That’s largely why the drama’s sophomore year has been so stagnant: With Elliot stuck in what we now know is a prison cell (a twist that should’ve been revealed by the third episode at the latest), cut off from his fellow hacker insurgents and the revolution he started, replaced actual plot (and even character development) with mind-fuck chess games.Especially after the hurtling story lines of Season 1, this summer’s installments have felt like a zombie version of the series: slow, single-minded, mostly empty inside. I am unapologetic about the fact that “Fifty Shades” is a fun fantasy for me to slip into when I get sick of men in the real world. I spent my spring break senior year of college rereading the series on the beach, and my best friend and I went to see the first movie on Valentine's Day back in 2015.It’s only when a pair of Chinese assassins start massacring the FBI at a Beijing hotel that the drama finally jolts awake from its queasy reveries.“Fifty Shades Darker” is officially out in theaters, and you know what that means: Groups of thirsty AF girls will gather into theaters across America, disguising their animalistic desires to watch soft-core porn on the big screen as a “fun gal's night out! Which is why this Christian Grey Facebook Messenger chatbot is AMAZING.Persona has released a Christian Grey chatbot that you can literally talk to on Facebook Messenger — like, right now.
Entrepreneur Bradley Charvet hopes to open London’s first ‘fellatio cafe’ offering oral sex to men drinking their morning coffee.Oddly, many Americans seem less fearful of losing their jobs to a machine than to other people; then again, our hunter-gatherer ancestors competing for survival in a dangerous world of limited resources were never threatened by robots.The evolutionary wariness that once provided a survival advantage to people most attuned to superficial human differences does not recognize threats from machines, smart or otherwise. workers employed in tasks considered either “non-routine cognitive” and “non-routine manual” has roughly doubled, while those employed in jobs considered “routine cognitive” and “routine manual” has stagnated.There are features — or, rather, bugs — that we all wish we could amputate from ourselves, or at least hide from view: claws that lash out, a tremble at the ordinary, a salivating desire to please.Strip (USA Network) of its hacking heists and capitalism critiques, and what you’re left with is a guy whose self-loathing is matched only by his self-righteous condescension toward the rest of the world. Robot (Christian Slater), is just a heightened expression of what we’ve all got: destructive impulses and cravings for escapism.