Ask Dr. NerdLove: Am I Too Fat To Date?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Dear Doctor,  I’m not really sure how this works, but a girl in my econometrics class referred me to you. You’re also the only dating coach not on a hate group watch list.  I guess I’ll start with some background and follow with my problem. I’m am 23 and in my last semester of college. I […]

Five Quick Ways To Improve Your Looks

"Yup, I make this look goood."

Contrary to the way pop-culture portrays us, men tend to be very anxious in their physical appearance. In fact, most of us are painfully insecure about it. Very few people are truly happy with how they look. No matter how objectively attractive any of us may be, when we look in the mirror, all we can see is […]

How To Upgrade Your Wardrobe… Without Going Broke

"Not gonna lie: I'm starting to get the appeal of shopping."

As the long, hot summer days come to an end, it’s time to start the semi-annual adjusting of your wardrobe – moving your summer clothes into storage (or at least the back of the closet) and pulling out your fall and winter gear. This is actually one of my favorite times of year – I love […]

Leveling Up: Standing Out (The Right Way)

Proof that smoking, alcoholism and womanizing make you 100% cooler.

I’ve been looking forward to the release of Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby ever since the first trailer – even if you ignore the inevitable criticism of the excesses of the Jazz Age, it’s hard to not be swept up in the costumes, the pageantry, the Art Deco architecture and, of course, the way everybody […]

Leveling Up: Building A Cool Wardrobe

And when I say "timeless" I mean LITERALLY.

One of the aspects of looking better and making yourself more attractive is your clothes. Not to put too fine a point on it but… frankly, men (and especially geeky guys) fall down rather frequently when it comes to dressing with any sense of style. Not that I necessarily blame them, mind you. Fact of […]