«hold off, Is This a Date?» Podcast Episode 108: initially schedules Autostraddle

octubre 25, 2023
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This week we are accompanied by author,

To L and Straight Back

co-host, potential television exec, and my personal roommate
Analyssa Lopez
! We’re writing about basic times — the who, the just what, the wherein, the why, together with how.

However before we get into all of our actual matchmaking life, Christina fanfics some of well known queer celebs in a casino game of enjoy Triangles!


SHOW RECORDS

+ One homosexual kiss was not sufficient to get

Nine Perfect Strangers

greater than #42 in my own
Nicole Kidman standing
.

+ fancy Triangle celebs pulled from Christina’s ever-delightful
No Filter line
.

+ Christina and I chatted more info on basic dates whenever we had been on
Bad with Money
.

+ Analyssa’s crush associated with few days
shining on TikTok
.

+ Also a great anecdote about Jessica Chastain: I watched this lady carry out a Q&A after a screening for

Molly’s Game

and she had been thus poised and comfy and fake however in an extraordinary great way. I had thinking,

We guess Jessica Chastain never ever battles to deliver a contact

. And because next when I’m creating a business-y mail i recently tell me,

You’re Jessica Chastain. You’re Jessica Chastain.

Works pretty much.

+ Here’s
my personal interview with Isabel Sandoval
and listed here are
her flicks about Criterion Channel
.

+ Do you hear the news headlines? The day development? Christina is
recapping

The Day Show

.



Christina:

Certainly one of my personal first big date movements is ensuring perhaps not inquiring questions. I’ll come back from a night out together and my pals might be love, «just how was just about it? Precisely what do they do? Where carry out they stay?» And that I’ll resemble, «not a clue. I got absolutely nothing.» I am not sure everything I converse pertaining to on times, but it’s never ever any appropriate info that anyone may wish to hear on a follow up, because i am constantly like, ok last one, I’m sure obtained a job. I’m not sure the goals.


Theme song plays


Drew:

Hi, I Am Drew.


Christina:

I Am Christina.


Drew:

And thanks for visiting,

Hold off, Is It a night out together?


Christina:


Wait, So Is This a Date?

is an Autostraddle podcast centered on answering the age outdated concern: hold off, is it a romantic date?


Drew:

Every day we become more clearness and discover more and how to correspond with one another and our area.


Christina:

Wow. That has been thus beautiful and touching.


Drew:

Thanks.


Christina:

Also so softly robotic in a fashion that i truly appreciated.


Drew:

Great. Opting for like queer cult. Yeah.


Christina:

Yeah. Okay. Because you’ve watched, just how much? You done

Nine Great Visitors

yesterday?


Drew:

I did so. I viewed everything in one day. Well, in addition to the finally event ended up being the day after, while I created my personal brand-new shelf. It had been an actual successful… that’s precisely how much focus should be given to that tv plan.


Christina:

You’re just not coming at united states from a well room, as you happened to be in a cult.

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Drew:

Yeah, that has been several days back. It isn’t really adequate to actually have messed beside me too much. However know very well what? Sometimes bad television is imtant, particularly when it movie stars a lot of stars. Oh, we ought to discuss who we are.


Christina:

Ok last one. Correct.


Drew:

We often do this.


Christina:

Here our company is referring to

Nine Great Complete Strangers,

a TV show not one person cares about.


Drew:

Okay, well i’m called Drew Gregory. I am an author for Autostraddle. I am a filmmaker, I am a trans individual, I am a lesbian person. Yeah. And that I do love Nicole Kidman.


Christina:

Incredible work. I Am Christina Tucker. Additionally a writer for Autostraddle, i will be a lesbian individual as well as happy that

The Day Show

has returned inside my life since it is truly been, well, damaging it, however in an effective way. We love terrible tv!


Drew:

Yeah. That is good quality bad tv. That’s exceptional. Yeah.


Christina:

Chef’s hug. Cook’s hug.


Drew:

Really, should we become into our very own online game?


Christina:

I’m thus enthusiastic to find out, what is coming from the little mind these days?


Drew:

Okay.


Christina:

Exactly what horrors maybe you have produced?


Drew:

And this online game is known as admiration Triangles.


Christina:

Oh guy.


Drew:

And you’ll observe that I have a hat here. Okay?


Christina:

Okay.


