The Date Podcast

Emma Pineda & Zorric Sia

The Date Podcast, hosted by Emma Pineda and Zorric Sia, interviews celebrities, talks pop news, discuss dating dos and don’ts, and debates relationship topics.

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Emma and Zorric invite Stephanie Ver Eecke, from Love at First Flight, back to the show. Stephanie gives us a recap of her dating life before and after quarantine for COVID-19. How has dating changed while in lockdown? Stephanie gives us a teaser on what to expect from her in the future. Special Guest: Stephanie […]

Apr 16

1 hr 6 min

Emma and Zorric discuss an app that is implementing an option for background checks. Tinder announced they are partnering up with Garbo to integrate a background check option on their app. Is this a helpful idea or not? Would you use it? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia […]

Apr 5

47 min 34 sec

Emma and Zorric talk about a popular 90s movie that is coming back with a new lead. They discuss a study from Switzerland which explored if couples finding love through dating apps had stronger long-term success. What factors are needed in order to let your dating app relationship succeed? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: […]

Mar 19

32 min 53 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Cindy Pedraza from Coco Andre. They taste test nine different chocolate truffles. Cindy suggests pairing them with mineral water or prosecco. They each give their views and opinion of each chocolate they taste. Listen along and taste. Special Guest: Cindy Pedraza – Coco Andre IG: @cocoandre_chocolatier Valentines Day Virtual Tasting Class: […]

Feb 11

49 min 18 sec

Emma and Zorric debate signs that he is not ready to commit. What factors benefit a relationship? Is it possible to have some signs that are in the middle? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

Feb 11

41 min 24 sec

Emma and Zorric discuss resolutions they may have made for 2020. Did they work on any resolution? Do they decide to create ones for 2021? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

Feb 9

35 min 39 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Christina Haberken owner and creative mind behind Hello Harlot. Christina shares using Match when it was one of the only services around. They take a serious turn in discussing how and why people tend to stay in toxic relationships and how to free yourself from them. Lastly, they end with some […]

Jan 22

1 hr 28 min

Emma and Zorric invite Andrea Hoyos host of the Date and Debate Podcast. They discuss celebrity gossip and the importance of spending time with your friends when you’re married. Andrea gives advice to hopeful romantics. She shares how her podcast got started and the message she shares through her shows. Special Guest: Andrea Hoyos IG: […]

Jan 10

1 hr 28 min

Emma and Zorric invite Liz Cuyan from Modern Day Mujeres. Liz shares how Modern Day Mujeres came about. Liz shares about past relationships and what has made her current relationship successful. Lastly, Emma and Zorric play a game with Liz! Special Guest: Liz Cuyan IG: @lizethhh.cuyan Modern Day Mujeres Podcast IG: @moderndaymujeres Website: iTunes/Spotify Creators […]

Dec 2020

1 hr 22 min

Emma and Zorric invite Noura Dayy from the How We Are Friends Podcast. They share opinions on what makes certain celebrity couples work. Do they have favorite couples? They talk about Noura’s podcast and her dating life. Special Guest: Noura Dayy IG: @shortandsweettooth How Are We Friends Podcast IG: @howarewefriendspodcast Website: iTunes/Spotify Creators and Hosts: […]

Dec 2020

1 hr 21 min

Emma and Zorric invite Brian Howie from The Great Love Debate back to the show. They talk about the “player phase.” What does it mean? What does it look like? Do we all need to go through the phase? Special Guest: Brian Howie IG: @thebrianhowie TW: @brianhowie Full Bio: https://about.me/brianhowie The Great Love Debate (Events/Podcast) […]

Nov 2020

1 hr 5 min

Emma and Zorric invite Amanda “ReRe” Sparkles back to the show! Zorric catches her off guard as he mentions a story she shared her first time on the show. Emma and Zorric play a game with Amanda to see who knows her best. They discuss first date etiquette and if anything has changed recently with […]

Nov 2020

1 hr 17 min

Emma and Zorric invite Christiana Yebra, CEO of Vouch. They discuss how Vouch was created and how it’s set apart from traditional dating apps. Emma and Zorric share their experience using the app too. They play a game to find out who knows Christiana best… who wins? Special Guest: Christiana Yebra IG: @christianayebra Vouch – […]

Oct 2020

1 hr 23 min

Emma and Zorric invite Fourplay Co-founders Danielle and Julie. They test their friendship by playing a friendship game. Danielle and Julie discuss how Fourplay works. How do you create teams and group date? Special Guest: Danielle Dietzek Julie Griggs Fourplay – The Official Double Dating App – Website IG: @ fourplaysocial Creators and Hosts: Emma […]

