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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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How to Be Single in the Summer

  • June 18, 2019
  • 35 min
Emma and Zorric talk about a celebrity couple whose relationship is getting stronger. Someone besides Emma celebrated a birthday over the weekend. Emma and Zorric more..

When Everyone is Engaged, Except Me. FML

  • June 13, 2019
  • 52 min
Emma and Zorric share who the new actor to play Batman is and how they feel about him. They discuss which couple was married recently. more..

Emma is Absent, Zorric Rants About Dating and Starbucks

  • June 5, 2019
  • 25 min
Emma is out on vacation while Zorric talks about how going to Starbucks is directly related to dating. He also discusses the trend of dating more..

Game of Thrones and Dating Lessons, Emma Keeps Crying

  • May 28, 2019
  • 36 min
Emma and Zorric discuss all things Game of Thrones. What valuable dating lessons did they learn from watching the show? Hint: Emma cries a lot more..

Special Guest Shane White, The Match Artist

  • May 21, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Shane White, founder of The Match Artist. Emma talks about her feelings over the last Game of Thrones season and her more..

Spencer Burnett, The Cool Guy’s Guide: The Game of Romance

  • May 14, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Spencer Burnett to talk about his new book, The Cool Guy’s Guide: The Game of Romance. Spencer guides us through the more..

What Polyamory Is Really like with Polyamorous Couple Lindsey and Jonathan

  • May 7, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Lindsey and Jonathan Arce, married couple. Emma shares which of her favorite celebrity couple has officially gotten married. Which Ryan is more..

Special Guest Sarah from Netflix’s Dating Around

  • May 1, 2019
  • 46 min
Emma and Zorric invite Sarah from Netflix Dating Around. Emma shares the new person JWoww is dating. Who is this new man? Sarah shares about more..

What You Need to Know If You Are Casually Dating

  • April 23, 2019
  • 44 min
Emma and Zorric debate whether Jason Momoa is hot or not without a beard. What does Emma’s birthday and Madonna have in common? They discuss more..

The Link Between Dating and Fitness With Special Guest Michelle Kaiser

  • April 16, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Michelle Kaiser, a fitness enthusiast. Emma talks about Game of Thrones finally being on air and the betting pool she has more..

How Much of a Role Does Race Play into Online Dating?

  • April 9, 2019
  • 56 min
Emma and Zorric invite Jinohn Temple, LMFT, to the show. Emma talks about a celebrity couple who was married over the weekend and a proposal more..

Nachos with Special Guest Dating Coach Spencer Burnett

  • April 2, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Spencer Burnett, Creator of Precise Language, Author of “The Cool Guys Guide to Romance.” They dive into Spencer’s role in guiding/helping more..

Special Guests Kim Seltzer and Brian Howie, Great Love Debate!

  • March 26, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Kim Seltzer and Brian Howie. Emma shares Game of Thrones countdown. They all discuss Pete Davidson and Kate Beckinsale’s romance. Kim more..

Managing Married Life with Special Guests Cindy and Mando from Cocoandre

  • March 19, 2019
  • 2 min
Emma and Zorric invite Cindy and Mando from CocoAndre! Emma shares who was recently engaged and the possible cost of their ring. They talk to more..

You Need a Dating Prenup

  • March 12, 2019
  • 44 min
Emma and Zorric discuss all things Game of Thrones. How many days are left until the premiere? How are Game of Thrones and The Jonas more..

What Went Wrong at Our First Live Recording

  • February 26, 2019
  • 46 min
Emma and Zorric discuss what went right and wrong at their first live recording. Thank you to everyone that joined and agreed to record! They more..

Live from the Mix. Mingle. Valentine’s Day Event

  • February 19, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric record LIVE from their Meet. Mix. Mingle. Valentine’s Day Event at Vidorra in Deep Ellum! They have past guests from the show, more..

Valentine’s Day Myths Debunked

  • February 12, 2019
  • 55 min
Emma and Zorric review the Grammy awards! Who won? Who lost? Did their favorite artists win? Zorric reads from his favorite book, “Things You Should more..

Is Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater, Really True?

  • February 4, 2019
  • 43 min
Emma and Zorric talk about the latest Sundance Film that looks creepy and fascinating. Hint: One of Emma’s favorite actor is the main character. Is more..

