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23 minutes | 6 months ago
Introducing: Goodbye To All This
We’d like to share a new podcast we think you’ll really like. It’s called Goodbye To All This from the BBC World Service, a Falling Tree production. “He blows a kiss and now I see it – there’s exhaustion in his eyes. How didn’t I notice it before?” Sophie and Russell never expected anything bad to happen – not to them. But then Russell had some blood tests and scans and they started to feel scared. It all begins at a coffee shop in Sydney, Australia.
29 minutes | 10 months ago
Love Me Presents: WireTap
A series of furtive glances on the subway spark an unspoken love affair and a GPS navigates emotional loss... From the CBC archives, Heavyweight's Jonathan Goldstein and the producers behind Love Me, comes WireTap. WireTap was a podcast... before there were podcasts. The program, which ran on CBC Radio for 11 years, invites listeners to eavesdrop on Goldstein's phone calls with his friends and family. Subscribe and listen to WireTap at smarturl.it/cbcwiretap
32 minutes | a year ago
Introducing Here Be Monsters
We want to share an episode of a show we love called Here Be Monsters. It’s a podcast about the unknown from KCRW. This episode is called Waiting for Earth from producer Bethany Denton. She gets personal about wrestling with the idea of a life without children after having been raised in the Mormon faith to believe that her primary purpose was to become a mother.
54 minutes | a year ago
Update + Introducing Chosen Family
Lu gives a quick update about the show. Plus, introducing a special episode of Chosen Family. Hosts Tranna & Thomas talk to progressive rabbi Lisa Grushcow for a candid conversation about faith and how she’s found surprising connections to her personal story (lesbian, divorced, mother of three). They also talk about Judaism’s takes on sex and gender (polyamory and being trans), pop culture morality in a time of great chaos (Harry Potter + jedis!) and how spirituality and technology can co-exist harmoniously. Tranna also engages Rabbi Grushcow on her side-hustle: romantic matchmaking.
33 minutes | 2 years ago
Personal Best is Back!
One of our favourite podcasts is back for its second season. Personal Best turns tiny goals into grand adventures. Here’s one of their latest episodes that Love Me listeners might like: it's about Fan, an avid writer of love letters who wants to learn to love cooking.
22 minutes | 2 years ago
Outside Looking In
A man falls in love with a mysterious woman... in a painting. And a note slipped into the back pocket of someone's jeans leads to a surprising late-night encounter. Plus, Lu's grandparents document their lives in very unique Polaroids.
23 minutes | 2 years ago
A woman goes to an ornamental shrimp society meet-up on a one-of-a-kind first date. Plus, the former president of Kiribati worries for his island nation's future as sea waters rise. And a poem about finding the courage to move deeper into a relationship.
15 minutes | 2 years ago
A mini episode where Lu shares her feelings about the holidays... and the movie Groundhog Day. And a daughter navigates grieving in public.
26 minutes | 2 years ago
The Cat and the Whippet
A man obsessed with meet-cutes falls for all the wrong men and winds up in one mind-boggling situation after another. Will his dream of a fairy-tale romance come true? Plus, a poetic reflection on home, distance, and being your lover's pet whippet by Phil Smith.
28 minutes | 2 years ago
A woman tries to live her life while a stalker pursues her for over a decade; and a former U.S. Navy sailor is haunted by the memory of a woman he killed when he discovers a song has been written about her death.
28 minutes | 2 years ago
Take Me Home
A woman with Alzheimer's dreams of returning to her childhood home as she lies in bed, staring at the ceiling; two adult siblings find themselves sharing their old room again after years apart; and a daughter navigates the loss of her childhood house after her father's death.
32 minutes | 2 years ago
Telling You Stories
Have you heard the tale of the little girl who lost her leg while horsing around at the fair? A safety-obsessed father tells his daughter bedtime stories about freak accidents from around the world. Plus, one grandson remembers the tall tales his grandfather used to tell him, while another grandson searches for the truth about a grandmother he never new.
28 minutes | 2 years ago
What Can You Hear?
Hotline volunteers at the world's oldest suicide prevention network share how they respond to crisis callers through the practice of active listening. How can you empty your mind and be fully present during someone's call for help? Music and voice intertwine in this documentary about bridging the gap between strangers who will never meet face to face.
21 minutes | 2 years ago
In The Distance
Sara collects sounds of her son, her second child, during the first year of his life. Laughter, cries, shrieks of joy... Her first child never made much sound and died three days after she was born. The story explores Sara's connection to both children as she listens to the sounds of her family and grieves for the sounds that are missing.
46 minutes | 3 years ago
Introducing The Shadows
The Shadows is a fictional series about a young artist, as she struggles to make great work and find great love.
28 minutes | 3 years ago
Special Episode: To My Heart
Mansoor Adayfi remembers the romance classes he and fellow prisoners held while at Guantanamo Bay detention camp. How do you imagine falling in love when you know you might never get the chance to? (A story we almost couldn't bring you as the audio was temporarily confiscated by authorities.)
7 minutes | 3 years ago
Remember Tracy? + Introducing Personal Best
Love Me asks for help on a new story and catches up with Tracy, the young woman who tries to meet girls through the art of punning.
2 minutes | 4 years ago
Alone: A Love Story - Preview
With raw honesty, Michelle Parise takes you along on her winding journey from lust to heartbreak, through loneliness and despair, to eventually finding the courage to face the question mark of life, alone. The series is available Sept. 19.
31 minutes | 4 years ago
I'm On Your Scent
Teenage punster Tracy talks to Lu about meeting girls through wordplay. Then, a young woman obsessively reads her boyfriend's diary to find out what kind of person to be. Plus, an artist charts the scents of her disintegrating relationship.
24 minutes | 4 years ago
The Way We Were
Host Lu shares the story of an Icelandic sweat lodge experience that catches her off guard. Plus, a woman navigates the waters of a devastating betrayal.
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