Oct 2020

1 hr 8 min

Emma and Zorric invite one of their favorite guests, Kali McDonald! They all share how their preferences in dating may or may not have changed. Do preferences evolve as we grow up? Special Guest: Kali McDonald IG: @kali.and.millie Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast […]

Sep 2020

1 hr 21 min

Emma and Zorric invite Janelle Gettmann on the show. Janelle shares how she met and is currently dating someone she met before and during COVID-19 social isolation. How was she able to find romance when everything was closed? Special Guest: Janelle Gettmann Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia […]

Sep 2020

1 hr 9 min

Emma and Zorric discuss how our “Dating Clock” is activated during this time. So will you ever find the “right person?” What can you do to look for the right person during this time? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

Sep 2020

39 min 9 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Sydney Washington from Events and Adventures. Sydney shares the process of joining Events and Adventures and the events you attend. Special Guest: Sydney Washington IG: @eventsandadventures Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

Aug 2020

1 hr 6 min

Emma and Zorric discuss a partnership between a dating app and a security app that will provide more safety measures for the LGBTQ+ community. They share which safety features are provided. Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

Aug 2020

37 min 34 sec

Emma and Zorric discuss an app that is taking safety measures to make sure your information stays safe. Zorric explains details so that Emma can understand then. What information can your dating app share? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

Aug 2020

32 min 56 sec

Emma and Zorric are taking a Buzzfeed dating quiz. Are they “good” or “bad” at dating? Were they surprised by the results? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

Jul 2020

32 min 37 sec

Emma and Zorric talk to a couple who has made it work while we socially isolated during COVID-19. What changed about their dating style before and after isolation? What lessons did they learn about each other? They both share what has been helpful for them to be successful. Special Guests: Daphene Woods IG: @dwoods__ David […]

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Jun 2020

49 min 39 sec

Emma and Zorric talk about 10 tips on how to stay mentally fit during COVID-19. Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

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Jun 2020

48 min 47 sec

Emma and Zorric talk about what happens with your “video”‘dates become “in-person” dates. Will the relationship fizzle? What does our brain do when we meet people? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

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Jun 2020

47 min 31 sec

Emma and Zorric discuss information that is being shared on dating profiles during COVID. What is okay to share on the profile? Is their information that is more appropriately shared in person? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

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May 2020

39 min 21 sec

Emma and Zorric decided to test their friendship by taking a “relationship” quiz. Will their friendship survive quarantine and social distancing? They also share two wines that are coming out in the summer they are excited to drink. Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast […]

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May 2020

33 min 35 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Squishin’ Impossible back on the show, Carl, Krystal, Stephen, Kelsey, Darren and Alex. They all share how they are coping with their different relationship status and what has surprised them. They play a “fun game” that tests their friendship. Special Guests: Squishin’ Impossible Improv Krystal Haynes Kelsey Cornillie Carl Armstrong Stephen […]

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May 2020

1 hr 13 min

Emma and Zorric share how to make your first virtual date flattering to you. Do you set up a room? How do you find the “right” lighting? Do Emma and Zorric try a new game? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: […]

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May 2020

47 min 40 sec

Emma and Zorric discuss a new dating trend: ZUMPING. What is it? Do you want to do it? Do you want it done to you? They also share their favorite new dating terms. Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

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Apr 2020

35 min 54 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Julianne Schroeder, LPC, RYT to share what we can do for self-care. If you’re single what can you do for yourself? They also discuss options for couples or people in relationships. Special Guest: Julianne Schroeder, LPC, RYT IG: @julianne.schroeder Website: Julianne Schroeder, LPC, RYT Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap […]

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Apr 2020

1 hr 9 min

Emma and Zorric invite Alex Castillo, Event and Partnership Manager at Bumble on the show. Alex shares different ways Bumble connects users with dates, friends, and potential business partners. She includes information about local Bumble events that help men and women connect and learn how to date. Alex shares her background and methods of dating […]

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Apr 2020

1 hr 2 min

Emma and Zorric discuss how to safely date during the quarantine. Hint: it all revolves around you staying home. They share different ways you can communicate with people you meet online. Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

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Apr 2020

37 min 9 sec

Emma and Zorric discuss the history of courting rituals. Who created courting rituals? How long have courting rituals/rules been used? Which rituals are still being used today? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: hello@datepodcast.com

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Mar 2020

40 min 37 sec

Emma and Zorric recap the finale and the reunion. Where they surprised by the couples that said “I do” or “I don’t”? What did they think of the reunion? They give a recap of each couple at the reunion. Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: […]

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Mar 2020

1 hr 6 min

Emma and Zorric review the Netflix show Love Is Blind. They discuss the premise, characters, and story development. Are any of these couples meant to be together? Is Love truly Blind or is this a concept we force ourselves to believe? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show […]

