When it was announced that an historic snow storm was due to hit New York City this past week, New Yorkers did what any other population would do-they went straight to Craigslist to find a mate. At the time of writing, New York’s Craigslist has hundreds of posts online from men and women, all looking for that special someone to bunker down with while the blizzard passes through.
So, this isn’t weird or creepy at all. This guy isn’t just looking for your normal, boring flatmate. He is in search of a drug-free, homeless cuddle buddy. A young live-in girlfriend who won’t blame him for her situation. Sounds like it should be … easy? Here’s the ad this desperately lonely man posted to Craigslist…
Craigslist has seen a lot of us through home rentals, pet purchases and even jobs. But the latest trend-if you can call it that-is buying secondhand burial plots from this popular classifieds forum.
LA-based freelance animator and filmmaker Kirsten Lepore’s latest blogging project involves the interesting and unexpected images of Craigslist. Entitled Craigslist High Art, Lepore’s Tumblr showcases both the hilariously ambiguous and oddly beautiful images seen on the infamous Craigslist website. Lepore calls it ‘an anthropological record of people’s style choices’.
It’s that time again. Tom Cruise is on the hunt for wife number four. Well, at least that’s what his Craigslist personal ad says. Tom is looking to land a special lady with a love for the extraterrestrial and a distaste for Dawson’s Creek. Whoever’s responsible for this deserves the internet trolling equivalent of an […]
Brooklyn-based illustrator Sophie Blackall has been using the Craigslist as inspiration for her Missed Connections series. The results are a little precious, and some of the original postings verge on being creepy, but they should please mumblecore and McSweeney’s fans.