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One True Pairing

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Pop culture, juicy romance and hilarious conversations come together in One True Pairing. Join Erica Martirano and Marissa Sangiacomo as they revisit their favorite couples from across TV, movies, books, and pop culture. From Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Ross and Rachel, this roller coaster of bad boys, break-ups, and HEAs (Happily Ever Afters) combines love, feminism, sex, and relationships with the gossip you love.

Pop culture, juicy romance and hilarious conversations come together in One True Pairing. Join Erica Martirano and Marissa Sangiacomo as they revisit their favorite couples from across TV, movies, books, and pop culture. From Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Ross and Rachel, this roller coaster of bad boys, break-ups, and HEAs (Happily Ever Afters) combines love, feminism, sex, and relationships with the gossip you love.
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Pop culture, juicy romance and hilarious conversations come together in One True Pairing. Join Erica Martirano and Marissa Sangiacomo as they revisit their favorite couples from across TV, movies, books, and pop culture. From Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Ross and Rachel, this roller coaster of bad boys, break-ups, and HEAs (Happily Ever Afters) combines love, feminism, sex, and relationships with the gossip you love.

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Episodes

A Whirlwind of BDE (Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson)

9/12/2018
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Talk about a hurricane of emotion! Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson went from strangers to fiancés in 30 whole days. Marissa takes Erica through this modern day celebrity love story. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod -- You can find But That's Another Story on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Listen to Kiss the Girl by Tara Sivec here: macmillanaudio.com/romance For a free trial of the Audible Romance package, go to bit.ly/otpaudible

Duration:00:30:02

BONUS! Introducing a New True Crime Show, Case Closed

9/5/2018
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Do you love true crime? Then listen to Case Closed, a new show from Macmillan Podcasts, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium go to stitcherpremium.com/caseclosed and use promo code "TRUE." Hope you enjoy!

Duration:00:24:04

Don't Let Mom Catch You Reading Romance! with Editorial Director Monique Patterson

8/29/2018
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Ah, we've come to the end of Romance Awareness Month. We close this chapter (pun intended!) with St. Martin's Paperback Editorial Director, Monique Patterson. She tells Erica and Marissa all about her Lisa Kleypas love, hiding romances from her mom and her take on making the romance community more diverse. We end the episode with blogger Denise Sprung, who tells us about the generosity of the romance community. It's the happily ever after we only could've dreamed of! Follow Monique...

Duration:00:33:54

Romance Novels will bring WORLD PEACE (with Author Lauren Blakely)

8/22/2018
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Our guest for this Romance Awareness Month "mini-sode" is NYT Bestselling Author, Lauren Blakely. She tells us about her OTP (hint: TIME TRAVEL) and makes a very convincing argument that romance writing will bring world peace. Listen for more! -- Sign up for the Audible Romance Package here: bit.ly/otpaudible -- Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod -- Books Mentioned: - The Real Deal by Lauren Blakely - amzn.to/2OZ1usr - The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger - amzn.to/2BybtD6 -...

Duration:00:15:28

A History of Romance Novels (and a little horse erotica) with Publisher Jen Enderlin

8/15/2018
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For the third week of Romance Awareness Month with have our FAVE, Jen Enderlin, the Publisher and SVP at St. Martin's Press. Jen started reading romance when she was a small child in the 70s and she has been hooked ever since. What does she think about how romance has changed? Listen to find out! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod and send us your couples to otp@macmillan.com! Get the Audible Romance Package at http://bit.ly/otpaudible Books Mentioned: -The River Room by Anne Weale:...

Duration:00:26:03

Bigfoot and vampires and romance, oh my! with "Under the Covers" Book Blogger

8/8/2018
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Today is the first mini-sode for our series on Romance Awareness Month. What does it take to be a romance blogger? Francesca from the wildly popular Under the Covers Book Blog comes on to talk to Erica about who her romance OTP is and her thoughts on the industry as a whole. Keeping listening for more! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. Audible Romance Package: bit.ly/otpaudible - Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood) by J.R. Ward: amzn.to/2OOh1fn - Broken by Megan Hart: amzn.to/2vNxjMv

Duration:00:15:51

ROMANCE AWARENESS MONTH KICKOFF! with Editor Eileen Rothschild

8/1/2018
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This is it, what you've all been waiting for... it's officially ROMANCE AWARENESS MONTH! Every week in August we're bringing you the best and the brightest from the romance industry and talking all things love. This week we have romance editor at St. Martin's Press, Eileen Rothschild. Books Mentioned: - The Hating Game by Sally Throne – amzn.to/2KevWvQ - Dark Promises by Christine Feehan – amzn.to/2NYOh1X - Fire on the Ice: Snow and Ice Games by Tamsen Parker – amzn.to/2M990Q7 Audible...

