This is Love

This is Love

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Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we make it up as we go along.


18: The Memory Artist
Jul 10 • 28 min
One day Franco Magnani picked up a paintbrush. You can see some of Franco’s paintings on his website. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes!…
17: Anna and Massimo
Jun 26 • 25 min
At 43, Anna Bonavita had given up on finding love. But sometimes it’s worth the wait. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello…
16: Everything Floats
Jun 12 • 22 min
We visit a place where the “black sheep” of the Guggenheim family went to be free. Francine Prose’s book is Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the…
15: Silvia and the Cats
May 29 • 22 min
We visit an ancient place where cats have taken over. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and…
14: The Town That Stayed Quiet
May 15 • 22 min
We visit a city in Northern Italy where everyone decided to stay quiet to save something beautiful. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes!…
13: Ugly Club
May 1 • 27 min
We visit a place where it’s good to be ugly. With Club dei Brutti’s permission, we’ve created an Ugly Club pin for This is Love listeners. Get yours here (https://cottonbureau.com/products/ugly-club-pin) or pick one up at the club’s HQ in Piobbico. This…
Andiamo!
Apr 17 • 1 min
We have news. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.
12: How to Be Alone
Dec 19, 2018 • 25 min
More than 40 years ago, a man moved to an abandoned mining town to be alone. He says that there are days in the winter “when it’s so quiet that the noisiest thing is the snow hitting your jacket.” We have new This is Love stickers in the store! This Is…
11: Nothing Compares to You
Dec 12, 2018 • 26 min
In 1983, Susan Rogers moved thousands of miles from home to work with her favorite artist in the world: Prince. ”He was unlike any human I’d ever known,” she says. A story about making remarkable things, together. We have new This is Love stickers in the…
10: Blue
Dec 5, 2018 • 21 min
The story of a color marked by effort and desire. For more, check out Carol Mavor’s book, Blue Mythologies. We have new This is Love stickers, as well as Criminal totes, t-shirts, and other gifts in our shop. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia…
9: One in a Million
Nov 28, 2018 • 19 min
A story about moving at your own pace. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by…
8: Message in a Bottle
Nov 21, 2018 • 23 min
A woman finds a mysterious message in a bottle, and becomes consumed with finding out who wrote it and why. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please review us on iTunes! It’s an important way to help new listeners…
7: How to Live Forever
Nov 14, 2018 • 23 min
An experiment in living together, forever. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork…
We’re Back
Oct 17, 2018 • 1 min
We’re very excited to announce that Season Two is coming November 14th! Here’s a sneak peek…
6: What Are We Going To Do
Mar 21, 2018 • 19 min
“People wanted to put him up for sainthood because he married me, like he’d made the ultimate sacrifice.” Special thanks to Pop Up Magazine. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and…
5: A Private Life
Mar 14, 2018 • 22 min
Nino and Drew kept their relationship a secret for more than 40 years. And then, they decided to do something that forced them into the spotlight. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show…
4: Eight Thousand Miles
Mar 7, 2018 • 24 min
A story about finding your way home. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by…
3: Always Tomorrow
Feb 28, 2018 • 24 min
A woman becomes a best-selling novelist by writing 120 books about her first romance. This episode contains adult material. Selected books by Brenda Jackson: Tonight and Forever (formerly Always Tomorrow) Cupid’s Bow Strictly Business Fire and Desire Slow…
2: Something Large and Wild
Feb 21, 2018 • 23 min
An unconventional love story about a teenager, the Pacific Ocean, and an encounter with something wild. Grayson, by Lynne Cox Lynne’s latest is Swimming in the Sink You can find more about Lynne at her website: http://www.lynnecox.com/ This Is Love is a…
1: The Run
Feb 14, 2018 • 29 min
In 1971, David Alexander went for a run in Central Park and started talking to a stranger. For our first episode of This Is Love, a story about what’s possible when we bet everything on each other. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If…
This Is Love
Jan 23, 2018 • 5 min
Some spiders eat their young, and some eat their parents … love is never simple. From the makers of the award-winning podcast Criminal, This is Love investigates life’s most persistent mystery. Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we bet…