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…

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…

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…

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,…

Food and Books and Ladies, Oh My!

MARCH 28TH Food is sexy. Books are sexy. So a fair about food and books? Super sexy. Food is sexy. Books are sexy. So a fair about food and books? Super sexy. On this week’s show, Jacqueline and Ben go old-school Love Bites, reconnecting on their past month of insanity with Jacqueline’s dating conundrums (break-offs and…

The Handsome Actors Show!

MARCH 7TH On today’s show, Jacqueline grills Ben and their guests, Jonathan Wiener and Joel Reuben Ganz, about the challenges of being a professional actor in your thirties, and the strain it puts on all sorts of relationships. How do you commit when you’ll cross the country for months for a good gig? How do the…

Romance in the Public Sphere with Leiti Hsu

Nowadays, working in the food world does not equal a private life. Chefs are no longer chained to their stoves, critics have lost their anonymity, and writers can’t hide behind their computer screens. Instead, we all charge our Instagram posts and Twitter feeds with salacious words and images, paired with hashtags that will get us even more exposure. But how does this affect dating and finding love?