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 French… » 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 the… » 5/24/13 9:30am 5/24/13 9:30am

This Reddit Guide to Your First Kiss Will Pretty Much Guarantee That…

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

Lady French Kisses Frog (with Tongue and Everything!) in Bizarro…

Dating site Zoosk really goes for it with this ad showing a girl getting busy on a poor frog. The ad's message is a play on the old saying "you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you meet your prince," with their spin being, "stop making out with frogs, all the princes live inside Zooks!" However, the actual delivery… » 1/30/13 9:15pm 1/30/13 9:15pm

Carrie Underwood Gives Concert-Going Tween His Very First Kiss

Carrie Underwood rocked a 12-year-old boy's world this past weekend when, after spotting him in the audience of her Louisville, Kentucky concert holding a "Will You Be My First Kiss?" sign, she brought him on stage and laid a smooch on him. "How do you want to do this?" she asked the tween before he boldly replied… » 9/25/12 12:45pm 9/25/12 12:45pm