As one of the most popular apps, your pool is likely to be huge and people do actually have conversations on Tinder – in our experience, it’s the app that leads to the most actual dates too.However there are also plenty of people using Tinder just for hook-ups.The stigma that was once attached to online dating has well and truly disappeared – in fact, you’re more likely to raise eyebrows if you’re single and not on any dating apps.Recent years have seen an explosion of dating apps, and there seem to be incredibly niche ones launching every day. For some people, swiping through fellow singles and potential romantic partners is merely a bit of fun and a way to entertain themselves during TV ad breaks.Reginald D Hunter, the acerbic comic from Georgia, USA and his Canadian warm-up Glenn Wool, a manic stage preacher who can go from 0 to 60mph quicker than a swan fleeing a very unpleasant attack (a joke for those who attended), were perfect Sunday night guests at Ipswich Regent. It was originally planned for the Corn Exchange on June 8, which Theresa May inconveniently made General Election night.
It’s super quick to join – you simply upload some photos and an optional bio, set your age and distance preferences, and away you go, swiping left or right on potential suitors.
In physical appearance, delivery style, and even content and accent, he resembled the actor.
He ran the comedy gamut from unfortunate incidents involving swans and war veterans to children on planes and Michael Schumacher, who, he remarked, “wouldn’t bat an eyelid”.
A small legion of Twitter “racists”, Jermaine Greer, Brexit, and the BBC are all implicated.
It was outlandish, distinguished humour dispatched at various speeds without fear or regret.