Fifty Shades of Oy Vey: A Parody

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Fifty Shades of Oy Vey: A Parody
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Author E. L. Jamesbergstein
Country United States
Language English
Subject Jewish wit and humor
Genre Parody, erotica
Published 2013
Media type Print / On-line
Pages 160
ISBN 978-0615864372

Fifty Shades of Oy Vey: A Parody by E.L. Jamesbergstein is a parody of E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey. It was published in print and e-book editions by Alfred A. Knish in 2013. Described on its book jacket as "So erotic, you'll plotz," the comic novel, which follows the outline of the original Fifty Shades of Grey, tells the story of the relationship between a beautiful young woman, Anatevka Stein, and a portly bagel tycoon, Chaim Silver.

Synopsis[edit]

When Baruch college senior Anatevka Stein goes to interview Chaim Silver for the Hillel Newsletter, she encounters a brilliant, lecherous owner of a bagel making plant. Successful, overweight and reeking of herring, he still lives with his mother. Anatevka finds herself irresistibly drawn to all of these qualities. In a series of encounters, Chaim introduces Anatevka to increasingly unusual sexual techniques, often involving Jewish food and Jewish holidays. He also asks her to sign a Kinky Ketubah spelling out their respective sexual obligations. At times, he serenades her with melancholy music on his accordion. As the love story progresses, it gradually reveals the reasons for Chaim Silver's inner sadness and neurotic behavior.

Reception[edit]

Journalists and reviewers in the U.S.,[1] Canada[2] and overseas[3] have mentioned the spoof of the Fifty Shades books in a generally positive way. Fifty Shades of Oy Vey: A Parody was also cited and its cover used on the WCBS website's coverage[4] of Fifty Shades of Grey and its parodies.

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External links[edit]

  • [1] Fifty Shades of Oy Vey on Amazon
  • [2] Fifty Shades of Oy Vey on Tumblr
  • [3] Fifty Shades of Oy Vey on Twitter