Also, it's easier to travel down the block to meet a guy than across town. Oh, and the orange and brown color-scheme looks like a 1970s kitchen gone awry. Celeb You Might Accidentally Cruise: Neil Patrick Harris : This is a burgeoning free service that survives on advertising mostly of the porn variety rather than subscriptions. Celeb You Might Accidentally Cruise: Bobby Trendy : This West Coast-based site is pushing a big relaunch. Why It Sucks: It's ugly, there aren't enough guys, it's confusing, and you have to pay for it. Why It Sucks: Now, to respond to every ad, you have to answer one of those annoying questions that prevent spammers.
Why It Will Catch On: The gays are early adopters and love playing with gadgets. If these are the 'mos using it, sign us up! Why It Will Catch On: The economy has melted and no one has a job. Or should we just find the right girl, settle down, have some kids, move to Cobble Hill, and commit suicide 20 years later because we're unfulfilled? Where should gays go to find sex so their not roaming the streets like a pack of cock-hungry zombies? Why It Sucks: You get what you pay for, and in this case, you'll be paying a copay for that rash you have in the morning. It's getting harder to find homo hookups online. Who You'll Find Online: Those too cheap or poor to pay for a cruising website. Celeb You Might Accidentally Cruise: Larry Craig : This iPhone app locates other users close to you so that you two can meet on a street corner before getting it on.
For the gays, the usefulness of any technology has always been measured on how it will help them get laid. We got an advanced look at it thanks to a lonely night in a European capital—don't ask , and it's not amazing. . Why It Sucks: The searches are harder than ever. If it can't get the boys laid, they'll go back to Manhunt and Grindr will be as effective as a vibrator with dead batteries. What's next for easily-available ass? Also, have you seen Guys with iPhones? At least Adam4Adam is disgusting and free.
Who You'll Find Online: Just about every gay with an internet connection Why It Will Catch On: The new design makes reading mail and seeing your friends easier. Manhunt is about to roll out extensive changes. Then again, so are some American car companies, and we're skeptical about that too. Why It Sucks: Not enough people yet. Who You'll Find Online: Urban gays with iPhones.
Also, it's where the boys are. Craigslist has slowed down cruising by forcing people to enter those stupid loopy words every time you want to respond to an m4m ad. Imagine similar but even cattier sentiments when they change their format later this month. . . . .
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