Pak-Cord: a Pakistani Podcast

#44 - Online Dating Horror

Episode Summary

Iqra, 26 year old from Brampton, Canada, speaks with us today about her various weird and unfortunate encounters on Muzmatch, a popular Muslim dating app used by Pakistanis. Apps like Muzmatch and Minder are quite powerful and often useful, having helped many people find their significant other and get married. However, a lot of 'bad' folks are on these apps too. Married people (usually men), trying to hide their first marriage. People looking for hookups. People looking for time pass. The other podcast mentioned in this episode is 'Serial' - a true-crime podcast that covers an entire nonfiction story over one season. The first season of Serial covers the case of Adnan Syed, a Pakistani American convincted of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 1999.

Episode Notes

Iqra, 26 year old from Brampton, Canada, speaks with us today about her various weird and unfortunate encounters on Muzmatch, a popular Muslim dating app used by Pakistanis. Apps like Muzmatch and Minder are quite powerful and often useful, having helped many people find their significant other and get married. However, a lot of 'bad' folks are on these apps too. Married people (usually men), trying to hide their first marriage. People looking for hookups. People looking for time pass.  

 

The other podcast mentioned in this episode is 'Serial' - a true-crime podcast that covers an entire nonfiction story over one season. The first season of Serial covers the case of Adnan Syed, a Pakistani American convincted of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 1999.