Category: Asides

rules to blog by

Guidelines to Live Blog By…

I talked about “Ethics in Blogging” recently and it's had me thinking a lot since then. About? Well, about being more authentic in my personal blogging on the Urban Dater. Often, I'm handcuffed by how I think my friends and...

/ March 25, 2013

The Ethics of Blogging About Exes

This article was sent to me by an old friend:  http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/dont-write-about-the-people-you-have-loved/ – Needless to say, it's a fucking good read and brings to bear an important discussion: Should we, as relationship bloggers, blog about our exes? The author, Nathan Savin...

/ March 20, 2013

Enter Your Number into My Phone

That video has over three million views! Just a couple putzes wearing glassing with one simple directive to the ladies: Put your number in the dude's phone. That's it. They don't even ask. “Here, put  your number in my phone.”...

/ March 1, 2013

A Casting Call for Single Women Prone to Shitty Fashion Sense

From time to time… Okay, like a couple times a week, the Urban Dater gets pitched by folks working at tv stations looking for poor saps to put on the television boob tube. Even the late Taylor Mochulsky appeared on...

/ February 27, 2013

Dating Requirements From and Under Age Drinker

I've posted a time or two about out-of-control-dating lists and how they suck. Dating lists, more than anything, highlight the reasons why a person is single. Sure, sure, you don't want to ‘settle' for someone. But an asshole list isn't...

/ February 6, 2013

Dating Advice Website Says We’re a Top 10er… Or Something Like That

Here's a quickie. The good folks at datingadvice.com nominated the Urban Dater as a “Top 10 Online Dating Experts.” Do they know the f*ck I am? I am no expert! But, it's always nice to get an accolade from another site and...

/ February 5, 2013

Penis Cake Pan!

I tweeted about this earlier. This was shared with me in our Google+ Group by Ms. TizzyWall. And I figured it was just too damn funny not share here. Good times indeed! I didn't realize penis cake pans existed. But...

/ February 5, 2013
awkward conversation

A Funny Thing Happened at the Bar…

So this post isn't going to be terribly long. Instead it will be short and sweet… The complete opposite of who I am. I was out in LA, waiting to meet a friend for dinner and drinks. I show up...

/ February 5, 2013