Of The ?Warrior-Poet?
July 10 2012 2:10 PM EDT
The Mughal empire, which at its peak ruled a vast expanse of territory from Bengal in the east to Baluchistan in the west, was deeply influenced by Persian culture and especially its poetry.
'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Adaptation Moves Forward: Mike De Luca And Dana Brunetti Set To Produce
July 10 2012 12:18 PM EDT
The highly anticipated film version of Fifty Shades of Grey now has two notable producers attached.
HP, Deere, CVS, MillerCoors, BestBuy Exit Controversial ALEC Post-Trayvon Martin Shooting
July 10 2012 12:06 PM EDT
Five more companies, including Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), the No. 1 computer maker, have left the controversial American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) since the Feb. 26 killing of Trayvon Martin, 17, in Sanford, Fla.
Germans Buck Trend With Love Of Newspapers
July 09 2012 2:46 PM EDT
(Reuters) - The news: Americans love to publicly debate it, British people hardly ever pay for it online and Germans prefer to get theirs through more traditional means, according to a survey about media consumption released on Monday.
Mick Jagger Biography Alleges Affairs With David Bowie And Carla Bruni, Love Triangle With Eric Clapton
July 09 2012 2:13 PM EDT
Did he steal Eric Clapton?s girl?