Chris Backley

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Chris Backley

Am I A Failure As A Man If I Start Online Dating?

As much as I’d never admit it out loud, just between you, me, and the internet: I want a good “how we met” story. With online dating you don’t have that, you just exchange a few notes and then meet at a bar hoping the other one isn’t fat.

4 Things You Can Do While Sitting Alone At A Bar

Remember when we used to have face-to-face communication with each other? You know, when you were able to read things like expressions and social cues? Well, we don’t do that anymore. What is this, 2007?

New York Through The 5 Senses, As Experienced By An Outsider

The siren. The garbage truck. The taxi accelerating. The kid laughing. The click of heels. The language of French and the language of “French.” The sound of a businessman yelling in to his iPhone. The Puerto Rican couple arguing about Facebook.