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Why Oh Why
Named a best new podcast of 2016 by The New York Times, NPR, Huffington Post and iTunes. Andrea Silenzi speaks with friends, experts, and guys in bars about where love, dating and sex meets technology. The show tells the stories about relationships often blurring the lines between memoir, documentary, and fiction.
Society & Culture
Comedy
Personal Journals
1
Meet a new podcast: By The Book
Feeling lonely? Here's another show to bring you some joy.
41 min
2
Meet a new podcast: When Meghan Met Harry
Checking in with Why Oh Why's producer
25 min
3
#59: Loose Ends
An important update from our show
35 min
4
#58: Just Another Sad Love Song
It turns out that any app can be a dating app if you use it enough
48 min
5
#57: Casual
Let's give casual sex and dating some serious consideration
37 min
6
#56: Stage a Fight with Esther Perel
Running through a list of questions on a first date is dreadful. What if we tried a little role play?
53 min
7
#55: Live in Chicago - Find Your Single Ladies
In which we help an American Ninja Warrior find love
34 min
8
Panoply Fall 2017 Trailer
3 min
9
#54: End of the World Sex
How could you think about sex at a time like this?
40 min
10
#53: Dating While Brian
Brian gets around in a wheelchair, but that doesn't mean he won't make out with your girlfriend
42 min
11
#52: Horrible Anonymous
Why didn't you call?
35 min
12
#51: Ghosting Stories
Did you get my text?
39 min
13
#50: Stop Dating Older Guys
Let's take a pledge to start dating our contemporaries.
37 min
14
#49: Birth Control by Stapler
Have you heard of Nexplanon? No? That’s what we thought.
32 min
15
#48: The Perfect Storm
Extreme weather calls for extreme dating
34 min
16
#47: Puppies or Ice Cream?
We've found the best opening lines for a dating app ever.
44 min
17
#46: Leagues Over the Sea
What can we learn from a boat full of single people?
23 min
18
#45: My Friend the Human Shield
Why Al Letson rushed to protect an agitator at an anti-hate rally in Berkeley over the weekend
27 min
19
#44: Going Out with Randy
Is a friend-date the ultimate way to prepare for the real thing?
23 min
20
#43: A Man and a Woman Walk into a Bar
If only this was a punchline to a joke instead of dating advice
25 min
21
#42: One Short Episode
How to lock down your very own Marty McFly
18 min
22
#41: Can You Fall in Love with Anyone?
Perhaps love is just an ordinary occurrence that feels profound
35 min
23
#40: Game of Groans
Why aren't more online daters aware of the dark nature of rulership?
29 min
24
#39: Live at Bonobos - Making Out in LA
Just watch out for those California chapped lips
42 min
25
#38: Dressing Room Confessionals
What happens when you give our listeners free cocktails and live microphones?
34 min
26
#37: Live at Bonobos - Branching Out in Chicago
When you're suddenly single in your 50s, you have no choice but to get some hobbies.
32 min
27
#36: Like a Virgin
A volcano opens up and we’ll sacrifice one woman's story to the podcast
27 min
28
#35: Data-ing
What we're telling search engines about our insecurities
29 min
29
#34: Live at Bonobos - The Rules for Dating in NYC
Featuring comedians Naomi Ekperigin and her "Jew boo" Andy Beckerman
40 min
30
#33: Why So Forlorn, OK Cupid?
The flaws and virtues of popular dating apps as told through their logo design.
49 min
31
#32: Deep in the Woods
A star is born, and her name is Grandma Phyllis.
24 min
32
#31: Daddy Randy
Does he have what it takes to become a great parent? And why's he reading Ayn Rand?
23 min
33
#30: Don't Listen If You're My Ex-Boyfriend
You've been warned.
31 min
34
#29: Hotter on Bumble, Part 2
A journey into the cold, cold heart of the feminist dating app
35 min
35
#28: Hotter on Bumble, Part 1
Finally, a dating app designed for women. But does it work?
27 min
36
#27: Muscle Thrasher
Dating as a black bi female metal-loving straight edge artist with bodybuilder muscles
36 min
37
#26: Aspiring Dads Focus Group
We booked two studios full of single guys who want to become dads someday... you know, for the podcast.
30 min
38
#25: Your Best Foot
In the Starbucks that day, he looked a lot like his pictures...
16 min
39
#24: Tips from a Gentleman
A listener shares his 5 rules for dating strippers
22 min
40
#23: As Seen on TV
Can The Bachelor help your host find her forever love?
21 min
41
#8: How Will I Know (Welcome, Planet Money Fans!)
Well, here's the most personal thing ever.
18 min
42
#22: Going There
What happens when you put a pair of microphones out at a singles meet-up on Valentine's Day?
30 min
43
#21: One Date at a Time
What does dating look like when you don't drink?
27 min
44
#20: Do I Hate Men?
Well, now that you mention it....
17 min
45
#19: Dudes in Bars on January 21, 2017
Checking in with men on the day of the Women's March
24 min
46
#18: What Ifs and Butts
Two tales about watching out for yourself
24 min
47
#17: Alone Forever
Sometimes being single isn't just a phase
19 min
48
#16: Randy's Mema Died
And you can get in on the ground floor.
21 min
49
#15: The Quiznos Guy
Quizno? Quizyes! How one phone call with a stranger changed this show forever.
22 min
50
#14: Hacking the Uterus 2.0
On taking the plunge and getting an IUD
46 min
51
#13: Single Straight Lady Focus Group
Dispatches from the front lines of dating, as told by fourteen swinging bachelorettes.
25 min
52
#12: Oblique Strategies
Could wearing an apron be the solution to your host’s dating woes?
21 min
53
#11: Listen to Your Heart
The story behind the "It's a Match!" sound on Tinder
17 min
54
#10: Separation of Church and Date
What's it like to date as a young, Christian minister?
24 min
55
#9: Just My Swipe
A new dating game for our Tinder world
30 min
56
#8: How Will I Know
Well, here's the most personal thing ever.
22 min
57
#7: Too Old for Meet Cute
A first date told blow by blow.
24 min
58
#6: Dating with the Stars
Peek inside an exclusive dating community for celebrities.
25 min
59
#5: A Celebration of Awkwardness
David was humiliated when Kate invited another guy to interrupt their date. Will he ever forgive?
25 min
60
#4: Hillary Clinton Sex Dream
After an intimate dream, one woman's life is changed forever.
13 min
61
#3: Can Meddling Help a First Date?
Follow Kate and David as they go on a first date.
26 min
62
#2: Randy's First Kiss
Think your first-kiss story is awkward? This one is legendary.
19 min
63
#1: Single Straight Guy Focus Group
What happens when you combine ten guys, four studios, and one tipsy girl.
15 min
64
Trailer
A new weekly show from Panoply.
1 min