But will there be a sequel?

  • Rich Juzwiak
  • ·
  • 3 days ago
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(Daniele Seiss)

“It would have been more interesting if someone had an outburst.”

  • Michelle Cottle
  • ·
  • Jun 7
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(Daniele Seiss)

Thank goodness for beer.

  • Vijai Nathan
  • ·
  • May 31
  • ·

They shared a love of politics and of running, and an Uber. But not much else.

  • Neil Drumming
  • ·
  • May 24
  • ·

He took detailed notes.

  • Rich Juzwiak
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  • May 17
  • ·

The conversation was the easy part of the evening. The problem was everything else.

  • Michelle Cottle
  • ·
  • May 10
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She was hoping to be matched with someone as “ridiculous” as she.

  • Vijai Nathan
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  • May 3
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He was relieved that they didn’t discuss politics.

  • Neil Drumming
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  • Apr 19
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She didn’t bargain on her being neither.

  • Rich Juzwiak
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  • Apr 12
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He said they liked the book for different reasons.

  • Michelle Cottle
  • ·
  • Apr 5
  • ·

She liked that they could speak the same language. He did not.

  • Rich Juzwiak
  • ·
  • Mar 29
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She loved that he knew about Tiny Desk concerts.

  • Vijai Nathan
  • ·
  • Mar 22
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They agreed to disagree on Star Wars couples.

  • Neil Drumming
  • ·
  • Mar 15
  • ·

His strategy was to wait until the second date to show the “real” him. What if there isn’t one?

  • Michelle Cottle
  • ·
  • Mar 8
  • ·

He mentioned he was born in Poland. She responded in Polish.

  • Rich Juzwiak
  • ·
  • Mar 1
  • ·

Fortunately, that did not put her off.

  • Vijai Nathan
  • ·
  • Feb 22
  • ·

They spent most of their date trying to unravel the mystery.

  • Neil Drumming
  • ·
  • Feb 15
  • ·

They got along famously, but will it lead to romance?

  • Rich Juzwiak
  • ·
  • Feb 8
  • ·

He found the experience a little too meta: “It was kind of like a Date Lab within a Date Lab.”

  • Michelle Cottle
  • ·
  • Feb 1
  • ·

More important, what will his mom think when she reads this?

  • Neil Drumming
  • ·
  • Jan 25
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