Posts Tagged: online dating

I Dated Bad Men Till a Bad Man Became President

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Their dishonesty and danger was easier to look past then. The world had not yet shifted. But then it did, and I woke up.

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Learning to Live Alone through the Legacy of Mary Tyler Moore

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Characters like Mary and Rhoda hadn’t been turned into stereotypes of single women in their thirties or career women or divorcees. They couldn’t be: they were the first.

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A Cyclops Searches for Love in the Digital Age

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In some way I think all the stories I write are love stories… Over at the New Yorker, writer Ramona Ausubel discusses “You Can Find Love Now,” her short story about a lonely cyclops who turns to the Internet in his quest for companionship. In her newest collection, Ausubel writes about mythical or unusual creatures […]

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Dream Girl

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Going through dating profiles is like reading the same book over and over again. Everyone is happy and loves to laugh. Everyone likes beer and coffee and rain. They all spend their weekends hiking and camping.

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Online Dating, Then and Now

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A recent New Yorker article brings you the history of online dating, in all of its splendor. Nicholas Paumgarten traces back online dating to its roots at the World’s Fair in Queens in the fall of 1964, when it began with the romantic title, “Technical Automated Compatibility Testing.” Fast-forward to this anthropological assessment of contemporary […]

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