Archive for September 7th, 2011

Contrivance #4: Before the Plane Departs

Contrivance #4: Before the Plane Departs

Warning: I’m going to stomp on sacred ground in a few paragraphs. That’s right. I’m going to badmouth Friends. But before I get there, let’s talk about Garden State and She’s Out of My League and any movie where the protagonist makes a last-second dash to the airport to tell the girl he loves her. […]


How Do You Like to Be Rejected?

How Do You Like to Be Rejected?

Sites like Match.com and OkCupid thrive on success stories, of which there are plenty. But really, for every couple that meets on Match, there are dozens–if not hundreds–of ignored emails and outright rejections. Online dating way more about rejection than acceptance. Which, in a way, is great. No one likes being rejected, but if you […]