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The Magnetic Love Songs

Comedy

A weekly podcast discussing and ranking each song on The Magnetic Fields' album '69 Love Songs' and their merits as love songs. Hosted by Ben Kassman and Sarah Sampouw Edited by Kaitlin Backus

Location:

United States

Genres:

Comedy

Description:

A weekly podcast discussing and ranking each song on The Magnetic Fields' album '69 Love Songs' and their merits as love songs. Hosted by Ben Kassman and Sarah Sampouw Edited by Kaitlin Backus

Language:

English


Episodes

Underwear

9/15/2021
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the forty-seventh song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Underwear Topics Include: Ben and Sarah are the only people who listen to Experimental Music Love, Bilingual Puns, Le Petit Mort Exterminators Editing by Kaitlin Backus

Duration:00:31:28

I Shatter

7/28/2021
In our season 2 finale, Sarah and Ben discuss the forty-sixth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, I Shatter. Topics Include: DeviantArt Deep Dives, Sarah and Ben listen to Experimental Music Love, Everyone’s Favorite Game: Big Bang or Bird? Edited by Kaitlin Backus

Duration:00:41:21

Abigail, Belle of Kilronan

6/22/2021
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the forty-fifth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Abigail, Belle of Kilronan

Duration:00:38:29

The Way You Say Goodnight

4/12/2021
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the forty-four song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, The Way You Say Goodnight Topics Include: Bursting into Nothing, “Night Bird” sounds, How weirdly can you say good night?

Duration:00:38:11

The Sun Goes Down and the World Goes Dancing

2/8/2021
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the forty-third song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, The Sun Goes Down and the World Goes Dancing Topics Include: Stephen Merritt's Continuing War on Astronomy, Bonkers in Yonkers, Shining AU Fanfic

Duration:00:51:54

Asleep and Dreaming

1/18/2021
We’re back at it again at Krispy Kreme, folks. This was recorded in December, but due to *gestures broadly* hadn’t been edited until this week. Enjoy! This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the forty-second song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Asleep And Dreaming Topics Include: One Good Thing In December, Most Valuable Pete, Sarah wants a cool voice

Duration:00:32:40

Epitaph for My Heart

12/10/2020
We're finally back folks! November was a wild month. We recorded this almost a month ago, but Editor Ben was swamped and didn't have a chance to edit until now :). This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the forty-first song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Epitaph for My Heart Topics Include: Facebook Memories, What if Heaven was a Department Store, and Catgirl Sarah v. Ben who loves the Smiths

Duration:00:50:27

Papa Was a Rodeo

10/27/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the fortieth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Papa Was a Rodeo Topics Include: Secret Mike, The Most Stephin Merritt Thing to have ever been Stephin Merritted, G.O.A.T.mance

Duration:00:46:00

Kiss Me Like You Mean It

10/16/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-ninth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Kiss Me Like You Mean It Topics Include: Making out with the SON OF MAN, Blasphemy, and Give me Kiss

Duration:00:34:41

Long-Forgotten Fairytale

10/2/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-eighth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Long-Forgotten Fairytale Topics Include: Stephin Merritt doing mundane things, the Ultimate Indie movie, and Ben & Sarah read their Notes

Duration:00:42:08

Washington D.C.

9/14/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-seventh song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Washington D.C. Topics Include: Reinventing Boss Baby, Hoobastank, and KEXP 6969

Duration:00:37:14

World Love

8/26/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-sixth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, World Love Topics Include: Beef with Hippies, A Paul Simon anti-fancast, and BASS

Duration:00:26:46

Promises of Eternity

8/18/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-fifth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Promises of Eternity Topics Include: God Tier Joker Memez, the Guilt-Manipulation Spectrum, and The Gathering of the Juggalos

Duration:00:41:50

My Only Friend

8/12/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-fourth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, My Only Friend Topics Include: Eyelash v. Holiday and The Best Way to Be Dumped

Duration:00:23:46

(Crazy For You But) Not That Crazy

8/5/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-third song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, (Crazy For You But) Not That Crazy Topics Include: An Adults-only Ice Cream Truck, Three Different Versions of God, and Clowns??

Duration:00:30:28

You're My Only Home

7/29/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-second song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, You're My Only Home Topics Include: House Wife Wife House & The Merritts of a Good Sitcom

Duration:00:29:34

If You Don't Cry

7/21/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirty-first song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, No One Will Ever Love You Topics Include: Tiny Weather Witch, Pay-tear-on, and Doesn't What??

Duration:00:32:35

No One Will Ever Love You

7/15/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the thirtieth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, No One Will Ever Love You Topics Include: A Case for Stephin Merritt, Breakup Albums, and Devastating Truths

Duration:00:42:43

Grand Canyon

7/7/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the twenty-ninth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Grand Canyon Topics Include: Your Secret Rising Sign, Mario and Sonic at the Olympics, and Paul's Corn

Duration:00:39:38

Very Funny

6/29/2020
This week, Sarah and Ben discuss the twenty-eighth song on the Magnetic Fields’ album, “69 Love Songs”, Very Funny Topics Include: A Bucket of Springs, Creative Writing Class, and Claudia Gonson <3,

Duration:00:35:46