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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 sparks, the quickened hearts and the unintended consequences that lead to life-changing encounters.
||Clean#18. The Oasis - Jade and Morgos||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.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17. LS Fix - James, Jamie and Alice||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...||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16. Blotto - Bob and Molly||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.||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15. Chatrooms - Cyril and Gino||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.||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14. Persistence - Olive and Jasper||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.||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13. The Rome Prize - David and Suzanne||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.||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12. Visit - Kouraboure and Diana||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.||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11. Sponge Bath - Sheri and John||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...||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10. Haymakers - Jessica and Asmeret||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||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#09. DADT - Bryan and Jordan||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.||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#08. PH - Margaret and Joe||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...||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#07. Saint Never Comes Day - Paul and Annie||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...||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#06. Comfy Pants - Marie and Kate||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.||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#05. A Letter - Cindy and Belinda||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...||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#04. Double Knees - Colt and Grado||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.||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#03. Palm Treo - Brittany and Eric||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...||2/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#02. Dust - Greg and Sue||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.||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#01. Love Train - Morgan and Nathan||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.||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#00. - Welcome to Kismet||Stories of how people met||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Love at first listen!
Cannot wait to hear what's next on Kismet! ❤
Moving and insightful
a fun listen!
love the stories, and the way they're told by people in their own words. It's a fun and easy listen!