Man advertises on Craigslist for live-in homeless girlfriend: yep, someone’s desperate!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in News on Tuesday 16 December 2014

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…

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The latest Craigslist purchases? Secondhand cemetery burial plots

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Friday 7 November 2014

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.

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Craigslist High Art by Kirsten Lepore

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Cool Websites on Monday 4 February 2013

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’.

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Is this Tom Cruise’s Craigslist ad?

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Trends on Friday 7 September 2012

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 […]

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Sophie Blackall’s Missed Connections series

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Saturday 3 October 2009

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.

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