Showtime’s Submission is a Joke

I can already feel my headache rising.

I just watched a new show called “Submission,” which recently started on Showtime.

The series follows the journey of Ashley, played by Ashlynn Yennie, from being in an unhappy relationship to her exploration of BDSM when she stumbles upon an erotic novel called “Slave,” by enigmatic author Nolan Keats.

If you haven’t seen the trailer, you can take a look below:

Now, here is my take on the show…

It sucks.

As if things with this lifestyle aren’t getting bad enough, with all of the fake Dominants and submissives being created from the Fifty Shades of Grey series, THIS crap has to come in and ride the coattails of FSoG. And the Nolan Keats thing was stolen from The Story of O, in my opinion.

The whole show has a soft porn feel to it, coupled with yet another piss-poor depiction of this lifestyle. My exceptions to this are Skin Diamond and Ashlynn Yennie. They are both incredibly hot, and thus, can do no wrong. And Skin Diamond has actually BEEN a submissive, so that’s another plus for the show.

I honestly believe that this show is going to do for this lifestyle what FSoG did before it — spawn a new generation of fake Dominants and submissives that have no knowledge and little appreciation for our lifestyle.

None of this is going to be a good thing for this lifestyle, in my opinion. In any case, have you seen the show?  What do you think about it?

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  • Reply
    AC Sills
    May 5, 2018 at 9:49 am

    Four male characters. Not one redeeming quality between them.

    • Reply
      Rajan Dominari
      May 7, 2018 at 9:19 am

      Agreed. That’s what I thought toward the end of the series.

  • Reply
    February 12, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    I haven’t seen the show, just a couple clips and the trailer so will reserve comment and calibrate my expectations accordingly. But I do appreciate and share the concern that as far as media treatment of BDSM is concerned, Fifty Shades sailed full steam into “Why we can’t have nice things” country.

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      Rajan Dominari
      February 14, 2018 at 2:01 pm

      Great. I’d love to know what you think about it! Let me know.

  • Reply
    May 26, 2016 at 11:28 pm

    You put a show like “Submission” which is incredibly poorly acted in between two great shows “House of Lies”, with Don Cheadle and “Penny Dreadful” with Eva Green….don’t demean your quality programming with this trash…child please…

    • Reply
      Rajan Dominari
      May 26, 2016 at 11:34 pm

      Agreed. And you’ve my favour for mentioning two incredible programs.

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    Dion Solis
    May 22, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    Ugh. Fifty Shades of Bullshit: The Series. I agree with you, and I haven’t even seen the show yet.

    • Reply
      Rajan Dominari
      May 22, 2016 at 1:54 pm

      You had me at Fifty Shades of Bullshit. Love the comnent, and I’m glad that you agree.

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