About Meredith Fineman

Meredith Fineman was born and raised in Washington, DC. She attended the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Communications, with a minor in Spanish, Jewish Geography, and BBMing. She spent the past year living and working in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is now back in the Northern Hemisphere and makes fun of her dating misadventures and her self-indulgence on her blog, Fifty First (J)Dates: WWW.TheFFJD.com Justin Bieber says follow her on Twitter @TheFFJD and be a fan on Facebook. He is also her (g)oyfriend.

Fifty First (J) Dates: Wikiwikiwikiwikipedia This

Fifty First (J) Dates: Wikiwikiwikiwikipedia This
By October 4, 2010

Sometimes Wikipedia is unintentionally hilarious in its serious, and very thorough take on the history of bananas. Aren’t you just sitting at your desk, Wikipedia-ing the evolution of can-openers? How about the “Wikipedia Game,” where you and a friend race … Read More

Fifty First (J) Dates: A Guide to Effective Stalking

Fifty First (J) Dates: A Guide to Effective Stalking
By September 30, 2010

If you’re like me, you’re a stalker. Now, I don’t mean like hovering outside of Cameron Diaz‘s house with a doll made of the hair she tossed in her garbage cans and a series of photoshopped pictures of your face on … Read More

Fifty First (J) Dates: Chivalry Really is Dead

Fifty First (J) Dates: Chivalry Really is Dead
By September 27, 2010

This story is really unbelievable. Footnotes by yours-truly. Email yours to fiftyfirstjdates@gmail.com! If you do, I will give you a million smiles. This past March I started talking to a guy on Jdate that had written me a very nice email … Read More

Fifty First (J) Dates: I Can’t Stand You, But You Might Be Great for Melissa

Fifty First (J) Dates: I Can’t Stand You, But You Might Be Great for Melissa
By September 23, 2010

I am a firm believer in not burning bridges with people. This is a policy that is nice in theory, but difficult to uphold. Despite all of my good intentions, I still have had some knock-down, drag-out fights with both … Read More

Fifty First (J) Dates: Shlomo McJew Poked You On PunimBook

Fifty First (J) Dates: Shlomo McJew Poked You On PunimBook
By September 20, 2010

JDate rolled out some changes to its delightfully navigable-able site and they’re epically hilarious. Basically, most of the changes were to make JDate more like Facebook — which owns your soul, so I’m not entirely sure if this is a good or … Read More

Fifty First (J) Dates: Synagogue Fashion, From Rachel Zoe

Fifty First (J) Dates: Synagogue Fashion, From Rachel Zoe
By September 17, 2010

In honor of the end of Fashion Week and everyone’s favvvv High Holy day, Yom Kippur, we were able to score an interview on the most important aspect of dipping apples in honey and starving during services: fashion. Our interviewee is … Read More

Fifty First (J) Dates: How To Pick Your First Date Spot

Fifty First (J) Dates: How To Pick Your First Date Spot
By September 16, 2010

You’ve bantered on IM, made some good jokes with mild flirting about wanting to meet his new puppy, and discussed your passionate desire to raise children in the Maldives because exotic kids are always way more popular in school. Maybe … Read More

Fifty First (J) Dates: High Holiday Bromance

Fifty First (J) Dates: High Holiday Bromance
By September 13, 2010

Yes, I wrote about how to get some shmearing done during the High Holy days. However, one category I didn’t delve into was bromances. For those three people living under a rock, a bromance is a platonic romance between two heterosexual males. … Read More