midwest

Cities That Surprise: Detroit, Michigan

You can take the girl out of Michigan, but I’m not so sure you can ever take the Michigan out of the girl. I never thought this would be the case when I first left home, but the deeper I delve into building a life here on the East Coast, the harder I stubbornly cling to my… More »


Local Travel: 21 Places To Visit In The Midwest This Spring

Warm weather means long sunny weekends and the sudden itch to explore someplace new, so why not start with your own backyard? If you need a break from the big cities and major sights, hop in the car and take a day trip close to home. No matter where you live in the US, there are tucked-away corners near youMore »


23 Reasons To Date A Midwesterner

“Midwestern nice” doesn’t mean what you probably think it means. Ehem, it actually refers to Midwesterns in the sack! And even if it doesn’t, kindness is very important in a mate, no? Plus, it’s no coincidence that most of the manliest cities in America are Midwestern places. Here’s why you should really date someone from the Midwest. … More »


Tornadoes Devastate Midwest

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those in the Midwest, particularly Missouri, who’ve been affected by the tornadoes that ravaged the area this weekend. A massive tornado tore through southwestern Missouri, killing at least 89 people, and destroying cars and homes in its path, one of 68 tornadoes reported in seven Midwest states. Frisky… More »


Middle America Does The Nasty Better Than Anybody

Live in the middle of the county and think you’re missing out? According to a new survey from Men’s Health, the Midwest is best at having sex. The survey ranked Indianapolis, IN; Columbus, OH; Fort Wayne, IN; Cincinnati, OH; and Salt Lake City, UT as the most sexually satisfied cities in the country based on… More »


Sex & The Show-Me State: Dating A Dad

For months I watched women swoon over “The Bachelor,” Jason Mesnick, a divorced single father, and I just couldn’t understand why. The whole thing was cute, sure, but didn’t these ladies get that people with kids have different priorities than those of us who have yet to procreate?

“Wow!” was all I could muster,… More »


Sex & The Show-Me State: The Arrival

I am not used to being pursued by men. This is not to say it’s never happened, but the eight and a half years I lived in New York can best be described as an incredibly long dry spell interrupted by too many bad first dates, as many one-night stands, and one seriously flawed serious… More »


America: Mouth To Shining Mouth

A good-looking guy can approach you with a manly swagger, but if his smile is busted, game over. And no amount of alcohol can make you feel good about frenching a mouth full of rotten nubbin teeth. Sorry, Austin Powers. So where’s a girl to go? According to Men’s Health, the best bites are in… More »