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28 minutes | a year ago
New Orleans: TFW Someone Casts an *Actual* Spell on You
Witchcraft, streetcars, Mardi Gras, shotgun houses: Like everything else in New Orleans, dating is full of spicy Louisiana flavor. In this episode, rapper, songwriter and all-around star, Saweetie, whose hit single “My Type” is blowing up the charts, joins Faye in the studio to talk gumbo, guys and crystals. Together, they speak with a Tinder user who explains how New Orleans’ unusual home layouts can seriously cramp your dating style, and a practicing witch explains how the city is known for centuries of voodoo and magic. Plus, Saweetie and Faye talk about the ins and outs of interracial relationships and listing your spirituality in your Tinder bio.
21 minutes | a year ago
NYC: TFW You Accidentally Steal Someone Else’s First Date
If a Brooklyn marketing exec dates a Manhattan chef, does it count as a long-distance relationship? Because NYC truly can feel that big—and just that loaded with tricky dating scenarios. In this episode, Faye is joined in the studio by Krystyna Hutchinson and Corinne Fisher, the comedy duo known as “Sorry About Last Night” and the hosts of the popular podcast, Guys We Fucked. Together, they hear from one woman who found love in New York’s super-intense hospitality industry, a Tinder user who ended up on a great first date with the wrong person, and other singles who are trying to not only survive, but thrive, in the Big Apple.
22 minutes | a year ago
Small Town USA: TFW You’re Dating In A Town So Small It Was Left Off The Map
Everyone complains about dating in their city: We’ve all been there and blamed our area code for that. But what happens when you live in a town so small that the pickings really are that slim? We went to small-town America to hear how young people keep dating real in places where both venues and singles are in short supply. Faye is joined in the studio by sex and relationship expert Emily Morse, host of the badass podcast and Sirius XM show “Sex with Emily.” Together, the two hear from River, a trans man swimming in a tiny dating pool in North Carolina who’s looking for help on his Tinder profile. Plus, they talk to Josh from Winnecombe, Wisconsin, who has figured out a way to make the single life fun by going longboarding, raft building, and thrift-shopping on his dates. Hey, when you’re dealing with a population of about 2,300, you gotta get creative!
25 minutes | a year ago
Los Angeles: TFW You Dated The Dude on That Billboard
People flock to LA for fame and fortune. But is love in the mix, too? Singles in Los Angeles are some of the healthiest, most active, and most attractive in the country—but sometimes, a preoccupation with fitness, fame, and social media influencing can go too far. Faye is joined by musician Bryce Vine, whose hit songs “La La Land,” “Drew Barrymore,” and “Los Angeles” are currently being played non-stop on the radio. He muses on his experiences living and loving in the City of Angels, and the two hear from Tinder users in LA. One had her competitive and uber-fit first date literally run away from her in Runyon Canyon, while another shares how loneliness has been affecting her love life. It ain’t easy having and wanting it all when you’re California Dreamin’! Be sure to check out Bryce's debut album Carnival available everywhere July 26!
25 minutes | a year ago
Vegas: TFW a Date Costs More Than Your Rent
Tess Holliday, a model, Cosmo UK cover star, and social media influencer, joins Faye in the studio to talk body positivity, self-love, and female empowerment with Tinder users who are trying to find love in “Viva Las Vegas.” The two chat with Asia, a real-life dating vigilante who works in a casino and helps other ladies out by busting wannabe cheaters. Then, Natalie tells Tess and Faye how she’s been on multiple Tinder dates that have cost a small fortune (we’re talking $2,000+, and yes, they involved Lambos, private jets, and private suites). Is this just par for the course in the craziest party town in the U.S.? Tune in now to find out if Sin City really lives up to its name.
14 minutes | a year ago
Florida: TFW Everyone You Date Is a (Disney) Character
More than one hundred million tourists descend on Florida every year to escape reality, enjoy the coastline, and soak in Orlando’s magic. But how does living in a tourist hotspot affect locals’ dating lives? With so many professional entertainers in town (what up, Mickey!), it can be hard to gauge a person’s true character or feelings. And the ‘Florida Man’ meme exists for a reason. In this episode, Faye is joined by Florida native Megan Batoon, an actress, choreographer, and host of the podcast “Just a Tip.” Together, they hear from an engagement photographer at Disney World (who knows for a fact that Goofy gets around), a Tinder user whose pet got in the way of their last relationship, and someone who knows what it’s like to date a Prince impersonator. There’s never a dull day when you’re dating in the Sunshine State.
