The Heart

The Heart

United States

The things you whisper. The things you do in the dark…or light. The things you feel but you don’t know how to name. This is a radio show about all of those things. It’s about the triumphs and the terrors of human intimacy, the bliss and banality of being in love and the wild diversity of the human heart. Part of the amazing Radiotopia Network by PRX.

Episodes

That Smell  

Rhonda spends their entire day relishing the sensation of going down on their girl.

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Mariya – Extended Cut  

An extended version of the story, Mariya, which took home the Gold at the 2016 Third Coast International Audio Festival for Best Documentary. This is a story about FGM.

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Love, Harry  

Have you ever had a friend you thought you might be in love with? Have you ever slept beside this person in a bed and wondered if their hand was grazing yours on purpose? What’s stopping you?

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For Helen  

Rest in peace Helen Breger.

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My Everything, My Bear  

Alex and Joan met at a bar in the East Village in 2012. At the time, they were drastically different people, strangers to even themselves

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Mortified  

Our Diary series would not be complete without hearing from fellow Radiotopia show, Mortified.

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No Way Out  

In the vast ocean of the internet there are thousands of diaries that are locked by forgotten passwords and AOL email addresses; Ashley’s Livejournal is one of them.

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The Big House  

On a residential street in a working-class neighborhood of a major American city, there is a house with boarded up windows. The mistresses who work there call it The Big House.

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BFF  

August 31, 2004: Amelia and I hugged and said our goodbyes and now it’s just me.

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The Understudy  

A widow learns to grieve by dating her worst match.

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Mr. Fix-it  

A conversation between mother, Sophie Townsend and daughter, Anna about Mr. Fix-it, husband and father.

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Salt in the Wound  

Episode four of Silent Evidence; one woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.

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Hands on the Wheel  

Episode three of Silent Evidence; one woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.

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Ten Foot Pole  

Episode two of Silent Evidence; one woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.

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Not the Right Time  

Episode one of Silent Evidence; one woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.

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Mariya  

When I was younger, someone took a knife to my clitoris and cut out a small, but significant part of me.

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Pls Pee on Me  

When the tech podcast, Note to Self, calls Kaitlin Prest for a little help.

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Ghost: You  

“I will listen to the song when I’m 80, a grandmother to children born of someone other than you.”

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Ghost: Violet  

“It was April, unseasonably cold, cruelly wet. You were in a restaurant pumped hot with studio lights.”

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Ghost: Emily  

“Her past loves are with her always, in the form of small objects that she keeps. Her boyfriend has his own objects.”

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