Texting After The First Date

  • January 29, 2019
  • 53 min
Emma and Zorric discuss Oscar nominees. Who was robbed of a nomination? They go over what you can do if you don’t hear back after more..

How to Compromise in a Relationship

  • January 22, 2019
  • 54 min
Emma and Zorric share who is staring in Celebrity Big Brother and guess who could be on The Masked Singer. They discuss what compromises are more..

Dating Someone from a Different Political Party

  • January 15, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric talk about the political line that stops us from dating someone from the opposite party? Can people with two different views be more..

How to Safely Online Date

  • January 8, 2019
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric share what you should do to stay safe while online dating and being cautious from potential scammers. Emma talks about a recent more..

Happy New Year! Five Things to Change or Begin Implementing in Our Dating Lives

  • January 1, 2019
  • 48 min
Emma and Zorric share their New Year Dating Resolutions! They each share five things they want to change or begin implementing in their dating lives. more..

How to Survive Christmas Stress

  • December 25, 2018
  • 49 min
Emma and Zorric listen to Christmas Rap Music! What is Christmas Rap Music? You have to listen to the episode. They share their fondest Christmas more..

Why Couples Gain Love Weight

  • December 18, 2018
  • 45 min
Emma and Zorric celebrate the newly crowned Miss Universe. They share what they did for Zorric’s Birthday and which celebrity they met! They discuss why more..

20 Dating Behaviors of Confident Women

  • December 11, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Shannon Gavigan, LPC. They discuss Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s 3-day wedding. Zorric shares what other animals he wants to include more..

How to Slide into the DMs

  • December 4, 2018
  • 57 min
Emma and Zorric celebrate a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Emma raves about the speech he gave. Zorric leads the conversation on sliding into more..

Should You Choose Career or Love?

  • November 27, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric discuss FRIENDS with Kali again! Yeah! Before they recap the show, Emma shares which of her favorite celebrities/idols has recently become single. more..

What Is a Break?

  • November 23, 2018
  • 50 min
Emma and Zorric bring back Kali!! Emma tries to be a comedian by telling “funny dad” jokes to both Zorric and Kali. Emma and Kali more..

Should You Bring Your Date to Thanksgiving Dinner?

  • November 21, 2018
  • 40 min
Emma and Zorric discuss this week’s highest grossing movie. Who saw it and had feelings about it. They discuss four things to help you decide more..

Gender Norms That Hinder Our Dating Lives with Special Guest De Colores Radio

  • November 16, 2018
  • 2 min
Emma and Zorric invite Eva Arreguin and Rafael Tamayo from De Colores Radio. Eva and Rafa share their background and how they created their podcast. more..

Deal Breakers You Should Reconsider

  • November 13, 2018
  • 39 min
Emma and Zorric discuss Danielle Fishell’s wedding and who her guests were. They share who the new People’s Sexiest Man is: Idris Elba. Emma and more..

Is Hookup Culture Putting an End to Anniversaries?

  • November 9, 2018
  • 39 min
Emma and Zorric review Gwyneth Paltrow’s wedding pictures. They talk about anniversaries (not wedding anniversaries) and how the idea was created. They debate what they more..

Why Some Millennials Think Travel Is More Important Than Sex

  • November 6, 2018
  • 36 min
Emma and Zorric talk about a Game Of Thrones actor who was upset while reading the script. Emma and Zorric debate if they would pick more..

If You Can’t Shake These 8 Concerns About Your Partner, They May Not Be “The One”

  • November 2, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric share which Twilight celeb made it Insta official over the weekend. They talk about how many kids they want. Emma reminds Zorric more..

Halloween Weekend Is the Perfect Time to Meet Guys

  • October 30, 2018
  • 51 min
Emma and Zorric review attending The Great Love Debate with Brian Howie. They share what they learned and enjoyed from the show, and what they more..

Brian Howie, Creator & Host of The Great Love Debate

  • October 26, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Brian Howie, author of How To Find LOVE in 60 Seconds, Creator/Host of “The Great Love Debate” World Tour, and The more..

Amanda Hendrix from ABC’s The Proposal

  • October 23, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Amanda Hendrix, a contestant from The Proposal. Amanda shares her process on being cast on the show and her experience while more..

