Fake Tinder Nurse Helpfully Reminds Creepy Dudes to Get Prostate Exams

Nicole is a conventionally cute 28-year-old health care worker who is on Tinder to meet men. But she's not interested in doing sex things to their penises, despite their insistent and creepy overtures (typed with dicks). She's interested instead in reminding them that they should get their butts checked out. And all… » 6/02/14 4:20pm 6/02/14 4:20pm

Have the Clap? Washington Health Dept. Will Call Your Exes for You!

Talking to your ex is hard. Talking to your ex in the context of "Hey, you should get tested because I think I may have given you an STI during our halcyon days as lovers" is even harder. And, because humankind has an endless capacity for Relationship Cowardice, this sort of very awkward but extremely necessary… » 11/15/13 3:00pm 11/15/13 3:00pm

D.C. Unleashes the Nation’s First Sex Ed Test on Public School Students…

There are a lot of immature behaviors and credulous misconceptions that people, over the peripatetic course of their childhood and adolescence are bound to outgrow. We hope. For instance, this made up person I know who definitely is not me used to walk around in a bathrobe with his forearms folded over each other… » 12/12/12 11:15pm 12/12/12 11:15pm

New York City's Displaced Rat Population Simply Cannot Wait to Give You…

Before I moved to NYC, I was embarrassingly afraid of rats. Once, I walked out of the back door of my apartment in Chicago and saw a gigantic rat running down the stairs right past me and I screamed so loudly that people on other floors came outside to make sure I wasn't currently in the process of being murdered.… » 10/31/12 2:31pm 10/31/12 2:31pm

Governor's Ball: Ed Rendell Is A Sexist Jerk; David Paterson Isn't

Some days there's news to be had, and some days all you can do is shake your head when a governor like Ed Rendell stereotypes working moms and single women all in a breath. Luckily, there are governors like David Paterson, who is really pissed about sexism in the legal profession (and in the New York State court… » 12/04/08 10:00am 12/04/08 10:00am