A collage of different nostalgic items and Texas State emblems.

The Gen Show: The Past Infatuations & Dating Apps

By Jaden Edison and Maria Coraza
Podcast Producers

The Gen Show with Jaden and Maria mixes early-to-mid-00s pop culture, nostalgic references, and happenings in tech & social media.  In each episode, we will basically talk about what’s relevant in this day and age as we reminisce on what our generation grew up with. Overall, The Gen Show aims to strike the conversation of the good ‘ole days and how weird, interesting & convenient the future seems to be heading.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we discuss the variety and dynamics of dating apps and throwback to some romantic R&B hits from the early ’00s. We also discuss the correlation between raised STD rates and dating apps as well as the romantic expectations popular music artists set through their music.

  • Nelly Furtado, Timbaland, “Promiscuous”
  • Nelly, “Hot in Here”
  • 50 Cent, Nate Dogg “21 Questions”
  • Kanye West, “Heartless”

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National STD Rates in 2017 Infographic

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