For an adult learning group or college class, a discussion of how using puppets to tell these personal stories of dating misadventure offers an opportunity to examine the communication technique as well as the pitfalls of dating apps like Tinder. The audio is from interviews with Tinder users from around the world of different genders and sexualities. The themes are mature, for sure, and some of the language is profane, so be warned. However, it is fascinating to ask:
- How does the use of puppets affect the story and the storyteller?
- How does this web series comment on Tinder and other digital apps for dating?
- How do you feel about mixing dating and digital media?