Being a single man in your forties has many advantages.
You’re more confident than you’ve ever been, your few gray hairs make you look refined and stylish and your conversational skills with women are vastly better than they were fifteen years ago.
"We really wanted it to feel like what it’s like after a date whether it’s a good date or a bad date, you’re just by yourself with your thoughts, processing it for a time," Wareheim said.
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Online dating is definitely one of the top ways of finding a date in our modern society, and the large number of websites dedicated to exactly that purpose are proof of its popularity.
He bonds with Priya (Tia Sircar) over being part of an "Indian clique" in college (I prefer to call mine "Brown Town," but to each his own), with Diana (Condola Rashad) over meeting in the past through acting (Readers of Ansari's always draw from personal experience (Wareheim was in a situation similar to Episode 2 some time ago).
Wareheim and Ansari are good friends in real life; it's not uncommon for them to be up late into the night texting about emojis and girls to hit on observations that feel "funny and real." At the end of the episode, Dev ends up back in his apartment, pulling out his phone to return to swiping for dates.
Season 2 Episode 4, "First Date" is a sweet but contemplative portrait of modern dating, directed by Eric Wareheim who plays Dev's (Aziz Ansari) best friend Arnold.
"The idea was that when you’re doing a lot of online dating, it feels like you’re meeting all these people and its'..same kind of thing, getting to know you really quick." Wareheim told The episode was written by Ansari and Alan Yang in the style that Wareheim visualized it: Dev meets girls on a dating app, always using the same pickup line (Ansari's own).
Then he goes through the motions of an almost scripted date; Wine, dinner, drinks on a Brooklyn rooftop, the cab ride home.
Dev meets a variety of women on the app; Lawyers, actors, a WWE aficionado — and a mix of races.
Some of them can be popular in a country, but terrible in another one.
Badoo, for instance, is OK in the Philippines and Vietnam, but not in Malaysia or in Singapore (where OK Cupid works better).
Even an average-looking guy with limited social skills can manage to date pretty girls here as long as he knows how to play the game.