eHarmony was the place where straight people could find love (or at least a blow job), until the New Jersey Attorney General ruled that they had to also service homosexuals. But owner Neil Clark Warren isn't happy about that development at all.
Hey, boys, check out this press release: Marnie Stern's on the market! WIN A RELEASE DATE DATE! Win An All-Expenses Paid Date With Marnie Stern On The Day of Her Album Release: March 19 Hipster guys, are you tired of seeing Marnie Stern have relationships with an endless array of losers and bores? ... More >>
Porcelain Raft drifts into Mercury Lounge
Let's face it, we've heard them all--and we've used them all. Here are the absolute most cliched and rotten lines to send someone out the door with, adding insult to injury: *"It's not you. It's me." (Oh, please. No one really believes they did anything wrong in a relationship. It's always them. ... More >>
That's one of the many enticing revelations in tonight's Inside The Actors Studio with the Glee cast revealing their thesping tips, along with creator Ryan Murphy spilling the gay beans from his childhood. Says Murphy: "My mother worked, so I was pretty much raised by my grandmother. She was just ... More >>
"Sadly, the only Guy I'm going steady with Is my bartender."* Have you heard of Haiku for the Single Girl? It's a new book written by 29-year-old Beth Griffenhagen, who, when not penning haiku, spends her days in the marketing department at Murray's Cheese. We talked to Beth, who happens to be havi ... More >>
After returning to New York to open her East 11th Street business Extensions by JILL in March, hair colorist and stylist Jill Hammelman had a promotion: refer a friend and get 20 percent off. It worked, tripling business, she told us. But she was "completely surrounded by women." Now, she's engage ... More >>
Rihanna, looking for love in another hopeless place. Earlier this morning, a radio rip of "We Found Love," the lead single off Rihanna's forthcoming (sixth!) album, made its way on to the internet. But 20 seconds into the track, when that first Ibiza build-up begins to anticipate the inevitab ... More >>
Today the New York Post has the heart-warming story of single New Yorkers who have uncovered the secret to romantic happiness in the city. Confident that people who live in Brooklyn will never travel to the West Village, nor vice versa, these lovely representatives of healthy relationships ar ... More >>
HowAboutWe, the online dating site based on what you want to do -- how about we wake up early and blog together? -- has pulled together information from the more than 100,000 dates posted on its site to determine the neighborhoods New Yorkers most frequently pick as date spots (at least, acco ... More >>
And are Spaniards white?
In a very important undertaking, Christian Rudder of OkCupid and Nate Silver met up to talk about various dating -- okay, let's call it what it is -- sex statistics, because everyone loves statistics that help them have sex. OkCupid being OkCupid, they're very good at figuring out these datin ... More >>
So, want to get a drink sometime? Some people are really, really into Ayn Rand. You've seen them. There are hordes of self-described Objectivists, hacking their way through Atlas Shrugged or The Fountainhead on the subway. Now those people have the Atlasphere, a dating website just for them.
Marie ClaireOrder right, and this can be your dateYou wouldn't know it from the weather outside, but it's spring. And when spring is in the air, love is in the air. But to find love, many first dates must be had. Which poses the important question of what foods should one eat--or not eat-- ... More >>
There's a fun, if over-simplified, new post on the OKCupid blog, which attempts to parse the racial biases in online dating. "What If There Weren't So Many White People?" the article asks. One answer, after a bunch of charts, graphs and diagrams, is that Asian people would receive more messag ... More >>
According to an important and highly scientific appraisal of the "World Flirtation League," Athens, Greece, is apparently the flirtiest city of the modern world. The methodology of determining global cities' said flirtation quotients involved calculating the number of online flirtations initi ... More >>
Let's start the new year try by throwing out all stereotypes about gay people--even the positive ones. It'll help create a sparkling clean plate without any distasteful assumptions and generalizations. Starting January 1st, it should be illegal to say or even feel that:
Well, this is interesting. Smell purveyor AXE body spray took it upon themselves to survey ladies in various cities to find out how they'd like their menfolk to smell. (Note to men: Two of three women say they are actually more likely to make out with a guy on the first date if he smells good ... More >>
White women love Eat Pray Love. And fro-yo. And ballet flats. And Julia Roberts movies.OKCupid's dating research site, OKTrends, did a rather fascinating analysis of 526,000 of their online daters' tastes, breaking down the most popular words and phrases used within the different self-stated ... More >>
A breakdown of daters, according to TheUglyBugBallWe are firm believers over here at Runnin' Scared that there really is someone for everyone (except when there clearly isn't, and that's your own damn fault). Also, don't you just sort of get a warm, fuzzy feeling when you see a couple that's ... More >>
Pre-dating (dating foreplay, if you prefer) is becoming more personal than ever. Now that the iPhone 4 has video capability, early-adopting tech nerds are already using it to date online via VisualFriend.com, "the newest free online dating service that brings singles, FaceTime, and your iPhon ... More >>
"Few weeks ago I went online and meet a guy from Ohio who lives here in Buenos Aires...
Dwayne Saunders, 29, of Far Rockaway had been going out with a special someone, 23, from Uniondale, Long Island for a little over a year and a half. But there was trouble in the relationship. For one thing, she changed her cell phone number. For another, he sometimes beat her, and she had cal ... More >>
Loretta Dillon's The Smoking Diaries
Real Schoolkids of the Upper East Side is back for a second episode. Can it possibly live up to the wonderfulness that was the pilot? To recap, last week, we were introduced to six rich and not nearly attractive enough brats who are either barely or not yet legal: Kelli, a 16-year-old aspiring sin ... More >>
Forbidden love in the bar scene
Jazzy ska-punk excellence in need of an audience
I'm saying no until I feel good about saying yes
Lonely fools booze, fuck, and fail to connect in Korean New Waver's first stateside release
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