When we last spoke to Dan Perino about his East Village fliering blitz, he told us he still hadn’t found “the one.” So we decided to help him out* by inviting him down to our Bedford + Bowery Bazaar for a few rounds of speed dating. We gave attendees a chance to get to know the one and only “Looking for a Girlfriend” guy … Continue reading Watch: Speed Dating With the ‘Looking For a Girlfriend’ Guy
When we announced that Dan “Looking For a Girlfriend” Perino would be speed dating at our Bedford + Bowery Bazaar, a “Concerned EVer” commented, “This person has made such an ass of himself in the EV that I cannot imagine ANYONE actually being interested in him.” Either that commenter has access to a Sharpie or … Continue reading Looks Like the ‘Looking For a Girlfriend’ Backlash Has Begun
This isn’t the first time we’ve seen the infamous “Looking For a Girlfriend” flyer warped into an ad, but who cares: this wacky version by the peeps at Fair Folks & a Goat totally succeeded in getting our attention and alerting us to the launch of their East Village coffee bar.
Not only did he inspire the “Also Looking For a Girlfriend Guy,” but check out this flier advertising School for the Dogs, spotted across from Ruff Club on Avenue A. Dude’s bigger than Dan Smith! As for the real Dan Perino, who has started adding a personal website to his fliers, he joined Facebook earlier … Continue reading ‘Looking For a Girlfriend’ Guy Is Officially a Meme, Is Now on Facebook
Months after we spoke to Dan “Looking For a Girlfriend” Perino about the flyers he threw up around the East Village, they’re still everywhere. We take it the lampost lothario still hasn’t found that girlfriend, but that hasn’t stopped the above Don Juan from putting up these hilarious “Also Looking for a Girlfriend” flyers in … Continue reading It’s Official: Flyering Is the New Swiping