Thoughts You Should Never Keep From Your Partner

  • October 19, 2018
  • 38 min
Emma and Zorric discuss a celebrity couple who has filed for divorce and kept their anniversary date (awww) They review six thoughts couples should discuss more..

Bad Habits to Avoid Early on in Relationships

  • October 16, 2018
  • 31 min
Emma and Zorric discuss a recent celebrity break up. They discuss habits couples should tend to avoid while in the relationship. Is it ever okay more..

Everyday Therapy Hosts Talk Yoga and Dating

  • October 12, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Everyday Therapy podcasters Jacy Rader, LPC, RYT, Julianne Schroeder, LPC, RYT, and Whitney Bunch, LPC, RYT. They are all Talk and more..

Comedian Anitabuen Shares Horrible Dating Stories

  • October 9, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Anitabuen, comedian, to discuss how to tell if a guy/girl likes you and could be too shy to admit it. They more..

9 Middle School Dating Tips That Still Work Today

  • October 5, 2018
  • 46 min
Emma and Zorric review a greeting card company that has “break up cards.” How beneficial would it be to use them? They review “9 Middle more..

The Enneagram with Special Guest Courtney King

  • October 2, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Courtney King, an LPC (counselor) with her own private practice (who works with families, adolescents, self-esteem and eating disorders,) avid podcast more..

Latoya Blakley from ABC’s The Proposal

  • September 28, 2018
  • 57 min
Emma and Zorric invite Latoya Blakely, attorney, actress, and The Proposal Bachelorette. They talk about The Hills reboot and who might be coming back. Latoya more..

Stephanie Ver Eecke from Love at First Flight

  • September 25, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Stephanie Ver Eecke, from Love at First Flight, to talk about her time on the show, and what her experience was more..

Claire White from ABC’s The Proposal

  • September 21, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Claire White, previous Miss Arlington and a former contestant from The Proposal on ABC. They talk about the Emmy’s! What was more..

Bang, Marry, and Kill with Squishin’ Impossible Improv

  • September 18, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Squishin’ Impossible Improv Troupe Krystal Haynes, Kelsey Cornillie, Carl Armstrong, and Stephen Harrison to the show. They tell us a little more..

7 Things Holly Martyn Learned as She Went on 100 Dates in a Year

  • September 14, 2018
  • 32 min
Emma and Zorric review 7 things Holly Martyn learned as she went on 100 dates in a year. They both give their takes on each more..

How To Build Dating Confidence When You’re Newly Single

  • September 11, 2018
  • 40 min
Emma and Zorric spend time discussing matching tattoos. They share their own journeys of being recently single or being single and what it took for more..

Michelle G., Certified Matchmaker & Relationship Coach

  • September 7, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Michelle G., certified matchmaker, and relationship coach to answer a listener question. “What tips can you share for single ladies 30 more..

The Bachelorette’s Jack Stone, Bachelor in Paradise

  • September 4, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Jack Stone from The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise to talk about his time at the shows. Jack shares stories about more..

Love at First Flight’s Cale O’Bryan

  • August 28, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Cale O’Bryan to discuss 5 signs that let them know a date was going well. Then, they shared stories of times more..

Why Alpha Women Work Best with Alpha Males? or Not?

  • August 25, 2018
  • 50 min
Emma and Zorric respond to a listener question! Can an alpha date a beta? They react to articles, mostly Emma reacts, on alpha women dating more..

What “Out Of Your League” Means

  • August 21, 2018
  • 40 min
Emma and Zorric celebrate their 40th episode! What is something we all do while online dating that we should stop? Swiping right on people out more..

Special Guest Mary Miller Discusses Sex and Couple’s Therapy

  • August 17, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Mary Miller, LMFT at LifeWorks, who specializes in sex therapy and couple’s therapy. Mary shares what sex therapy is and what more..

International Dating and How It Is Affecting Marriage and Birth Rates

  • August 14, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Thuy, HR Manager, and Armin Samadi, Financial Advisor to play a little game, “Date My Bio!” They all discuss China’s Dating more..

Dating as a Single Dad with Special Guest Josh Schneider

  • August 10, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Josh Schneider, Software Developer, Improv Nerd, and Nerd in General, to talk about dating as a single dad. What is his more..

How Long You Should Date Someone Before You Make It Official?

