When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.
"Holy Crap minus the Holy"
When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind – until he turns up at the store where she works part-time, and invites her out. Unworldly and innocent, Ana is shocked to find she wants this man. And, when he warns her to keep her distance, it only makes her want him more.
"Frustratingly bad read"
Cuando la estudiante de Literatura Anastasia Steele recibe el encargo de entrevistar al exitoso y joven empresario Christian Grey, queda impresionada al encontrarse ante un hombre atractivo, seductor y también muy intimidante. La inexperta e inocente Ana intenta olvidarle, pero pronto comprende cuánto lo desea a pesar de su personalidad enigmática. Grey, no pudiendo resistir a la belleza, inteligencia y al espíritu independiente de Ana, admite que la desea también, pero… en sus propios términos.
Ahead of the Mad Men finale this weekend, we decode the social mores of the 1960s through the wardrobes of Joan, Peggy, and Don. And as the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy pushes our social mores now, publishers and readers explain what all the fuss is about. Plus, Kurt Andersen talks with the writer Paul Theroux. His new novel, The Lower River, follows a former Peace Corps volunteer back to Malawi.
Today's show features a lot of talk about anal sex. Doesn't that sound sexy, raunchy, and good? But first Susie starts out looking at a new audiobook that's an erotic classic: The Marketplace by Laura Antoniou. Susie loves this book! The story is kind of a mash-up: The Story of O meets the smart girl who's into BDSM. This is going to get hot! Next, it's another edition of “Tell Me Your Sex Story”, in which we invite a “regular folks” listener into Susie's sexual confession booth to tell all about her or his sex life....
Do you have fond memories of high-school sex - a time of young exploration? But it's not so at one school in Brooklyn, where the teachers are having reckless sex that goes well beyond comprehension. James Madison High's... "Horndog High's"… most recent problem is a teacher tutoring sex rather than English with a 16-year-old boy. And there have been other teacher scandals in the past - stuff like two lesbian teachers caught in the act at school, and a male teacher emailing child porn.
Today on O&A, we start today’s show talking about Facebook going public and Donna Summer dying. Van Halen announced their tour is being postponed and we look at some embarrassing MTV award moments. There are accusations of John Travolta being inappropriate with Jeff Conaway, and we listen to some of their Grease songs.