Does Your Date Have an Evil First Name?by Marla Pachter on July 18, 2013
Chuck Klosterman recently wrote a book all about villains called I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined), which basically makes him an expert on the subject. So Bookish asked him how to tell if someone is a villain. His answer? “Start with their first name.”
Hm. This could come in handy before a first date.
“Heather: The movie did not create this perception–it merely galvanized what we really knew: Young women named Heather are traditionally attractive and inevitably destructive. Everyone accepts this.”
“Derrick: Science tells us that almost 82 percent of guys named “Derrick” are jerks. How can you argue with science?”
Would love to know what he thinks of the name “Jon” without an h…
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