Monthly Archives: October 2011

Your Awful Story Olympics IX

There will be only one Awful Story Olympic Medal this month, kids. When you read it, you’ll understand why.  In my months of writing this site and years of Internet dating personally, I have never encountered an email so bizarre, … Continue reading

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Are Racial Preferences Racist?

Every dating website asks you the same question: what ethnicity are you looking for in a mate? You think about, feel a little uncomfortable, then read over the dreaded options… Asian Black/African Descent East Indian Latino/Hispanic Middle Eastern Native American … Continue reading

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OKCupid Segregates Based on Looks; Prevents the Average From Meeting the Attractive

Here it is, folks, the first ever It’s Not a Match expose. Previously, the closest we’d come to actual reporting was retelling a story about a girl who peed her pants. It was gripping and powerful, but it was somehow … Continue reading

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Women vs. Short Guys Revisited

Most posts I write get three comments. Women vs Short Guys: Dating’s Fiercest Battleground, my daring exploration of the dark world that is tiny dude daters, has received sixty-five. It’s been republished by at least five other outlets and been read by … Continue reading

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