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One True Pairing

Macmillan Podcasts

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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Introducing Hot & Bothered

7/23/2019
We have a special treat for you today! Hear an episode of Hot & Bothered, a new podcast from Spoke Media, about our favorite thing—romance novels. Subscribe to Hot & Bothered wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:50:02

The More-Feminist Grease aka Grease 2 (Stephanie & Michael)

12/19/2018
Marissa and Erica begged, PLEADED even, to talk about their favorite couple, Stephanie and Michael from Grease 2. Today, they get their wish. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.

Duration:00:30:18

Nora Roberts is Bae (with Laura Reeth)

12/5/2018
You may not know Laura Reeth's name but where Nora Roberts goes, Laura is sure to follow (with a tightly kept schedule and warm smile!). You know Nora Roberts, the best-selling author who's written over 200 books. Yeah, THAT Nora Roberts. Erica and Marissa get the inside scoop on this world famous author from her fantastic publicist. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.

Duration:00:32:13

Twilight Me Up (Edward & Bella with Author Tillie Walden)

11/21/2018
Cartoonist Tillie Walden joins Erica and Marissa to talk about a very controversial couple: Edward and Bella from the Twilight series. Buy Tillie's newest book, On a Sunbeam, here: https://amzn.to/2Q6ydjE Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.

Duration:00:29:42

An Election Day Special (The Obamas)

11/7/2018
The OG political OTP is obviously Michelle and Barack Obama. They have class, style and a love story for the ages–listen for more this week!! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. Find The Highlander Who Protected Me by Vanessa Kelly and more at www.vanessakellyauthor.com. Don't forget to check out the Audible Romance Package at bit.ly/otpaudible.

Duration:00:26:17

Hocus Pocus Put a Spell on Us

10/24/2018
We all need some spooky-scary witches in our lives this fall. And there's no better Halloween movie than the iconic Hocus Pocus. Take a listen for more! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. Find The Real Deal at macmillanaudio.com/romance and find Mr. Nice Guy at macmillanaudio.com/mrniceguy. Don't forget to check out the Audible Romance Package at bit.ly/otpaudible.

Duration:00:28:08

Office Romances (with Authors Jason Feifer and Jennifer Miller)

10/10/2018
Jennifer Miller and Jason Feifer join Erica and Marissa to talk about their new book, Mr. Nice Guy, the ultimate office rom com. Then they talk about their OTP, Jim and Pam from The Office. -- Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod -- Get Jason and Jennifer's new book, Mr. Nice Guy, here: amzn.to/2RDQjHp -- The Dream Daughter audiobook: macmillanaudio.com/dreamdaughter OTP Survey: bit.ly/onetruesurvey Audible Romance Package: bit.ly/otpaudible

Duration:00:26:55

To All The OTPs I've Loved Before (Lara Jean & Peter Kavinsky with NYT Bestselling Author Courtney Summers)

9/26/2018
Netflix is #slaying the rom-com game. And the movie on everyone's mind? To All The Boys I've Loved Before! Author Courtney Summers tells Erica and Marissa all they need to know about Lara and Peter and the scrunchie that rocked the internet. AND she fill them in her new YA true crime book, Sadie. -- Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod -- Buy Courtney's book, Sadie, here: amzn.to/2xARhff

Duration:00:25:52

A Whirlwind of BDE (Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson)

9/12/2018
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
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

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

8/29/2018
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

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

8/22/2018
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 - Gone with...

Duration:00:15:28

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

8/15/2018
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

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

8/8/2018
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 (RAM) KICKOFF! with Editor Eileen Rothschild

8/1/2018
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

All the Romance Novels! with Romance Writer Alexis Daria

7/18/2018
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 by Alexis Daria – amzn.to/2zO3ReI -A Princess in...

Duration:00:32:18

"I KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE!" (YA Fantasy Author Roshani Chokshi's Love Story)

7/4/2018
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: The Star Touched Queen – amzn.to/2KJhOPl A Crown of...

Duration:00:29:38

BONUS! Introducing The Shipping Room Podcast

6/27/2018
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

We Will ALWAYS Go Down with this Ship (Pride Month Special Feature with DJ DeSmyter)

6/20/2018
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

Feminist Princess vs. The Original F**kboy (Han & Leia)

6/6/2018
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