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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

Language:

English


Episodes

The Machine

12/11/2017
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When a neighbor wanted to build a cement factory 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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Mike Merrill is the only publicly traded person in the world. 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.

Duration: 00:45:01


Photochemical

10/13/2017
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Meags loves photo booths. Final song: Laisse Autant Le Vent Tout Emporter by Les Breastfeeders

Duration: 00:32:49


For Science!

9/28/2017
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Karaoke is Alex’s main gig, but that’s not how he makes his money. Final song: Road Soda Reggae by Indian Agent.

Duration: 00:35:54


Seventy Weeks

9/14/2017
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Originally broadcast in 2012. Andre Taylor identified strongly with Daniel from the Bible, who interpreted the visions and dreams of kings. And like Daniel, he spent 3 years in a Babylonian captivity of sorts. But Daniel never had quite the unorthodox career path of Andre.

Duration: 00:40:08


Reunion

8/24/2017
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When Barbara was reunited with the son she gave up for adoption, it opened up a whole world of weird feelings. Final song: Your Life in the End by Prince Rama.

Duration: 00:46:02


Suitcase of Love and Shame

7/24/2017
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Adult content. Again. A man and woman in the 1960s trade reel-to-reel audio “letters” over the course of years. Final song: Hobbies Galore by R. Stevie Moore.

Duration: 00:49:45


The Boys Will Work It Out

7/6/2017
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Adult content. Listener discretion is advised. Since a child, Sarz had a deep connection to the Lord of the Rings books. After the movie version came out in 2003, that connection went several layers deeper. Outro song: By Your Side (Sade cover), performed by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith.

Duration: 00:46:58


Relevant Questions

6/15/2017
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A preview of our next season, coming at you NEXT MONTH!

Duration: 00:44:42


The Pandrogyne

5/6/2017
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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge is the founding fa/mo/ther of Industrial music, a performance artist, and a very, very, very devoted husband. Originally broadcast in 2013.

Duration: 00:31:30


The Secrets Hotline

4/6/2017
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Recordings from the Secrets Hotline, with original music and production by George Langford. Find more of George’s work at georgelangford.com. You can leave your own secret at +1 (641) 715-3900, extension 55403#.

Duration: 00:27:12


La Retirada, Part Three

3/24/2017
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With Carlos’ enemies enraged, the Gomez family is forced into hiding with the Witness Security Program, or WITSEC. But making a clean break from the past is a lot harder than they expected.

Duration: 00:33:57


La Retirada, Part Two

3/10/2017
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The story continues as Rocío Gómez divorces her husband Rodrigo, a master drug trafficker in Colombia. Rocío and her children move to Miami where she begins a relationship with a new man, Carlos, whose dangerous past with the mafia catches up with Rocío’s family.

Duration: 00:45:00


Understood as to Understand

2/27/2017
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Carey believed she was assigned the wrong gender, but transitioning wasn’t how she expected.

Duration: 00:39:57


How to Argue

2/11/2017
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We revisit Daryl Davis and ask him, "how should we argue?"

Duration: 00:45:46


The Silver Dollar

2/11/2017
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Music is Daryl Davis' profession, but extreme racism is his obsession.

Duration: 00:42:14


Snakes!!!!!!!!

1/28/2017
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Tim loves Tool, Steel Reserve, and snakes. Not necessarily in that order.

Duration: 00:31:59


No Bad News

1/13/2017
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Three decades ago, American hypnotist Larry Garrett committed himself to abstaining from the news. So, in 2001, when he received a phone call inviting him to Iraq, he said yes.

Duration: 01:04:02

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