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It's the Little Disagreements That Tear a Marriage Apart

If you’re trying to make a relationship last, you’re probably trying to guard against the big fuck-ups when you think about keeping things together—the secret flirtations, the secret major purchases, hell, the secret other families. But what if it turns out the big things don’t matter anywhere near as much as the… » 7/26/15 1:15pm Sunday 1:15pm

Everyone Drowns in Semen in the Jizzy NSFW Trailer for Love 

Gaspar Noé’s forthcoming film Love, which premiered at Cannes last month, has already been hailed as “the most sexually explicit film of the year,” featuring a boatload of graphic, unsimulated sex in 3D. Which is especially potent, apparently, when one of the actors ejaculates directly at the camera. » 6/29/15 5:40pm 6/29/15 5:40pm

Justin Bieber Is a Living Doodle in New Video With Skrillex & Diplo

Diplo and Skrillex are having a banger summer, both individually (Major Lazer’s “Lean On”; Skrillex and Katie Couric’s “Untitled”) and together as Jack Ü. “Where Are Ü Now,” their chart-topping dance jam with Biebs, rides on the strength of Biebs’ lithe falsetto and a melancholy squiggle of synths; in the new video,… » 6/29/15 12:25pm 6/29/15 12:25pm

Male Therapist Wishes This One Female Patient Were More Fuckable

David J. Hellerstein is a self-described “straight male” and professor of clinical psych at Columbia University. In a recent opinion piece for the therapy-centric “Couch” series at the New York Times, he laments failing his patient, Greta, whose dowdiness prevented her from finding real love. Or that’s his theory,… » 6/19/15 1:30pm 6/19/15 1:30pm

If You Want to Get Laid, Stop Texting 'Hey' and Make Some Goddamn Plans

In order to physically get with a person, it helps to meet in person, OK? This is not rocket sex science, it is a fact. So if you have met someone you like, do this one simple trick: Try texting them and asking them to hang out with you at a specific place on a specific day at a specific time. Come on guys, you got… » 6/15/15 12:10pm 6/15/15 12:10pm

The Downside to Earning More: Your Husband Is More Likely to Cheat

This just in from Cool, Bewildering News About How People Really Are: A study published in the American Sociological Review has found that one way to help cheat-proof your relationship is to make about the same amount of money as your spouse. Because, when one of you makes a lot more, the lower earner becomes more… » 6/10/15 1:40pm 6/10/15 1:40pm

What's Going on With Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill? A Timeline

Over the last week, fans, tabloids and this very website inferred from a series of cryptic Instagram posts that Her Minajesty, Onika Maraj, may have dumped recent manfriend Meek Mill right on his ass. Those posts included two May 31 photographs of Minaj quoting lyrics from Beyoncé’s “Best I Never Had” (“Thank God ya… » 6/05/15 11:10am 6/05/15 11:10am

Gay Couple Who Were Once ‘Father and Son’ Finally Marry

A gay couple who went through an adoption process in order to have certain legal rights were finally able to marry after being together for more than fifty years. While living in New York City in 1994, Norman MacArthur, 74, and Bill Novak, 76, were registered as domestic partners. In 2000, they moved to Erwinna,… » 5/28/15 10:30pm 5/28/15 10:30pm

Why Hitting on a Freshly Rejected Woman Doesn't Work

Have you ever been rejected by a god among men, so you just surveyed the scene and grabbed the next average dude in sight? No? Me either. Luckily, almighty science has finally gotten around to debunking this popular “rebound” wet dream of regular dudes everywhere that I’m pretty sure was never real in the first place,… » 5/16/15 4:00pm 5/16/15 4:00pm

Why Getting Painfully Rejected in Love Is Awesome and Good For You 

Date, fall in love, or otherwise put yourself out there in this crazy world for long enough, and you will eventually develop some kind of narrative about your romantic behavior: You’re a serial monogamist. A manic pixie dream girl. A ungettable man-eater. An expert on the emotionally unavailable. But what happens when… » 4/12/15 4:15pm 4/12/15 4:15pm

Marriage Is Over, Explains Divorced Millennial Awash in Self-Pity

Anthony D’Ambrosio is done with marriage. The 29-year-old, who met his wife in 2004 and divorced her in 2012, has been on the dating scene for three years and he’s learned a thing or two: Mainly that there are five reasons that marriage didn’t work for him and that these same reasons apply to your stupid, useless… » 4/08/15 2:15pm 4/08/15 2:15pm

Vintage Bad Dates: The Greatest Lavalife Voicemail I Ever Received

Before Tinder and OkCupid and Match.com, there was a phone-based dating service called Lavalife. Apparently they've hung onto their market share for dear life and have since evolved into a website, but back in 2002 when I was a recent college graduate and intern at a public radio station, they were the dating… » 3/20/15 5:20pm 3/20/15 5:20pm