Drew:

And inside the hat tend to be items of paper that have 10 reoccurring people that appear on Christina’s No Filter line, that’s dedicated to celebrity gossip and Instagram articles. After which there’s your name and my personal name. And I also’m browsing select three labels using this hat, and you are planning apply your brilliant Christina fanfic cap, and simply let me know what the really love triangle was between those three people.


Christina:

Wow. Okay. I’m going to get a sip of eating plan Coke and that I’m going to be prepared for this.


Drew:

Yeah. Precisely what the vibrant could well be. Okay. And That Means You see—


Christina:

I favor you placed things in a hat. It is very physical.


Drew:

Yeah. I favor it. What i’m saying is, its a podcast, very there is no-one to really trust, but We vow that, one, I am not appearing. Two, it really is all random. Okay. Prepared?


Christina:

Mm-hmm (affirmative).


Drew:

Okay. Therefore the first-name is actually Tessa Thompson.


Christina:

Famous.


Drew:

Hayley Kiyoko.


Christina:

Mm.


Drew:

And Rosie O’Donnell.


Christina:

Now this really is interesting, because precisely what the bang are the ones three folks undertaking with each other? My personal gut says that Tessa and Rosie are likely will be all of our major major triangle moments here, because I believe such as that’s the one probable way to approach this drilling trolley butt problem of a love triangle you have offered me. Therefore I feel like they, I’m not sure, found at an event, Tessa had been experiencing untamed. She ended up being like, «It really is Rosie O’Donnell. I’m going to get together with Rosie O’Donnell because the reason why the hell maybe not?» That seems like the woman fuel.


Drew:

Definitely.


Christina:

I really do imagine Hayley was actually registered into this triangle because possibly she actually is had a crush on Tessa for some time and they came across at some purpose. And I don’t think Tessa is during any way, like, «oh, i cannot date the lady.» She’s similar to, «yeah, we are able to vibe, we are able to hang.» But i believe Hayley’s a tiny bit hung-up on like, «wait, however connected with Rosie O’Donnell, the Rosie O’Donnell? How performed that take place?»


Drew:

Mm-hmm (affirmative).


Christina:

I don’t believe there’s any actual tension within triangle. I think there is just a little insecurity many issue.


Drew:

We see.


Christina:

I am not sure how exactly we’re fixing it because once more, I just feel just like Tessa simply completely vibes completely. She is going to wind up as, I got to get go out with Rita Ora and Tayo Otiti eventually, very capture you lates. But i actually do consider, I don’t know, possibly at the end it ends with Hayley and Rosie connection at some type of brunch.


Drew:

Oh, I Like that.


Christina:

Like, yeah, man. This is exactly generational lesbians. That is like, we are moving the burn. I believe that might be actually gorgeous, truly.


Drew:

That will be gorgeous.


Christina:

That will be additionally therefore crazy.


Drew:

Yeah. Let us move on to next random trio.


Christina:

Oh kid.


Drew:

Okay. So it is Niecy Nash.


Christina:

Awaiting any particular one.


Drew:

Hunter Schafer.


Christina:

Uh-huh (affirmative).


Drew:

And Holland Taylor.


Christina:

Well, today.


Drew:

Wow.


Christina:

Huh. All over again you’ve got located me in a challenging circumstance. Today, What i’m saying is, I guess it’s like, we must focus on Holland and Niecy. I’m not sure what is actually going on here. Both are in delighted relationships.


Drew:

Yeah.


Christina:

I don’t know if anybody knows that Niecy Nash is completely obsessed with the woman wife, but this woman is, and I also’m certain she’s submitted no less than six times now about that fact.


Drew:

Look, occasionally love triangles tend to be unrequited.


Christina:

I think it will have to be, but I believe adore it’s unrequited in just about every screwing way. Understanding Hunter Schafer doing right here? Hunter Schafer is much like a dang teen just vibing.


Drew:

Early 20s. Only want to express.


Christina:

I stated what I said. This is the exact same age. Jenna from

Work,

it is the same picture. Seriously. This, I might need throw the towel in on. We really do not understand.


Drew:

Okay. We could additionally put the labels back. Wait, let me put Hunter Schafer back in.


Christina:

Yeah.


Drew:

Therefore We likely to carry out—


Christina:

Pull myself another thing. I’m able to create some thing occur with Niecy and Holland. I am not sure exactly what, it’s very dramatic.


Drew:

Oh. Okay. This really is a really fascinating trio. Gillian Anderson.


