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Kismet is a podcast about how people met and connections are made. Each week we capture the real memories of how friendships, rivalries, romances and adventures began. We weave stories with sounds and music to set the scene and document the separate...Show More

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#18. The Oasis - Jade and Morgos

18:53 | Jun 27th, 2017

When the Oasis was hurtled through the void and landed in Amroth, peace was at hand until the armies of Frah descended. Jade and Morgos soon found themselves defending the citizens against the Orks, and found each other beneath strategy and battle.

#17. LS Fix - James, Jamie and Alice

21:23 | Jun 20th, 2017

The podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno is just the latest in the long line of productions that James, Jamie and Alice have been making ever since their times at Leeds Student Television. One fateful Halloween party and one chance bus ride has intertwined t...Show More

#16. Blotto - Bob and Molly

12:33 | Jun 6th, 2017

Not all boozy ideas see the light of day, but when Bob and Molly met at a rained-in bar at sxsw, it became a fruitful meeting of the minds.

#15. Chatrooms - Cyril and Gino

11:51 | May 30th, 2017

Back in 2002 the everyone knew that way to find sex if you were young and gay was on the internet, specifically chatrooms, specifically Gay.com. That's what Cyril and Gino were expecting.

#14. Persistence - Olive and Jasper

08:24 | May 23rd, 2017

Olive is like a debonair southern lady, while Jasper a glad-handing attentive, working the room type. When they met, their personalities totally clashed, but with a little persistence they were soon hanging out and sharing toys.

#13. The Rome Prize - David and Suzanne

09:29 | May 16th, 2017

When Suzanne met David, his "nerd coefficient" was off the charts, but after both were accepted into The Rome Prize, a romance grew from their encounters with lock-ins and walnut shells.

#12. Visit - Kouraboure and Diana

30:52 | May 9th, 2017

On any given day, thousands of immigrants in the United States are being held in detention, mostly to the benefit of for-profit prison corporations. Kouraboure, who fled political persecution in his home country of Burkina Faso, is one of them.

#11. Sponge Bath - Sheri and John

14:22 | May 2nd, 2017

Sheri and John's best friends decided to get married and have them as their best man and maid of honor. They didn't know each other but got in touch over the phone weeks in advance. Soon they were racking up $600 phone bills. Until, that is, a diffic...Show More

#10. Haymakers - Jessica and Asmeret

18:16 | Apr 25th, 2017

Asmeret and Jessica are about as competitive as you can imagine, crushing marathons & triathlons on the regular. Their latest physical feat pits them against each other in the ring, but for a greater cause: fighting cancer

#09. DADT - Bryan and Jordan

18:47 | Apr 4th, 2017

Bryan wanted to be an all American hero. Jordan wanted to play with swords. For both of them, joining the Marines had nothing to do with their sexuality, but as gay men during the era of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the issue was in many ways unavoidable.

#08. PH - Margaret and Joe

08:34 | Mar 28th, 2017

In Margaret’s first week working at MoMA PS1, she was tasked with installing an elaborate exhibition, including an ecosystem of aquatic plants and fish. When her koi fish started falling ill, Joe came to the rescue. Romance blossoms under controlled...Show More

#07. Saint Never Comes Day - Paul and Annie

08:03 | Mar 21st, 2017

Paul and Annie-B are the directors of the experimental dance and performance group Big Dance Theater. They have performed worldwide. On top of founding an internationally recognized theater company, Annie-B is well known for her choreographic collabo...Show More

#06. Comfy Pants - Marie and Kate

10:35 | Mar 14th, 2017

Kate and Marie may have initially met comfort eating all the hors d’oeuvres at a party in Brooklyn, but their conversation soon turned to the instruments they each played. They are the hilarious duo behind the musical comedy band Reformed Whores.

#05. A Letter - Cindy and Belinda

13:22 | Mar 7th, 2017

Cindy grew up knowing that she was adopted. She would watch The Phil Donahue Show and see detectives finding missing family members. She knew that one day she would hire a private investigator to find her birth mother. Finding anyone else had not cro...Show More

#04. Double Knees - Colt and Grado

15:36 | Feb 28th, 2017

As a twelve year old, Graeme Stevely from Kilmarnock, Scotland was obsessed with wrestling. One of his favorite wrestlers was Colt Cabana. When Colt visits Kilmarnock to wrestle, Graeme cannot believe his luck.

#03. Palm Treo - Brittany and Eric

11:47 | Feb 21st, 2017

In "Palm Treo", Brittany and Eric talk about the secret parties that the RA's at Howard University were throwing in 2005. Their podcast "For Colored Nerds" is a show where BFFs Brittany and Eric humorously deep-dive into the uncool topic of their cho...Show More

#02. Dust - Greg and Sue

16:21 | Feb 14th, 2017

Greg, a New York City cop, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia 11 years after being covered in dust and debris at the World Trade Center attack in 2001. A forgotten moment from Sue 30 years prior was to be crucial if he was to survive.

#01. Love Train - Morgan and Nathan

11:34 | Feb 14th, 2017

One of the things that people who live in New York know is that “you don't talk to people on the subway”. Episode 1 explores what happens when two people, with the help of impulse and chance, decide to ignore all they have been told.

#00. - Welcome to Kismet

02:07 | Jan 25th, 2017

Hello and welcome to Kismet, a podcast about how people met and connections are made. Each week we capture the real memories of how friendships, rivalries, romances and adventures began. We weave stories with sounds and music to set the scene and doc...Show More