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(1964)
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Love + Radio

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Nick van der Kolk's Love and Radio 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.This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.

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Nick van der Kolk's Love and Radio 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.This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.

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Made a mistake joining Luminary

By Ant-honey - Nov 21 2019
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A fantastic podcast that nobody hears anymore because they jumped ship.

Miss this show.

By melrrrrrrrrrrrrr - Nov 20 2019
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So bummed this moved to a subscription type show. It was one of my favorites.

iTunes Ratings

1964 Ratings
Average Ratings
1592
199
68
43
62

Made a mistake joining Luminary

By Ant-honey - Nov 21 2019
Read more
A fantastic podcast that nobody hears anymore because they jumped ship.

Miss this show.

By melrrrrrrrrrrrrr - Nov 20 2019
Read more
So bummed this moved to a subscription type show. It was one of my favorites.

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Love + Radio

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Nick van der Kolk's Love and Radio 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.This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.

Jack and Ellen

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Hey kids, this interview isn’t for you. You should skip this one. Ellen was struggling for money, working as a Subway “sandwich artist” (yes, that’s a real thing). So she decided to find a new job, and settled on one that allowed her to make over $30,000 for just a couple hours of work each … Continue reading Jack and Ellen → 

Feb 21 2013

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The Living Room

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Diane's new neighbors across the way never shut their curtains, and that was the beginning of an intimate, but very one-sided relationship. 

Mar 06 2015

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Love in Bits

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Stories from the World of Online Dating. Christian Rudder of OKCupid.com describes how he knows everything about what kind of lover you are. Aaron Henkin of WYPR’s The Signal reads a sample of the OKCupid Love Personality Types. Eric Herot flies down to Missouri to meet a Bajoran he met on a Star Trek simming … Continue reading Love in Bits →

Nov 20 2005

51mins

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A Red Dot

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Frank has been an advocate for the perhaps the most universally abhorred group in America: sex offenders.

Sep 24 2015

55mins

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The Boys Will Work It Out

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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.

Jul 06 2017

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The Superchat

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A couple months ago, a friend handed Julia a scrap of paper with a phone number on it. One night, bored and maybe a little tipsy, she called it up. This is who she met.

Jan 21 2014

32mins

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A Girl of Ivory

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Davecat and Sidore had a blissful marriage together in the suburbs of Detroit. One day, a Russian woman showed up unexpectedly at their doorstep, declared her love for both of them, and asked to move in. It was a complicated situation, but that doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of this unusual threesome.

Sep 29 2016

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Suitcase of Love and Shame

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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.

Jul 24 2017

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Choir Boy

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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.

Apr 25 2018

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Show Me Yours

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First experiences with sex. Adrianne tells the harrowing experience of “the first time I saw one.” Lance Anderson of The Verge of the Fringe can’t seem to get his first kiss. Paul keeps pushing his hand down further. Harlyn Aizley creates penises. Many of them.

Mar 02 2006

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Points Unknown

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David is followed by a strange hooded figure

Nov 17 2015

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F Your Feelings

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Evan has a secret. 

Aug 23 2018

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Upper Left

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Julie needed a fresh start, so she moved back home to the Bay Area, and made a new group of friends.

Oct 28 2016

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Dirty Balloons

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Amy was dead broke when she found a Craigslist ad looking for a balloon porn fetish model.

Nov 09 2010

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Discarnate Rebel Angel

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In the remote, high deserts of New Mexico, Timothy Wyllie reflects on a life of testing the limits of reality and spirituality.

Oct 22 2015

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Murdertown, USA

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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.

Oct 24 2017

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The Exciting World of the Totally Free

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

Jul 25 2018

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How I Found Out My Relationship Had No Future, Pt 1

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Adrianne sips on some whiskey and calls her ex-boyfriend from high school to get some shit figured out. Let’s call him “Jason.” Also featuring Brendan Sullivan.

May 07 2007

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Fix

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A crusader for truth, or, as Karl Rove called him: “a nut with internet access”? Jason Leopold wanted to be a part of something, and that quest brought him through a labyrinthine world of decadent glam metal, dangerous mafioso, love, and investigative journalism challenging the heights of government and corporate power.

May 23 2012

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The Secrets Hotline

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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#.

Apr 06 2017

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Gotcha!

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A rowdy breakfast radio show in Australia is turned upside down when a one-off prank call turns into a real life, on-air soap opera.

Nov 20 2019

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The Secrets Hotline, Vol. IV

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Our listeners divulge their deepest and darkest secrets. To leave your own secrets for a future show, call +1 (641) 715-3900, then dial 55403#.

This show has moved to Luminary! For more info, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com

Jun 01 2019

27mins

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Black Feminist Thot

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Mistress Velvet specializes in the subjugation of white men.

Apr 23 2019

28mins

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Big News

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We're joining Luminary Audio! Visit luminary.link/love to listen to more L+R.

Apr 12 2019

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RIP Melvin Dummar

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Melvin Dummar, who was featured on our podcast in 2011, died on Sunday. 

Dec 13 2018

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Such is the Way to the Stars

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Richmond, Virginia: Sic Itur Ad Astra. 

Nov 21 2018

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Points of Egress

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Cynthia discovers her boyfriend Max’s journal. Hilarity ensues. 

Oct 28 2018

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The Secrets Hotline, Vol III

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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#. 

Oct 13 2018

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The Battle of Cumorah

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

Oct 01 2018

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Stones in a Bag

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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. 

Sep 21 2018

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F Your Feelings

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Evan has a secret. 

Aug 23 2018

39mins

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Imagine What I Could Do To You

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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. 

Aug 13 2018

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The Exciting World of the Totally Free

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

Jul 25 2018

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The Recruiter

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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. 

Jun 29 2018

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True Parents

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As a young woman, Diane Benscoter had a burning idealism, and a desire for purpose. 

Jun 23 2018

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Coming Back

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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. 

Jun 08 2018

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Counter Melody

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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. 

May 17 2018

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A New Season is Almost Upon Us

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May 04 2018

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Choir Boy

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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.

Apr 25 2018

33mins

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Another Planet

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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 →

Mar 16 2018

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