Episode 11 - Franklin Howard on Fifty Shades of Grey

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Links and Footnotes:

Leslie Bennetts in Entertainment Weekly.
Hanna Rosin in Slate.
Amy E. Bonomi, Lauren E. Altenburger, and Nicole L. Watson, "'Double Crap!' Abuse and Harmed Identity in Fifty Shades of Grey," in the Journal of Women's Health.
Emma Green in The Atlantic.
Karen Boyle in The Conversation.
Forbes 91% readership statistic.
New York Times article claims women feel sexy again.
Amanda Marcotte's list of interesting think-pieces on the books/film.
Eva Illouz, Hard-Core Romance: 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' Best-Sellers, and Society, University of Chicago Press, 2014.
HuffPo article about BDSM experts critiquing the book/film.

Lindsay recommended the Screen Junkies Honest Trailer of Fifty Shades of Grey.
Franklin's favorite history book is David M. Halperin's How to Be Gay.

The outro song is from an upcoming Disciplinary Boundaries project.