Do single men feel as lonely as single women on Valentine's Day? I thought a brothel would offer some insights.
"The producers said, 'Don't sit here waiting for the man of your dreams, because at the end of the day, it's just a game show.'"
Spare a goddamn thought for the waiters and waitresses getting nauseous from a thousand puppy eyes and footsie games under the tables of the restaurants they work in on V-Day.
Though forgotten to many, Bela Lugosi's Dracula had a follow-up, a sequel of sorts, that was not only quite romantic, but romantically progressive in that it used vampirism as a conceit to explore homosexuality in the 30s.
Because, honestly, Valentine's Day sucks when you're single and you should talk to someone about it—even if virtually.
"I absolutely think you can find 'the love of your life,'" says 71-year-old Honey. "But yes, love is just as scary when you're old as it is when you're young."
Web services let inmates send e-cards, but most still prefer the real thing—even if they have to hit up a buddy on the outside to hook it up.
Then we venture to an abandoned trolley terminal to get a glimpse of New York City's first underground garden and i-D talks to Erykah Badu about her upcoming fashion show.
Here's the stuff couples from Canada to Serbia are stocking up on before the most romantic day of the year.
Save your cards and flowers, loser! Just drop the L-bomb while you're squelchin'!
People would spend $3.50 per minute for my psychic predictions, which were about as accurate as a Magic 8 Ball.
The club, about the size of a backyard swimming pool, was packed wall-to-wall with 60-year-olds twitching awkwardly to obnoxious techno music. It smelled like department store perfume and old clothes.
The rally – in honour of same-sex, inter-caste and inter-faith marriages – was shut down almost immediately by local police.
There's a group of people who rely on their dolls for much more than sex. VICE talked to some doll lovers about life with their silicone partners.
A New York City shaman advises makeup, crystals, and showing your vagina to the full moon.
You think about how we are alone in infinity, ricocheting between stimuli and hope and orgasms.
When it comes to love, sometimes you have to trust your elders.
In the Oberkampf neighborhood of Paris, Umar sells single roses, earning 20 cents per stem to support his family in Pakistan.
From elderly women reciting penis poetry to sad cases of unrequited love.
In extreme cases, self-pleasuring can actually fracture your dick and rupture your arteries. Be careful out there.
For me and other Southenders, the town represents the oxygen outside London's claustrophobic pile-up of representations and ambitions.
It's a Valentine's Day special.
In Korea, Valentine's Day is only the beginning of a three-month-long tradition that culminates with single people eating noodles by themselves.
You can find examples of true love anywhere, even at a workshop dedicated to teaching older couples paint-by-numbers BDSM.