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Match.com

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Where to Go on Your Online First Date (By Site!)

    Online first dates are stressful enough--will everyone know we've never met? What if his/her photos lied?--but resign to them in this city, and you've got the added challenge of picking a perfect spot for a rendezvous from thousands of potential locations. So we present you with our handy guide, for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    The Hideous Lies In Dating Site Profiles: Here's Your Handy Guide

    Everyone--I mean everyone--lies on Match.com, OKCupid, Grindr, Manhunt, eHarmony, and every other hookup site/app in tarnation. The profiles read more like romance novels than confessionals, filled with exaggerations, evasions, wishful thinking, and downright doctoring of evidence. With every word ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Scientists Determine that People on eHarmony Want to Get Married

    ​How do you date successfully? Some might say it's only when you stop dating, a/k/a, find someone and settle down, or whatever people do. Others might say that it's as simple as going on a good date, or learning something from the experience, even if it's bad. Free-living caddish types and tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Derek Jeter Is a Kind, Generous Man

    ​Upset that your last one-night stand gave you absolutely nothing, except a dash of insecurity, a sprig of morning awkwardness, and fortunately unmerited concerns over a possible STD (safe sex, people!)? Set your sights on Derek Jeter, who not only is ever so athletic and handsome, but also, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Woman Who Bragged About Using Match.com to Get Guys to Buy Her Dinner Brags Some More

    video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerRemember Jessica Sporty? She is the enterprising Murray Hill twentysomething written about in November by Business Insider, which first published her name, after which it was picked up by various media outlets (us included); then changed it to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Single Lady Brags About Using Match.com to Get Guys to Buy Her Dinner

    "Make dinner happen."​I wasn't going to write about this, but it started making me madder and madder, so here I am. Business Insider today writes of a woman named Jessica Sporty, who, at 23, was simply too poor on her $45K salary to take care of her $1,475 a month (ahem -- Murray Hill) apartme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    StreetMatching.Com Is an Online Dating Site for All Those Missed Connections

    There's a dating site for this.​It's the year 2011 and there are waaaaay more options for online dating than Match.com. Enterprising people all over the world are creating business plans for their particular dating schemes (HowAboutWeOnlyDate BeautifulPeopleWithDogsWhoKnit), and the latest, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Match.com Survey: Men Are Really Just Love-Bunnies Nowadays

    ​According to a new survey undertaken by Match.com, single Americans might be a bit different than they used to be! Particularly with regard to how they date. In brief, men want love, and sometimes even marriage and kids. Women, however, want freedom. In other news, one-night stands aren't so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    OkCupid May Have Hooked Up With Match.com, But That Doesn't Mean Change, Says CEO Sam Yagan

    ​OkCupid, the online dating site famous for, among other things, Julian Assange's dating profile, being self-professedly "always free," and doing rather amazing in-depth analyses of user dating information, is now $50 million richer (in cash!) by way of an acquisition from Match.com. As daters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Now Is the Ideal Time to Initiate That Brief Holiday Fling

    ​Holiday season! Isn't it a gas? All joy and holly jolly and regular holly, and finally getting to wear the Christmas sweater you've been thinking about all year? Except...there is so much to worry about. Giving the right present. Getting the wrong present. Spending all that money that you don ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Soon We Will All Live on the Internet

    ​According to a recent report from the International Telecommunications Union, which clearly has its modem full, the number of people who've found out about the World Wide Web will exceed 2 freakin' billion by the end of this year -- "an increase of 600 million in just the past year and double ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2009

    See Dick Pay Jane: Chaste Dating for Cash

    Recession desperation produces a quaint throwback

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Times: Recession Leads to More Downscale Dating

    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 Ma ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 3, 2008

    READ HERE OFTEN?

    The perfect place to meet that special bibliophile

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