New Times: What type of people showed up for the speed dating?
Brantlee: Really fabulous people. Both the guys and the girls were smart, good-looking, well-dressed, and adventurous.
New Times: Are people that come to speed dating shy?
Brantlee: Not really. It’s people that for whatever reasons hadn’t been in the dating scene. … They haven’t done anything proactive.
New Times: How successful was it?
Brantlee: Ninety-five percent had one match. Some had two or three.
New Times: What are the benefits of speed dating?
Brantlee: Efficiency, affordability, and it’s private—but you can come in a group.
New Times: What are the drawbacks of speed dating?
Brantlee: It takes courage.
New Times: How many of your matches are successful?
Brantlee: We shall see.