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July 23, 2002

DCGreeks.com on The Dating Scene Radio

On January 27, 2002, The Guys @ DCGreeks.com made our radio debut on The Dating Scene, a local show on WRC-AM 1260 to pitch our then upcoming Magkes & Koukles Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction Fundraiser.  The host of the show, Stacey, overheard one of our bachelorettes talking about the auction at a party and asked her for more information.  The bachelorette's admission that this auction was targeted at Greek-Americans didn't faze Stacey-- if it had anything to do with dating in the DC area, she wanted to talk about it.  A couple of e-mails later, she invited us on the show to not only plug our fundraiser, but to explore the topic of dating in and out of your own culture.  Little did we know that a quaint Sunday night radio show on a local business radio station would provide us with some of the best memories of our early DCGreeks.com careers.  Turns out that Stacey was friends with the band, Barenaked Ladies, and one of the members, drummer Tyler Stewart, was a regular call-in guest.  To get ragged on by a member of Canada's most successful bands in front of an international radio audience was truly classic. 

Here are some photos taken in studio with Stacey and Glen.

 

Here are some audio clips from that show, featuring Stacey, a 31 year-old Divorced Jewish single-mom, Glen, the Greek-Syrian American producer, Tyler Stewart from BNL, and us.

Clip Description Time
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ALL Download all of the following clips in a single ZIP file. 10:24 2.31 MB 4.21 MB
1 Themistocles' thoughts on why Greeks are reluctant to date Greeks when they're young. 00:51 200 K 550 K
2 Glen talks about getting set up by your Thea.  Stacey talks about how ethnicity is often a deciding factor in who other people want you to date. 01:35 370 K 990 K
3 Stacey questions the power of ethnicity to overcome basic human shallowness. 00:26 102 K 280 K
4 Glen asks about how to meet people on DCGreeks.com. 00:30 118 K 326 K
5 Glen and Aristotelis speak on how it's hard to casually date in Greek community. 00:53 208 K 574 K
6 Stacey inquires on when the "When are you going to settle down?" speech starts. 00:48 186 K 514 K
7 Stacey wonders why she can't find 31 year-old Greek men to date. 00:44 172 K 475 K
8 Glen talks about the trash-talking he got from priests for not going to church enough. 00:30 118 K 327 K
9 Barenaked Ladies' drummer, Tyler Stewart, talks about Greek wine, and other things the culture has to offer. 00:58 225 K 621 K
10 Tyler talks about how you limit yourself by only dating within one culture. 00:29 112 K 309 K
11 Glen, Tyler, Stacey and The Guys discuss on how ethnicity can weed out possible bad relationships. 00:49 190 K 523 K
12 Tyler professes that he wouldn't mind only dating Greek women and goes off on how good Greek food is.   00:59 228 K 630 K
13 Stacey complains that she's getting no love from the Greeks.  Tyler insults an entire culture. 00:52 203 K 560 K

 

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