Browsing All posts tagged under »NYC«

Yup…I Pass

November 15, 2013

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  Back by popular demand (and because I’ve received so many bad OkCupid messages that I’m starting to think these men know I’m collecting them), here’s a compilation of some of the best bad emails I’ve received lately. They are unedited, they are unfiltered, and they definitely didn’t get a response. 1. “So when are […]

Something Blue

October 2, 2013

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This story is from Donald, a 26-year-old entrepreneur in NYC, as told to Raz: Kate was my high school girlfriend. Now we both live in NYC, and in the 8 years since high school graduation, we’ve had a few run ins. A couple of those run ins have resulted in drunken make outs in bars. […]

Interpersonal Communication

September 24, 2013

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This story is from Eliza, a law student in NYC, as told to Raz: It was the beginning of my first year of law school, and, in some of my more boring classes, my girl friends and I played a game where we made lists of those in the room we’d be willing to sleep […]

Island Getaway

September 10, 2013

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My friends and I spent Labor Day weekend on Fire Island. Our first night there, after a rousing game of Musical Chairs Flip Cup (You’ve never played Musical Chairs Flip Cup?! You’re doing it wrong.), we headed out to the bars. Our chosen bar’s dance floor was almost completely empty. But we were all riled […]

Dude Acts Like a Lady

July 3, 2013

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Sure, I like a guy who’s in touch with his feminine side—who’s not afraid to cuddle or watch a romantic comedy—but Scott, a recent online find, had me actually worried about what might be between his legs. Why? There were four reasons: 1. The face. I told him I was going to my sister’s graduation a […]

Tales From The Wrestler’s Bedroom

June 7, 2013

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This story is from Jamal, a 25-year-old teacher in NYC, as told to Raz: One night, I got to talking with a girl, Katie, at a bar. One drunken thing led to another and we ended up making out a little. Eventually though, her even-more-wasted-than-us friend pulled her away and they started talking to two […]

Be Prepared

May 30, 2013

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Jon, an online find, treated our first date like a game of 20 questions, complete with well-thought-out, conversation-starting brain teasers that he’d clearly memorized many dates ago. What he hadn’t practiced, however, was how to seamlessly slip them into conversation. As soon as there was the slightest lull, he’d hit me with, What were you […]