Two months ago, Kelly Murphy reviewed her experience trying out the free n+1 personals date for us, in which she muses on the lessons learned from pinning her romantic hopes on a hypothetical well-read, charming young Brooklyn literary type that turned out … not so good, or even that literary. The subject of the date wrote a response. A very long, seven-part long response. We think he meant for n+1 to publish it, which they didn’t. But now he posted it on the internet for you all to consume. Warning: it contains phrases such as: “I alone, still too neurasthenic, still unrecovered from 6th-grade repression, am too nervous for a fling, have remained too young too long.” Not to discourage young writers, but pro tip fellas: a little self awareness goes a long way.
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BK Live 11/20/14: Dick & Dave from Brooklyn Independent Media on Vimeo. It’s Friday and uh-oh, you’re not sure what you want to do this weekend. Never fear, we were on BK Live with Dick Burroughs from the Brooklyn Reader, and we both told you about some cool stuff to do, like see the last […]