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The Filibuster: A Man’s Guide to a First Date

I recently sent Jenn a link to another beauty blog that had a list of looks men don’t like on a woman.  Her response was “Seeing as I’ve done most of those looks, it’s no wonder I’m single. I guess I require a man who has taste.”

It got me thinking about how to identify a man with taste and class – what would our first date look like?  Here’s some advice for the men out there. Continue reading

The Filibuster: Musings on Millionaire Matchmaker

MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER -- Pictured: Patti Stanger -- Bravo Photo: Peter TangenI’m watching a Millionaire Matchmaker marathon on Bravo.  Before you judge me too harshly I offer this in my defense


  1. I’m recovering from a cold and am therefore on mind-altering cold medication
  2. If I watch any more DIY Network or HGTV I’ll take a sledgehammer to something in a tragically misguided home makeover attempt

But to be completely honest, as a newly single woman tired of being the primary breadwinner I wanted to see what kind of women millionaires are attracted to: what do the women look like?  How do millionaires pick the women they date?  What kind of woman would a matchmaker pick for them? Continue reading