Duration:00:26:15

The RITA Awards with Romance Author Alexis Daria

7/18/2018
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This week Erica and Marissa have romance author Alexis Daria back on for a full episode. Alexis is nominated for not one, but TWO RITA awards. What’s a RITA? Think Oscars, but make it Romance Novels. The crew looks at their faves in all the categories and talk a little bit about what the RITAs mean for the romance community as a whole. Audible Romance Package: bit.ly/otpaudible Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. BOOKS: Contemporary: Take the Lead A Princess in TheoryThe Kiss Quotient...

Duration:00:32:18

Author OTP with Roshani Chokshi

7/4/2018
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Today, we have YA fantasy author Roshani Chokshi in the house! We talk about her books AND we get the full scoop on her personal love story. There's also a quite...heated ;) discussion of Rosh's new obsession with romance novels. We end the episode with a 4th of July themed game that's sure to cool you down on these hot summer days. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod! Sign up for the Audible Romance Package here: bit.ly/otpaudible Rosh's Books: Other books mentioned in episode:

Duration:00:29:38

BONUS! Introducing The Shipping Room Podcast

6/27/2018
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We bring you a very special episode of another shipping podcast called The Shipping Room. Listen to a full episode right here, then check out their feed at applepodcasts.com/shippingroompodcast. Follow them on Twitter @shippingroompod.

Duration:00:32:26

Pride Month | LGBTQ Couples

6/20/2018
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Erica and Marissa are joined by DJ DeSmyter (djwrites.com) to talk about their favorite queer couples. Happy Pride Month! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod Buy "The Real Deal" by Lauren Blakely here: amzn.to/2MEizY0

Duration:00:30:54

Star Wars | Han & Leia

6/6/2018
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Let's go to a galaxy far, far away and hear about the OG space couple, Han and Leia. What makes this couple so out of this world? Erica and Marissa discuss. Check out "I Flipping Love You" by Helena Hunting here: amzn.to/2syWaD0 Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod and take our survey to let us know what you like (and dislike) about the show: bit.ly/otpsurvey.

Duration:00:30:24

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend

5/23/2018
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Talk about a power couple! Erica and Marissa dig deep into Chrissy Teigen and John Legend in honor of their new baby boy. They fell in love over ironed underwear (really!) and now they're two of the most authentic people in Hollywood. Buy "How to Walk Away" by Katherine Center here: amzn.to/2IFxe2P Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod!

Duration:00:30:19

BREAKING NEWS! Royal Wedding and a "Legend"-ary Baby

5/17/2018
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A quick update before the weekend.

Duration:00:01:08

Fairy Tales | Mulan & Cinderella

5/9/2018
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We grew up with these tales and today Erica and Marissa tackle the love stories of Mulan and Cinderella. They also have romance authors Laurelin Paige and Kayti McGee on the show to talk about the intersection between modern romance writing and fairy tales. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. This episode is sponsored by Spice Islands (spiceIslands.com/otp).

Duration:00:36:37

Mother's Day | The "Mummy" Awards

5/2/2018
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Mother's Day is right around the corner, so One True Pairing presents The "Mummy" Awards (because Oscars sorta look like mummies right?). Listen to hear Erica and Marissa's picks for Best Movie Mom, Best Grandma, Best Mom Overall and more! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.

Duration:00:25:44

The Avengers with special Tor.com guests

4/25/2018
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Today's episode is jammed packed with the superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Writers at Tor.com, Natalie Zutter and Emily Asher-Perrin, give Marissa and Erica an in-depth look at all the relationships in these movies, from romantic to friendship to everything in between. Today's episode is sponsored by Spice Islands (spiceislands.com/otp) and by How to Walk Away by Katherine Center (amzn.to/2JoszCm). Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod

Duration:00:38:51

Beyoncé & Jay-Z

4/11/2018
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Talk about "Drunk in Love". This week Queen Bey and Jay-Z take the stage. Are they the ultimate power couple or do they have "99 Problems"? Erica and Marissa dig in. Follow us on Twitter: @OTP_Pod Books mentioned in this episode: This episode is sponsored by Spice Islands. Go to spiceIslands.com/otp for more spice tips and recipes.

Duration:00:34:05

Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

3/28/2018
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Erica and Marissa talk about Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli who quite possibly had the most beautiful wedding of all time. Hear about how "Orange is the New Black" brought these two together for a true Happily Ever After. - This week's episode is sponsored by Spice Islands (spiceislands.com/otp), Lola (mylola.com, offer code OTP) and Care/Of (takecareof.com, offer code OTP). We also want to give a shout-out to the Love Letters podcast. Subscribe at loveletters.show, on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:34:37

Black Panther | Nakia & T'Challa / Okoye & W'Kabi

3/14/2018
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The biggest movie in America means the biggest ships on screen! Erica and Marissa talk their fave Black Panther couples and why this movie is "even more feminist than Wonder Woman." Join into the conversation on Twitter @OTP_Pod and let us know what superheroes you'd want to F**k, Marry, Kill, and Be, as well as your Ranking of the Chrises™. See ya there!

Duration:00:43:52