Terminally single comedians, Jessie Jolles & Claire Burns, no longer believe love exists. Thankfully for us, they’re selflessly in the trenches dating to prove they are right. Laugh with them while they regale us with their dating woes and bring on special guests like a dating coach to dissect their profiles, an ex to explain what went wrong, fellow comedians to share their stories of dating, and actual blind dates that happen in the studio. Listen each week to see what new evidence they’ll have that love will never exist for them.
Chemda (Keith and The Girl) has been on a journey and Jessie and Claire are fascinated and inspired by every single step. They chat about working with your partner, gaslighting, al-anon, celibacy, self love, needing sexy business transactions, and fans who couldn’t tattoo all of Chemda’s hair because it hurt too much. Pack some snacks and join them for the ride.
It’s time to break down "love" into research and data. Doesn’t that make you hot?! But first, Jessie and Claire give updates that are worth celebrating. Apparently it takes Claire nearly 3 years to release herself from a bad news guy. Later, they’re joined by psychology professor and relationship scientist, Marisa T Cohen to chat about first date behaviors, kitten fishing, physiological arousal, and the male laissez faire attitude when it comes to dating. Listen to find out why Jessie & Claire are going to start hanging out on tall bridges.
Jessie and Claire take a break from their disastrous dating lives to help their friend, comedian Brittanie Sheree (@brittisfunny) with her latest crush. Because those who can’t do, teach. And by now they’ve definitely earned some sort of honorary degree. After breaking down all the signs of Brittanie’s date, they construct the perfect cool, let’s hang text and prep for all the possible responses. It takes a village.
Jessie and Claire dive deep this week with complaints about clingy relationships, the meaning of face sitting, shame spiraling, and some good ole fashioned anal chit-chat. Jessie returns to the scene of the crime and feels a special connection with her waiter. Claire reminisces about a “bull” she once dated that she nearly suffocated. They realize at the end of the day, neither of them understand the meaning of a “spark.”
Jessie and Claire take a stroll down memory lane and chat about their childhood crushes. But while they were hopelessly in love, they also became master deflectors of any boys that had crushes on them. They dive deeper into their troubled dating lives with Lily Womble, of Date Brazen. Claire realizes she’s not any less of a woman if she wants a relationship and Jessie figures out what she needs to know before she goes on a date.
From pajamas to tailored suits with matching glasses, Jessie and Claire’s dates have worn them all. This week they chat about recent escapades where Jessie realized she may be on a date with a man who has elephantiasis and Claire’s body had an involuntary audible reaction when her date “leaned up” to kiss her. The hilarious & insightful Hannah Berner (Bravo’s Summer House, Berning in Hell podcast) joins in to chat about naps, love languages, and being real on reality TV.
Have you ever had one of those fun, crazy nights where you then spiral into a self worth analysis for days later? That’s exactly what happened with Jessie and Claire so they’re here to tell us all about it. After a few bars and a few failed attempts to chat with guys, they settled with the guys in front of them. Claire realized sometimes it’s easier to make out with a stranger than have a conversation and Jessie breaks down her romantic night in metaphors. They also discuss what they’re really looking for and behaviors they aren’t really proud of. Specifically, Claire wants to apologize to her Uber driver. They all discovered something delightful about wide leg pants that night.
Jessie & Claire are coming in HOT in their first episode. They launch into the No Judgement Zone with updates about a recent affair, arguing heightism, and introducing everyone to the George of the Jungle analogy. Are you familiar with tapered fingers? Well as soon as Claire sees them, her date is dead to her. Jessie says her date is dead when they go dutch. They can’t figure out why they’re single either.