Before that, readers could find personals in the back of other newspapers, but many were too racy and were viewed with disdain. So, when a reputable publication joined in, it added to the credibility. She said she wrote a relatively boring - not sexy or crazy - personal ad, and when she checked her messages 10 days later, she had more than replies. Rochelle and her editor were blown away. She decided to arbitrarily listen to every third reply and start accepting dates to see who these guys were.
Highly recommend - for everyone. Shelves: giveawaysnon-fictionfirst-read-in Fascinating, insightful, scientific, and sensitive, American Hookup takes a close look at the culture of casual sex on college campuses.
There's no clear agenda here-Wade records what she sees and is told faithfully without much judgment or commentary, seemingly more interested in observing culture than in trying to influence it.
I can't help thinking, though, that simply examining and questioning the prevalent culture is a revolutionary act in some ways.