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Infographic: Where to Go on a First Date Tips from San Francisco designer Alex Cornell

San Francisco-based designer Alex Cornell slapped together an instructional chart about where to go on a first date, and I have to say he's pretty much on point. In some…

April 25, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT

AshleyMadison Crashes the Super Bowl Again With Sleazy Print Ad Founder offers Dan Marino a job

AshleyMadison.com, the dating site for married people, always tries to leech a little attention at Super Bowl time. This year it did so by sliding a sleazy print ad into…

February 1, 2013, 3:27 PM EST

Dating Site Urges You to Listen to Your Vile, Lecherous Heart Another baffling ad from Zoosk

Dating site Zoosk, aka "The romantic social network," has already gotten some good press for its wacky ads. This latest one—in which a single woman's heart, personified as a fanciful…

January 2, 2013, 3:05 PM EST

It's Time Again for Those Ludicrous 'Banned' Super Bowl Ads Sketchy dating site is first to cry foul

One time-honored Super Bowl tradition involves sketchy advertisers loudly protesting that their proposed Super Bowl commercials have been "banned" for being too risqué—never mind that they almost certainly couldn't afford…

January 18, 2012, 12:51 PM EST

Ashley Madison Hits a New Low in Ads Ridiculing Fat People 'Did you wife SCARE you last night?' asks one

Vile, sexist ads from Ashley Madison? What is the world coming to?! The dating website that caters to married people has doubled up on stupidity with two ads clearly designed…

November 9, 2011, 9:09 AM EST

Dating Advice From Match.com: The Ukelele Works Every Time

This new Match.com ad from Mother London proposes the unlikely scenario that you can impress a hot girl by serenading her on a ukelele at a train station. In fact,…

August 2, 2011, 9:54 AM EDT

You Won't Find a Good Woman in a Giant Gumball Machine

This two-minute-plus "Femme-o-Matic" spec dating-site spot by Jelmar Hufen has been kicking around for a little while. A doofus on a motorbike tools around aimlessly as "Ça Plane Por Moi"…

May 19, 2011, 8:22 AM EDT

Match.com finds perfect holes for your plug

There are various metaphors for people fitting together romantically. Among the less subtle is the plug-and-socket metaphor. Ad agency Binder (with help from Hungry Man) runs with it anyway in…

January 18, 2011, 12:57 PM EST

Dating site takes a stand on cops and taxes

Chemistry.com, which has previously positioned itself as a gay-friendly alternative to eHarmony, is now promoting a politically themed Romance Plan for America. With two TV commercials and a…

March 11, 2010, 8:52 AM EST

Nothing says sexy like a big, bushy beard

I've grown out my beard a few times, with underwhelming results. A girlfriend once said it looked like a thousand bees were trying to come out of my face…

November 5, 2008, 8:49 AM EST

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