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Nicole Byer is single and has been for decades. She’s smart, funny, has a fat ass and loves giving blow jobs. So the question is why is she perpetually single? This podcast is a quest to find that answer. Every week, Nicole invites a comedian, friend, or ex-fling to interview their dating life and figure out her own.

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    • 4.9 • 10.6K Ratings

Nicole Byer is single and has been for decades. She’s smart, funny, has a fat ass and loves giving blow jobs. So the question is why is she perpetually single? This podcast is a quest to find that answer. Every week, Nicole invites a comedian, friend, or ex-fling to interview their dating life and figure out her own.

    Joking Around (w/ Yamaneika Saunders)

    Joking Around (w/ Yamaneika Saunders)

    The incredibly funny Yamaneika Saunders (Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer) joins Nicole to discuss comedy, following her mom's love for stand-up, her defense for humor about people with disabilities, and the depths of racism in our society. After the break, Yamaneika discusses breaking up in the pandemic, and her plan to freeze her eggs.

    Support Black Lives Matter. For a list of resources and ways to help, check out blacklivesmatters.carrd.co.

    Follow Nicole Byer:

    Twitter: @nicolebyer

    Instagram: @nicolebyer

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/nicolebyercomedy

    Buy Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/nicole-byer?ref_id=964

    Order Nicole's book: www.indiebound.org/book/9781524850746

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    From Race Chaser to Husband (w/ Latrice Royale)

    From Race Chaser to Husband (w/ Latrice Royale)

    Drag queen Latrice Royale (RuPaul's Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars) joins Nicole for a good teeheehee. She discusses getting into drag on a dare, writing on AJ and the Queen, meeting their husband Chris at a meet & greet, and the story behind their Chicago pride festival proposal.

    Check out Latrice's podcast: The Chop.

    Support Black Lives Matter. For a list of resources and ways to help, check out blacklivesmatters.carrd.co.

    Follow Nicole Byer:

    Twitter: @nicolebyer

    Instagram: @nicolebyer

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/nicolebyercomedy

    Buy Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/nicole-byer?ref_id=964

    Order Nicole's book: www.indiebound.org/book/9781524850746

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    • 59 min
    America Scammed Us (w/ Dewayne Perkins)

    America Scammed Us (w/ Dewayne Perkins)

    Comedian and writer Dewayne Perkins (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Break with Michelle Wolf) joins Nicole to talk about getting back together with his ex, the importance of checking in with your partner, and how America has failed everyone. They also get into the systemic racism present in writers' rooms, and how to turn the thought of death into something positive.

    Support Black Lives Matter. For a list of resources and ways to help, check out blacklivesmatters.carrd.co.

    Follow Nicole Byer:

    Twitter: @nicolebyer

    Instagram: @nicolebyer

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/nicolebyercomedy

    Buy Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/nicole-byer?ref_id=964

    Order Nicole's book: www.indiebound.org/book/9781524850746

    Advertise on Why Won’t You Date Me via Gumball.fm

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Lady Game (w/ Sam Jay)

    Lady Game (w/ Sam Jay)

    Comedian Sam Jay (writer at SNL) discusses how she met her girlfriend, the influence of wealth in a relationship, and the difference between flirting with men and women. Sam teaches Nicole about bad bitch energy, and how she developed her "lady game". Plus, why aren't interviewers asking White people about #BLM?

    Check out Sam Jay's special on Netflix: netflix.com/title/81078802

    Support Black Lives Matter. For a list of resources and ways to help, check out blacklivesmatters.carrd.co.

    Follow Nicole Byer:

    Twitter: @nicolebyer

    Instagram: @nicolebyer

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/nicolebyercomedy

    Buy Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/nicole-byer?ref_id=964

    Order Nicole's book: www.indiebound.org/book/9781524850746

    Advertise on Why Won’t You Date Me via Gumball.fm

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The World is Really S****y and I'm Alone (w/ Ziwe)

    The World is Really S****y and I'm Alone (w/ Ziwe)

    Ziwe (writer for Desus & Mero) and Nicole chat about being horn'd up, what they've been crying over, and are trying to learn to love what they see in the mirror. Nicole's back on the apps, where it seems like performative activism is the growing trend in dating bios. On the plus side, Nicole's been getting treated better on dating apps since the #BLM protests. Oh boy, life is wild and there's lots to unpack in this one.

    Support Black Lives Matter. For a list of resources and ways to help, check out blacklivesmatters.carrd.co.

    Follow Nicole Byer:

    Twitter: @nicolebyer

    Instagram: @nicolebyer

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/nicolebyercomedy

    Buy Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/nicole-byer?ref_id=964

    Order Nicole's book: www.indiebound.org/book/9781524850746




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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Class Clown on the Plantation (w/ Amber Ruffin)

    Class Clown on the Plantation (w/ Amber Ruffin)

    Writer and actress Amber Ruffin (Late Night with Seth Meyers, A Black Lady Sketch Show) chats with Nicole about the weight of having to discuss politics on Late Night, how they can make racism funny, and what the upcoming Zoom Emmy awards will be like. Plus, Amber helps write some Hinge messages, and Nicole challenges white people to come up with a good slave joke.

    Support Black Lives Matter. For a list of resources and ways to help, check out blacklivesmatters.carrd.co.

    Follow Nicole Byer:

    Twitter: @nicolebyer

    Instagram: @nicolebyer

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/nicolebyercomedy

    Buy Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/nicole-byer?ref_id=964

    Order Nicole's book: www.indiebound.org/book/9781524850746




    Advertise on Why Won’t You Date Me via Gumball.fm

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10.6K Ratings

10.6K Ratings

fergfergferg ,

Wild

Well only sometimes. But Nicole is truly a treasure and is a natural at interviewing other people. I laugh, I cry, I sing, and sometimes scream.

Technokity ,

Insightful, Empowering & Hilarious

Truly a treasure trove of insight, humor, and wisdom about dating and finding joy in life. This podcast is sure to be a bright spot in your week as Nicole & celebrity guests share their confusing and always comical adventures in dating. A must listen.

J-Avo ,

Very funny

Podcast is so interesting and funny!

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