(Click on the date to be directed to their show page and episode!)
FAMILY LOVE SERIES
- November 28th, 2016: THERE WERE NEVER SUCH DEVOTED SISTERS! Jacqueline’s sisters Jessica and Maggie join to discuss the sibling bond.
- November 21st, 2016: LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT WE’RE (NOT) EATING. Performer Lindsay Benner discusses how performing a show about love helps her cope during the grieving process of losing her father.
- November 14th, 2016: HOME IS WHERE THE….? Author Jane Alison speaks on self-identity after a life of stepfamilies, divorce, and traversing the globe.
- November 5th, 2016: THE SHEPHERD’S VIEW. Author and shepherd James Rebanks shares stories about love for his land, his family legacy, and what he learned about writing a memoir while experiencing the impending loss of his father.
OTHER WORLD SERIES
- October 31st, 2016: Pistons and Pasties! Burlesque dancer Velvetina Taylor shares how she transforms, inside and out.
- October 24th, 2016: WE TURN TO TAROT. Author and reader Sasha Graham explains twenty-first-century tarot to us… then turns the cards on our current dating woes. Bonus: a tarot-focused recipe, here!
- October 16th, 2016: ATLAS OBSCURA. Author and editor Ella Morton shares the eerie and flat-out weird places around the world to scratch our food and romance travel itches. Bonus: check out a page from her recently-released book here!
LOVE + TECH SERIES
- October 10th, 2016: GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR LOVE. NASA engineer Rashied Amini explains how his site – Nanaya – can help us best spend our time in our quest for lasting love.
- October 3rd, 2016: PAGING DOCTOR LOVE! Psychotherapist Matt Lundquist walks us through how to navigate the digital age of technology and romance.
- September 26th, 2016: I JUST TEXTED TO SAY I LOVE YOU. Writers Mel Stanger and Shana Lebowitz join to talk about how technology plays out in romantic relationships.
- September 19th, 2016: TEXTUAL HEALING! Jen Jamula and Alison Goldberg are the founders of the No Text Weekend, a national event that strives to take back the talk! As the co-founders of the comedy troupe / show Blogologues, they make for two hella funny guests.
- September 12th, 2016: THE BRO SHOW! For the first episode of the season, Ben takes advantage of Jax being out of town, with an all-male panel of Andrew McLeod, Nick Guitart, and J’s brother Dan Raposo talking testosterone, feelings, and what they really think of sex, smells, and lady parts.
- August 15th, 2016: We break down dating cliches and play Never-Have-I-Ever with returning guests Andrew McLeod and Antony Raymond.
- August 8th, 2016: Whether it’s a Netflix binge, a first date, or a bad heartbreak, sommelier and author Diane McMartin has us covered.
- August 1st, 2016: What’s up with our libido? Dr. Sheryl Kinsberg schools us on low libido, and how it affects our relationship with ourselves and the ones we bed.
- July 18th, 2016: How can we hone our romantic intuition? Can we trust our gut when it comes to love? We discuss, and then life coach Iris Higgins gives her professional advice.
- July 11th, 2016: How does the threat of violence seep into every aspect of dating for most women? Laura Gosheff and Julia Marie Peterson of the Living Lotus Project talk about their show – Phoenix Rising – and what it means to be a women in today’s world.
- June 27th, 2016: Ron Ben-Israel, the king of wedding cakes, dishes on finding love in his home of Israel, as a gay man in NYC, and what weddings have taught him about the sweet and sour of marriage.
- June 20th, 2016: FOOD & the City! How author Ina Yalof delved into the stories of NYC food-makers, and what it taught her about how we love.
- June 13th, 2016: What does love look like in San Antonio? We drunkenly pull apart and share the stories of dozens of people Jax interviewed in a recent trip to Texas.
- June 6th, 2016: How can we listen to our bodies to find out what they want us to be eating? Chef Ariane Resnick returns to guide us into intuitive eating. (The third in our “Our Bodies, Ourselves” series.)
- May 23rd, 2016: Kristin Newman, the author of What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding, shares stories from her solo travel adventures, and what traveling is like now as a young mom.
- May 16th, 2016: How can a speaking coach guide us to better first date impressions? Kim From L.A. gives us some guidance. (The second in our “Our Bodies, Ourselves” series.)
- May 9th, 2016: Bartending is tough on the body. Occupational Pilates teacher Marcia Polas and bartender/student Russel Dillon share how ten minutes a day can relieve a lifetime of shaking and pouring. (This is the first of our “Our Bodies, Ourselves” series.)
- May 2nd, 2016: We talk going to an ex’s wedding! and then are joined by officiate Daniel Neiden, who shares his top tips for managing wedding stress and making sure you’re ready to walk down the aisle.
- April 25th, 2016: When should we be friends with an ex? Guest co-host Jonathan Wiener shares his latest conundrum, and then we’re joined by Lukas Volger and Steve Viksjo of Jarry Magazine!
