The Best Of The Web: Bad Dates & Scandals


It's the weekend and time for some link lovin'.

First off, a little levity from The Frisky. Inspired by the imagery of a cute phrase for rascally sex from The United States Of Tara, they found 10 crazy moves and grabbed their wikipedia description. Dear God, I hope we don't see a video of Screech doing any of these.

You'd guess that the male mind probably invented most of those kooky moves, that's because, per Asylum, the man brain is 2.5 fold as horny as the lady brain. With our brains, we create thing out of iron and brawn and erections, hence the phrase "to erect a building," and hence the phallic nature of architechture.

Our friends at Lemondrop have five signs that you're secretly married and just don't realize it. There's probably a Borschbelt joke in here somewhere about sex as often as the Olympics.

My new pals at have a sweet graphic about using emergency contraception but the crusty old FDA has a problem with it.

CALL TO ACTION: Em & Lo ( need a little help with an article. They're looking for some embarrassing tales of when something is a little off when getting it on. Help 'em out. There is a good reason to turn off the Family Guy during intimate moments…

Over at MSN's newly-launched Glo, a picture gallery of dudes not to date accompanied by their celebrity embodiment. Surprisingly, Shia LaBeouf, as the guy you don't know why you like but you just sorta do for some reason, was absent.

At the Huffington Post (on Valentine's Day they should rebrand as the Huggington Post), Papa Smurf, Stanton Peele, discusses why sex scandals are important. Turns out that it's not just to make the rest of us feel superior to people who, in almost every sense of the word, are better than us. 

The crew at College Candy have news of an interesting study: at the University Of Kentucky only 1 of 5 students interviewed thought of oral sex as sex. Evidently, sex is intercourse to these youngins. One supposes President Clinton's stance on Sex V. Onanism may've set a precedent for these youngsters who don't remember his presidency.

Speaking of oral, MomLogic has an interesting Q&A about a woman who met her husband on Ashley Madison. Yep, she was creepin' and it worked out. They say that a dude who leaves for his mistress will likely have a mistress on her, how does that play with a cuckoldress? Read: Adultery Benefits Women? A Case For Ashley Madison

You'd imagine that Ashley Madison would inspire a few bad dates, my bud Simone Grant breaks down the anatomy of a bad date. Think sitting next to Ted Striker on a flight from LA to Chicago… Sometimes the only refuge is lighting yourself on fire.

Divine Caroline has a feature called 4-Way in which a quartet of guys are asked a question and they drop dude knowledge. This time around, a dude cops to having massive debt while in the second month of dating. They left out his current occupation, so impossible to answer. Fun Kanye West reference in there. Read: How Marriage Got Me Out Of Debt

On the topic of gainful employment, my bud Lost Plum is sick (and tired) of people complaining about exes. She highlights the good parts of bad dating experiences but more in a silver lining kinda way than a pining sorta style. Sometimes Goth kids, during some psuedo-satanic ritual, sometimes do say, "You know, maybe my mom and do get me, hmm?" Yep, bad dates and Satan.

Finally, Nerve clowns on some spicy advice from Cosmo and Men's Health. Yep, take it all with a grain of salt.

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