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

Rude PDA on the Subway, Ranked from RUDE to VERY RUDE

Trains are often thought of as romantic places; in trains, beautiful humans have intrigues and kiss each other and cry and eat croissants or whatever. Subways, though, are different story. Subway travel is train travel's depraved little brother who owns The Wicker Man (Nic Cage version) on Blu-ray and pees in a… » 9/20/13 2:40pm 9/20/13 2:40pm

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

If You Haven't Been Making Out In Church, You've Been Missing Out


One minister has come up with a novel way to both keep church from being boring and keep the spice alive in the marriages of his parishioners: have them make out in front of the rest of the congregation. Yes, these Sunday morning sexytimes are part of Pastor Maurice Johnson's sermon at Winners Church in Queens, or,… » 11/20/11 4:35pm 11/20/11 4:35pm

Couple Tries To Join The Mile High Club, Causes National Security Scare

The tenth anniversary of 9/11 was an unwise day for an in-flight romantic adventure, as a couple learned yesterday. After their frequent trips to the bathroom raised suspicions on a Frontier Airlines flight, the FBI was called to investigate suspicious behavior and two fighter jets took to the skies to monitor the… » 9/12/11 10:50am 9/12/11 10:50am

Making Out In Public: Do You Care That It's Gross?

A Memphis high school principal publicly outed a bunch of gay kids when she posted a list of couples teachers had told her were "known couples" in hopes of shaming them out of making out in the hallways. And yes, that is mindbogglingly outrageous — as opposed to merely "sad," which is how I characterized it before I… » 5/02/08 4:00pm 5/02/08 4:00pm