What Can You Learn from OKCupid's Four Most Popular Users?

Over the weekend, New York Magazine profiled New York City's four most popular OKCupid users — 23-year-old makeup artist Lauren Urasek, 29-year-old real-estate agent James Hawver, 26-year-old artist Kerry Campbell and 24-year-old Thomas McKee. This elite group receives the most messages of anyone out of their… » 2/24/14 12:50pm 2/24/14 12:50pm

Shitty Art Gallery Displays Dick Pics Without Men's Knowledge

An art gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn will be dropping trou on a brand new exhibition this weekend: a treasury of dick pics, many of which were obtained under false pretenses, and all of which are being showcased without consent. Gentle readers, I know I say this a lot, but this time I mean it, hard: I hate this. » 8/20/13 2:10pm 8/20/13 2:10pm

OKCupid Juggalos Are Ready to Rescue You From Your Tower of Loneliness

Are you a Juggalette searching for her perfect Juggalo? Have none of the old methods of dating worked for you? Then you might want to try OKCupid Juggalos where your knight in shining Violent J makeup could be waiting to rescue you from your tower of loneliness and Faygo cans. » 5/21/13 7:00pm 5/21/13 7:00pm

On Looking Like Every Dude’s OK Cupid Date But Not Being It

Like many single women, I have a Saturday brunch ritual with friends. When friends aren't available—or sometimes when they are, but I feel cranky or sub-human or haven't washed my hair for so long it could be the inciting incident for Contagion 2—I take myself out with my computer or a book to inhale an embarassingly… » 2/23/13 2:30pm 2/23/13 2:30pm

Horse_ebooks OKC Account Exposes Gaping, Soulless Chasm of Creepy…

As many of us know, the average female dating website user will get a handful of messages from that pick-up-line-laden bullheaded dude who won't seem to take no for an answer. But the full range of these guys come out of the woodwork in this hilarious/creepy new sociological experiment: meet OKc_ebooks, the brainchild… » 2/16/13 1:00pm 2/16/13 1:00pm

Angry Texts From the 'Rape Van' Pick-Up Artist

After we told you all about prominent pick-up artist Jeff "Jeffy" Allen and his prized "rape van," we received dozens of comments and emails from women who were also initially intrigued by Allen's colorful vehicle and offbeat sense of humor. All of them eventually realized that Allen wasn't a slightly cocky yet… » 2/05/13 11:20am 2/05/13 11:20am

Prominent Pick-Up Artist Drives a 'Rape Van' and Harasses Women on…

Jeff "Jeffy" Allen is a big league pick-up artist instructor who has published multiple books and DVDs on the craft of treating women like shiny gold coins in a video game. He's also the owner of San Francisco's well-known "Freedom Van," which he calls his "rape van," and a pathetically avid OkCupid troll. Please stay far,… » 2/01/13 11:20am 2/01/13 11:20am

OkCupid Finally Comes Up With Worst Idea Ever

We mocked the New York Times for proclaiming that courtship is dead because straight millennial men are only interested in hooking up. (And eating mac and cheese. Mmm.) But today, thanks to OKCupid's new standalone "Crazy Blind Date" app, we feel a little differently. Maybe love really is obsolete? » 1/15/13 4:30pm 1/15/13 4:30pm

Guy Tricks Idiot Thief Into Bringing his iPhone Back By Posing as OK…

This might just be the Grand Guignol of petty thief dumbassery. As is wont to happen, a Brooklyn man named Nadal Nirenberg lost his phone in a cab at 4 AM on New Year's Eve. The next day, Nirinberg saw that whoever grabbed it later was using his OK Cupid profile (linked to his iPhone) to look for dates. So he set up a… » 1/05/13 5:30pm 1/05/13 5:30pm

Looking for Love Online in 2013? So Is Everyone and Their Mom (And…

Are you looking to partner up in 2013? I'm going to assume you said yes — for the purposes of this piece and because I like making an ass out of you and me — and you're not alone. Dating websites like OKCupid, How About We, and Match.com all say that January is a huge month for them, with Match.com seeing an increase… » 1/02/13 11:55pm 1/02/13 11:55pm