Home Is Where The…? with Author Jane Alison

November 14th On today’s show, we take a look at the idea of feeling safe from two perspectives. First, in light of last week’s election results and the flood of emotions many of us are feeling because of it, we spend a little time checking in on how we’re doing, where we are, and what…

The Shepherd’s View: Fatherly Love, Land, and Loss with James Rebanks

November 7th Our relationships with our parents are fraught with complication. There is just too much — for better or for worse — that we can inherit from them. Even if they’re ceaselessly loving. Even if they’re largely absent from our lives. Even if we resist. On today’s show — the first of our five-week exploration of…

Pistons and Pasties with Velvetina Taylor

October 31st! “Timing isn’t everything, but it sure as hell is a lot.” We’ve debated variations of that sentence often over the last year, questioning its weight as a dating cliche and the effect it’s had on our relationships woes. Today, we discuss how it’s woven its way into Jax’s current dating mire: basically, how when you’re dating three…

A Recipe for The Lovers Out There: French Onion Soup According to Tarot

“Cooking food and reading tarot have much more in common than one might think. They both require use of your intuition and instincts. They require you to trust yourself.” Sasha Graham, the Tarot Diva In The Kitchen Tarot chapter of Tarot Diva, reader Sasha Graham matches the first ten Major Arcana cards — the personality archetypes —…

We Turn To Tarot! With Sasha Graham

October 24th We are all about using every tool out there to build our strongest selves and most loving relationships. So in this magical time of year, when the air and atmosphere are changing once again and we get ready to nestle a bit closer to the earth for the winter, how can we use…

A Dancer, An Empty Opera House, Home

The world is a big, wide, scary, mysterious, and beautiful place. As the seasons shift in New York City—green leaves turning to gold; bare arms progressively sheathed in wool; and toes, ankles, and calves hidden inch-by-inch from view—our thoughts turn to dark and eerie evenings, dripping candles, and somewhat sultry romance. It’s a time when…

Atlas Obscura: Food, Love, and Travel with Ella Morton

October 17th What are our best travel memories with romantic partners? Sexiest? Most frustrating? What part does travel play in our hopeful romantic futures? And what do our desires — highbrow, lowbrow, and everything in between — say about who we are and how we love? On today’s show, Ella Morton — co-author of ATLAS…

Ground Control to Major Love!

October 10th Enough of dating apps that show you images of potential heartthrobs. What if there were a program that could help you calculate where, when, and how you’re most likely to find love? There is. Almost. Sort of. It’s getting close, that is. On today’s show, Ben and Jacqueline grapple with their current dating…

Paging Dr. Love! With Tribeca Therapy Founder Matt Lundquist

October 3rd Technology really burns our bacon sometimes… Ben: “I hate how technology dehumanizes people. Whether it be by swiping, taking a long time to respond to a text, ghosting, or saying brash things we wouldn’t ordinarily say, we don’t treat people with the same courtesy through technology as we would in person. We also don’t…

I Just Texted To Say I Love You! With Melissa Stanger and Shana Lebowitz

September 26th When it comes to romantic communication, texting and online messaging can be gentle introductions into IRL conversation, or mediums in which you can royally screw another person. Some of us daters of a certain age – ahem – started this whole dating thing before cell phones were glued into our hands. Others grew…

Here’s What Happened When I Asked an Algorithm to Help Me Find Love

We’re excited to kick off our four-part series on technology and dating on September 19th with the ladies of the No Text Weekend. Until then, here’s a piece that Jacqueline wrote for the Huffington Post and Heritage Radio. Stay tuned for when we welcome Nanaya founder Rashied Amini to the show in October, and check…

Textual Healing! with Jen Jamula and Allison Goldberg of the No Text Weekend

September 19th Where’s the romance in a Snapchat? The thrill in an email? When the conversation moves from online dating to texting, how much do flirty digital conversations represent how we’re gonna interact in the flesh? And when we’re on a dinner date and our potential lover’s fingers are talking to someone else, how hot and…

The Bro Show! with Andrew McLeod, Nick Guitart, and Dan Raposo

September 12th Holy testosterone!  Jacqueline’s out of the country and Ben has invited some fellas into the studio to get REAL about… um… dude stuff.  Ladies:  Ever wonder how men talk about you when you’re not around?  Guys:  Ever wonder if/when it’s cool to let your sensitive side show around your bros? On today’s show,…