  • August 7, 2018
  • 44 min
Emma and Zorric share when it is time to have the “talk” with your partner. What is the “talk?” How do you know if it’s more..

When It Is Time to Have the Conversation with Your Partner over Finances?

  • August 3, 2018
  • 32 min
Emma and Zorric discuss one of the scarier topics: MONEY! When do you decide it is time to have the conversation with your partner over more..

Should You Give An Old Tinder Date A Second Chance?

  • July 31, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Mercedes Jackson, writer of Thebetterhalfdraft.com. Zorric finds out he is a millennial, and it is beautiful, sweet revenge for Emma. Emma more..

Special Guest Adolfo Gonzalez Discusses What Is Slow Texting

  • July 27, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Adolfo Gonzalez to the show. He talks about his career in radio with The Kidd Kraddick show and Rich Shertenliev. Adolfo more..

Facebook’s New Online Dating Service

  • July 24, 2018
  • 26 min
Emma and Zorric debate over Facebook’s new idea to create a dating feature/app. Emma hates the idea and Zorric loves the idea. They review the more..

Millennial Couples Are in No Hurry to Put a Ring on It

  • July 20, 2018
  • 31 min
Emma and Zorric discuss why millennials are taking more time than other generations to get engaged or be married. What does self-actualization have to do more..

4 Social Media Rules to Simplify Your Love Life

  • July 17, 2018
  • 46 min
Emma and Zorric explore the effect social media has on our dating life. How can you simplify your social love life? Do you need to more..

Women on How to Know If Your Crush Is Also into Women

  • July 13, 2018
  • 51 min
Emma and Zorric invite Lisa Michalsky! Lisa educates Emma and Zorric how she can tell if another women has a crush or is attracted to more..

Navigating Singles Events in 7 Simple Steps

  • July 10, 2018
  • 38 min
Emma and Zorric teach you to mingle at social gatherings. What should you wear or how do you know if your outfit is appropriate? They more..

8 Dating and Relationship Struggles Femme LGBTQ+ Women Have to Deal With

  • July 6, 2018
  • 44 min
Emma and Zorric invite Lisa Michalsky, Improv Accountant! Yes, you need to listen to figure out what that is. They discuss her journey of coming more..

What Is Freckling?

  • July 3, 2018
  • 32 min
Emma and Zorric invite Kali McDonald to define “freckling.” What is freckling? Is it freckles on someone’s face? No! They all share what they love more..

11 People Reveal the Worst Things About Dating

  • June 29, 2018
  • 51 min
Emma and Zorric invite Kali McDonald and discuss the worst things that could happen to you when you’re dating someone. Is friends with benefits a more..

Do’s and Don’ts of Profiles with Alyssa Dineen Founder of Style My Profile NYC

  • June 26, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Alyssa Dineen, online dating expert, style guru, and founder of Style My Profile NYC. Alyssa shares how she became a stylist more..

Special Guest Stephanie from Singles and The City

  • June 22, 2018
  • 52 min
Emma and Zorric invite Stephanie from Singles and The City. They all share signs when a guy or girl is just not that into you. more..

Would You Take a Trip With a Brand-New Partner?

  • June 19, 2018
  • 33 min
Emma and Zorric discuss if they travel on dates. Is it a good idea to travel with a person you barely know? They share tips, more..

Chivalrous Things Guys Should Do On A First Date

  • June 15, 2018
  • 32 min
Emma and Zorric review chivalry. What is it and why do people think it’s dead? They share their opinions and thoughts on chivalry. Zorric shares more..

Send These Quirky and Funny First Messages on Bumble

  • June 12, 2018
  • 38 min
Emma and Zorric discuss what makes it difficult for women to believe they can make the first move. How do we, women, allow ourselves to more..

Should You Kiss on the First Date?

  • June 8, 2018
  • 36 min
Emma and Zorric share if they kiss on the first date.  She says yes to 20% of the time kissing on the first date and more..

Special Guest CoffeeBreakwithDani

  • June 5, 2018
  • 1 min
Emma and Zorric invite Dani, from @CoffeeBreakwithDani! They take turns sharing what men and women should wear on 1st dates. Are white stitch jeans even more..

How Dating Apps Can Affect Your Mental Health

  • June 1, 2018
  • 33 min
Emma and Zorric discuss the lies and negative ideas around online dating. They review how dating apps affect our mental health. Do apps make us more..

