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

The Creepy New 'Yelp for Boys' and Other Apps for Your Genitals

Uuuuuuugh, apps. Remember when the iPhone first came out and everyone was all peeing their jeans over pointless novelty apps? "Look! My phone looks like a glass of beer and then when I tilt it it looks like I'm drinking my phone!" "See, it's like my regular face, only now I have a craaaaaaaazy mouth!" "So, it's a… » 2/11/13 2:00pm 2/11/13 2:00pm

This Asshole Is What Happens When Yelp Goes to Your Head

I have something embarrassing awesome to share. For a while, I was the most popular reviewer on Yelp. I wrote loving tributes to the restaurants I adored, and damning screeds about the vets who did my dogs wrong. It was a creative outlet at my otherwise soul-sucking job, a job I eventually stopped doing because Yelp… » 1/23/13 12:10pm 1/23/13 12:10pm

Writing Totally Mean Yelp Reviews Can Still Get You Sued

Tale as old as time: woman hires contractor. Woman unsatisfied by quality of contractor's work. Woman takes to Yelp and writes a blistering review of said contractor. If this were a movie starring Jennifer Aniston and Patrick Dempsey, the story would end with the two main characters kissing on scaffolding while upbeat… » 1/04/13 12:30pm 1/04/13 12:30pm

The Dumbest Yelp Thread Ever: 'Is It Just Me? Women Eating McDonald's a…

All this time we ladies thought going to McDonald's and ordering a burger and downing it with some fries was really turning the guys on, which is obviously why we all went there in the first place. But it looks like we have been terribly mistaken. Our milkshakes might in fact be driving boys from the yard Playland—at… » 4/03/12 10:40am 4/03/12 10:40am