TLC Invites You To Gawk At Nerds On Geek Love

Now that TLC has presented its fascinating/funny/exploitative portrait of virgins, it's moving on to one of the most commonly mocked segments of our society: Geeks. As a nerd who wishes her fiancé could make such an impressive wookiee noise, I'm certainly not the target audience for this trailer, but I suspect we're… » 12/14/11 9:46pm 12/14/11 9:46pm

The 'W' In 'Web' Stands For Women

Good news! Jezebel won "Best Group Weblog" and "Best New Weblog" at the Bloggies at SXSW today. Whee! Is it any surprise that a recent study by the Pew Internet Project has found that girls and young women are the most prolific web users? The Times of London reports that "blogging growth among teenagers is almost entirely… » 3/10/08 4:00pm 3/10/08 4:00pm

British Bloke Takes Issue With Writer's Men = Eggs Analogy

"Men are like eggs: They must hatch or go bad." So began a story by writer Laura Nolan in the Times of London earlier this month, titled "Where Have All The Men Gone?" "We have an overload of man-boys — which leaves a generation of single, thirtysomething women who are their natural mates bewildered," Nolan noted, adding… » 2/15/08 3:00pm 2/15/08 3:00pm

Iz Tecknology Ruining Yr Relationships? Expert Sez Yes

Would you rather text someone than talk to them face to face? Then you might have technology overload, which means you engage in addictive behavior towards technological devices According to John O'Neill, the director of addictions services at the Menninger Clinic, "I think [technology overload] shares some of the same … » 1/24/08 2:30pm 1/24/08 2:30pm

With so many special-interest dating sites around that focus on everything from ethnicity to bank balance, it's no wonder that the geeks have created a "safe space" for themselves to hook up online. Sweet On Geeks—"a dating space where gray matters," whatever that means—was created for sci fi enthusiasts and Comic Con… » 8/15/07 11:45am 8/15/07 11:45am