All Hail Kaitlyn, The Bachelorette's Reigning Makeout Queen

“I feel you are here to make out with a bunch of dudes on TV,” Ian, a contestant on The Bachelorette this season, told Bachelorette Kaitlyn a few weeks back. Kaitlyn may have shut down Ian’s criticism handily during that episode, but while Ian was wrong about her intentions, he wasn’t wrong about her technique. » 7/27/15 10:25am 7/27/15 10:25am

Madonna Kissed Drake and Drake Hated Just About Every Second Of It

During a performance of “Human Nature” last night at Coachella, Madonna approached Drake from behind, kissed him on the mouth, and kept kissing him on the mouth while everyone in the audience screamed for various reasons. Based on his behavior immediately before and after Madonna’s lips formed an airtight seal on his… » 4/13/15 9:00am 4/13/15 9:00am

Man Concocts Ingenuous Plan to Mess Up New Year's Eve Kiss for Couples

If you've ever been lonely on New Year's eve — I have, let's talk about it — you also know that one of the worst things is when couples get all cute and love each other and it's just exhausting on this one night. A single man named David decided that enough was enough and came prepared. » 1/01/15 12:37pm 1/01/15 12:37pm

That Viral 'First Kiss' Video Looks a Lot Like This 1990 Short Film

After discovering that viral 'Strangers Making Out' video was actually an ad full of models and other handsome types, perhaps you wondered what a less commercial alternative might look like. Wonder no more! Here is a short film from 1990 that's practically the same idea, except starring actual couples. » 3/12/14 4:00pm 3/12/14 4:00pm

Stanford's 'Kissing Orgy' Tradition Is A Fun, Sexy Way to Get Mono

Every year, freshman at Stanford University, their high school nerdstink still clinging to their strategically selected college reinvention outfits, gather on a quad to be ushered into the prestigious school's community by polite, consent-seeking upperclassmen. You'd think the tradition — known colloquially as the… » 11/01/13 5:00pm 11/01/13 5:00pm

Aussie Coffee Shop Lets Customers Pay With Kisses

Metro St. James, a French style cafe in Sydney, is running a unique, sort of romantic/pretty creepy promotion for the month on June. When presented with their bill between the hours of 9 and 11am, customers who come in in pairs are given the option of paying for their coffee not with money, but by kissing one another. » 6/03/13 12:00pm 6/03/13 12:00pm

The French Finally Invent a Word for 'French Kiss'

"What do the French call French kissing?" is a question you might ask if you think you're extremely clever. The answer, until today, was literally nothing. There was no French word for it. Just like in 1984, the French were denied knowledge of the concept via their inability to name it. Until today, amorous… » 5/30/13 11:35am 5/30/13 11:35am

Dancing, Kissing, and Public Proposing on the All-Seeing Jumbotron

The Jumbotron sees all, and sometimes the Jumbotron sees so much that we can use it as a sort of compendium of our wildest hopes and darkest fears, like that fear we have of being publicly rejected or having beer spilled all over us by a clumsy doofus. Gaze into the eye of the Jumbotron and feel your kinship with… » 5/24/13 9:30am 5/24/13 9:30am

This Reddit Guide to Your First Kiss Will Pretty Much Guarantee That It's Your Last

Reddit doesn't exactly have the best history when it comes to its treatment of women, nor is it known for the wisdom of its advice. But that didn't stop one sexually inexperienced 21-year-old man to seek guidance from Redditors on how to make the first move. That the most popular answer to his inquiry was an… » 4/11/13 4:10pm 4/11/13 4:10pm

Homophobes Offended by 'Lesbian' Images of Women Kissing Themselves

London department store Harvey Nichols got into a bit of hot water with homophobes for their 2012 "love thyself" beauty campaign. The ads show women who are about to make out with their own reflections. The idea being, "you'll love your new look so much, you'll go to town on yourself!" It's cute and harmless; I dig… » 3/08/13 1:20pm 3/08/13 1:20pm