Category Archives: Dysfunction Junction

Hair You See Him, Hair You Don’t

I had just relocated to a new city and was settling in, meeting new people and finding my way. One day I received a Facebook message from an acquaintance I hadn’t heard from in years. At first I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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NSFW: OKCreep

This is an actual profile of an OKCupid user in California. Warning: Only click through if your gag reflex is strong.

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Have You Been Catfished?

According to Urban Dictionary, a catfish is someone “who pretends to be someone they’re not using Facebook or other social media to create false identities, particularly to pursue deceptive online romances.” To understand the full meaning of the term, I … Continue reading

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Seven Single Jewish Men Seek Seven Single Ladies

Thanks to the reader in DC who sent in this Craigslist ad. This is one of the funniest/weirdest attempts to pick up ladies we’ve seen in awhile. (Click on the image to read this ad in all its strange glory). … Continue reading

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Nice Guys of OkC

Several readers have written us about a popular Tumblr “Nice Guys of OkCupid”. The blog is a collection of photos of single guys on OkCupid who in their profile describe themselves as “nice guys” and also make at least one … Continue reading

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Macaulay Culkin’s iPod Parties

I recently decided to get back into online dating, despite the fact that the first round had not led to great success. Maybe it was boredom, maybe it was masochism, or maybe it was the social pressure from everyone I … Continue reading

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Minivan Cruiser

Walking down the street in a lakeside town on vacation with my sister, two men pulled up to a stoplight in a minivan with the windows down, blaring music. I glanced over and they were making gestures, cat-calling, typical gross … Continue reading

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Hardcore Train Trauma

I was coming back on the train from visiting my friend and her family at the beach. Enjoying the sunny day, I was looking out the windows at the passing towns. I glanced to my right and noticed a guy … Continue reading

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Subway Peepshow

I was riding the train to the school where I teach one morning when I noticed something out of the corner of my eye. Some sort of seeds (maybe sunflower seeds?) were spilling out of a paper bag a man … Continue reading

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Missed Connection Gem

“We both got on the Brooklyn-bound train on 6th Ave. It was around midnight, I think. You were Asian (and am still Asian, I assume), wearing a parka with a fur hood, and had a Chinese take-out box with you. I was … Continue reading

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