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07.02.14 Sophie Weiner

In a post which includes a clip of the classic “Graduation Song” by Vitamin C (shout out 1999), the Wall Street Journal discusses a new trend of Chinese women wearing wedding dresses to their college graduation. “The wedding dress makes things feel more meaningful,” one student the WSJ talked to explained. A knee jerk reaction would […]

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01.21.14 Andy Cush

“I wanted to surprise my girlfriend with a special and unique proposal,” writes Bart, the person who painted a graffiti-style marriage proposal viewable from the High Line this week. “Rings in champagne glasses and one-kneed proposals in Central Park — it’s been done and frankly isn’t my style.” The piece took an hour and a […]

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07.15.13 Andy Cush

The Oxford American Dictionary defines marriage as “the formal union of a man and woman by which they become husband and wife,” which, in 2013, is starting to look more than a little dated. To combat that, a group of anonymous artists printed stickers with an amended definition– “the formal union of two people by […]

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08.30.12 Marina Galperina

Watch the gents line up to kiss this beauty on the lips, as she “sleeps” on a pedestal bed in the middle of an art gallery in Kiev, garlanded in silk finery, pink lipstick, a flower wreath and all. Will this one be the one? Will this one? Well, if she feels something and “wakes up,” they are contractually obligated to get married. […]

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10.13.10 Lauri Apple

As the Post and many other media outlets have reported, New York has finally become a no-fault divorce state, like all the other states in America. Hooray! Everyone should get divorced now, just to see what it’s like. […]

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02.18.10 Cajun Boy

A new study by British researchers has found that in the last 10 years there’s been a 40% rise in married men who have no interest in fucking their wives. The reasons for this are varied, according to the researchers who conducted the study, with one of the big factors probably being, you guessed it, […]

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12.23.09 Cajun Boy

Ha! Here’s another reason why Facebook sucks the ass of a homeless man who’s been wandering the desert for weeks: Facebook was cited in one out of every five recent divorces as a triggering mechanism for the breakdown of a marriage. Let this serve as a warning to all the Facebook-y guys and gals out […]

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11.27.09 Will Sherman

After mellowing out MTA billboards in Union Square, street artist Posterchild manipulated a video ad atop the entrance of the 23rd Street N/R subway entrance to unveil a more intimate message: “will you marry me?” Hailing from Toronto, the public space manipulator installed the piece with the help of his girlfriend, surprising her with its […]

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10.23.09 Cajun Boy

A Sicilian man who was recently released from prison into a house arrest program begged an authorities to send him back to prison so he wouldn’t have to deal with his wife’s bitching. |Calgary Herald| […]

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10.21.09 Cajun Boy

Hey you know what sucks? Marriage! Yep, for most people, tying the ole not means putting the ole genitals in a jar filled with formaldehyde since they’ll be just about as useful as a dead fetus contained inside of a jar filled with the same. But lookie here…if you’re married, you can actually increase your […]

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