Dearly cherished, we’re collected right here right now to cope with this thing called… a season finale! Yes, it is correct, the occurrence signifies the end of absolutely the blockbuster that has been S2 of

Wait, Is It A Romantic Date?

And commemorate that ending, which more straightforward to come-on and discuss the joys and positive results of a lengthy distance crush, than star and queer person Elise Bauman? You may recognize Elise from Lifetime’s wonderful queer Christmas time rom-com that can come down this past year,

Within The Christmas Time Tree
,

but around these components, she’s another title that will be nearly as vaunted: Drew’s sweetheart! Yes, that’s right, this sparkling twosome had been birthed from great queer practice: the long-distance crush.

Exactly what could it be in regards to the long-distance crush definitely very attractive to queers worldwide? Will it be the general scarcity of like minded queers surrounding you? even the capacity to flirt cross country takes some of the stress down? The three of us enter all of it, AND Drew and Elise share some possibly also lovely factual statements about their particular relationship!

And undoubtedly there is a-game! This week, I make Drew have fun with the online game that merely took more than Twitter and Tiktok for several momentary days: “they truly are a 10 but…” its a good time, all-around!


SHOW RECORDS

+ Follow Elise on
Twitter
and
IG
!

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+
Study Drew’s meeting with Jinx Monsoon
!

+ Watch

Bend it Like Beckham
,

it still rocks!

+ Johnny Sibilly’s legs are… indeed quite compelling!


+ may Shortz is definitely title with the NYT Crossword Editor!

*the a lot more you know*



EPISODE


Elise

: following we had gotten off the telephone, and we both hopped throughout the phone two mere seconds later we are like, “and so the line is closed, we’re legitimately banned to truly go across the border.”


Christina

: What i’m saying is, top among certainly one of the best sound memos as well as messages i obtained from Drew, I can’t bear in mind which type it came in, it actually was like, “we made this course of action now the borders are closed.” Yeah.


Elise

: Yeah, it absolutely was an actual time.



[theme tune performs]


Drew

: Hi, I Am Drew.


Christina

: And I Also’m Christina.


Drew

: And thanks for visiting

Hold Off, So Is This A Night Out Together?


Christina

:

Wait, Is This A Romantic Date?

is an Autostraddle podcast brought to you by me personally having the giggles, and concern that will be on every person’s lip area, hold off, was actually this a night out together?


Drew

: we are after our very own next period, and I also believe we solved it, i do believe.


Christina

: Yeah, i do believe i am merely getting big finale power, like when comedies was once facing a business market, and every person would walk in so there was an hour of applause because it was like, it is the final, which is the way I’m feeling. Though to be clear, no body has actually applauded me however, hateful. Thanks, thank-you. Now I feel loved and held. Drew, who happen to be you?


Drew

: Oh wow, forgot about this part.


Christina

: Yeah, right?


Drew:

Perhaps period three I’ll obtain the intros. I am Drew Gregory, i will be an author for Autostraddle, a filmmaker, a queer trans lady. Do you know what, In my opinion when we perform another period i wish to have a great one we throw in at the end.


Christina

: Ooh, one thing spicy, you intend to jazz it?


Drew

: Yeah, I don’t have anything now however.


Christina

: Okay, keep them desiring even more, I think that is fantastic.


Drew

: Yeah, yeah, yeah.


Christina

: i’m Christina Tucker, I am additionally a writer at Autostraddle, plus the internet as a whole. A podcaster, a gay dark lady, and an individual who’s feeling very flashy below about afternoon.


Drew

: Great, i am truly happy that you are flashy and that I’m spicy, or perhaps I’m planning the chance that sooner or later I’ll be spicy.


Christina

: Yes you’re like, I’m not sure, the initial 50 % of the movie Dune, the spice will happen. Cool research, women, she is solitary. In any event, i actually do have a game title for us to play about hollowed day’s the finale.


Drew

: Incredible.


Christina

: This Is Actually The classic, by classic I Am Talking About a game that overran the net and TikTok for a couple weeks, “They’re a 10, but…”


Drew

: Ah, great.


Christina

: Now Drew, i’ll set-out some ground rules for you, because I know you adore a follow-up question.


Drew

: Great.


Christina

: While I state they may be a 10, they’re a 10 to you personally in any way that counts for your requirements, that may be actually, which can be mentally, this is just a person you think is actually a 10, okay?


Drew

: Okay, ok, many thanks.


Christina

: i really do not have any scenarios for what otherwise you within person have-been performing within dating existence, you are only attending have to go with your instinct and decide.


Drew

: Cool.


Christina

: okay?


Drew

: Yes.


Christina

: we will put where make that clear, here we get. They truly are a 10, even so they clap after jet countries.


Drew

: I always decided individuals were too remarkable with this specific, in which it’s like they may be a 10 and this thing means they are check-out a-two, come-on.


Christina

: Yes.


Drew

: and so i’m browsing however give a fairly good eight.


Christina

: Yeah, i do believe that’s fair. I do believe eight will be the appropriate number of cringe elimination regarding small activity. Okay, this can be outstanding start. Okay, they are a nine even so they never text you first.


