Engagement Chicken: A History of Romantic Culinary Bullshit

We're just six weeks short of Thanksgiving, which means two things: First, if your Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year plans involve air travel, book your ticket now or suffer the financial consequences. Secondly, if you're looking to get hitched over the holidays and believe in magic, it might be time to bust out the… » 10/15/14 12:21pm 10/15/14 12:21pm

​Here's Why You Should Never Propose On a Boat

I am not a fan of proposal videos. Sorry people, I appreciate the planning, the talent, and the creativity that goes into some of the more elaborate ones, but I'm not really interested in peering in on a really deep and cheesy moment between two people. Unless of course if fails horribly like this. Then count me in. » 9/20/14 3:10pm 9/20/14 3:10pm

300 Sandwiches Lady Gets Engaged Without Meeting 300 Sandwiches Goal

A thousand years ago in internet time, a New York Post columnist who definitely wasn't trying to write herself into a possible future book deal (which she got) and maybe romcom deal (which she has yet to get, thank god) told everyone who would listen that her boyfriend told her that once she made him 300 sandwiches,… » 5/20/14 1:20pm 5/20/14 1:20pm

Not To Ruin The Surprise, But You’re Going To Get Proposed To Today

According to a survey of 7,000 people in the UK, Christmas Eve is the most popular day for marriage proposals, which makes a lot of sense as a matter of romance and convenience. The holidays make us all romantic and dreamy, and in addition, we're already meeting up with family, so we can share the news. It's a win-win… » 12/24/13 12:00pm 12/24/13 12:00pm

Shut Up, 300 Sandwiches Lady's Boyfriend

Remember the 300 $andwiches Lady? You know, the food blogger who says her boyfriend told her that once she made him 300 $andwiches, he'd buy her an engagement ring in what of course was not a shamelessly craven gimmick to get a book deal? Well: she's only 100 $andwiches away. And her boyfriend wants advice on how to… » 12/03/13 1:10pm 12/03/13 1:10pm

A Coast Guardsman Proposed on GMA Today (Plus Jason Derulo Was There)

The morning talk show ratings war is still on and in order to win, Good Morning America has made it their mission to win the hearts of Americans by dominating the weird proposal market. Monday's Veteran's Day-inspired entry: getting a member of the Coast Guard to propose to his girlfriend via a performance by Jason… » 11/11/13 3:20pm 11/11/13 3:20pm

Crap Proposal from Today Show Gets a Do-Over on Totally Biased

Remember Chirag Shah and Simone Jhingoor? Last month, he proposed to her live on Today, steamrolling over what she thought was her chance to talk about the non-profit where she is employed. Last night, the couple was on Totally Biased with Kamau Bell, where they had a chance to redo the proposal, complete with… » 11/08/13 2:10pm 11/08/13 2:10pm

Aziz Ansari Imagines a Marriage Proposal in a World Devoid of Marriage



In this clip from his upcoming Netflix special, comedic powerhouse/Harris' cousin Aziz Ansari puts that whole matrimony thing into perspective, envisioning what a proposal would look like if marriage never existed. Sure enough, the whole idea of nuptials now seems a lot creepier than those wedding videos set to Bruno… » 10/25/13 5:15pm 10/25/13 5:15pm

Here's a Very Awkward Marriage Proposal That Happened Live on 'Today'

This morning on Today, Al Roker was about to do the weather when he took a detour and introduced a woman who works at a non-profit. Simone Jhingoor was prepared to talk about the Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation — which sounds great and important — when suddenly, her boyfriend, Chirag Shah, showed… » 10/24/13 10:50am 10/24/13 10:50am

Dude Proposes to Girlfriend by Writing Adorable Children's Book

The days when you could just kneel down and display a rock in a box and call it a proposal have been over for a long, long time. They're so over that this story of a man who wrote and illustrated a children's book, planted it in a library, had his girlfriend "stumble across it" and read it to him and then proposed,… » 8/19/13 7:00pm 8/19/13 7:00pm

If You're Going to Pop the Question, Do It Without the Showboating

It's wedding season! (For single gals like me, this means drinking season.) But if the season's general aura of sweaty love made you realize you want to ask for your partner's hand in marriage, please take these recommendations into your consideration so you do not look like an embarrassing attention-seeking… » 6/11/13 1:40pm 6/11/13 1:40pm

Listen, Dudes: You Don't Need a $3,500 Proposal Service

Guys, I'm gonna let you in on a little something: Being proposed to is literally (LITERALLY) the most important day in a woman's life. All of us (every single one of us) spend our whole lives (OUR ENTIRE LIVES) imagining our dream wedding proposal. Will he be on one knee? Or two? Or none? Perhaps he'll stand on his… » 3/28/13 11:45am 3/28/13 11:45am

Guy Proposes to Girlfriend by Splicing Her into a Horror Movie Trailer

It's time for another episode of Horrifying Public Marriage Proposals — tagline: Why make an intimate moment intimate when the world could be watching? (sponsored by The Internet). In this very special edition, the man actually takes it inside a movie theater by splicing his loved one's image into a movie trailer.… » 3/13/13 10:30pm 3/13/13 10:30pm