Here are picks from Genna Terranova, the festival’s director of programming.
The pressure to have the best, funniest, quirkiest, most magical “story of origin” is not only given far too much weight, but it’s getting in the way of your meeting someone special—especially if you have an “idea” for how it “should” happen.
The next time you’re out with a couple, ask them about another couple in your social circle. What you’re almost certain to hear is a carefully considered, surprisingly nuanced joint theory on why the couple in question is totally right/horribly wrong for each other.
Many of the greatest lovers in history did not follow a well-paved road to bliss — sometimes, the road wasn’t even gravel.
The good news: it’s fixable.
You don’t need to pay a ton for overnight shipping or cross your fingers for a Christmas miracle to stay out of the doghouse.
I was expecting something self-indulgent and cheesy. Instead, I found something beautiful, heartbreaking, and all too relatable.
If an alien wanted to observe the way humans act in relationships, its best bet would be to park its fluffy green tush on a Karlstad display sofa at Ikea.
Couples costumes on Halloween may seem cloyingly cute, but at Comic Con, it’s a chance to 1UP your fellow cosplayers.