Dating or at least trying
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.

Visit blacklivesmatters.carrd.co for resources and ways you can help the Black Lives Matter movement.

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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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Music: purple-planet.com

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

getting our tarot cards read

getting our tarot cards read

May 4, 2020

In OUR 50th PODCAST EPISODE (!!!), Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with modern mystic Amber. They talk about all things intuition and spirituality. Plus, Amber gives both Alex and Daisy tarot card readings, helping them answer what their purpose in life is.

You can find Amber on Instagram at @berlynnlove.

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Music: purple-planet.com

how to date in quarantine

how to date in quarantine

April 27, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with Daisy's esthetician Kayla about dating in quarantine. Kayla gives all her best tips on FaceTime dates, getting to know matches on apps virtually and more.

You can find Kayla on Instagram at @kaylasesthetics.

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Music: purple-planet.com

wild date stories

wild date stories

April 21, 2020

In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana take to Instagram Live to talk about wild date stories. They share their wildest and most cringe dates, and also read stories that listeners sent in. Some dates include home break-ins, fascism, Target runs and more. 

Alex and Daisy also give their own updates that include Daisy's not-sailor man a sex tape.

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Music: purple-planet.com

being a late bloomer

being a late bloomer

April 13, 2020

In this highly requested episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana open up about the social construct of being "late bloomers". They discuss when they each had their first kiss, had sex for the first time and more.

Plus, Daisy gives an update on the not-sailor guy she was talking to who we thought was quarantined on a cruise ship.

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Music: purple-planet.com

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