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The Heart

Summary: The Heart is an audio art project about power and love. From Mermaid Palace and Radiotopia.

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  • Artist: Mermaid Palace, Radiotopia & Kaitlin Prest
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 One: do travel romances ever really work out? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:07

In the years after coming out, Vinh-Paul Ha searches for good sex, real love, and an elusive feeling of belonging as a queer Asian man on a series of solo travels. This episode was produced by Nicole Kelly and hosted by Kaitlin Prest. One is a mini series about the lessons inside loneliness.  Vinh-Paul Ha is a death doula, writer, artist, tarot reader, empath, and a dad to his young queer friends. Sign up for his newsletter here.

 One: sometimes it's lonelier in relationships | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:33

Kamala wants to fill the empty spaces of her loneliness. This episode was written by Kamala Puligandla, produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Nicole Kelly and hosted by Kaitlin Prest. Kamala is the Editor-In-Chief at Autostraddle.com and her first novel, Zigzags, is coming out on October 19th, 2020. Order her book here. Part 1 of One, a mini series about loneliness.

 Voices | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:54

Melanie, her family (the voices in her head), and her ill-fated lover discuss potentially having a baby, and her first pregnancy 9 years ago. Appearances is an audio mindtrip by Sharon Mashihi and Mermaid Palace. Subscribe to the series where you listen to podcasts, or on MermaidPalace.org/Appearances.

 Appearances | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:06

Welcome to… Appearances, an audio mind trip into the fantasies and nightmares of Melanie Barzadeh and her quest for family connection, love and inner strength. It’s a new series written and directed by Sharon Mashihi. In this episode, host Kaitlin Prest talks to Sharon about how Appearances evolved from her 2017 audio documentary, Man Choubam (I Am Good.)

 Rite of Passage | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:36

An episode from Spark, a show about daring attempts to create masterpieces and the mysterious process of transforming trauma into art. Chiquita Paschal returns to the beginning — and end — of her dream to become an artist to find out why the spark of inspiration isn’t always enough... and how the added pressures of having marginalized identities can make it even harder to find your voice. Written, produced & hosted by Chiquita Paschal.

 Neon Touch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:47

At an erotic play party called Neon Touch, two friends — Meesh & Mercury — feel sparks.   This episode was produced by Nicole Kelly and hosted by Kaitlin Prest. Neon Touch is hosted by Meghan Gordon & Angela Penaredondo, who go by the names Meesh & Mercury when they play. Meghan is an artist and gallery director. Angela is a writer and educator.

 Coming This Fall | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:57

A trailer for our Fall season. Beginning August 12 and airing every other Wednesday for the rest of the year. Featuring the work of Sharon Mashihi, Kamala Puligandla, Vinh-Paul Ha, Ari Mejia and Mara Lazer. Produced by Nicole Kelly & Phoebe Unter, and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

 Swelter: A Steam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:18

When I have sex, I think of radio... Part 3 of a 3-part summer series. ⚠️ You won’t find these sweaty Audio Smut stories anywhere else on the internet or airwaves ⚠️ Part one was written & produced by Meg Frances in 2012 and aired at drive time on Montreal’s CKUT 90.3 FM.  Part two was produced by Kaitlin Prest, Mitra Kaboli, Jen Ng, and Ray Dooley for Audio Smut in 2013. This episode was hosted by Phoebe Unter and Nicole Kelly.

 Swelter: A Scheme | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:52

Gina Gold goes west in search of fame, freedom, and her first good lay.  Part 2 of a 3-part summer series. This episode was produced by Ana Adlerstein in 2015, edited by Kaitlin Prest, and hosted by Phoebe Unter and Nicole Kelly. For more on Gina Gold and what she’s up to now, go to theheartradio.org.

 Swelter: A Dream | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:49

What would you sound like if no one ever told you that’s all a woman could be? Part 1 of a 3-part summer series. “The reallotment of material resources is going to be the only thing that will save us.” - Yocheved Zenaida Cohen Listen to Fuck U Pay Us and pay them! Support Yocheved Zenaida Cohen Produced & hosted by Nicole Kelly and Phoebe Unter.

 Race Traitor: betray white fathers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Phoebe has an idea of a white race traitor: someone who makes personal sacrifices for the betterment of humanity. Someone whose actions halt the patterns of white supremacy. She goes looking for one and meets Stephanie Hofeller. Part 4 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

 Race Traitor: what makes a mom a white mom? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:35

All parents shape our identities. Phoebe’s affluent white parents made a particular set of choices to raise her in an all-white neighborhood with a sordid history. Phoebe investigates what she inherited as a result. Part 3 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

 Race Traitor: can we be friends? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:27

In a community with a strict “no new white friends” policy, Phoebe asks: how does my being white affect our relationship? Part 2 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest. Featuring Nicole Kelly & Kamala Puligandla.

 Race Traitor: who taught you to be white? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:55

Phoebe is surprised to learn that even she, an angry Jewish dyke, still participates in upholding white supremacy culture. Part 1 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

 Every Happy Ending Is Normative | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:51

So what’s the point of a crush? This episode was produced by Nicole Kelly, with anise cinquepalmi. anise is a poet teaching in Los Angeles. Find her writing workshop info on Instagram by following @bashfulhole.

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