In his stand-up, Aziz Ansari often talks about dating. And while he’s now happily in a relationship, he’s still fascinated with how people find each other — so fascinated, in fact, that he wrote a book about it called Modern Romance. The comic tells NPR’s Audie Cornish, “I didn’t want this book to be, you know, just for single people … who are out there now, but I wanted to kind of do an overview of dating and relationships as a whole.”

That meant teaming up with NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg, pouring over studies and data, and conducting focus groups from online forums to retirement homes. One big question Ansari wanted to answer was why — despite the millions of profiles on OkCupid, Match, Tinder and the like — people still struggle to find The One, or at least someone who will return their text messages. 

Find the rest of the interview (and an extended riff on Flo Rida) here.

And just so you can judge for yourself, here’s Flo Rida’s breakout hit “Low,” from the cinematic classic Step Up 2: The Streets (I actually unironically love this song, which I guess maybe means I’m a good dating prospect? Not sure.)

– Petra

24 GIFs That Prove Taylor Swift Is The MOST Fun Person To Have At A Party

There’s no crowd too cool, no event too posh. No matter who she’s with or where she’s at Taylor Swift KNOWS how to have a good time.

When she’s not rocking out on stage herself, Taylor can be always be found busting some sick moves at a celebrity-packed awards show. And boy, does she know it…

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But even though Tay admits that she isn’t the world’s greatest dancer, that never stops her from having THE best time at every event, like ever.

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She just LOVES having a right old boogie - especially with the person who’s actually performing! (Oh HEY Flo Rida).

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This year’s VMAs were no exception…

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In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised if Taylor had been working on her moves especially for that evening.

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They were JUST…

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Sometimes, Tay’s lucky enough to have other people joining in with her interpretive dance skills.

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But she really isn’t afraid to go it alone, either. She just loves dancing that much.

Check her out examining the non-moving crowd behind her. She feels so bad for them. 

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They just don’t have the natural dance talent she has. 

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Look at that RHYTHM!

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No wonder her new single’s called ‘Shake It Off’.

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Surely her feet must hurt from dancing constantly?

Nope, she just powers on through. 

Seriously, is she a professional dancer on the side or something? 

Beyonce better watch out because she’s got some competition…

Oh Taylor, always dancing even when she’s sat down. 

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Here she is jamming along to One Direction. LOOK AT THOSE EMOTIONAL ARM GESTURES. 

Who cares about messing up her perfect up-do? Dancing is WAY more important.  

The petition for her to star in a new Step Up film starts now.   

Please never stop dancing, Swifty. It fills our hearts with so much joy.

Indepth analysis and solution of "Apple Bottom Jeans"

to this day this song remains a very heated topic of conversation  for many experts but I recently had an epiphany

so we know that shawty has at least some apple bottom jeans and em boots wit da fur (wit the fur!) and that the whole club is looking at her

but then further along we find out that shawty also had saggy sweatpants and the reeboks with the straps 

so either shawty is wearing pants over her head and shoes in her hands or she is some kind of quadruped centaur creature with a questionable fashion sense

but then it came to me…  . .  it never says shawty has any hands or is even hUMAN.. and i was enlighten

it all makes sense now..

shawty is .. . 

a dog

as we all know dogs aren’t the best when it comes to the latest fashion trends 

and fmore snippets of the  lyrics also seem to support this theory

so FloRida spent a lot of money getting a purebred champ line dog (named shawty apparently) that he paid a lot of money for 

the club is probably the akc making sure she is legit(which is why they are all looking at her)

this world is full of enigmas but at least there is one less question plaguing our minds

you are welcome world


Flo Rida ft. Chris Brown - Here It Is [Official Audio]


love this song and him