Dating or at least trying
HIATUS

HIATUS

August 20, 2020

Thank you all SO MUCH for supporting Dating or at least trying for the past two years. 

In this episode, Alex shares news of a hiatus from the podcast and some changes being made.

Music: purple-planet.com

how to sell feet pics

how to sell feet pics

August 10, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with Rachel, who sells feet pics. She shares her experience selling, how she began to sell feet pics, how much she makes and more.

Note: This episode was recorded May 2020.

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Music: purple-planet.com

audio blind date

audio blind date

July 27, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli sets Daisy Santana up on a blind date. Meet the contender: His name is Michael Ajeto, and Alex knew nothing about him prior to the podcast, except a gut feeling that he would be good with Daisy.

Listen in as they meet Michael virtually for the first time, and Daisy and Michael go on their date right on the podcast recording.

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Music: purple-planet.com

getting coronavirus and the importance of taking precautions

getting coronavirus and the importance of taking precautions

July 20, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with Will Galvez. Will is a healthy man in his 20s living in San Diego who contracted coronavirus. He spent six days in the hospital and thought he was going to die. He shares his story: how he got the virus, what his experience was and the precautions we all need to be taking.

He shared his story on his blog, which you can find here.

Follow Will at @willlgalvez, and follow his podcast What's On The Menu? on Apple and Spotify.

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healing after heartbreak

healing after heartbreak

July 6, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with their good friend Jake Henry. Jake ended his engagement last year after moving to Spain to be with his fiancé at the time. He opens up about how to heal after heartbreak, getting closure and working on yourself.

We also answer a listener's advice question sent in, asking what to do about his ex who he wants to be friends with benefits with.

Follow Jake at @justjakedc.

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Music: purple-planet.com

covering the protests

covering the protests

June 29, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with their good friend Adriana Heldiz. Adriana is a visual journalist at Voice of San Diego, a local nonprofit media organization. She discusses her experience covering the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in San Diego and talks about the importance of getting involved locally. 

One of her photos from a local protest went viral. Now it's available to be purchased as a print, and a portion of the proceeds are going to the San Diego Association of Black Journalists, an organization that advocates on behalf of Black journalists.⁣⁣ You can purchase that here.

Daisy also gives updates on her love life and paying for the dating apps.

Follow Adriana's work at @aheldiz and @voiceofsandiego.

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Music: purple-planet.com

using your voice

using your voice

June 22, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with the hosts of the Tea With Qwns Podcast, Janine and Jerralyn Davis. Their podcast is focused on navigating their twenties, and they frequently discuss current events and making a difference. They share how to make your voice heard with everything going on in America: how to contact your representatives, how to use your voice and how to have conversations with those around you.

Janine and Jerralyn also share stories in their own relationships. Janine discusses how to manage a long distance relationship and how she found love with childhood friend. Jerralyn shares how she and her boyfriend met out, and how they've navigated a new relationship during quarantine.

Find the Tea With Qwns Podcast on iTunes, Spotify or on Instagram @teawithqwnspod.

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the importance of intersectionality

the importance of intersectionality

June 15, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with their college professor and DOALT favorite Dr. Nate Rodriguez. Dr. Nate is a media studies professor, and he teaches a class at San Diego State University called "Media & Identity", which looks into intersectionalities of identity, especially in media. He talks about what intersectionality is, how it relates to everything going on in the world and why it's so important. He also talks about how intersectionality shows up in the dating world.

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Music: purple-planet.com

let’s talk about what’s going on

let’s talk about what’s going on

June 8, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with their good friend Janessa Reyes about the ongoing protests that have occurred nationwide since George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapolis. They discuss Janessa's experience protesting, having tough conversations with family, educating yourself and more.

Don't just support us: Support Black creators and podcasters. Some amazing podcasts that we love and recommend:

  • Dear Franny 
  • Why Won’t You Date Me? 
  • Therapy for Black Girls 
  • Black Womxn Healing Pod 
  • Keep It 
  • It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders
  • NPR’s Code Switch

If you want to join the book discussions, the book we will be reading is called White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.

Here are some education resources: http://bit.ly/ANTIRACISMRESOURCES

Here are some actions you can take to demand justice for Breonna Taylor: http://msha.ke/30flirtyfilm

Here's a master document of petitions, donation links, etc: http://tinyurl.com/blmforever

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Music: purple-planet.com

finding love in the ~stars~

finding love in the ~stars~

May 25, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana celebrate their birthdays by speaking with astrology expert Delaney. They go through their birth charts and find out what their stars say about their love lives. Delaney explains what all the intricate parts of your birth chart mean and how to find out who you're astrologically compatible with.

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Music: purple-planet.com

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