Christina:

Oh. Now, Gillian, notoriously semi recently solitary, has actually your pet dog, additionally true. She is not any longer internet dating the person from

The Crown

that made her feel Margaret Thatcher, that we believe is most likely to find the best. Today, hmm. See, i’m like someone’s simply attending should have thoughts for Niecy into the spot because she is simply carrying out the woman thing.


Drew:

Which is a really great point. Which is a great point.


Christina:

She is only doing the woman thing. I believe Holland and Sarah, I’m not sure, capable get freaky. There might be maybe, maybe they ask Gillian over for products. Possibly circumstances have slightly spicy. Whom could state? Possibly Niecy comes with Jessica. Possibly Jessica makes very early. Possibly absolutely thoughts on all edges. Once more, I don’t know truly what is actually going on because i can not picture the majority of these folks in the same area collectively. It really is exciting to think about, for me. We’ll fork out a lot of the time great deal of thought later on. Today, however?


Drew:

Yeah. It could definitely be an orgy minute utilizing the lovers involved, like celebrate Gillian Anderson becoming solitary.


Christina:

I believe that might be it. I do believe they may have obtained together and been like, why don’t we understand this recognized bisexual into some puss. I do believe that might be amazing.


Drew:

Wow. Just what a remarkable fivesome that would be. Okay. Progressing.


Christina:

Additionally, could I merely ask one concern in regards to the hat? Could it be like a news child limit?


Drew:

It is. I don’t have like a… It is a fairly low hat, but I don’t have plenty of caps. So it is—


Christina:

I am grateful the one that you really have is a newsboy limit.


Drew:

It’s a little newsboy cap. Yeah. I think I pull it off often.


Christina:

You’ve got the hair for this. I think it.


Drew:

Cheers.


Christina:

Mm-hmm (affirmative).


Drew:

Okay. Demi Lovato.


Christina:

Incredible.


Drew:

Christina Tucker. And Cara Delevingne.


Christina:

Interesting. Today this is certainly interesting. Because working myself personally into is not a thing i perform. I Do Not frequently compose reader fic for the reason that it’s—


Drew:

I understand.


Christina:

Embarrassing.


Drew:

Well why don’t we embarrass you.


Christina:

Let’s embarrass me personally. So Cara’s had some form of gathering, correct, at her bonkers house with the snatch tunnel and all of the Leo statues in the backyard, that’s what’s going on. I think Demi features decided that they’re going to attend, it is possibly however a tiny bit stressed about planning a celebration as of this lunatic lesbian’s residence because notoriously, material dilemmas are hard. A party at Cara’s house is going to get weird rapidly. There is a complete room that is just a ball pit. I don’t determine what’s happening there. And that I famously don’t love functions or individuals. Therefore I feel like maybe Demi and I also have connected in a number of kind of peaceful people zone. My personal instinct feels as though Cara merely really wants to start some crap and just attempts to get in between that in some way, only for the drama sake from it all. Brings the woman intercourse bench power to the due to the fact, have you thought to trigger turmoil, if you can? additionally a Leo, she’s going to end up like, hello, exactly why is the interest not on me?


Drew:

So that the question that i’ve is actually Cara splitting up the and Demi’s breathtaking by choosing you or choosing Demi? Which people strays?


Christina:

That Is Certainly what I cannot… Hmm. Hmm. My gut feels like I have to state Demi, but that’s only because I don’t feel I would personally do that. And I think sort of bad saying that Demi should do that, once more, someone i actually do not understand and certainly will probably never know. But perhaps because I am not undertaking that.


Drew:

Yeah. But I feel like you’re dedicated away from inactivity. Therefore I do not know if you need to feel poor about it.


Christina:

Positively. That’s a well known motto, end up being sluggish since it is easy.


Drew:

Yeah.


Christina:

Hello.


Drew:

Okay.


Christina:

Yeah. And I also in addition think Cara would fatigue me.


Drew:

Yeah. That is probably correct. I would love to see it though.


Christina:

Oh yes. I could end up being exhausted for like a weekend. I could end up being tired for like a weekend or two.


Drew:

Okay. This is actually the final one. Its Kiki Palmer.


Christina:

Fun.


Drew:

Hunter Schafer, who was simply put back the hat due to get older variations. And myself. Wow. I really like that I’m an integral part of this. Exactly What? Pleased birthday in my opinion.


Christina:

Okay. Thus Drew is within really love with both Kiki Palmer and Hunter Schafer. That’s where we are starting.


Drew:

Without a doubt.


