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.

FFJD: Losing Yourself (Not an Eminem Reference.)

FFJD: Losing Yourself (Not an Eminem Reference.)
By February 24, 2011

I hear many tales of girls (and guys) losing themselves in relationships. Maybe it’s just really fun to never put on a skirt ever again, sit in so-lows, and watch American Idol with your boyfriend. Read More

FFJD Interview: The Boys from “The Pursuit of Jappiness”

FFJD Interview: The Boys from “The Pursuit of Jappiness”
By February 22, 2011

Have you seen the Pursuit of Jappiness video? We talk to the guys behind it. Read More

FFJD: A Very FFJD Birthday

FFJD: A Very FFJD Birthday
By February 17, 2011

There’s all this pressure to have THE BEST BIRTHDAY EVER OMG IT WAS JUST LIKE JUSTIN BIEBER BARFED A RAINBOW! Read More

FFJD: Phi Phi FFJD

FFJD: Phi Phi FFJD
By February 14, 2011

Picking potential suitors is sort of like sorority rush. If you weren’t in a sorority, such as myself and I’d assume a fair number of other FFJDers, let me break it down for you. Read More

FFJD: Where’s My Fruit Basket?

FFJD: Where’s My Fruit Basket?
By February 10, 2011

FFJD talks to a lifeguard. The conversation turns to fruit baskets. Read More

FFJD: I’ll Have The Burger With Some Salad

FFJD: I’ll Have The Burger With Some Salad
By February 7, 2011

Eating on a first date is tough and often awkward. Read More

FFJD: Straightening My Hair 101

FFJD: Straightening My Hair 101
By February 3, 2011

What’s the best way to straighten hair? Not that we don’t love messy and unmanageable locks of Jewfro… Read More

FFJD: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (Me Who You’re Smooching)

FFJD: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (Me Who You’re Smooching)
By January 31, 2011

Some people swear by open relationships – it’s less pressure, more relaxed, no commitment. But isn’t that what a relationship is about? Commitment? Isn’t that the point? Read More