” About 30 minutes into Drake Doremus and Ben York Jones, a minor character reads a liberally adapted quote from Sales, presenting a theory about the major inflection points of human history.He says there are three: the transition from hunting and gathering to sedentary farming, the invention of modern plumbing, and the age of dating apps.In early 2016, a report from the Pew research center found that 15 percent of American adults were ready to admit they were using dating apps.
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In the piece, titled “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse,’” Nancy Jo Sales quotes dozens of millennial daters and considers their testimonials, musing, “In a perfect world, we’d all have sex with whomever we want, and nobody would mind, or be judged, or get dumped; but what about jealousy, and sexism, not to mention the still-flickering chance that somebody might fall in love?
As someone who didn’t miss the boat, I don’t know that I believe it, though it’s certainly a comforting suggestion.
is a modern love story, where selfies and LTE play a role, but its sweet, wildly optimistic final minutes are something else entirely.
There’s a little bit of winking hostility in Jones’ script, seen again when he choreographs a key scene around two millennials eating avocado toast together. But he’s asking “What exactly is wrong with dating apps, and whose fault is it?
” and he starts to answer the latter half of that question by pointing fingers at the most obvious guilty party: the beautiful people who use them.
which is funny, because it was our greyness that made us human all along.” It’s a doozy of a speech, only lightly rebuffed as “cheesy” by its recipient.