Single, with Complexes


| September 5, 2001


Single, with Complexes, Gavin McNett, Salon.com
Back in the days of arranged marriages, the volatile milieu of dating and all its foibles probably didn't get much ink. But in this modern world, the subject is exhaustingly covered in everything from board games to movies to music to books. The latest trend in dating-oriented books inclines toward the self-confessional tome - think High Fidelity and The Bridget Jones Diaries. According to Gavin McNett, writing for Salon.com, two new dating books--A Very Lonely Planet by Ryan Bigge and My 1,000 Americans by Rochelle Morton--aren't worthy of a goodnight kiss. One, written by a 'guy' about a 'pathetic guy' and the other, written by a women out to date a thousand American men as a study, are enough to turn anyone off of dating, writes McNett. 'Once you've read them,' he notes. 'you'll never go out with a member of the opposite sex again, for fear of looking into their eyes and seeing a Bigge or Morton reflected back at you.'
-Al Paulson
Go there>>





Pay Now Save $5!

Utne Summer 2016Want to gain a fresh perspective? Read stories that matter? Feel optimistic about the future? It's all here! Utne Reader offers provocative writing from diverse perspectives, insightful analysis of art and media, down-to-earth news and in-depth coverage of eye-opening issues that affect your life.

Save Even More Money By Paying NOW!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5 and get 4 issues of Utne Reader for only $31.00 (USA only).

Or Bill Me Later and pay just $36 for 4 issues of Utne Reader!




Facebook Instagram Twitter flipboard


Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved
Ogden Publications, Inc., 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, Kansas 66609-1265