43 episodes

Love is more than you think. From the creators of Criminal. New episodes every month.

This is Love Criminal

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 7.3K Ratings

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Love is more than you think. From the creators of Criminal. New episodes every month.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Episode 38: Tami & Ed, Sharpie

    Episode 38: Tami & Ed, Sharpie

    Tami is a sharpie, and Ed is her cap. After all these years, marriage has left an indelible mark.

    Listeners of this show know that from the very beginning, we’ve wanted to highlight unconventional stories of love. Oftentimes, not romantic love. What we have for you today is one of the strangest and funniest conversations we’ve heard in a long time.

    Everything is Alive is hosted and created by Ian Chillag. You can find more episodes at https://www.everythingisalive.com/. 

    For a transcript of this episode, send an email to transcripts@thisiscriminal.com with the episode name and number. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

    Check out our online shop. 

    This is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please follow the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5

    We also make Criminal and Phoebe Reads a Mystery. 

    • 27 min
    Episode 37: What Gets Told

    Episode 37: What Gets Told

    "History was dependent upon people like me remembering." A conversation with Betty Reid Soskin, shortly before her 100th birthday.

    Betty Reid Soskin’s book is Sign My Name to Freedom.

    For a transcript of this episode, send an email to transcripts@thisiscriminal.com with the episode name and number. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

    Check out our online shop.

    This is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please follow the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5

    We also make Criminal and Phoebe Reads a Mystery.

    • 26 min
    Episode 36: The Magpie of Heart Mountain

    Episode 36: The Magpie of Heart Mountain

    When Shigeru Yabu was a little boy he made a new friend in an unexpected place. “That bird walked up my arm all the way to my shoulder, and we looked at each other, eye to eye.”

    Shigeru Yabu’s book is Hello Maggie!

    For a transcript of this episode, send an email to transcripts@thisiscriminal.com with the episode name and number. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

    Check out our online shop. 

    This is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please follow the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5

    We also make Criminal and Phoebe Reads a Mystery. 

    • 34 min
    Episode 35: My Penny

    Episode 35: My Penny

    In October of 2006, a press conference was held at a hospital in Denver. During the press conference, a man asked if anyone watching could tell him who he was, or how he got there. Because he didn’t know.

    For a transcript of this episode, send an email to transcripts@thisiscriminal.com with the episode name and number. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

    Check out our online shop.

    This is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please follow the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5

    We also make Criminal and Phoebe Reads a Mystery.

    • 32 min
    Episode 34: Lost and Found

    Episode 34: Lost and Found

    On today's episode: Home recordings, people recording their friends, neighbors, and strangers — for a look at how we live, and who we are, by listening closely. Featuring a 5-year-old Sofia Coppola, and Patti Smith before she recorded her first album.

    Lost & Found Sound is the work of Nikki Silva and Davia Nelson, also known as The Kitchen Sisters. No one makes radio like the Kitchen Sisters. As Tom Waits put it, “Lost & Found Sound is beyond description.”

    You can find more of the Kitchen Sisters' recordings at http://www.kitchensisters.org/.

    It’s the Radiotopia Spring Fundraiser! Your support helps foster independent, artist-owned podcasts and award-winning stories. Donate today at https://on.prx.org/3wl9pWn.  

    For a transcript of this episode, send an email to transcripts@thisiscriminal.com with the episode name and number. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

    Check out our online shop.

    This is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please follow the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5

    We also make Criminal and Phoebe Reads a Mystery.

    • 45 min
    Episode 33: On the Way to Dinner

    Episode 33: On the Way to Dinner

    On August 28th, 2000, Danny Stewart got on the subway to meet his boyfriend Pete Mercurio for dinner in New York City. As he was exiting the station, he noticed something on the ground. It looked like a baby doll wrapped in a shirt. And then he saw the doll's legs move.

    Pete Mercurio's book is Our Subway Baby.

    Check out our online shop.

    This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

    If you haven’t already, please follow the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5

    Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

    Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7.3K Ratings

7.3K Ratings

Rebecca Honduras ,

Love

I love phoebe & her ability to story-tell is just superb. Amazing raw podcast

Klowrance ,

Kindness makes a comeback

The stories explored on this podcast warm the heart. They are sweet and usually surprising. Phoebe is a great interviewer she puts people at ease that maybe why they open up their hearts to her. I get tired of the news I need to feed my heart with uplifting stories. If that’s what you’re looking for you’ve found the right podcast.

Mia
Texas

eekTøp ,

heartwarming

i just started this last night, randomly. it’s so relaxing and i LOVE the stories :)

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