Hey all, I’m so sorry the site was down for so dang long! Technical difficulties are so frustrating and embarrassing. Some tiny amount of down time is expected with any provider—but you know who ultimately helped me solve the technical issues my crappy host caused? Helpful strangers on the Internet. Yep, even after almost eight years of being attached to my sweetheart, I still find incredible value in meeting people online!
Don’t you worry, lovebirds. I’m switching to a much finer company very soon, so your flow to online dating advice shouldn’t be interrupted unexpectedly in the future. And as a bonus, the site will load a lot faster once I’ve made the switch!
Have a safe, fun, happy weekend, and please get in touch if you had online dating questions you were unable to ask during the downtime! I’ll totally take pity on you and give you a much longer free intro chat than normal. :)
NY Magazine ran a fascinating interview with NYC’s four most popular OkCupid members—a straight gal, a straight guy, a gay gal, and a gay guy. Check out these (clearly highly stylized) swanky portraits: I urge you to read the entire piece. It’s fun! But if you want to skip right to the practical takeaways, here […]
Did you guys hear the most recent episode of This American Life? The first act is called Not OK, Cupid. It’s an excerpt from BJ Novak’s new book of short stories, One More Thing. This was a terrific piece of fiction, with excellent acting from Alison Brie and Tunde Adebimpe. My only complaint is that […]
Hi lovebirds! Happy Valentine’s Day, or as my friend Jen likes to call it, “VD.” (By the way, she and I are Valentine Twinsies this year—we both plan to stay in, cook steaks, and watch House of Cards Season 2 on Netflix.) Even though I think this is a bit of a silly holiday, I […]
Last week Wired came out with a pseudo-article entitled How to Create the Perfect Online Dating Profile, in 25 Infographics. Today, Amanda Hess came out with a great follow-up article identifying that many of the Wired tips involved breaking out of more traditional gender stereotypes. Amanda’s not wrong, in the sense that Wired’s data does often […]