Aziz Ansari on Modern Romance: It's easier to meet, harder to connect
What would you do with the raw emotion of romantic rejection? Aziz Ansari wrote a book.
Part research, part rant, Modern Romance — co-written by sociologist Eric Klinenberg — is a surprisingly thorough exploration of love in the time of Tinder. The comic and Parks and Recreation star joins Shad to walk through hard-earned lessons and extended metaphors. How is dating like buying jam? How is falling in love like boiling water?
WEB EXTRA | Watch Ansari's 80s style book trailer. We apologize in advance for the haircuts.
Plus Ansari's take on what proposals would sound like if the institution of marriage didn't exist.
q: Do you agree that this generation of daters is horrible at analyzing choices and too quick to move on?