When it comes to online dating, a picture is worth a thousand words. So what’s your pic actually saying? In this episode we explore the surprising attributes that make a successful online profile and how that differs from what works IRL.
This season, host Jane Marie is taking over people’s Tinder profiles, swiping for them, and sending them out on dates. Joined by celebrity guests, they’ll offer sage wisdom and tough love to help people navigate dating and defining relationships in the digital age. Spark something new with DTR—a branded podcast from Tinder, produced in partnership with Gimlet Creative.
Carrie is new to New York City by way of Arkansas. She loves EDM and gin cocktails. Comedian Aparna Nancherla helps Jane take over Carrie’s Tinder account, and they send her out with two guys -- to see if they can find a match for her adventurous spirit and lust for life.
Carrie goes on a second date! Plus, we all know “that guy” who talks wayyyy too much on a first date. Jason returns, and we get inside his head. Jane is joined by Jude Angelini, aka Rude Jude, for some additional male perspective.
Emma has not been in a serious relationship since 2008. She’s looking for a cute queer lady who can match her enthusiasm for burlesque and World of Warcraft. Comedian Patti Harrison joins Jane on the quest to find a date for Emma. Along the way, Patti shares what it’s like to date online as a trans woman, and how she found love on Tinder.
Andrew Ti is back, but this time, instead of taking over someone’s Tinder, he’s the one in the hot seat! Jane and Andrew’s friend Kara Brown (Jezebel, Grown-ish) also joins for the intervention. Then, Marques is recently single in New York, and he’s joined by his friends Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings (from Gimlet Media’s The Nod), who are convinced they can find the right lucky lady out there for ...
Julia wants something serious — a committed relationship, a long-term partner — but she doesn’t know how to say this without freaking guys out. And she doesn’t want to waste her time dating guys who will never want to commit. Jane brings in Jason Mantzoukas (The League, Comedy Bang Bang, How Did This Get Made?) for some hard truths on dating and relationships.
Scott is an accomplished guy — he’s a Harvard grad and reality tv star. He’s also 34 years old and has never had a boyfriend. Jane and TV writer Gabe Liedman (Broad City, Transparent) decide to make Scott a playbook for dating, to see if they can help him accomplish this goal.