romance

A Regular Guy’s Guide to Marrying a Princess

When you find out that a Japanese princess has surrendered her royal status in order to marry a commoner, your first thought might well be:…

The Not-So-Attractive Origins of ‘Tall, Dark and Handsome’

As a barely pubescent, closeted gay teen, I remember being confused by Disney fairy tales in which tall, dashing princes galloped to the side of…

What to Bring on a ‘Dick Appointment’

It’s late at night. Maybe you’re working on a deadline. Maybe you’re playing a video game. Maybe you’re just rewatching Peep Show for the 12th…

Before Emojis, There Was the Secret Language of Flowers

These days, more often than not, a bouquet of flowers means only one thing: “Sorry, I fucked up. (Also I really don’t understand exactly what…