- April 4th, 2016: Why it’s AWESOME being single, with publicist and Heritage Host Shari Bayer! LISTEN
- March 28th, 2016: Food is sexy, books are sexy, and Amanda Dell and Kimberly Chou know a lot about food, books, dating, and other sex stuff. LISTEN
- March 21st, 2016: When you’re dating with an illness, what extra challenges do you face? Allie Cashel, Erica Lupinnaci and chef Ariane Resnick talk sickness, health, and finding someone to be with you during both. LISTEN
- March 14th, 2016: THIS is why you’re single, according to the podcast podcast / author / comedy team Laura Lane and Angela Spera. Plus, chef Daniel Holzman co-hosts and shares what he’s learned from the ladies about why he’s single, too. LISTEN
- March 7th, 2016: Handsome Actors Joel Ruben-Ganz and Jonathan Wiener join Ben in discussing the challenges of being an artist when it comes to finding long-term love, and then the three school Jacqueline on male anatomy and intimacy. LISTEN
- February 29th, 2016: Chef Thiago Silva met his wife when they were nine years old. How has marriage and fatherhood affected his pastry work, and vice versa? LISTEN
- February 22nd, 2016: Word of Mouth host Leiti Hsu shares the wonders of dating as a food personality, and the team talks about how Love Bites is biting their love lives. LISTEN
- February 15th, 2016: Winemaker Andre Mack of Mouton Noir Wines talks being a minority in his industry, how finding love at Per Se led to complications, and how he’s taking over the wine world. LISTEN
- February 1st, 2016: Author Lisa Phillips talks unrequited love. Why do we feel it, and what can we do when romantic attachment turns into obsession? LISTEN
- January 25th, 2016: Pastry Chef Paulette Goto talks about how growing up with a mother who was a paranoid schizophrenic, hoarding mother translated into her ability to laugh most things off, and why she so loves to feed others. LISTEN
- January 18th, 2016: Therapist Diana Gasperoni guides Jacqueline in our Why We Didn’t Work series, focusing on whether or not zenning your way to peace = avoiding conflict. LISTEN
- January 11th, 2016: Therapist Vienna Pharaon guides Ben in our Why We Didn’t Work series, focusing on whether or not his past relationships fostered as much honesty as he thought they did at the time. LISTEN
- January 4th, 2016: Author Sara Eckle of It’s Not You joins to discuss why some people are still single in their thirties, despite doing “all the work.” LISTEN
- December 14th, 2015: For our final show of 2015, we’re joined by Andrew McLeod and Antony Raymond – our two unaired pilot episode guests – to break down some dating cliches and get us through the holidays. LISTEN
- December 7th, 2016: Heritage Radio’s Executive Director Erin Fairbanks joins to tell us a crazy story about how she found out that not only was she the other woman, but that a tattoo of “Will You Marry Me” was not meant for her. LISTEN
- November 30th, 2015: The makers of Offline Dating. Filmmaker Samuel Abrahams and actor Tom Greaves join to talk about how offline dating works, and what they learned from making a film about it. LISTEN
- November 23rd, 2015: Jesse Hirsch. The editor of Edible Manhattan talks about how food writing and love don’t always mix well, as he knows from first-hand experience. LISTEN.
- November 16th, 2015: Lauren Resler. Lauren is the pastry chef for Empellon restaurants and the mother of 9-month old Jaxon Alexander. How do she and her chef husband do it all?! LISTEN.
- November 9th, 2015: Lisa Mendelson. Lisa is the Senior PR manager for design and restaurant company AvroKo, and she’s currently single and happy about it. LISTEN.
- November 2nd, 2015: The lady writers show! Sarah Zorn, the editor of Brooklyn Magazine and author of the book Brooklyn Chef’s Table, is married. Jamie Feldmar, a partner at Mona Creative and the writer of the upcoming Oui cookbook, is not. Working in food doesn’t help either where dating is concerned. LISTEN.
- October 26th, 2015: Will and Julie Horowitz. The brother/sister team own Duck’s Eatery and Harry & Ida’s. We both have siblings. We can’t wait to hear how this works. Listen.
- October 19th, 2015: Jessica Tom. She used to work at How About We…, and she’s got a book coming out called Food Whore. Yum on both accounts. LISTEN.
- October 12th, 2015: Kat Kinsman. The Tasting Table editor has a book coming out, Hi, Anxiety, that we’re hoping will shed some insight into how we can say goodbye to ours. LISTEN.
- October 5th, 2015: Abby Hitchcock. This chef owns her business with her husband. That’s gotta make for some interesting stories. LISTEN.
- September 28, 2015: Stephen Collucci. Nothing fazes the pastry chef of Colicchio & Sons. Not even his own wedding cake losing a layer. LISTEN.
- September 21, 2015: Shane Lyons. This chef/owner of Distilled has so much going on, and he’s not yet thirty, ladies. LISTEN.
- September 14, 2015: Joseph Marazzo. The sexy owner of Virgola, the sexiest wine and oyster bar in NYC. LISTEN.
- August 31, 2015: Antony Ramond: Artistic Director of Elsinore County and That Hot Bartender You Want! LISTEN.
- July 2015: Andrew McLeod, Manager at Union Beer at newly off the market! LISTEN.