Drew

: and that I cannot ask followup concerns?


Christina

: No, no, no.


Drew

: therefore i can not ask, well carry out they text myself when I text? I might say a five.


Christina

: Yeah, perhaps not texting first actually ever, that is harsh.


Drew

: actually is actually weird.


Christina

: which is crude material. Okay, these include a five however they drive one to every errand you’ve had to operate.


Drew

: that is really nice, but i really could usually… If there are five, I’ll provide him a six.


Christina

: Sure, sure. But I know you adore an unicamente jaunt anyway, you love an errand run.


Drew

:I mean now my girl Elise did drive us to an errand, and I also was actually really grateful, however, if that was the only thing she did we’dn’t maintain a connection, that has been merely an added little nice added bonus.


Christina

: i do believe that is fair.


Drew

: Yeah.


Christina

: All right, they have been a seven nevertheless they just pretend to read through your work.


Drew

: start to see the part of that that bothers myself could be the pretend.


Christina

: Pretending, we knew it might be.


Drew

: It isn’t really the not checking out it. When they did not review might work it is like, I’m not that, I’d be only a little, it is like never ever? But it’s great, i really could overcome it. Nonetheless they lie to me about that is exactly what’s strange if you ask me, so thatshould drop to a three.


Christina

: Yeah, appropriate, proper. These are typically a three but they get access to the criterion wardrobe.


Drew

: And carry out I get one go?


Christina

: while have accessibility, you benefit from that accessibility, yes.


Drew

: i really could have a great affair with this six.


Christina

: I think you could potentially. It had been a three, but yeah, you’re knocking it to a six.


Drew

: No, no, no, that’s what I’m claiming, I’m slamming it to a six.


Christina

: Gotcha, gotcha. I like that. They may be an eight but all of their friends are right.


Drew

: Okay, there is some discourse about it, because i do believe there is a needed assist. I believe We possibly ended up being throughout the opposing side of all in the Autostraddle team who asserted that truly great to only have right buddies. I would like to declare that it is okay, it is simply maybe not the life span We lead. All straight friends, that’s going to choose a two.


Christina

: Yeah, i’ll must trust you on that one, i’d only believe it is some troubling, confusing.


Drew

: All direct friends?


Christina

: Yeah.


Drew

: If they’re a new comer to queerness and are also planning to fulfill more queer folks, that’s unique of if they’re a well accredited season queer who is like, guess what happens? I prefer becoming one lesbian during my pal band of direct folks.


Christina

: Yeah, I would have the in an identical way if this had been a Black individual that was actually like, “I don’t have any Ebony pals,” i’d resemble, “What’s going on there?” Internally.


Drew

: we aren’t in a system sitcom, we cannot have a token person.


Christina

: You don’t need to end up being the token, you don’t need to accomplish that to your self. Fine, we’ve got three more. They have been a seven even so they spend all their own time in the gym, constantly lifting weights along. I don’t know what individuals do in the gym.


Drew

: their sparetime. I assume this will depend on which counts as time. We’ll state a five.


Christina

: Yeah.


Drew

: I’ll bump them down two.


Christina

: Bump all of them down.


Drew

: but that is okay. I guess it depends largely for me personally, that we’m perhaps not asking a follow question, i am keeping five, but it is dependent for me what truly matters as time.


Christina

: Sure.


Drew

: Can we view flicks together, or head out to consume, is that free-time? Is not operate time sparetime, or perhaps is it like when we don’t have other pursuits?


Christina

: we hear you, I notice you.


Drew

: But we’ll stay with five.


Christina

: fine. They truly are six, however their mother is sexier than these are typically.


Drew

: Oh, I am not sure to move up or down.


Christina

: i am aware, correct?


Drew

: I don’t imagine i possibly could previously date somebody for their… It really is like if I’m maybe not interested in somebody to begin with, i am perhaps not going to be internet dating all of them.


Christina

: Right.


Drew

: I am not gonna be want, well, they may develop into their unique hot mother. I believe I’d point out that they are nonetheless a six, i am merely planning perhaps not call them and I’m gonna phone their own mommy.


Christina

: Yeah, i’m like it’s as if you remain the same, but perhaps we hang out along with you somewhat more than I would personally to be able-


Drew

: that is a beneficial point.


Christina

: for some mommy time. Really don’t think you alter.


Drew

: used to do something truly poor that I however believe defectively pertaining to, which can be that a person asked me personally out, and this had been whenever I was a student in college, and I also wasn’t interested, and so I was obvious about that, I was clear I wasn’t curious. However she wished to be friends, and I also could inform that she stated she planned to be pals nevertheless was actually coming from destination-


Christina

: She ended up being wanting.


Drew

: Yeah. But the thing is that every one of her buddies happened to be really hot and cool, I really did always been the woman buddy in order to spend time with her buddies. I did not lay about my personal objectives usually, nevertheless still wasn’t the nicest thing Used to do as a 20 year-old.


Christina

: after all sadly it just reminds myself of this bout of

Intercourse additionally the City

where Carrie’s dating, It’s my opinion its Justin Theroux, and then he sucks, but their family members rocks, and she actually is like, I am able to try this for slightly. I am like, yeah, absolutely, just who cannot.


