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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Relationship Advice Roulette

Thursday, February 14, 2013

We play one of our favorite games, radio advice roulette. Today, a special Valentine's Day edition for relationship and love advice. If you need advice on your love life, call in and we'll pair you with a stranger. The catch: you can't ask for advice until you give advice to another caller. Call 212-433-9692 to participate!

Help our final caller Kevin out: How do you reconcile dating someone with different political beliefs from you? Post your advice for him or any of our other callers out below!

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Valentine's Day Picks: Our Favorite Recent Segments About Love

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Below, some of the Brian Lehrer Show's favorite recent segments about love and relationships, from advice on finding a date to some surprising research on why we fall in love.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Valentine's Day Advice from Philip Galanes

Thursday, February 14, 2013

High expectations for romance can make Valentine's Day tricky, for single people and even for long-term couples. Expert Philip Galanes is here to give some advice on how to make the most of Valentine's Day, and how to navigate matters of the heart. He's the New York Times Social Q’s columnist and author of Social Q's: How to Survive the Quirks, Quandaries and Quagmires of Today.

Do you need advice on avoiding a dating debacle or how to handle a Valentine's Day social dilemma? Leave a comment below!

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Soundcheck

Hitting A Musical Red Light

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Has this ever happened to you? Things are going great in a relationship. And then, you find out that your significant other loves music that you hate. Or doesn't understand your taste in music at all. Or is really critical of the music that you enjoy. And suddenly, dating that person just doesn't seem like such a good idea anymore.

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Soundcheck

Musical "Red Lights"; Mystical Weapons

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

In this episode: How music can destroy your relationship. Or, at least, make you think twice about continuing to date that Jewel fan. Contributor Faith Salie tells us about the time she hit a musical "red light" and unwisely sped right through. And, we ask neuroscientist Daniel Levitin about why music can sometimes be a tell-tale warning sign of an impending love disaster.

A new biography attempts to unearth new details about the life of Michael Jackson. We’ll get a review from writer Bill Wyman.

Multi-instrumentalist Sean Lennon and drummer Greg Saunier of the band Deerhoof bring their new project Mystical Weapons to our studio for a completely improvised performance.

WNYC News

Stress and Relationships During the Holidays

Monday, December 24, 2012

Stress is often associated with Christmas along with its promise of holiday cheer. But for residents who suffered great losses from Sandy and its aftermath there are extra burdens. In some cases storm's victims are putting their lives on hold.

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The Truth

Interruptible

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

This is a re-edited version of a previoulsy released story. A taxi driver is working on his anniversary, and gets more than he expected when he picks up a couple in Lower Manhattan. Featuring: Christian Paluck as The Driver, Chet Siegel as Mary, Louis...

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Listen to Lucy

Marriages and jobs require work and love

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Marriages and jobs require work and love

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Broadband Love: Making the Connection

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Charles J. Orlando, our guest for the month of June, is a relationship expert, YourTango partner, and the author of The Problem with Women…Is Men. We continue our series on online dating with a look at how to write the best profile and what to look for when you make the in-person connection.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Broadband Love: How To Pick A Site

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Charles J. Orlando, our guest for the month of June, is a relationship expert, YourTango partner, and the author of The Problem with Women… Is Men. We continue our series on online dating with a comparison of the many sites available, and ask which one is right for you.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Broadband Love: Who Dates Online, Anyway?

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Charles J. Orlando is a relationship expert, YourTango partner, and the author of The Problem with Women…is Men. He joins us as we continue our June series on online dating with a look at some of the stats and demographics around how dating has changed.

Share your online dating stats - real or anecdotal. Maybe you've found that 58% of women online take a picture with their dog, or 61% of men lie about their age? Post your Broadband Love stat, rigorously researched or not!

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Broadband Love: Your Do's, Don’t's and Lessons

Thursday, June 07, 2012

We kick off our month-long series on Internet dating with a call-in -- how is online dating different from traditional dating? What lessons have you learned and what advice would you share? Give us a call 212-433-9692 or post here.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Platanos and Collard Greens: The Perfect Combination

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

David Lamb and Jamilah Lamb, co-owner of Between the Lines Productions, are the husband and wife team behind "Platanos Y Collard Greens," and the co-authors of Perfect Combination: Seven Key Ingredients to Happily Living and Loving Together.  They join us to offer their new relationship guidebook.

EVENT:  The Lambs will be reading from their book at Sisters Uptown bookstore on April 28th.

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RelationShow

Bedtime Stories…with Carrie Fisher

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Carrie Fisher knows a thing or two about relationships—especially what not to do.

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RelationShow

It’s All About “I”! The Hidden Language of Instant Messages

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

But enough about me—let’s talk about I!

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RelationShow

What the Dickens? Love Lessons from the Classics

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Author and bookworm Jack Murnighan says the key to a successful modern relationship lies in reading classic tomes like Bleak House, Moby Dick, and Anna Karenina

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RelationShow

Music to Love By (or at least Bang Your Head To)

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Singer-songwriter John DeLore—you may know him better as The Reverend—finds out what New Yorkers put on when they want to get their honeys in the mood.  The answers may alarm you.

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RelationShow

You Expand Me! How New Experiences Solidify a Relationship

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Like canoeing?  How about trips to the outer boroughs? Well, these and other routine-breakers may hold the key to a long-lasting relationship, says Dr. Art Aron.   

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RelationShow

Living Apart…Together

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Romantic cohabitation…we’ve all done it. Or have we?

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RelationShow

Vote on the Worst-Ever Valentine’s Day Gift! (And make Faith bake you a cake!)

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

RelationShow’s Gideon Evans ferrets out the very worst Valentine’s Day gifts in all of romantic-dom.  For starters, meet the woman whose boyfriend gave her a scale (hey, at least it was digital!) and cast your vote on The Worst Valentine’s Day gift ever.  Vote now!

 

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