- The Ups and Downs of Online Dating from the Most Popular Girl in New York City
- Narrated by: Lauren Urasek
- Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 03-08-16
- Language: English
- Publisher: Audible Studios
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She's run the gamut of the nominally "single and ready to mingle" males of New York City, from dudes who went in for a kiss within the first 10 minutes to one who conducted an impromptu "girlfriend job interview". And in between the horror stories and dating disasters, Lauren shares some real talk about what works - and what doesn't. Urasek's take on love and romance in the age of the right swipe will make anyone who's ever tried Internet dating laugh, cringe, or both.
Lauren's 22 essays are punctuated by cheeky yet informative sidebars on:
Red flags you should never ignore
Quirky/weird/offbeat ways to find out whether a guy's not right for you
The 15 worst usernames
A comparison between different online dating services (OKCupid, Tinder, Match, etc.)
And much more!
Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By Hugh W. on 12-02-16
What would have made Popular better?
Poorly organized. No thruline. Material is dated b/c it's about okaycupid which no one uses now. Read like average blog entries from a community college student who's just starting to learn to write. She wants to come across as a humble but instead she comes across as a name dropping social climber who denies how much her good looks play into her story which never would've happened otherwise. No idea how this book got published, at least without a major rewrite.
Would you ever listen to anything by Lauren Urasek and Laura Barcella again?
Never in a million years.
What character would you cut from Popular?
Repeating I'm #1 on okay cupid a zillion times.