​College 101: The Real Deal About Hooking Up

Though the mainstream media seems to be endlessly fascinated with every facet of millennial life, few outlets are able (or more likely, willing) to capture the nuanced truth that fails to align neatly with sensationalist headlines. One of the most notorious (and mind-numbingly annoying) topics middle-aged journalists… » 6/06/14 6:00pm 6/06/14 6:00pm

'Tinderella' Is The Perfect Fairy Tale For Our Time

Fans of the popular Tinder app will appreciate the newest offering from the funny people at College Humor — an animated fairy tale about a beautiful princess and a handsome prince who are brought together by fate. Sorry— not fate; they're brought together by smartphones and boredom, the Cupid's arrow of 2014. » 1/30/14 7:15pm 1/30/14 7:15pm

Bored Government Employees Posting Craigslist Ads for 'Shutdown Sex'

What do you do when you're a young public sector go-getter who suddenly finds herself bored, homebound, and sans paycheck thanks to the government shutdown? Something cheap, something stress relieving, something easy — why not post an ad to Craigslist's casual encounters section for "shutdown sex"? You certainly… » 10/04/13 3:50pm 10/04/13 3:50pm

How To Avoid Going Home With a Douchebag

Recently an Irish website geared toward the collegiate demographic featured a One Night Stand Guide FOR MEN (because if ladies look at it, they'll get chest hair and suddenly feel the need to sit with their legs splayed wide open on the train). The bad news is that, as you might have predicted, the piece was a date… » 8/12/13 1:30pm 8/12/13 1:30pm

College Party Girls Are Too Busy Slutting It Up to Need Your Pity

When college women are free to do what they want, some of them are going to want to behave like college jackasses. They're going to drink, swear, hook up sloppily and indiscriminately, barf in the streets, and generally act like boorish male characters in straight-to-DVD sex comedies. Oh, and one more thing: despite… » 8/01/13 4:50pm 8/01/13 4:50pm

The Lady's Guide To a One-Night Stand

Pseudonymous GQ sex columnist Siobhan Rosen, herself A Lady, just penned The Gentleman’s Guide to a One-Night Stand, which, while covering some doy-level basic rules for guys (Use protection! Don’t get so drunk that your parts don't work!) assumes that there are certain things that Ladies—as an amorphous, tank-topped… » 4/13/13 3:00pm 4/13/13 3:00pm

Things to Consider Before Sleeping With Your Ex

As you read this, countless people are considering, engaging in or cleaning up from sex with their exes. You dear reader, may just have sent a booty call to an ex-flame. Or maybe you just received one. Some of you, and you know who you are, are reading this in a post-ex-coitus haze. Ex-sex is something constant and… » 1/23/13 5:30pm 1/23/13 5:30pm

Ryan Lochte Says He's Never Even Had a One Night Stand, Wins Gold in…

Olympic swimmer and terribly attractive toolbag Ryan Lochte raised some eyebrows (and skirts) last week when his mother told the press that her son "only goes out on one night stands." After the interview went viral, his mother urgently clarified, saying she meant "dates," and then Lochte backstroked all the way to… » 8/06/12 3:40pm 8/06/12 3:40pm

Ashley Dupré Is Not Your Average Prostitute

Lost in the coverage of Ashley Dupré's interviews with Diane Sawyer » 11/19/08 1:00pm 11/19/08 1:00pm and are a couple of small, likely hard-won tidbits of personal insight that Dupré probably gained from the therapy she is now in. First, that she ran away from home at 17 in mass of anger, confusion and self-destructiveness that included drugs and…

"Modern Love" College Edition: The Most Depressing Ever? I Ask My…

"Love: Really Now, There Is No Topic More Depressing" is generally the theme of the Sunday New York Times feature "Modern Love," whose most famous installment chronicled the author's efforts to train her husband as she might any other mammal of above-average intelligence. (Other columns have grappled with how hard it… » 5/05/08 12:30pm 5/05/08 12:30pm