July 13, 2012 |
Louis C.K.(a transliteration of his Hungarian surname, Szekely), a divorced stand-up comedian with two daughters, recently returned to the small screen with the third season of the edgy eponymous FX comedy series he writes, stars in and directs. "Louie," also about a divorced stand-up comedian with two daughters, has been a critics' darling since its 2010 debut. Since "Louie" mines your life for material, I gather that one thing you're thinking a lot about these days is dating and gender roles.
December 29, 2008 |
It took 18 years of marriage for David C. Wright to decide there was nothing wrong with being single. Now this 65-year-old divorce is trying to help other unmarried people embrace their lifestyle and shed the stereotype that they're lonely bachelors or cat-loving old maids.
November 23, 2006 |
HAPPY Thanksgiving. It may be difficult to have a good one if you're attending one of the numerous Thanksgiving mixers for single people in the greater Los Angeles area. Perhaps because Thanksgiving is a more secular holiday than Christmas, society has deemed it necessary for unmarried folk to band together in awkward groups of strangers making stilted conversation over carved meat.
August 21, 2006 |
Here's some bad news for the confirmed bachelors and runaway brides of the world: They don't live as long as married people, especially if they never get married, according to new research. Many studies have found that unmarried adults tend to die earlier than those who are married, but most did not differentiate between those who were separated or divorced and those who never got hitched. In the new study, Robert Kaplan of UCLA and Richard Kronick of U.C.
September 4, 2005 |
In a country where single adults now make up most common type of household, the most "single" place in America may be Manhattan. More people live alone in the Borough of Manhattan than in any U.S. county, with nearly half of all households occupied by singles, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. "I live alone because I could never find a man," said artist Gloria Gentile, 76, a native of New York City.
August 23, 2005 |
LAST WEEK, THE Census Bureau released data from 2000 showing that single, childless households are now the largest segment of the population. I was so surprised by this that I nearly spilled my Chinese takeout into the sink I was standing and eating over. Could it be that single people, the perennial icons of cat-owning, dirty-sock-wearing pathos, are finally getting their due? Well, numbers don't lie.