Happily Ever After? Love and Marriage in Austen’s Era

History Extra | 14 February 2024 | 0h 30m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Rory Muir about her book Love and Marriage in the Age of Jane Austen. Discusses the reality of love and marriage in the age of Jane Austen, from engagements and elopements to going on honeymoon with your mother-in-law.

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Roanne van Voorst – The Scary Future Of Robot Sex & Artificial Love

Modern Wisdom | 11 May 2024 | 1h 06m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Roanne van Voorst about her book Six in a Bed: The Future of Love – from Sex Dolls and Avatars to Polyamory. Discusses sex robots and what the future of sex work may look like, whether polyamory is going to become more popular, why young people aren’t having as much sex as they used to, what it’s like to go to a sex doll brothel, what a better definition of love is, what it’s like to be in a virtual relationship and more.

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Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler on Are You Prepared for the Storm of Love Making?

C-SPAN Bookshelf | 19 March 2024 | 1h 10m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler about their book Are You Prepared for the Storm of Love Making?: Letters of Love and Lust from the White House. Discusses the love lives of US presidents, as seen through the letters they wrote, illuminating a side of their personality often obscured by their public persona.

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Clementine Ford on the Case Against Marriage

Ladies We Need To Talk | 30 October 2023 | 0h 26m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Clementine Ford about her book I Don’t: The Case Against Marriage. Criticises the societal programming of women that they are incomplete without marriage. Argues that women ditch the institution of marriage and live life on their own terms.

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Johnny Steinberg on Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage

The Clement Manyathela Show | 18 July 2023 | 0h 53m | Listen Later
Interview with Jonny Steinberg about his book Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage. Discusses the sources and the process he took while researching the book and what he learned about Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela while writing the book.

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When Did Marriage Become a Luxury Good?

Freakonomics Radio | 21 September 2023 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Melissa Kearney about her book The Two-Parent Privilege: How Americans Stopped Getting Married and Started Falling Behind. Describes the problem of changing marriage patterns and the benefits of growing up in a two-parent household – and argues that it’s time for liberals to face these facts.

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Eli Finkel || How the Best Marriages Work

The Psychology Podcast | 16 February 2023 | 0h 41m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Eli Finkel about his book The All-Or-Nothing Marriage. Discusses how the best marriages work, how the institution of marriage has evolved over time, and why higher expectations are not necessarily bad for marriages if people use them strategically. Shares love hacks to improve our relationships with our partners.

 

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