Christina:

I do not truly know where we’re closing from that point because that just seems like what’s going to take place. See, Kiki features this, the thing I like about Kiki Palmer, one of the many circumstances I like about Kiki Palmer, would be the fact that she’s 27 yrs . old and contains the vitality of a 45 year old Ebony lady whatsoever moments of the day. I believe it is incredible to own this type of huge auntie electricity at the woman early age. And I also simply feel like in a love triangle scenario, she’d end up like, «Oh no, i am a child of God. I got eventually to go. It is not for my situation. Y’all carry out what you need to perform, but Im all set with this specific.» Therefore perhaps you and Kiki have hooked up in the past and today Hunter has entered the scene and Hunter’s love, Ooh, I got a crush about person. And maybe Kiki is just like, yeah, i am letting it go.


Drew:

Hold off, Hunter has a crush on myself? Not Kiki?


Christina:

However.


Drew:

Oh, thank-you. Wow.


Christina:

Come-on.


Drew:

Wow. Just what a global, where i am connecting with Kiki Palmer. Right after which which includes to finish because I begin online dating Hunter Schafer.


Christina:

What i’m saying is just what a world wherein i am also lazy to deceive on Demi Lovato. There’s lots of planets that people’re going through.


Drew:

Wow.


Christina:

Yeah. But i do believe all of you certainly vibe, but i believe it ends up because Hunter is like, mm, I would like to do even more with my life. I want to get-out indeed there and experience some crap. She’s younger.


Drew:

I am talking about, I’m Sure. That’s good.


Christina:

I understand. And Kiki’s love, if anybody desires arrive over on Sunday for brunch, you are welcome.


Drew:

Oh, so Kiki and I also stay pals?


Christina:

I think everyone stays pals contained in this situation.


Drew:

Oh, which is nice. Which is good. Ok, I Really Like that


Christina:

Really don’t imagine there is genuine harm thoughts. I believe everybody’s like, yeah, progress. It must occur.


Drew:

Yeah. Which is fantastic. I enjoy this. Really, this is a pleasure. Thanks for having fun with me personally.


Christina:

Many thanks for, I’m phoning this The Newsboy cover online game.


Drew:

Great. Move over Adore Triangles. It really is today a Newsboy Cap.


Christina:

Yeah. No, that has been actually enjoyable.


Drew:

I’m so glad. Well, In my opinion it’s time that individuals go into our major subject associated with the few days with these extremely special guest. Very our subject this week is actually very first dates, and, extremely special visitor, want to present yourself?


Analyssa:

I do. Thank-you for inquiring. I am Analyssa and I am the co-host of Autostraddle’s

To L and Right Back

podcast with Drew and with Riese. When Drew and Christina did their own intro, I experienced to chew my tongue to not say, «i am Analyssa!» Which is often my personal intro.


Christina:

You probably did a great job, and that I thank you’re recognized to listen to it, truly.


Analyssa:

Yeah. I assist co-host the

To L and Right Back

podcast, I’ve written two things for Autostraddle. I just work at a TV studio, so that the appreciate Triangles game felt really specially created for my personal presence in addition. While listener, first time person.


Christina:

Incredible.


Analyssa:

Et cetera, etc. Hello everybody.


Drew:

And also, my personal roomie. Very really, we’re tracking this separately for audio purposes, but we have been in rooms with a wall between united states.


Christina:

This really is gorgeous material. And I also like this synergy, this Autostraddle combination promotional jargon.


Analyssa:

It is somewhat like, performed I have throughout the pod because of nepotism? Like method of.


Christina:

Yes. But in equity to you personally, our guests have gotten throughout the pod so far because of nepotism. Very?


Drew:

Ana, can I ask you to answer one thing openly about podcast? When I reference the wall structure around all of our areas. I cannot utilize my personal dildo while everyone is residence, right? Our very own walls are way too thin. Or maybe you’ve perhaps not heard? Have you maybe not heard it?


Analyssa:

I heard one sex noise out of your place.


Drew:

Okay. When isn’t terrible.


Christina:

Well, today You will find some follow through questions. Just one single lone intercourse noise? Or was it a continued rumble of a vibrator?


Analyssa:

No, I just suggest one instance.


Christina:

Gotcha.


Drew:

Okay. I will accept that.


Analyssa:

So we can mention that offline because I think i am aware if it was actually, so if you have more questions we can chat.


Drew:

Cool.


Christina:

I might love to be engaged.


Drew:

Yeah. Christina, possible appear.


Christina:

Additionally pleased to post anyone some kind of white sound equipment, I think could also do wonders.


Drew:

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