FROM THE BOROWITZ REPORT in the New YorkerMENLO PARK, CA (The Borowitz Report)—One day after Google outbid Facebook for a manufacturer of solar-powered drones, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg served warning that his company was prepared to blow Google’s drones out of the skies. At a presentation for Facebook employees at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Zuckerberg announced… Read all

Great piece on re "Signs of an Internet Dating Scam ..."  Some tips on spotting scammers in emails: Communication is vague, difficult to understand or is repeated. Immediate (within 15 minutes) responses are received every time you send a message, with no discussion beforehand as to when you'll be online. Email messages change in tone, language, style or grammar throughout the … Read all

If they're searching all over the U.S., and the world for superior mates, why not just come to Love For Wits?To think, lonely peeps out there are paying tens of thousands to potentially meet someone they've never seen and who a third party is telling them THEY WILL click with?  Well, if you're a friggin' billionaire type, what difference does it make if you blow 50K per wasted date?  We … Read all

Sex, Lies, and More Lies

A few slices from PLENTY OF FISH TALES!Cute:Sex, Lies And More LiesMon, 01/03/2011 - 17:46Liars, theives, and addictsI met this girl on Plenty Of Fish and we chatted for a bit then decided to finally meet. The next day we hooked up and she dropped the "L" bomb;I Should of bailed there but didn't.The following week there was a "baby scare", so being a good guy I went along with it, but then the lie… Read all

LFW presents a unique, arousing, and comprehensive video tutorial on how to use various kissing techniques to properly please a woman.  We at Love for Wits can't emphasize this enough ... assuming of course, you have a date in the first place, and assuming kissing might be taking place on this date.On to THE ART OF SMOOCHING VIDEO. Read all

From the book by Christine Whelan (this is a 2006 article, but the data and conclusions are still valid, of course).  Whelan disproves the myth fostered by the media in general. "The purported "news" was never good: Smart women are less likely to marry. Successful men are romantically interested only in their secretaries. And if a woman makes a lot of money, men will be intimidated. Conserv… Read all

INTERNET DATING STORIES! We just found this. Internet Dating Stories is a fun and unique place for reading personal anecdotes and tales of the dating weird.  The link below goes to a page with multiple inclusions with titles like The Narcissist, Betrayal Online, Two Weeks of Hell, El Cheapo, and of course, WHOLE RELATIONSHIP IS A LIE. Here is a good dose from Two Weeks of Hell: "So after s… Read all

A  good one from the Washington Post re problems smart people have dating.  A clip from it here: "Sheila, a 43-year-old from Arlington who asked that we use only her first name, takes issue with the suggestion from dating coach Amy Schoen that struggling smarty-pants should pay more attention to a potential mate's values than to the degrees on a résumé. "I agree that asking for someon… Read all

Is he or she really intelligent, or just a boring parrot?  OMG!  Squawk! ... Some Love For Wits tips for separating the zen from the noise:Ask specific questions to which you know the answersIf they respond correctly or admit to simply not knowing the answer, good for them. If they start making things up, talking in circles or dodging the question, beware.Ask a question that you already … Read all

"Supposedly the world’s first dating website for ugly and fat people has just launched. And to level the playing field, attractive people need not apply.  The TheUglyBug Ball (“Tubb“) website has launched in London. Online mogul Howard James describes his service in the The Sun as follows: It’s a sad fact that up to half of the UK is made up of ugly people yet amazingly nobody has ev… Read all