Comedy Duo ‘Jake And Amir’ Grow Media Empire With Brand Brand New Dating App & The Rights To Their Hit Internet Series

Comedy Duo ‘Jake And Amir’ Grow Media Empire With Brand Brand New Dating App & The Rights To Their Hit Internet Series

NASHVILLE, TN – 22: Jake & Amir L/R: Amir Blumenfeld and Jake Hurwitz perform during april . [+] Nashville Comedy Festival on April 22, 2018 at Zanies Comedy Night Club in Nashville, Tennessee. (picture by Rick Diamond/Getty pictures for Outback Concerts)

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Hopping on a Zoom call with Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld is like playing an bout of their long-running advice podcast, If we Were You.

Despite being predicated on opposing edges for the nation, the 2 buddies, company lovers, and innovative collaborators never are not able to play down the other person, improvising the hilarious variety of bits that turned their eponymous internet series, Jake and Amir, to the top jewel of CollegeHumor’s collection of electronic content.

As soon as two different people match, the application helps facilitate a far more conversation that is natural various prompts (think Quiplash or Apples to Apples). As opposed to being forced to develop a discussion from scratch, users have actually built-in kindling that can help relieve the burden of earning an impression that is first.

NORTH PARK, CA – 19: Amir Blumenfeld (L) and Jake Hurwitz speak onstage at Bobcat Goldthwait’s july . [+] “Misfits and Monsters” panel during Comic-Con Overseas 2018 at hillcrest Convention focus on 19, 2018 in San Diego, California july. (Picture by Mike Coppola/Getty Graphics)

Orion — whose title is really a nod into the duo’s original Vimeo show, Lonely & Horny — was created in earnest throughout the last year-and-a-half, putting its development smack dab in the center of the pandemic that is COVID-19. “Maybe it also assisted us to hunker down and focus with this application as opposed to doing literally whatever else for the whole year-and-a-half,” Blumenfeld claims. “Nobody could head to a film or perhaps a restaurant, in order for exposed some spare time.”

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