So what’s most surprising about the play is that, despite the complexity and pain caused by the situation, there is no villain.
“My straight roommate has hit his ‘maximum likes for the day’ on Tinder,” Liz told me. “It’s generally assumed that everyone’s looking for a girlfriend on Bumble,” Alex told me. If you’re on there and not looking for a girlfriend, that can be viewed negatively.” She has used the app casually before, to date for fun and see who’s out there, though she noted, “People take it pretty seriously.Weiner initially set out to become an actor, but during her undergraduate days at Boston University, “writing would sort of creep up in little nooks and crannies,” she says.Being a playwright makes her feel more exposed and vulnerable than performing on stage, she says.“I had my friends hop on my Bumble account this weekend and it was very fun,” said Rachel.“Until they realized that I accidentally put a CHEESY FILTER on one of my pics that said something about going to the beach.
It’s normalized.” Bumble disrupted the antiquated dating norm of male initiation among heterosexual swipers when it launched in 2014.