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The smartphone is like having a singles bar in one’s pocket 24/7

Stand-up comedian Aziz Ansari reveals some very unromantic modern mating practices in Modern Romance

20 June 2015

9:00 AM

20 June 2015

9:00 AM

Modern Romance Aziz Ansari, with Eric Klinenberg

Allen Lane, pp.279, £6.99, ISBN: 9780241211830

An American stand-up comedian Aziz Ansari, who usually performs in Los Angeles and New York, has found time to conduct an international investigation of the mating habits of the young in the digital age. Like most other stand-up comedians, male and female, Ansari evidently bases his act on nationalistic, ethnic and sexual misanthropy, expressed with facetious cynicism.

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