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5 Things Biggie Smalls Taught Us About Love

Today this poet and romantic would be 39.

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Awesome (and Free!) NYC Date Idea: The Great GoogaMooga

“How Hookup … sample some delicious food and drink, catch some live music, frolic around Prospect Park, and try not to abuse the word ‘GoogaMooga’ too many times throughout the day?”

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7 Advantages To Hooking Up Out Of Town: SXSW Edition

You know how when you were in Middle School or High School, everyone would hook up at sleepaway camp? SXSW is like a really, really big sleepaway camp, for grown-ups.

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Jack White Is Going Solo: What His Previous Bands Say About His Solo Future

Sure he was still “seeing” the White Stripes, but was his heart really in it? Or was his heart racing in soapbox cars with his hipster friends?

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The 7 Most Important Things Whitney Taught Us About Love

Many of us learned a lot about the way love works from Whitney, without even realizing it. Here are a few things I picked up.

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Adele Turns a ‘Rubbish Relationship’ Into (Grammy) Gold — Here’s How You Can Too

Even if you don’t have the ability to make a Grammy-winning album to cope with a breakup, there are things you can learn from Adele’s heartbreak-to-megastar success story.

7 Things Celine Dion Taught Me About Love

Celine knows a lot about love.

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Robyn’s Call Your Girlfriend Is The Secret To a Girl’s Heart

Somewhere underneath those floral stretch pants and those platform sneakers is the answer to what drives women — what they care about, how they love, what makes them tick.

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5 Things I Learned About Sex from Rap Music

Lucky for us, the collective wisdom of Dead Prez, Ludacris, Soulja Boy and every rapper to ever address the complexity that is sexual intercourse is vast and, well, graphic.

The 10 Worst Make-Out Songs

If I was over at Joe Cocker’s apartment and he winked at me and said, “hey baby you can leave your hat on,” I would run screaming out the window.

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What Your Taste In Music Says About You On A Date

Afraid that people are judging you based on your taste in music on a date? They are. Here’s what they’re thinking.

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How Hookup…Gossip: The Latest Celebrity Relationship News

New celeb couple: Wiigetti!

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The 12 Dates of Christmas: A Dozen of Our Favorite, Festive Date Ideas

On the first day of Christmas, my date said, “How Hookup….”

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8 Places To Meet Someone In December

Tis the Season!…..for dating. Here are 8 places you might meet your next date in December…

11 Little White Lies People Tell On Dates

How many of these totally harmless little white lies have you told on a date? Be honest, we won’t judge….

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Will This App Help My Love Life? Drinkify: Listen to This, Drink That

Drinkify is a website that “automatically generates the perfect cocktail recipe to accompany any music.” But is it perfect for date night?

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Quick! Take Nickelback Off Of Your Dating Profile Before Someone Sees It!

Nickelback was just rated as the number one musical turn-off on online dating profiles.

What’s On Your iPod: How to Size Up Your Dates by Their Playlists

Anyone who has wasted hours at work on Facebook (you know who you are) has done a quiz or two about what the bands they like say about them, but have you ever considered sizing up potential dates this way?

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Fantasy vs. Reality: 5 Types of Men and What It’s Really Like to Date Them

There comes a point in every woman’s life when she thinks it’s a good idea to date a starving artist or a hotel-destroying musician. But does the reality of these coveted guy “types” ever live up to the fantasy?

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Celebrity Date Stories: Lily Claire of Lily and the Parlour Tricks Shares Her Ultimate Dealbreaker

So a hot guy asks you out. Great personality, good conversationalist, yet there’s not going to be a second date. What went wrong? The lead singer of Lily and the Parlour Tricks shares one of her most memorable first dates.