Gretchen is dating slate
From going on Planet Money to get dating advice from an economist, to recording her IUD insertion, the first years of Why Oh Why were full of surprising moments and conversations.Previously, Andrea was the founding producer of The Gist with Mike Pesca.It reminded me of all the feelings I was trying to not feel, all the thoughts I was trying not to think, all the questions I was trying not to ask. The show mimics dating’s emotional roller coaster, careening from the excruciating awkwardness of a real first date to the quiet heartache of Ms.Silenzi’s latest breakup." Splitsider: This Week in Comedy Podcasts Huffington Post: 15 Notable Podcasts That Came Out In 2016The A. Club: Podmass WAMU & NPR’s The Big Listen: 11 Favorite Podcast Episodes of 2016New York Magazine: The Globalization of Local Radio Vulture: 20 Great Podcasts Under 25 Minutes Long Splitsider: The Year in Comedy Podcasts, Best Live Event Bello Collective: 100 Outstanding Audio Stories of 2016Splitsider: This Week in Comedy Podcasts The A. Club: Podmass Splitsider: This Week in Comedy Podcasts Deep Night with Dale Seever: Andrea Silenzi Slate's The Gist: Al Letson Became A Human Shield Jordan, Jesse, Go!She posted a heartwarming pic of Slade cuddling a friend’s baby girl, writing, “Melts my ❤️ every time I see Slade with a baby or a kid...all just adore him too.He layed her on his chest and she feel right asleep 😍 #lovethisman” Though Gretchen and Slade have yet to achieve their dream of starting their own family, the former Bravo starlet — who left as a full-time 'wife in 2013 after five seasons — said that she feels like they’ve been wed for years.In her time there, The Gist was highlighted as a Best New Podcast by i Tunes, named a Webby honoree, and was twice featured on the popular public radio show This American Life.
There’s a candid quality in non-professionals that reminds a listener why they might listen to podcasts in the first place: for a connection."Indie Wire: The 50 Best Podcast Episodes of 2017 So far"The world of dating is a complex mess of emotion, mystery and sheer dumb luck.
“The truth is that Slade and I already feel married and we’re in a very committed relationship as if we were married,” she previously explained, “and so it’s not something that we feel like we have to have a marriage certificate to qualify our love for each other.” (Photo Credit: Getty Images) But, once their bundle of joy eventually arrives and they’re finally ready to exchange their “I dos,” Gretchen is hoping to get hitched inside a castle.
“Every castle that we found and looked at was in Italy or some really far away place.
It reminded me of all the feelings I was trying to not feel, all the thoughts I was trying not to think, all the questions I was trying not to ask. She gave me the rundown on dating apps, her take on the term “podcast and chill,” and a list of the pods that have kept her sane.
It turns out Andrea Silenzi, the show's witty and wondrous host, was way ahead of me—channeling her own pain into her love of storytelling.
The show tells the stories about relationships by blurring the lines between memoir, documentary, and fiction."Andrea Silenzi, the host and creator of this bizarre podcast, is a genius of the cringe.