David Brooks: New York’s Sex Diaries Show How Cell Phones Have Commoditized Dating


A coat of ironic detachment is required for anyone who hopes to withstand the brutal feedback of the [dating] marketplace. In today’s world, the choice of a Prius can be a more sanctified act that [sic] the choice of an erotic partner.” —Columnist David Brooks on our weekly sex diaries, which were analyzed in last week’s issue of New York by Wesley Yang [NYT]