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HowAboutWe’s DateCam: Meet James, And Watch Him Go On A Date

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From time to time at HowAboutWe, we pick out two single people, set them up on a blind date, and then livestream the whole thing. It’s called DateCam and it’s a lot of fun. Read about previous DateCams here.

For our next DateCam — happening on Monday, September 19 at 8 p.m. ET — we’re setting up a designer, James (that’s him, on the left) with Bianca, the co-owner of a PR company. Read all about James below — then check out his date, Bianca, here.

We’ll also be debuting a DateCam drinking game later this week — RSVP on Facebook to get the first scoop and tune in Monday night at 8 pm for the big event!

The Date Details

Who: Bianca Caampued and James Sobel

When: Monday, September 19th at 8:00 pm.

The Date: “How about we… sample whiskey cocktails at White Star on Essex Street.”

Featuring live commentary by: Mallory Blair (“The Best Friend”), Rick Webb (“The Mentor”),Lauren Leto and Patrick Moberg of Bnter, commenting on the first date banter, and Thomas Edwards, The Professional Wingman, weighing in on body language.

Meet James

Where are you from?
Meriden, Connecticut

Tell us your life story in 5 sentences or less:
An unskilled wood worker trapped in a designers body. Should be living in Vermont or at least in the woods. Have a niece named Sailor and a dog named Scarlett. Purveyor of varsity jackets/vests/sweaters/etc. Nice hair, tattoos.

What was your first date like?
It was a 5th grade movie date (can’t remember the movie). The girl’s dad sat two rows behind us and I think we said about 10 words in total to each other.

What was the best date you’ve ever been on?
A Day trip to Salem, MA on November 1st (All Saint’s Day).

How do you feel about dating “on camera?”
Honestly, I feel a little awkward about it, but I guess it’s nice to be out of your comfort zone once and a while.

What makes you a good date?
That I don’t brag about myself.

What’s your pre-date ritual?
Shower, get dressed, listen to good music, think about WWRGD.*

Remember to watch DateCam next Monday at 8:00 pm ET!

*What Would Ryan Gosling Do, in case you didn’t know.

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