1 minutes | a year ago
TFW You Have to Wait an Extra Week for the Episode
We’re taking a break for the 4th of July holiday. Catch us next week, when we’ll be back with more group-text-worthy dating stories from Florida, LA, and Vegas, baby.
17 minutes | a year ago
Portland: TFW Everyone You Date Wears Flannel
Portlandians love astrology so much that it’s even a factor when looking for a roommate–so how much does it matter when dating? Like, can an Aries really date a Cancer? And can a zodiac enthusiast date a non-believer? In a sea of environmentalists, outdoorsy types, and stoners, dating in this liberal bastion can be quite unique—especially because Portlandians like to “Keep it Weird.” In this episode, Faye is joined by Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin, hosts and creators of the hilarious, sex-positive YouTube series and podcast, Just Between Us. Together, the three talk about the popularity of non-monogamy and cannabis in Portland, and we also hear firsthand from Gaby why being on Tinder as a queer woman in Portland is lit.
21 minutes | a year ago
The South: TFW You Reckon It’s a Southern Thing
Are charm and chivalry dead? Not in the southern US it ain’t – but that doesn’t mean times aren’t changing. From check-paying politics to the importance of family, we’re taking a whistle-stop tour of the southern USA this week. In Savannah, millennials and Gen-Zers are ignoring pressure from their parents to get married. Sexologist Shan Boodram, better known as @shanboody from her popular YouTube channel, is in the studio with Faye to enlighten us on the power of self-expression … and to clarify why dating should never be like ordering a pizza. Shan’s new book, The Game of Desire, which is all about gaining control and confidence while dating, debuts this summer and is available to pre-order now.
19 minutes | a year ago
Silicon Valley: TFW Everyone’s Got A Hoodie Full of Ideas
“Love is the one category we can’t write code for.” Wise words from this week’s guest host, The Try Guys’ Zach Kornfeld, who hung with Faye in the studio to discuss dating in Silicon Valley. It’s a place where ambition lurks under every nondescript zip hoodie, and men significantly outnumber women. But, there’s more to life here than analyzing data and playing with code–and it’s clear that understanding HTML doesn’t mean you’ve also mastered the language of love. In this episode, Faye and Zach hear from Tinder users who were asked how much money they made on a first date (it’s common here!), as well as those looking for a real, vulnerable connection in a hotshot world. Here’s your unfiltered guide to dating in Man José. P.S. Zach and The Try Guys’ new book, The Hidden Power of Fucking Up, is available now, and catch them on their first nationwide tour, Legends Of The Internet.
24 minutes | a year ago
Chicago: TFW You Love Baseball More Than Bae
How much does sports fanaticism affect dating in Chicago? Like, can a Sox fan date a Cubs fan? And when it feels cold for about nine months out of the year, what’s a match gotta do to be worthy of strapping on some long-johns and going outside for? Chicago-raised comedian Liza Treyger (aka GlitterCheese), who can be seen on Netflix in her half-hour special on Degenerates, joins Faye in the studio to dish about what her experience was like dating in the Windy City. Plus, the two field calls from real Tinder users who are navigating deep team pride, the biting realities of cuffing season, and more to find love in Chicago.
20 minutes | a year ago
Mormon Country: TFW You Don’t Know the Lingo
Fun fact: Until just this past March, it was technically illegal in the state of Utah for unmarried people to have sex. Sixty percent of Utah’s population is Mormon, which means sex before marriage is a no-no, and locals have come up with some pretty interesting ways around it. So what exactly do single Utahns, um, do? We’ll explain. This week, Faye is joined by Mollee Gray, an actor, dancer, and former Disney star who was raised Mormon in Utah. Together, they speak to two young Utahns to get their take on the state’s unique dating culture. If you’ve ever wondered what it means to be "sealed" to your partner in a temple, consider this your crash course in Utah's single scene.
20 minutes | a year ago
Washington, D.C.: TFW Everything Is Off The Record
When you date in Washington, D.C.—a town filled with high-profile political operatives, no-BS journalists, and ambitious grad students looking for their in—time is precious and words are chosen super carefully. Is there an obsession with keeping things “off the record” when dating someone who’s got a boss that’s always in the news? What does happy hour on the hill even look like? And what about dating when you’re not in politics? Polly Rodriguez, CEO & co-founder of badass sexual wellness company Unbound, joins Faye in the studio to reminisce about her time as a senate intern on the hill and discuss power dynamics in relationships.
1 minutes | 2 years ago
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