​Man Steals Dog, TV from Woman On First Date, Returns Items Days Later

Over the weekend, one poor woman went through quite the ordeal. Last Thursday night, a New Jersey woman went on a first date with a man she met online. Seems pretty normal, right? Well, she decided to bring him home, and while she had her back turned in another room, buddy took the opportunity to take off with not only … » 4/20/14 5:30pm Sunday 5:30pm

Dad's Passionate Poem: 'To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter'

A video of Jesse Parent performing at a poetry slam is being passed around this week. In the clip, the tattooed, scowling writer recites, "To the boys who may one day date my daughter: I have been waiting for you. Since before her birth, since before my spark* took hold and ignited the fire in her mother's belly, I… » 4/18/14 1:40pm 4/18/14 1:40pm

A Foolproof Guide to Flirting, According to Science

Ah, flirting—one of life's greatest mysteries! Right up there with Jimmy Hoffa's bones and "Does grandpa have e-mail in heaven?" and "What is a Kellan Lutz?" and "Why doesn't Barty Crouch Jr. just PORTKEY HARRY TO VOLDEMORT'S HOUSE ON DAY FUCKING ONE OF TERM instead of orchestrating a pointlessly elaborate long-con that… » 4/02/14 3:10pm 4/02/14 3:10pm

Do You Have Anything Against Men with High-Pitched Voices?

It's hard out there for a high-voiced guy, apparently. While it's never occurred to me to have a "type" when it came to the pitch of a potential partner's voice, it's certainly not surprising that higher-voiced men feel marginalized in the dating scene. The trappings of traditional masculinity and femininity are deeply… » 3/31/14 6:45pm 3/31/14 6:45pm

Come On, How Often Do You Really Have to Poop on a Date?

I'm not trying to stir up, er, poo, but I have to ask: How often do you really need to drop a deuce on a date? Isn't this precisely the sort of thing you would do before a date, like, as part of your whole getting ready for the date thing? Shit shower shave is not just for dudes, k? But a book out soon promises to… » 3/21/14 7:00pm 3/21/14 7:00pm

These Three Questions Tell You If Your Relationship Is Likely to Last

Tons of things can clue you in to whether someone else is your perfect match. How does he or she feel about kids? Gay marriage? Which way the toilet paper should roll? According to data from OKCupid, there are three questions in particular that could suggest you and your partner really will get along for the long haul. » 3/13/14 10:28pm 3/13/14 10:28pm

Princeton Mom Dating 'Sexy' Men and Having the Time of Her Life, OK?

Everyone's favorite old-timey date rape denier Susan Patton — affectionately known to some as "Princeton Mom" — is not done sharing her thoughts with the world. She has a lot of them, after all. » 3/12/14 6:00pm 3/12/14 6:00pm

It Looks Like Rihanna and Drake Are Definitely Maybe Back Together

A few weeks ago it looked like Rihanna and Drake might have been rekindling their love. That possibility has grown stronger with each passing oh nah nah, what's my name? week. » 3/10/14 6:40pm 3/10/14 6:40pm

New Bravo Series Reveals Completely Obvious Behaviors of Online Daters

Bravo's new series, Online Dating Rituals of the American Male, grants us a compelling glimpse into that shadowy and elusive underbelly of the American populace: online daters. Finally, someone is brave enough to answer all of our myriad questions about the strange and baffling practice... and the results will shock… » 3/10/14 5:00pm 3/10/14 5:00pm

I Tried BroApp and It Did Not Turn Me Into an Awesome Boyfriend

Every day on my way to work, I spend the entire train ride deleting inane press releases from my email inbox. Diet pills? Delete. A series of seminars on how to convince your boyfriend to propose? Delete. The launch of a new cake flavored vodka made especially for tampon soakage? .... Archive. But the other week, one… » 3/05/14 12:58pm 3/05/14 12:58pm

Would You Swipe Right for These Oscar-Nominated Characters?

I'm going to be real, I would swipe left all the way for Samantha (no way, no how, goodbye) and would probably break my finger swiping right for Anna and Dr. Ryan Stone (who has been to space! I will always want to meet someone who has been to space! Even if that space was fake!). (Swiping, by the way, is Tinder's… » 3/01/14 1:59pm 3/01/14 1:59pm

What Can You Learn from OKCupid's Four Most Popular Users?

Over the weekend, New York Magazine profiled New York City's four most popular OKCupid users — 23-year-old makeup artist Lauren Urasek, 29-year-old real-estate agent James Hawver, 26-year-old artist Kerry Campbell and 24-year-old Thomas McKee. This elite group receives the most messages of anyone out of their… » 2/24/14 12:50pm 2/24/14 12:50pm