dating

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08 Sep 2014

I Set Up My OKCupid Profile, as a Dog: The Responses Were Pretty Hilarious.

Last February I started an OKCupid profile as a chocolate labrador named ‘Waffles’. The profile was received with mixed reviews. Some said I was an innovator, some said I was a fraud, some wanted to scratch behind my ears, but OKCupid said “One or more of your photos was flagged…

Alex Mak - Broke Broadcaster 1
enough-is-enough
01 Jul 2014

A Guide to Fighting Street Harassment: How Bystanders Can Best Intervene on Behalf of Women Being Harassed

Enough is Enough street rally, image courtesy EnoughIsFuckingEnough.com Street harassment in the Bay Area has gotten so bad that women are putting duct tape on their mouths, removing their clothes in public and holding silent protests with signs recounting the ugly and awful remarks male aggressors make to them on…

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 2
knocked-up
25 Jun 2014

Sex and Dating: What are Your Deal Killers?

We all have a list. A “Standards List” for people you date. The gauntlet of rules we hold against the person asking you for a first date. They won the “Sure…I’ll share a coffee/meal/blanket in the park with this person” prize. So what must they do now? What must happen in…

Jay H - Bawdy Broadcaster 4
Eric Barry broken jaw
28 Mar 2014

Dating Without A Voice: Eric Barry Dates With A Jaw Wired Shut (Part 1)

I try to purse my cracked lips open, sputtering through the mesh of teeth and wire. At first it’s just saliva, but then the colors begin to run red. Pressing against the back of my teeth with my tongue, I try to push the refuse through what gaps I can…

Eric Barry - Cashless Comedian 0
tinder-creepy
10 Oct 2013

Reasons Why Your Tinder Profile is Horrible

I’m posting my profile to give you the option of making fun of me back. If this is the first time you’re hearing about Tinder, I promise it won’t be the last, especially if I have your phone number. About a month ago I accidentally pushed the wrong button and…

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 14
22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
date-someone-for-free-food
11 Sep 2013

Why You Shouldn’t Date Someone For Free Food.

So close, yet so far. I’ve been in Brooklyn for 5 days now, and I have yet to eat a normal meal. Unless you count pizza, and my very English mother would disown me if I did. It’s not just that I’m broke, or culinarily challenged. There’s also a rabbit…

Daisy Rawcliffe - Vafrous Vagabond 0
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03 Sep 2013

Why Starting a Cult is a Great Way to Stop Being Broke

If this doesn’t convince you, then IDK. I’m fucking broke, man. I’m broke. And Groupon/Lifebooker/whatever discount website is trendy right now, is not REALLY an app or a website, it is an addiction. In the perpetual quest for Patrick Bateman-style physical perfection that is this Hollywood life, I find myself…

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 1