ERIC SMITH is the cofounder of Geekadelphia, a popular blog covering all-that-is-geek in the City of Brotherly Love, as well as the Philadelphia Geek Awards, an annual awards show held at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
He’s written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Weekly, and
There are plenty of criticisms that can be justly leveraged against dating / self-help books as a genre.
And yet, people continue write them, because people continue to buy them, because people are always looking for that has ever figured out—except, of course, for this author of the book, who purports to believe that his/her generic-at-best or sociopathically-manipulative-at-worst book is, in fact, that end-all-be-all answer that everyone has been looking, and that only s/he is brilliant enough to have discovered.
"For the right person, this book is the Marauder's Map, the Konami code, the Gray's Sports Almanac of the opposite sex.
It's dangerous to date alone: take this." - Jeff Ryan, author of Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America"If dating seems more like a dismal game of Frogger instead of a fun Zelda adventure, you need to read "The Geek's Guide to Dating" by Eric Smith!
But could actually offer some major steps in changing those troubling perspectives.
(Full disclosure: Eric Smith is the Social Media & Marketing Manager at Quirk Books, where I also blog from time to time) Trust me when I say with absolutely no pride whatsoever that sad-and-lonely-and-completely-unaware-that-girls-might-actually-be-interested-in-him-19-year-old-Thom read a few similar “How To Pick Up Chicks” books in his time (Worldy-And-Much-More-Mature-28-Year-Old-Thom still asserts that from other “Dating” books—aside from the adorable 8-bit renderings that illustrate its pages, or the wonderful way in which it’s structured like a video game guide, or the hilarious and idiosyncratic allusions to everything from classic is that Smith at no point claims to know what women want or how they think, nor does he offer any suggestions for little tricks that “all” women go for.
for Kohen) when they took part in the Sin of the Golden Calf but the Tribe of Levi did not.
At that point, the descendants of Aaron the High Priest were designated for the Priesthood (see Numbers -18).
I have been told that I am 100% Jewish, yet at the same time I may not marry a Kohen.
It bothers me that I am penalized for something I have no control over.
Plot your course carefully, and follow this flight path: Make a plan of attack.