Rockaway In Summer

There is no place quite like Rockaway in the summer: the packed beaches and boardwalk, Rockaway Taco, the dive bars. Everyone seems to know each other. There’s no bad blood. At the end of the night everyone ends up at Connolly’s, drinking frozens, and the DJ plays the same set every Saturday. READ MORE

Missed Connection - m4m

Being in a five-plus year relationship, I have known well the great displeasure of the double date, and the double-date-esque situation, often taking place at a bar (always taking place at a bar), requiring significant others to briefly befriend the other significant other, even if that person is someone who, upon normal circumstances, you would not even exchange pleasantries with. This is no fault of anyone: it is what being an adult is about. READ MORE

The Pickup Artists of PUAHate

Recently, a friend told me about PUAHate, a website announcing itself as "The Forefront of the Anti-Pickup-Artist Movement." Its mission statement, posted on PUAHate's splash page, reads: "Revealing the scams, deception and misleading marketing techniques used by dating gurus and the seduction community to mislead men and profit from them." READ MORE