That first kiss is a cupcake-shaped grenade that explodes into springtime rain. As a man, it’s more important than the best seats in the stadium, that huge job promotion, or the first time your father calls you for advice. It is a prelude to all the best things in life: waking up to an empty bed and smelling toaster waffles, that conversation where you swear to always love her and she tells you the same, the pile of limbs and laughter following the spectacular failure of an exotic sex position. Keep reading »
This weekend I made the mistake of going to see “Last Song,” the Miley Cyrus movie based on a Nicholas Sparks novel. Let’s just say it made “Dear John,” that other movie based on a Nicholas Sparks novel that came out, like, a month ago (which I also saw) seem Oscar-worthy. Instead, I should have seen “Clash of the Titans,” starring infinitely bang-able Sam Worthington. I am pretty sure that movie sucks too, but two hours and 15 minutes with him has got to me more pleasurable than the suffering imposed by Miley’s lower lip. [Hollywood, 4/12/10] Keep reading »
There’s this guy I know who is confident, sexy and can go all night in the bedroom. But when it comes to actually dating women, he never manages to get past the first-month barrier. Instead of forming solid relationships, he continually gets dumped at the same point in every courtship. When I polled the women he’s recently dated to discover just what the heck this dude was doing wrong, I discovered five pertinent mistakes that he — and so many men in his position — continually make. So, in light of helping men actually have a shot at dating the hot new girl they fancy for more than a nanosecond, here are my top five mistakes guys make early on that scare women away. Read more … Keep reading »
The digital age leaves little room for deniability.
Your iPod is your iPod, and so are the songs on it. Which is great, except for those moments when a friend picks up your device and scrolls through to reveal a few of your awful, embarrassing secrets. Or worse, if someone decides to plug your iPod into a set of speakers at a party.
With that in mind, Asylum decided to poll its writers with the question: Which song(s) or artist in your iPod would you be most embarrassed by if a friend found it in a playlist? Read more … Keep reading »
“My parents have seen the show. My mom walked in on me a few times when I was living at home — you know, caught in the act. She’s seen me in uncompromising [sic] positions before.”
– Ryan Kwanten on his mom not being phased by his, uh, frisky and often naked “True Blood” character, Jason Stackhouse, in Details [Just Jared] Keep reading »