When I Made Dick Van Dyke Laugh (A Hollywood Valentine) [Hippie Square...

I like this tale. What’s more, I like this telling of it. Hippie Squared is often mined from my personal oral tradition–oft-told tales of my adventures. But sometimes I get the nagging feeling that I told it better years ago at a party somewhere. Not here. This time, I feel like I...

Be My Really Nerdy Valentine [NERD LURVE WEEK]

If you do one thing today — or if you find yourself in need of a last minute need e-card, check out The Mary Sue’s “52 Funny, Geeky Valentine.” There’s so much more gold than what I’ve featured below:...

(Not) on Love [Single White Nerd]

I’m supposed to write about love–pro or con or whatever–today.  And I find that, though I am the Single White Nerd and, as such, this should be right kablammo in the center of my wheelhouse, I do not want to.  Which is odd.  Because normally I’d jump at the chance to write some...

If You’re Going to Propose, Why Not Do It With Legos? – Pr...

I mean that’s just common sense. Just ask Nealey and Walter. A Proposal in Stop Motion from FIREPIT PICTURES on...

Outrageous Marriage Proposals Caught On Tape [Kicking Back With Jersey...

Valentine’s Day is all about love.  On the road to marriage the hopeful young man has to properly propose to his girl.  Some guys go through outrageous setups to pop the question, but things don’t always go as planned and we get to see some of the results – caught on tape! Our first video...

What Happened Before Your First Date? – Bloggin’ on the ET...

I’ve talked quite a bit about the many things that happened after my first official date with CH. But in the lead up to Valentine’s Day, I’d like to talk about the stuff that happened before the Friday we went out to dinner six and a half years ago: 1) We met at a dive-bar...

If You Love Somebody, Name a Cockroach After Them [NERD LURVE WEEK]

Why bother with flowers when you can name a Madgascar hissing cockroach after the love of your life for $10. This from the Bronx Zoo website: Can’t decide on what to get that special someone for Valentine’s Day? Sometimes the answer is all around us, and right where it’s been for millions of...

What I love… [Frankie Says...]

Frankie Says… TRY IT. In the spirit of love and all that crap, I’ll give you a snapshot list of all the things I love in my life right now: I love warm LA days in February. I love my new apartment. I love making eggs with sautéed kale or spinach in the morning and eating it standing up...

Were You Wondering About the Love Lives of Stand-Up Comics? – Pr...

Me, too! Check out this xoJane piece, in which one comic asks “about 30 comedians (mostly straights with a small portion of sweet, sweet gays) if comedy helps or hinders dating & sex.” or “Does Being Funny Get You...

Love Affair with a New Purse [Secret Life of an Expat]

Before I got to Paris, I was never much of a purse person. I liked something with good pockets and a nice shape, and the most I remember spending on a purse was $50 for a marked down Nine West at Macy’s. In Paris, I made a friend who had a beautiful purse collection, and I got bored with the...

Let’s Take a Moment to Love on Our Cats [NERD LURVE WEEK]

… with this post that gently pokes fun at them. Love ya, kitties! ~via icanhazcheezeburger...

Recipe for Love [Fierce Foodie]

The heart is a tough muscle.  Despite the movies that depict a warrior taking a bite of a still beating specimen torn from the chest of an enemy, most cookery books suggest a long marinating in vinegar and red wine followed by hours of slow baking or stewing to render the chewy, lean muscle...

Tara and Warren from Buffy Are Having Fertility Problems – Procr...

Also this just in, Warren doesn’t seem to know what “impotent” means. Get the full “evil baby” movie details for REVERSE PARTHENOGENESIS here. via io9 A Proposal in Stop Motion from FIREPIT PICTURES on...

Love Your Baby…Hold Off On The Pictures [On The Contrary]

I’m told it’s “Love Week” at Fierce and Nerdy. I’m assuming that means romantic love, as Valentine’s Day is upon us, making those of us in good relationships feel great, those of us in a so-so relationships feel anxious but relieved we’re in a relationship, and those of us not in a...

May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor [NERD LURVE WEEK]

Etsy Designer BerkeyDesigns is offering the below “May the odds be ever in your favor” bracelet for $19. For more HUNGER-GAMES-themed Valentine ideas, check out “The Best HUNGER GAMES Gifts for Your Valentine” at The Mary...

Get Your Nails Looking Good at Home in Time for Valentine’s Day ...

Usually I only watch the TODAY show in retrospect when Kathie Lee and Hoda have done something so insane it goes viral (this seems to happen about every other month). But luckily FaN blogger, Jennifer May Nickel, watches it for better reasons, because she sent along this super-duper helpful...

V-Day Loser [Ask Dr. Miro: What You Didn't Learn in Health Class]

Dear Dr. Miro, I thought I was OK with being single until all this chaos for Valentines Day got up in my flow. What can I do to avoid becoming more depressed about being an alone loser than I already am? Sincerely, Juan Is the Loneliest Number Dear JITLM, First of all, there is no shame in...