The Gist

Are You a Boring Date?

Slate’s The Gist gives dating tips, first date advice, and more.

In the Slate Plus bonus segment of Friday’s edition of The Gist, comedian Rachel Rosenthal joins host Mike Pesca to talk about dating anxiety, first dates, and more.

What are Mike’s tips on how to not be a boring date? And what should you talk about when you and your date have nothing in common? Plus, why is being on a date like a job interview?

Tune into this week’s NOTBAT to hear more.

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