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This is Love

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From the makers of the award-winning podcast Criminal, This is Love investigates life’s most persistent mystery. Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we bet everything on each other.

From the makers of the award-winning podcast Criminal, This is Love investigates life’s most persistent mystery. Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we bet everything on each other.

Location:

United States

Networks:

PRX

Radiotopia

Description:

From the makers of the award-winning podcast Criminal, This is Love investigates life’s most persistent mystery. Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we bet everything on each other.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 25: City Birds

6/24/2020
Meet a woman who decided to devote her life to the wild birds of New York City, and a Los Angeles man who formed a once-in-a-lifetime friendship. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Mancrates Go to mancrates.com/THISISLOVE and get 20% when you spend $149 or more Mejuri...

Duration:00:26:41

Episode 24: Gobi

6/10/2020
In June of 2016, Dion Leonard attempted one of the toughest races in the world—155 miles through the Gobi Desert. At the start of day two, he looked down and saw a little brown dog chewing on his shoes. Dion and the little dog were about to embark on an adventure that would change both of their lives. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter,...

Duration:00:23:39

Episode 23: Into the Ice

5/27/2020
The B-15 iceberg in Antarctica was the largest iceberg in recorded history. Explorer Jill Heinerth wanted to see what it looked like from the inside. She assembled a team of the most accomplished divers in the world, and they traveled for 12 days through the rough waters of the Southern Ocean. Attempting to dive into cracks in the iceberg, her life was in very real danger three times. And the third time, she would be saved by an animal so small, so transparent, that you can see its heart...

Duration:00:35:42

Episode 22: Prairie Warbler

5/13/2020
When Drew Lanham was a child, he used to lie down in a field and play dead, just so he could get a glimpse of vultures flying over him. He made binoculars out of toilet paper rolls, and wings out of cardboard. He loved birds. But when he went to college, he says "I was trying to live up to the expectations of others who said, ‘you're a black kid who's good at math and science.’” So he studied engineering, and was miserable. And then, one day he heard the call of a Prairie Warbler. Drew...

Duration:00:38:11

Episode 21: Antelope Island

4/29/2020
When Kayleigh Davis saw Kyler Bourgeous' profile on a dating app, she liked that he loved the outdoors as much as she did. But what really stood out is that he said he'd survived a bison attack. So, Kayleigh messaged him, and asked to hear the story. And then, something impossible happened. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and...

Duration:00:36:13

Episode 20: Roselle and Michael

4/15/2020
Michael Hingson was on the 78th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He says the first indication that something was wrong was the sound of a muffled explosion. Then the building began to tilt, and he felt the floor drop like an elevator. But Michael Hingson didn’t panic because his guide dog, Roselle, was calm. Michael Hingson's book is Thunder Dog. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the...

Duration:00:34:33

Episode 19: The Wolves

4/1/2020
We go searching for wolves in Yellowstone, and learn about the dramatic and surprisingly relatable relationship between a powerful young wolf and the small, elderly wolf who had raised him. We’re trying something new. Two stories about the same family of wolves in Yellowstone. One is a love story, and one is a crime story. For the crime story, check out Episode 137 of Criminal. It’s called Wolf 10. apple.co/2JBu7uR Rick McIntyre's book is The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of...

Duration:00:40:18

Looking for Wolves

3/25/2020
All new stories, starting April 1. Stories about animals and the wild, and what happens when we take time to look around us. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

Duration:00:01:25

Episode 18: The Memory Artist

7/10/2019
One day Franco Magnani picked up a paintbrush. You can see some of Franco’s paintings on his website. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: BetterHelp Get 10% off your first month of online counseling at betterhelp.com/thisislove Boll and Branch Get $50 off your first set of...

Duration:00:32:36

Episode 17: Anna and Massimo

6/26/2019
At 43, Anna Bonavita had given up on finding love. But sometimes it’s worth the wait. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: BetterHelp Get 10% off your first month of online counseling at betterhelp.com/thisislove Boll and Branch Get $50 off your first set of sheets at...

Duration:00:27:59

Episode 16: Everything Floats

6/12/2019
We visit a place where the “black sheep” of the Guggenheim family went to be free. Francine Prose’s book is Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork byJulienne Alexander. Sponsors: Away Find out how much you can save on a suitcase by visiting awaytravel.com/thisislove and...

Duration:00:25:26

Episode 15: Silvia and the Cats

5/29/2019
We visit an ancient place where cats have taken over. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: BetterHelp Get 10% off your first month of online counseling at betterhelp.com/thisislove Boll and Branch Get $50 off your first set of sheets at BollandBranch.com by using promo code...

Duration:00:24:37

Episode 14: The Town That Stayed Quiet

5/15/2019
We visit a city in Northern Italy where everyone decided to stay quiet to save something beautiful. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: BetterHelp This is Love listeners get 10% off your first month of online counseling at betterhelp.com/thisislove Boll & Branch Listeners get...

Duration:00:24:46

Episode 13: Ugly Club

5/1/2019
We visit a place where it's good to be ugly. With Club dei Brutti's permission, we've created an Ugly Club pin for This is Love listeners. Get yours here (https://cottonbureau.com/products/ugly-club-pin) or pick one up at the club's HQ in Piobbico. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne...

Duration:00:30:18

Andiamo!

4/17/2019
We have news. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

Duration:00:01:06

Episode 12: How to Be Alone

12/19/2018
More than 40 years ago, a man moved to an abandoned mining town to be alone. He says that there are days in the winter "when it's so quiet that the noisiest thing is the snow hitting your jacket." We have new This is Love stickers in the store! This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne...

Duration:00:26:25

Episode 11: Nothing Compares to You

12/12/2018
In 1983, Susan Rogers moved thousands of miles from home to work with her favorite artist in the world: Prince. "He was unlike any human I'd ever known,” she says. A story about making remarkable things, together. We have new This is Love stickers in the store! This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne...

Duration:00:29:17

Episode 10: Blue

12/5/2018
The story of a color marked by effort and desire. For more, check out Carol Mavor's book, Blue Mythologies. We have new This is Love stickers, as well as Criminal totes, t-shirts, and other gifts in our shop. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Away UK For £15 off a...

Duration:00:23:26

Episode 9: One in a Million

11/28/2018
A story about moving at your own pace. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Bombas Go to bombas.com/thisislove and you’ll get 20% off your first order. Care/of For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter promo code...

Duration:00:22:17

Episode 8: Message in a Bottle

11/21/2018
A woman finds a mysterious message in a bottle, and becomes consumed with finding out who wrote it and why. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently...

Duration:00:26:00