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Mar 2020

50 min 24 sec

Emma and Zorric discuss two reunions happening in the entertainment world. Who is reuniting? They discuss how pictures of pets affect positively affect dating profiles. What do owning pets teach us in relationships? Do they help us better ourselves? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: […]

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Feb 2020

38 min 39 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Laleh Hancock, life and communication coach, management and professional services consultant, and facilitator of several Access Consciousness courses including Wealth Creators. Laleh describes the “light and heavy feelings” we have in situations and how does listening to those feelings become natural. Laleh teaches us to ask the question, “If I choose […]

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Feb 2020

1 hr 2 min

Emma and Zorric flip the script on the podcast. Emma asks Zorric for listener advice. Emma and Zorric discuss The Oscar winners and surprises. What should you do if you are single on Valentine’s Day? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: IG: @datepodcast TW: @datepodcast Email: […]

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Feb 2020

57 min 18 sec

Emma and Zorric talk about their favorite parts of the Super Bowl. Surprisingly, Emma loves the commercials and Zorric loves watching the game. Emma recaps if she was successful matchmaking friends. Did anyone go on dates? If you decide to matchmake friends, what steps should you take? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric […]

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Feb 2020

54 min 47 sec

Emma and Zorric share two people that are leaving a beloved reality TV series. Zorric shares a new obsession with Marrying a Millionaire, which brings the debate if a large age gap matters in a relationship. What does the research show about age gaps? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia […]

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Jan 2020

38 min 15 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Amanda Hendrix, one of our favorite guests! We ask about her dating life and get an update. The group discusses” Four Things Women Do To Attract Me (That Actually Chase Them Away.)” What wisdom does Amanda provide on the show when dating on apps? Special Guest: Amanda Hendrix IG: @reresparklles TW: […]

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Jan 2020

1 hr 30 min

Emma and Zorric invite Julianne Schroeder, LPC, RYT to talk about boundaries and oversharing on first dates. How can we set boundaries on the first dates? What can you do when someone overshares or you notice you overshare? They discuss, Why Men Love Bitches, a book from the early 2000s that teaches women how to […]

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Jan 2020

1 hr 13 min

Emma and Zorric discuss engagements and affairs. They share what they did for the holidays. They review their list of “tries” from 2019 and share how well or horribly they did. What “tries” do they plan on keeping for 2020? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: […]

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Jan 2020

46 min 56 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Simone International Speaker and Author of “Relationship. Are You Sure You Want One?” They discuss her book and delve into the Five Parts of Vulnerability. How can your relationship become a creationship? What are the three factors to create a conscious relationship? Special Guest: Simone Milasas IG: @simonemilasas Book: Relationship. Are […]

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Dec 2019

1 hr 4 min

Emma and Zorric invite Kathy Alan to the show. They discuss newlyweds and the winner of Dancing With The Stars. How is the winner tied to the new season of The Bachelor? Zorric calls the Match Holiday Hotline to ask for dating advice. Can Emma and Kathy hold their laughter? What is Kathy’s ideal first […]

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Dec 2019

1 hr 24 min

Emma and Zorric discuss celebrities celebrating anniversaries and a Bravolebrity that is in a new relationship. They discuss the question, “Do you need to be happy alone in order to be happy in a relationship?” They also share what Singles’ Day is and who celebrates it. They end by sharing things that are helpful or […]

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Dec 2019

39 min 43 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Lilliesha Grandberry, LPC. They discuss what it means when you “like” a picture on an app versus sending a message. Is it a good idea to just like the picture? When is it appropriate to invite a new SO to a Friendsgiving or Family Holiday? How long do you have to […]

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Nov 2019

1 hr 14 min

Emma and Zorric invite Selena Guerra, Pure Barre Ambassador for Dallas, to discuss dating at the gym. What does being “self-partnered” mean and who has recently coined that term? What has been Selena’s worst date? What are her suggestions for dating people at the gym? Special Guest Selena Guerra IG: @ohhselena Creators and Hosts: Emma […]

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Nov 2019

1 hr 5 min

Emma and Zorric spend time reviewing why it’s cuffing season! What happens with Emma and Zorric when they record on Text Your Ex Day? Do they text their exes? What would they do if they saw an ex on a dating app? Would they want to reconnect or ignore them? Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda […]

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Nov 2019

48 min 23 sec

Emma and Zorric invite Angelique Sherman from The Bachelor, Season 23. Who was invited to Jennifer Lawrence’s wedding? What was Angelique’s experience on the show? What did she enjoy from being on the show? Special Guest Angelique Sherman IG: @ang_sherm Creators and Hosts: Emma Pineda IG: @its_emmap Zorric Sia IG: @zorricsia TW: @zorricsia Show Contact: […]

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Oct 2019

51 min 34 sec