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.
Revisiting Eyes Wide Shut
When I first saw Eyes Wide Shut, I hated it. 20 years later, thanks to poet and sound artist Tracie Morris, I took a second look.
Opening piece: "My Great Grand Aunt Speaks to a Bush Supporter" by Tracie Morris.
The transparency of glass.
Fruit of Knowledge
As a young Christian growing up in Michigan, Jex Blackmore decided to leave the church after making a stunning realization: Satan was actually the good guy.
The World Tomorrow
Glynn Washington and I go way back—I used to be a producer on his public radio show Snap Judgment—and I’ve heard him talk loads about his time growing up as a black child in a white supremacist cult called the Worldwide Church of God. But that didn’t prepare me for the whole story.
Glynn's Luminary Original Podcast, Spooked features supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. It is available at https://www.luminary.link/spooked
Gotcha! Part Two
A decade ago, a mysterious caller from Canada lead an Australian radio DJ on an epic catfishing expedition. Now, they speak for the first time since.
To start at the beginning of this story, listen to: Gotcha! Part One (Season 8, Episode 6).
Before the Law
To some, he’s “the world’s number one self-hating Jew” and to others, he’s simply “the most hated lawyer in New York”. But he’s no pushover, and he's made some unlikely friends over the course of his career.
Intense and honest, Love with a big L.
With every episode I’m astonished. Not only with the story but also the dignity its is told with.
This is one of the best podcasts I heard until now.
Thank you so much!
Enigmatic, quirky, funny
Love + Radio is original, surprising, funny, a little scary and beautifully produced… did I say how inspiring it is yet?