Big cities like New York and Los Angeles are hubs for speed dating.Busy singles can get to know a lot of people in a short amount of time, through short five to seven minute mini dates or socializing activities with like-minded singles.(I'd like to go on record and say those men are horrible, and the human equivalent of a parfait.) The men here were normal dudes: mostly over 30, and mostly in custody of faces I almost instantly forgot. Have you ever been at a party and realized, with a cold sweat and a shiver of dread, that you were the smartest one in the room?It's happened to me once before; I realized that if I was the smartest person in the room, then we were all screwed.Nowhere was this more apparent than at New York Comic Con’s speed dating event.Prejudices that plague the wider dating market are checked at the door: Asian men—who don’t fare well by Ok Cupid’s metrics—are a highly sought after commodity, possibly due to anime and Japanese dramas finally showing Asian male characters as objects of desire rather than derision.The people who attend conventions catering to geeks—like the bustling celebration of video games, graphic novels, and anime that was last month’s New York Comic Con—don’t have the best reputations in the wider culture.
"The online 'bottoms' sign-up sheet was all filled up! If I wanted to sail with the boys on this gay Noah's ark, I had to maybe fib to myself a little." And look where that got me. If you learn anything from me at all, it's that you should always dress how you want to feel, not how you actually feel.Our Jewish speed dating™ events are the exciting new way to meet Jewish singles in the New York area.Now you can enjoy up to 15 dates in one evening with singles just like you!!However, attendees of this upcoming event won’t be there in search of romance.Instead, the kids club is aiming to play matchmaker for nannies and the families who need them.And, unlike traditional dating circles that try to encourage women to forgo feminist ideas in order to win true love—never call a man! To carve out a space where women set the tone for engagement is nothing less than amazing.