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Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Read These Mixed Signals?

Hello, Doc. This one is going into the "what the hell is going on with my ex" category. You see, we broke up about seven months ago. I was devastated for a while, but managed to heal, more or less (you helped a lot with that, in fact; thanks!). I am currently going out casually with some girls on a "let's see where this goes" kind of way, but recently figured I might as well … [Read More...]

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New Game +: The Geek’s Guide to Love, Sex and Dating – Coming October 20th

It's almost here! My newest book: New Game +: The Geek's Guide to Love, Sex and Dating is coming from Thought Catalog in less than two weeks! This is the book you … [Read More...]

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Sexual Harassment and the Toxic Culture of Comics

One of the joking-but-not-really comments I make to my friends is about how some of my columns are going to be forever relevant. Every time I've written about shitty … [Read More...]

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Start Dating Again?

Hi Doc: I am much older than your typical reader but I really like the advice you give. I am getting back into dating at 51 and I really think I don't know what the fuck I am doing. I was married for 13 years with him for 15. I took a while to get my shit … [Read More...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Fantastic Fest Edition

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for the Doc to lock his office and sneak off for a special screening of Takashi Miike's "Yakuza Apocalypse". Meanwhile, the NerdLove interns and residents take over the comments section for their own nefarious … [Read More...]

Why You Should Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Last week I told you that authenticity was important. This week, I'm going to tell you why it's good to lie. And no, this isn't a contradiction in terms. Stick with me here, this will all make sense in a second. One of the things I regularly advocate, … [Read More...]