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L+R features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it's like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You've never heard anything like it before. Love + Radio is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

L+R features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it's like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You've never heard anything like it before. Love + Radio is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
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Location:

Chicago, IL

Networks:

PRX

Radiotopia

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L+R features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it's like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You've never heard anything like it before. Love + Radio is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

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English


Episodes

The Secrets Hotline, Vol III

10/13/2018
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Our listeners divulge their deepest and darkest secrets. Sound design by Stephen Vitiello. Final song: Chipmunk Party by Maja Ratkje. To leave your own secrets on a future secrets show, call +1 (641) 715-3900, then dial 55403#.

Duration:00:42:39

The Battle of Cumorah

10/1/2018
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Mike Norton has a change of heart. Produced by Noam Osband. Final song: Emblem by Colin Self.

Duration:00:54:43

Stones in a Bag

9/21/2018
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At the age of nine, Laura Ulloa was kidnapped for a short time by the Colombian leftist guerrilla group ELN. She figured that would be the last time she’d ever be kidnapped. Final song: Charlev by Oliver Coates.

Duration:00:50:19

F Your Feelings

8/23/2018
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Evan has a secret.

Duration:00:39:46

Imagine What I Could Do To You

8/12/2018
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The Exotic Adrian Street grew up in a three generation family of Welsh coal miners, but he wasn’t destined to be in the dark.

Duration:00:41:19

The Exciting World of the Totally Free

7/25/2018
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In 1968, Paulette Cooper was one of the first journalists to investigate a then-little-known religious group.

Duration:00:47:30

The Recruiter

6/29/2018
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Rob Navarro: gospel singer, the voice of Spanish-language Ronald McDonald, and one of the most successful gay pornographers in America.

Duration:00:55:08

True Parents

6/23/2018
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As a young woman, Diane Benscoter had a burning idealism, and a desire for purpose.

Duration:00:44:40

Coming Back

6/8/2018
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In 1991, Pam Reynolds underwent surgery to remove a large aneurism from her brain stem. Doctors cooled her body to less than half of normal temperature and temporarily stopped her heart during the procedure. This is what she experienced. Final song: Believe by Amen Dunes, from the album Freedom on Sacred Bones Records.

Duration:00:27:14

Counter Melody

5/17/2018
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Bob Padgett, a violin teacher from Plano, Texas, believes he’s found the answer to a 119-year-old mystery. Produced by Daniel Estrin. Final song: Atmospheres Touch by Lucrecia Dalt.

Duration:00:19:33

A New Season is Almost Upon Us

5/3/2018
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Duration:00:01:06

Choir Boy

4/25/2018
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Tom Justice is passionate about cycling, and was on the shortlist for the US Olympic Team. Also, he’s a bank robber. Originally broadcast in 2014.

Duration:00:35:06

Another Planet

3/16/2018
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The true story of Clyde Casey, a street performer who used surrealism and abstract art to fight crime in Los Angeles’ Skid Row in the 1980s, and the creator of a place called Another Planet. Also featuring the voices of Tim Robbins (yes, THAT Tim Robbins), Lonnie Johnson, Flame Simon, Richard Haxton, and Lil Daddy. … Continue reading Another Planet →

Duration:00:34:19

Eternity Through Skirts and Waistcoats

2/22/2018
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Norah Vincent is a former “immersive journalist,” but she’s left that all behind now. Originally broadcast 2015.

Duration:00:40:22

L+R Presents: Secrets from Showcase

1/19/2018
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Secrets, as you probably know, have been a lifelong obsession for us at L+R. So when Radiotopia’s Showcase podcast decided to put out a series called “Secrets,” we were all over it like flies on sherbert. It comes to us from Mohamed El Abed and Martin Johnson, with additional production from Åsa Secher, from the … Continue reading L+R Presents: Secrets from Showcase →

Duration:00:35:39

The Secrets Hotline, Vol. II

12/21/2017
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Awkward, funny, and tragic. You tell us your deepest darkest secrets. Featuring totally original music from Build Buildings. Leave your own secret at +1 641 715 3900, extension 55403#.

Duration:00:22:20

The Machine

12/11/2017
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When a neighbor wanted to build a concrete plant next to Marvin Heemeyer’s property, he fought back. Final song: Black Shore by Úlfur.

Duration:00:56:31

WWCD?

11/22/2017
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Since 2008, Mike Merrill has been operating himself as a publicly traded company. Final Song: Keep Me Hanging On by The Supremes, Kim Wild version as performed by Alvin and the Chipmunks.

Duration:00:44:40

44 Years

11/6/2017
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Albert Woodfox lived in solitary confinement in prison longer than any other American, confined to a 6 foot by 9 foot cell for 23 hours each day—for nearly 44 years. Produced in collaboration with Amnesty International UK. Final song: It’s My Brown Skin by Helado Negro.

Duration:00:39:47

Murdertown, USA

10/24/2017
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Content warning! If you’re squeamish around violent stuff, you should skip this one. Will is a collector. Final song: Pour Endormir les Démons by Merle Bardenoir from Chants D’Avant L’Aube.

Duration:00:45:01