Online Dating Fatigue Is a Real Thing

  • May 30, 2018
  • 30 min
Emma and Zorric go through the cycles of fatigue while online dating. Are there ways to deal with fatigue that are helpful or should you more..

Rules to Follow While on a First Date

  • May 24, 2018
  • 29 min
Emma and Zorric review 17 rules to follow while on a first date. They practice a therapeutic skill of “active listening.” Is honesty the best more..

Can You Guess the Top Three Most Hated Emojis?

  • May 22, 2018
  • 31 min
Emma and Zorric share The Top Three Most Hated Emojis. Can you guess what they are? They discuss if and when it is appropriate to more..

Ways to Manage Anxiety and Calm Nerves Before the First Date

  • May 17, 2018
  • 28 min
Emma and Zorric discuss ways to manage anxiety and calm nerves before the first date. What is mindfulness and how can you implement this practice more..

How Many People Actually Feel Chemistry On The First Date?

  • May 15, 2018
  • 31 min
Emma, Zorric, and Anna discuss if attraction is the only thing that matters when looking at people online. Should people make the assumption that we more..

Avoid These Bumble Blunders!

  • May 9, 2018
  • 29 min
Emma and Zorric invite Anna Smith to talk about the blunders of Bumble profiles. What pictures should you avoid posting? Emma doesn’t care if you more..

How Can You Manage the Feelings That Arise When You’re Ghosted?

  • May 1, 2018
  • 27 min
Emma and Zorric explore the phases we go through while dating online. How much frustration and eye-rolling do we experience? They remind listeners of “ghosting” more..

Remove Your Profile from Dating Apps When You Begin a Relationship

  • April 20, 2018
  • 27 min
Emma, Zorric, and Taty discuss the timeline to remove your profile from dating apps when you begin a relationship. Do you use “I” or “you” more..

How to Tinder on Vacation

  • April 20, 2018
  • 24 min
Emma and Zorric invite guest Taty Cranshaw to talk about addictions to dating apps. Apps have become a tool to boost ego rather than the more..

What Happens If You Swipe Right on Someone You Know?

  • April 20, 2018
  • 22 min
Emma and Zorric swipe right on each other when their paths cross. What happens if you swipe right on someone you know? They share how more..

Do Age Gaps Matter?

  • April 20, 2018
  • 29 min
Emma and Zorric examine if age gaps matter, and which age gaps can end in happiness or sadness. How much do values matter in a more..

The Pros and Cons of Slow Dating

  • April 20, 2018
  • 27 min
Emma and Zorric discuss the benefits and disadvantages of “slow dating.” They review apps that provide those services: Once and Coffee Meets Bagel. They discuss more..

Biggest Dating App Turn-Ons and Turn-Offs

  • April 20, 2018
  • 26 min
Emma and Zorric invite their guest, Jinohn, share which pictures catch their interests when scrolling through profiles. They analyze which pictures are most appealing. Is more..

Is “Ghosting” Ever Helpful?

  • April 20, 2018
  • 23 min
Emma and Zorric invite guest Jinohn Temple to review dating terms they haven’t heard before. Is “ghosting” ever helpful? What happens if you like a more..

What is the Tinder “Super Like” Feature?

  • April 20, 2018
  • 22 min
Emma and Zorric review the Tinder “Super Likes” feature and if it helps boost the online dating game. They share which pictures catch their interest, more..

Meet Emma and Zorric!

  • April 20, 2018
  • 25 min
Meet Emma and Zorric! They consider if the Tinder Feed is plain creepy or if there is an advantage of knowing what your matches are more..

MEET THE HOSTS

Zorric Sia

He is a self-proclaimed foodie, avid audiobook listener, and tech engineer fascinated by all aspects of dating apps. Zorric is the co-host of The Date Podcast, the co-founder of Bopsee.com and Childrecorder.com. He occasionally washes his lights with darks and binge watches historical dramas such The Crown while sipping a glass of Malbec.

Emma Pineda

Emma is the co-host of The Date Podcast. She quotes The Office into everyday conversations and giggles each time she sneaks a quote. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, but that does not get in the way of her dating life, or maybe it does? She loves reading what her Book Club asks her to read.

How to Be Single in the Summer