Day # 108: Made in Prison by Joe Piccirillo

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Monday, April 18, 2011

I think we can safely say that the difference between a hilariously awkard sexual moment on Seinfeld and a lawsuit/criminal court case is the absence of a laugh track.  In what sounds like a classic Seinfeld moment (which would be discussed ad naseum at the coffee shop), a Los Angeles woman is suing for setting her up with a convicted sex offender who allegedly raped her.  Add a laugh track and a clever nickname, and this guy would be part of water-cooler conversation for weeks (or until another dancing wedding video went viral), but without these things, it's all serious litigation.

According to her lawyer, "Because has failed to 'undertake a basic screening process [emphasis provided] that disqualifies from membership anyone who has a documented history of sexual assault, Match and sexual predators benefit, while female members ... are endangered.'"

In response, the President of issued the following statement: "We use industry-leading technology and have staff members dedicated to monitoring the quality and integrity of the membership pool."

That's true.  In response to the sexual assault, below is's new screening process:


I think the real question is this: aside from the alleged rape, was it a good match?

Monday, April 18, 2011