Love + Radio

Love + Radio

United States

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. Powered by PRX’s Radiotopia.


How to Argue  

We revisit Daryl Davis and ask him, "how should we argue?"

The Silver Dollar  

Music is Daryl Davis' profession, but extreme racism is his obsession.


Tim loves Tool, Steel Reserve, and snakes. Not necessarily in that order.

No Bad News  

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.

Blink Once for Yes  

When Mike comes home, his family is faced with a new reality and an impossible choice. Produced by John Fecile.

Doing The No No  

Adam Zaretsky is a bioartist who explores the manipulation of DNA, the fringes of genetic modification, and butts up against the ethical boundaries of science and beyond.

Wood Fighting with Steel  

Deep in the woods of Norway, a man from a strange, foreign land chops wood and reminisces over the love of his life from a bygone time. Produced by Sindre Leganger for NRK.

Upper Left  

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

The Enemy Within  

A co-production with the podcast Reckonings. In the 1980s, Glenn Loury was one of the most prominent black conservative intellectuals in the United States, and was selected to be a top official within the Reagan administration. Unexpectedly, however, he withdrew his consideration before being appointed.

A Girl of Ivory  

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.

An Old Lion or a Lover’s Lute, Special Extended Cut  

Jerome and Ana work a couple blocks from one another in Oakland, California. When Jerome called out to her in the street, she pulled out her microphone and asked if he could repeat what he said to her. This is the conversation that followed. And, the conversation that followed that conversation.  

On The Shore Dimly Seen  

One day in the no-touch torture of detainee 063.

The Neighborhood  

Love + Radio presents: "The Neighborhood" by Scott Carrier

Another Planet  

Producer David Weinberg brings us 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, and … Continue reading Another Planet

The Man In The Road  

Melvin Dummar says he came across a bloodied man lying by the road. The story of that discovery would profoundly alter the course of his life forever.

Deep Stealth Mode  

From our friends at the Here Be Monsters podcast: Marlo Mack gave birth to a son. At least, she thought she did. But her son crawled towards dresses, wanted to be a princess, and asked to grow long blonde hair. At age 3, Marlo’s son asked to go back into mommy’s tummy, so he could … Continue reading Deep Stealth Mode

Points Unknown  

David is followed by a strange hooded figure

Discarnate Rebel Angel  

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

A Red Dot  

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

Bride of the Sea  

Sam Najjair works in insurance now, but four years ago he had a very different occupation.

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