About once a year, I'll flip on a talk show by mistake and the host will inevitably be asking the very same question from a year ago.
If the interview subject is a man, said host will be purring, "So--do you have a girlfriend these days?"
And if it's a woman, the host will undoubtedly be cooing, " ... More >>
This week in Savage Love, which you can check out here, Dan answers a couple of questions -- from the existential crisis of a straight woman who wants to see a man in lady panties to condom safety in gay threesomes.
It's all interesting stuff, but the story of the woman with the crossdressing-partn ... More >>
Eric Cantor met his wife in a liberal hotbed.
The Republican House majority leader apparently went on a blind date with his wife, Diana, at The New Deal, a now-defunct SoHo restaurant with an FDR motif.
As detailed by the Observer, the fiscal conservative told the Association for a Better New York ... More >>
The dating website WhatsYourPrice recently reported that New York City men spend only $145 on average for a first date. This puts us in 11th place as big spenders, behind D.C., Dallas, Seattle, Toronto, and Denver. While the Post took the story seriously and chastised New Yorkers for being "c ... More >>
It's a sad day for millionaire identical twin Olympians everywhere: Forbes reports a federal appeals court has ordered Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to accept their $65 million settlement with Facebook. That means no more suing Mark Zuckerberg. This is the part of the post where we are legally ... More >>
Perhaps recalling the strange success (?) of their not-so-vaguely-racist "How to Date an Indian (Advice for the Non-Indian)" column by Andrea Miller, which beget a mini-online uproar, including the oddly aggressive, nearly misogynistic but well-received parody "How To Date A White Bitch (Advi ... More >>
Laura Bush: Very happy.Okay, first off, the females of Runnin' Scared, whose first names end in "n" and "e," do not believe this research one iota. However, we feel that it's our duty to let you know that, via a French survey from online dating service Smartdate, "women whose names end in "a" ... More >>
The New York Post today tells the tale of a "pudgy, fanny-pack-wearing 40-year-old man who lives with his mother" and is "so desperate to find love, he's posting handwritten personal ads at payphones around the city." And yet, this man is not news (seriously, he's been at it since 2009, as Ga ... More >>
I have no idea how to act on a first date, but after all these years I can tell you exactly how not to act, especially if you want a second date.
*Don't text the whole time. Duh. But be sure to leave the phone on so it will occasionally make a noise that announces you're popular.
*Don't exa ... More >>
Back in June (God, weren't we young then?), we wrote of a study in Psychology Today that said, basically cougars -- i.e., "older" women, older being 27 through 45, broadly -- are totally about getting it on because of their "diminishing fertility." At the end of their ropes, so to speak, the ... More >>
Michael Lenahan at trial (via Daily News).Michael Chin Lenahan, the guy who killed his date in 2007 and kept her body in his bed for two days afterward, has been found guilty of second-degree murder. The whole story is horrifying enough to make one never want to go on a date in New York again ... More >>
Have you been craving a gay remake of "Finally" laced with a blaring message for marital equality?
So have I! And now, "Faggotty Attention" singer Adam Joseph comes through with a haunting cover version of the song, complete with the requisite cute guy and drag queen. And you're invited.
A friend of mine has been harboring a grudge for 16 whole years now, and I feel it's downright sick. It's even more bizarre when you realize that it's not actually a friend who's done this, but--truth be told--it's me! Yes, I have Italian Alzheimer's! I forget everything except a grudge!
Let me exp ... More >>
Famous nerds: Wasowski on the right...Matt Wasowski, founder of Nerd Nite (the social gathering/lecture for the intellectually cool and inebriated) attempts to give nerds the respect they deserve by getting them laid (or at least have a stimulating conversation about wildflowers) through speed datin ... More >>
Well, this is a new one on us. Much as we'd like to hook up with "a person who is honest (sometimes cruelly honest)," or someone "Gasping, dying, but somehow still alive," or a "young blood vampire looking for some fun," or even a poser who is "not totally gothic but i do like the color black mor ... More >>
The Times is getting on the recession-positive bandwagon we noted yesterday. They say that since the economy went down, more Americans have, too. "Online and offline matchmakers are reporting that dating interest is up, way up," the paper says. Reporter Abby Ellin attributes increased activity at M ... More >>
If you find workaholic bureaucrats sexy, City Hall News' 30 Most Beautiful People in New York Politics is your catnip. House members Yvette Clarke (pictured) and Anthony Weiner are the highest-ranking Beautiful People; both are single, but though Clarke "will party in a heartbeat" (mrrow!), the 44- ... More >>