Relationships

A Very Reflective Look at Doppelgängers

Doubles crop up constantly in pop culture, from Dostoevsky’s The Double to Star Trek’s Mirror Universe, to Us’s Untethered to, at a push, Will Smith…

Every Movie Cliché We Have About Teenage Dating Is Basically Wrong

“Nunchuck skills… bow-hunting skills… computer hacking skills… Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills.” Such is the wisdom of Napoleon Dynamite, all-time champion of…

Strangers Assume His Fiancée Is His Nurse

Shane Burcaw, 27, and Hannah Aylward, 23, are on their way to New York for a reading of Burcaw’s latest book, Strangers Assume My Girlfriend…

The Complicated Psychology of Men Who Only Have Female Friends

Jared has had primarily female friends ever since he was a teenager, when his family moved to the edge of a rural East Texas town,…