Drew

: Carrie wasn’t trying to attach with his household, which is the difference, however you know very well what? It really is good, we are all great.


Christina

: A hookup can look like such a thing, I’m always saying that.


Drew

: that is a truly great point.


Christina

: the last one, is a three but has a beach house.


Drew

: i am going to state an annoying phrase, but we decided to go to NYU.


Christina

: Horrible to say.


Drew

: something which sucks about myself, which this might be planning to sound like a very humble boast, because it’s in fact most likely a beneficial character trait, it sucks as you checking out the world. We went along to a college which is filled with wealthy folks who have all sorts of amazing beach houses, and all sorts of these other things, and I merely turned into buddies with people who have been here on scholarships. Besides, but mostly, we definitely, I didn’t it’s the perfect time with individuals who’d beach residences.


Christina

: You Probably Didn’t utilize.


Drew

: Yeah, therefore I believe if they are a three but they have actually a beach household, they are probably a-two. The fact… I don’t know.


Christina

: Yeah, you only can not create that step to work with the sick beach residence minute.


Drew

: No, it sucks. But what I’m really hoping is my buddies who will be rather down-to-earth, great folks, more and more of these are gonna continue steadily to get that new cash and then get beach houses, following I’ll be capable hang out using my fantastic friends and stay at a beach household. That’s the fantasy where i really could obtain the beach household.


Christina

: this is the dream at the conclusion of the afternoon, its brand new cash and a coastline residence, that’s all we are selecting. You heard it right here initially folks.


Drew

: I favor brand new money.


Christina

: Love brand new cash.


Drew

: Love brand-new money. Yeah, that was a delight. I’d in fact, I’d truly been attempting to perform that game as it ended up being something on TikTok, so thank-you for making my personal dreams come true.


Christina

: I imagined it could be an enjoyable one to carry out, also it was actually extremely fun to create them.


Drew

: Well, should we move on to the major portion associated with week, and is falling for people who inhabit various other urban centers. And is diverse from long-distance relationships, because long distance relationships can start well into an union, capable keep on into an union, this is basically the need that queer people have to look at their own spot that they live and get, no, I’m not browsing flirt with one of these individuals, i will go on instagram.com and locate a person who lives really faraway. And in addition we have a, i understand we usually say a really unique guest, however for myself this will be a rather unique guest. Would you like to introduce yourself?


Elise

: i might like to introduce myself. Have always been I the special guest?


Drew

: you might be, yes.


Christina

: Baby, of course.


Elise

: Great, wow, remarkable. I’m Elise Bauman, i am an actor, i am a queer person, and that I’m here today because i am resting with the hosts.


Christina

: Guess what type?


Elise

: Yeah, the remainder podcast is simply the market trying decipher which number I’m asleep with. I love that, it’s like a murder secret but-


Christina

: There’s no option to know.


Elise

: there isn’t any solution to understand. Yeah, performs this create myself a nepotism baby? Is the fact that how the industry works.


Christina

: Yes, which is how the business really works, girl.


Elise

: Nice, great.


Christina

: this really is it.


Elise

: Wow, possibly i really could get a profession out of this.


Christina

: fingertips crossed for your family.


Elise

: Nepo child to career, wow, fantastic. I’ve always desired to be a nepo infant.


Christina

: i am therefore grateful.


Drew

: Yeah, I became simply gonna point out that for those who have no idea, really now I’m ruining the murder mystery of it all, but Elise and I also come in a connection, and performed start matchmaking during the pandemic, and Elise resides in Toronto, and that I are now living in l . a ., which are in fact various metropolitan areas, and they are in fact in almost any nations.


Elise

: they have been certainly, they are indeed.


Christina

: And Drew, not saying that you moved against your own abdomen, but i really do feel like you will be usually a person who states, precisely why bother with a long range moment? You will find individuals the following i will date, so why do this to yourself? You are sure that it’s going to be hard, you are sure that it will be difficult, how come this? But here you’re.


Drew

: See, which is interesting, because i’m like I always appreciated to possess a bit of both, i simply believe i did not take the long distance types maybe because seriously.


Christina

: possibly that’s all, yeah.


Drew

: But i usually enjoyed a lengthy length flirt.


Christina

: Real.


Drew

: therefore i believe this just kept going. Once we began-


Elise

: and so the answer, Drew, was not that I found myself only irresistible plus it was actually private to me, and that it ended up being really certain to me that I was simply extremely irresistible so that you merely out of cash your guidelines and also you mentioned, “i need to have that one.”


Drew

: What i’m saying is really type of the solution in a lengthier feeling. In the same way it only held happening. Right after which our very own buddys for the pod, Mal Blum and Gab Dunn, who I accustomed live with, as some of you may know, I would personally always be like, I would end up being attempting to date people throughout the pandemic in Los Angeles and also the encompassing areas of l . a .. Following they’d generate fun of me personally because i’d sometimes you need to be like, “I mean, I could simply make an effort to date Elise Bauman.” I became always, “I mean, {this person|this i