Mike Commito, PhD, is an author and hockey historian. His work has been featured in Vice, Sportsnet, and beyond. Mike has a new book out called Hockey 365: Daily Stories from the Ice. Mike is also a former colleague of mine. When I was working on my M.A. in Globalization Studies at McMaster University (Canada), Mike […]
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In today’s solo episode of Humans in Love, I share my thoughts on breakups. More specifically, how to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and recover from a breakup. Responding to a reader/listener going through a rough time. This is a new type of format for this podcast. In “With a Grain of Salt” episodes, […]
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[If you haven’t already, be sure to listen to Part One!] Uriel Yariv is an Israeli psychologist and Tantra yoga teacher. In Part Two of my conversation with Uriel, we delve deeper into Tantric sex and relationships, Tantra “do’s and don’t’s,” masculine and feminine polarity, Uriel’s personal introduction to tantra, recommendations for further reading, and […]
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What is Tantra? And when you hear the word “tantra,” what comes to mind? If you’re anything like most people, the mental associations may not be all positive. It’s my feeling that tantra is simultaneously one of the most valuable, and worst-represented of the world’s great spiritual traditions. Tantra, and tantric yoga, offers us invaluable […]
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Zhana Vrangalova, PhD, is a NYC-based sex researcher who studies casual sex, nonmonogamy, and sexual orientation. She holds a PhD in developmental psychology from Cornell University, and currently teaches human sexuality-related courses as an adjunct professor at New York University. In addition, Dr. Zhana is the founder of The Casual Sex Project, a forum where […]
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Dustin Joseph is a serial entrepreneur, chef, and coffee roaster based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He’s also a mate of mine. Dustin has spent the past two decades exploring the world’s great food cultures, particularly in northern Thailand. He’s the founder of Left Hand Roasters, a coffee roasting and subscription company, and the owner of […]
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In 2013, I published a blog and guidebook called Overcoming Retroactive Jealousy. In a nutshell: it’s a book detailing the most embarrassing challenge of my life, and how I responded to it. Retroactive jealousy is basically being bothered by your partner’s past relationships and/or sexual history. And years ago, I had it bad. The long […]
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Jordan Luke Collier is Head Coach at Ars Amorata. Founded by Canadian author Zan Perrion, the Ars Amorata is an organization dedicated to celebrating “the art of seduction, the rebirth of romance, and a lifelong quest for beauty and adventure.” In today’s second part of my kitchen table conversation with Jordan, we discuss two of […]
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Jordan Luke Collier is Head Coach at Ars Amorata. Founded by Canadian author Zan Perrion, the Ars Amorata is an organization dedicated to celebrating “the art of seduction, the rebirth of romance, and a lifelong quest for beauty and adventure.” Full disclosure: I’m an Amorati (graduate of the program) and the work of Ars Amorata […]
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Dr. Brad Blanton is the author of the self-help classic Radical Honesty. His daughter, Carsie Blanton, is among the finest pop singer-songwriters of her generation. You might remember Brad from Episode 2 of this podcast, and Carsie from Episode 4. Brad and I connected via email and social media in the aftermath of Anthony Bourdain’s […]
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Paul Saltzman is an Emmy-award winning Canadian documentary filmmaker. But in 1968, he was a heartbroken young traveler looking for inner peace. In an incredible twist of fate, he accidentally found himself meditating at the same ashram as the Beatles during their famous Rishikesh sojourn (which inspired most of the songs on the White Album). […]
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Rosie Wilby is a standup comedian, musician, broadcaster, and author based in London. She’s performed at the Sydney Mardi Gras, The World Famous Comedy Store, BBC Radio 4, and the Glastonbury festival. Rosie’s brand new project The Breakup Monologues, supported by Arts Council England, has launched as a podcast (recommended by Metro as one of the top […]
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Dr. Nerdlove is one of the most prominent (and prolific) dating advice bloggers. And although his advice is often aimed at men, there’s a whole lot on his website with equal relevance to women. His voice is unapologetic, often funny, and aimed at helping men and women sort out the endemic confusion of modern dating. […]
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James Batcho is a philosopher, traveler, author, and professor of film studies. He’s also a friend of mine. Jim currently teaches film theory and practice at United International College in Zhuhai, China. He received his PhD in Philosophy, Art, and Critical Thoughts from the European Graduate School in 2015, and over the past decade he’s taught […]
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Carsie Blanton is an American singer-songwriter, blogger, entrepreneur, and all-around funky human being. (You might remember Carsie from Episode 2–her father, Brad Blanton, talked about her gorgeous song “To Be Known,” and I played it at the end of that episode.) Her latest album is “So Ferocious,” which features some of the best-written pop songs […]
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Great sex in long term relationships doesn’t have to fade away. Sex in long-term relationships doesn’t have to die–in fact, it can be re-born, over and over, across the decades. We can choose to discover and re-discover our partner sexually, again and again, over the course of a lifetime. My guest today is one such […]
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Dr. Brad Blanton is a world-renowned American psychotherapist, and the author of the self-help classic Radical Honesty. Radical Honesty by Brad Blanton is one of the most impactful, occasionally jarring, and important books I’ve read over the past few years. Dr. Blanton’s central message is that dishonesty, ranging from “white lies” to major omissions, is the cause […]
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(Part Two) Mark Lewisohn is the author of Tune In, the first volume of his masterful biography of the Beatles. Tune In has garnered widespread acclaim and landed Mark the Penderlyn Music Book of the Year award. Tune In has been widely celebrated for its depth and insight, leading most Beatle fans (a notoriously obsessive and fickle bunch), including this […]
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Mark Lewisohn is a leading authority on the greatest rock n’ roll band of all time, the Beatles. He’s the author of Tune In, the first volume of his masterful three (possibly four!) part biography of the Fab Four. Tune In garnered widespread acclaim and landed Mark the Penderlyn Music Book of the Year award. Tune […]
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Welcome to Humans in Love! In today’s inaugural episode, I get into a) what this podcast is all about, b) who I am, c) what happened to my old podcast (RIP Travels in Music), and d) how GD excited I am about this new project. Mentioned in this episode: Jungle Fire, the generous suppliers of […]
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