New Dating App Requires Even Less Effort in Hunt to Avoid Loneliness

Online dating is hard. And not because going on dates kind of sucks or because you're constantly getting sexually harassed by strangers on the internet or because you feel like your soul/personality is slowly being commodified into something obscene and unrecognizable. I mean it's hard because swiping through Tinder… » 7/16/14 5:00pm 7/16/14 5:00pm

The 'Quirky' Version of Tinder Is Here and It's Awful

There's a new service out there for people who like the convenience of mobile phone dating apps, but are turned off by the shallowness of Tinder. Loveflutter, for "Quirky People and Places," will help you find matches in your area not through superficial photos (although those are requested, too), but through a… » 6/04/14 6:15pm 6/04/14 6:15pm

Facebook's 'Ask' Button Allows Friends to Bug You About Being Single

Apparently, Facebook really really really really really wants to know who you're fucking. The social network has introduced an annoying new feature it's calling the "ASK button" which will allow your nosy friends to, with the click of a mouse, directly ask you about the relationship status that you have deliberately… » 5/19/14 4:00pm 5/19/14 4:00pm

Experiencing the Thrill of Young Love Makes You Less Neurotic

Ah, the transformative power of love: that lovely phenomenon of two hearts beating in tender unison, metamorphosing this bleak and mundane world into a reality that's actually pretty chill. According to a new scientific study, this is a measurable psychological occurrence that actually happens, and not something that… » 5/12/14 6:30pm 5/12/14 6:30pm

Man Pens Epic Story of Love and Loss in Yelp Reviews

Yelp, for the most part, exists as a service for people who want to read other people yell about businesses on the internet. Sometimes, it might even provide a helpful review for a restaurant or two, but rarely is it a place you go to read narrative prose that tells a story of romance and heartbreak, all while… » 3/13/14 4:30pm 3/13/14 4:30pm

What It Was Like to Get Married During Macklemore's Grammy Performance

Like any young couple in love, Brittany Pennington and Sally Beaver wanted to get married in a way that they would never forget. Some couples go big by renting a horse and buggy, skydiving out of an airplane, or getting married in Las Vegas by Elvis (hey, don't knock it till you try it). But Pennington and Beaver did… » 2/25/14 7:45pm 2/25/14 7:45pm

OMG Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen Got Married

WAKE UP, UPPER EAST SIDE BITCHES: THERE'S A MARRIAGE AFOOT. Yes, plebs, you heard me: the human host of lovable nerd Seth Cohen ("Adam Brody") and the human host of conniving and well-dressed teen Blair Waldorf ("Leighton Meester") have been secretly joined in holy matrimony. It's just as the prophecy (a fan fiction… » 2/18/14 6:00pm 2/18/14 6:00pm

Want to Find Love? Facebook Reveals Best Cities to Meet Your Mate

Valentine's Day is over and while everyone is done rushing to Jared at the last minute to pick up a chocolate diamond and a marshmallow rose (I got a marshmallow rose yesterday; I was not amused), for some people Valentine's day can be a reminder that one may want to try to find love, or at least a person to pay for… » 2/15/14 6:20pm 2/15/14 6:20pm

Instead of Getting Sad on Valentine's Day, Try Not Giving a Fuck

So you're spending Valentine's Day alone and feeling sad about it. What do you do? Curl up on the couch and cry? Stare forlornly into the window of a restaurant packed with couples who are sharing the same long spaghetti noodle like the dogs in Lady and the Tramp? Well, knock it off, sister. You're a grown-ass woman —… » 2/14/14 2:35pm 2/14/14 2:35pm