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This is Love
This is Love
Vox Media Podcast Network

Love is more than you think. From the creators of Criminal. New episodes twice a month. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Episodes

The Nicholas Effect

If you visit Italy, you might come across a street, or a park, or a school, or even a chain... more

21 Feb 2024 · 31 minutes
Albert and Alberta

One day, as a student at the University of Florida, Kourtney LaPlant was reading the student newspaper. “And there was... more

07 Feb 2024 · 36 minutes
The Care and Keeping of You

When Valorie Lee Schaefer was asked to write a book about puberty for kids, her first thought was, “Why me?”... more

24 Jan 2024 · 32 minutes
Tau = 10.8

When twin rovers named Spirit and Opportunity landed on Mars twenty years ago, they were only supposed to last 90... more

10 Jan 2024 · 47 minutes
How to Live Forever

An experiment in living together, forever. This episode was originally released in 2018. We're going back on tour in February! We’ll be... more

20 Dec 2023 · 27 minutes
Let’s Give It a Whirl

In 2015, Brad Ryan called up his 85-year-old grandmother to see if she wanted to join him on a road... more

06 Dec 2023 · 34 minutes
The Pointe Shoes

Growing up, Ashton Edwards spent hours watching videos of famous ballerinas. Ashton loved the ballet “Swan Lake” – especially the... more

15 Nov 2023 · 33 minutes
The Barbizon Hotel

In its early days, the magazine Mademoiselle positioned itself as “the magazine for smart young women.” It published work by... more

01 Nov 2023 · 40 minutes
The Contestant

After Jean Westcott's first "Jeopardy!" audition, she waited 18 months to find out if she'd be on the show. She... more

18 Oct 2023 · 34 minutes
Jiminy Crickets

Here's a little preview of what we’re making over on Criminal Plus! We’re having a lot of fun making these... more

11 Oct 2023 · 11 minutes
Here I Am

Jules Hirsh had his first bar mitzvah when he was 13 years old, in 1946. Seventy years later, he celebrated... more

04 Oct 2023 · 34 minutes
Phoebe vs. Oyster

We’re coming up on 10 years of our other show, Criminal. In the past decade, we've loved taking the show... more

28 Sep 2023 · 2 minutes
Beatrix Potter and Her Sheep

“It's all about finding the place that makes you happy, finding the life that makes you happy, and not worrying... more

20 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
A Really Terrible Orchestra

In the Really Terrible Orchestra of the Triangle, it's perfectly good to sound bad. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.... more

06 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
The Wolves

We go searching for wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and learn about the dramatic and surprisingly relatable relationship between a... more

23 Aug 2023 · 41 minutes
The Other Phoebe Judge

A preview of what we’re making over on Criminal Plus! Hear me and Criminal co-creator Lauren Spohrer taking your questions,... more

21 Aug 2023 · 12 minutes
Telling the Bees

For a long time, beekeepers have told bees their news. They’ve told their bees about weddings, and when people they... more

09 Aug 2023 · 36 minutes
Sun-Man

In 1984, Yla Eason’s three-year-old son told her he couldn’t be a superhero because he wasn’t white like his He-Man... more

19 Jul 2023 · 42 minutes
Wimbledon in a Cornfield

Mark Kuhn grew up in Iowa in a family of corn farmers. When he was 10 years old, he heard... more

05 Jul 2023 · 33 minutes
At Brown’s Barbershop

Brown’s Barbershop in Athens, Georgia, has been in business for more than 60 years.  One day, Everett Long went in for... more

21 Jun 2023 · 36 minutes
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In 1984, Yla Eason’s three-year-old son told her he couldn’t be a superhero because he wasn’t white like his He-Man action figures.... more