Dating Cliches – Screw Em! (Part 2)

August 15th No matter the stage of your relationship (or lack thereof), well-meaning jerks often throw old, tired cliches at you in the guise of friendship: “Go with your gut!” “There are plenty of fish in the sea!” “Never go to sleep angry!” “Tis better to have loved and lost…” “You have to love yourself…

LIFE Calls for a Drink! with Sommelier and Author Diane McMartin

August 8th Ah, alcohol. It can be a first-date necessity, when nerves and questions and vulnerabilities are at their peak. Or it can be our greatest downfall, when “just one more” turns into “one-plus-four too many.” On today’s show, we discuss how alcohol can help or hinder early love, sharing our worst first-date sloppiness, and…

What’s Up (or down) With Our Libido?! We Ask Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg

Listen It happens. We age. We go through an illness. Or a heartbreak. One day, our bodies are craving “I NEED SEX!” with such force that we can barely think of anything else. But something happens – or nothing happens – and we couldn’t get in on if our top-of-the-list celebrity were standing in front…

Honing Romantic Intuition with Iris Higgins

July 18th Does “love at first sight” exist? If we break it down to bits and pieces, “love at first sight” is a combination of sexual attraction (hormones), curiosity and the elusive “intuition”, right? It can be our best friend… or our fiercest enemy. It can guide us to real, lasting, life-changing love… or to…

Violence Against Women with the Living Lotus Project

July 11th Towards the end of our 15th episode, Jacqueline shared how a man who had been messaging her online responded to her polite refusal of a date with, “When you give head, do you spit or swallow?” And then, “Please god, hear my pray, I hope this woman gets brutally raped and treated like…

Sugar Flowers and Gay Weddings with Ron Ben-Israel!

June 27th Weddings are magical, and many people dream of that singular day from a young age. Pastry chef Ron Ben-Israel and his team at Ron Ben-Israel Cakes play a fundamental role in that celebration for their clients, creating massive cakes with cascading sugar flowers, models of New York’s most iconic buildings, and pretty much…

Living IRL and Food & The City author Ina Yalof

June 20th We’re on a food-obsessed radio station, with shows solely focused on cheese, farming, Japanese food, hospitality, food tech, school food programs… you name it. We take a slightly broader approach on Love Bites, focusing on a breadth of relationships in the food field:  between our minds and how we feed our bodies, between diners and…

Love Bites – San Antonio Edition!

June 13th Yeehaw for Texas! Today is our first Love Bites on the Road show! Jacqueline recently traveled to San Antonio for the Culinaria festival, asking folks in food and drink at restaurants, bars, wineries, boutique hotels, and the barbecue and Grand Tasting events at Culinaria how they love and eat well in Texas. She…

Feed Your Bod What It Wants! with Chef Ariane Resnick

June 6th Last season, private chef and nutritionist Ariane Resnick came on our Ladies Who Lyme show to talk about how Lyme disease and chemical poisoning affected more than just her health. On that episode, she started to get into intuitive eating — how she guides clients to listening to what their bodies want them…

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding with Kristin Newman!

 May 23rd There’s something to be said about being single in your thirties. There’s the rush of not knowing who you’re gonna kiss next, and the freedom to do whatever the hell you want whenever the hell you want to do it. But looking for your counterpoint on the earth can be exhausting and annoying,…

First Impressions and Kim Dower!

MAY 12TH Today’s show marks the second in our series, “Our Bodies, Our Selves“, where we explore the connection between what we want from life, and how to get it in the bodies we live in. What kinds of impressions do we want to make on a date, and what’s most important about how a…

Going to An Ex’s Wedding and Officiate Daniel Neiden

MAY 2ND Going to an Ex’s Wedding:  Sweet and supportive or scary and just plain weird?!  On today’s show, we share our craziest weddingscapades, then dig into the deep stuff: When you’re going to an ex’s wedding, what do you want to happen, and what should be prepared for in case it happens without your instigation? Hopefully,…

Being Friends with an Ex and the Men of Jarry Mag!

April 25th Can you really be friends with an ex? What challenges arise when romance shifts to platonic affection?  And if you’re fighting hard to keep the friendship going, are you truly over the loss of the mate? On this week’s show, Jacqueline discusses the intricacies of being friends with an ex  with her guest co-host, Jonathan…