This is love
in the press

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True-Crime Podcast Criminal Is Launching a Love-Themed Spinoff

New York Magazine

"Fans should expect the team to apply the same expansive, thoughtful, and near-anthropological approach to the lighter subject of love."

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Refinery 29

“This Is Love is the warm, story-based podcast to listen to when the news is too much to bear.” 

The makers of Criminal lend their capable hands to a warm and fuzzy spin-off, This Is LovE

AV Club

“As can be expected, Judge’s approach and her interest in atypical stories reveals an anthropological depth.”

The week in podcasts: This Is Love; The Hotbed: Swipe Left Swipe Left

The Guardian

“beautifully paced, with memorable details”

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Entertainment Tonight

“an intriguing must-listen.”

Why the ‘Criminal’ podcasters are moving from murder to love stories in new show ‘This is Love’

USA Today

“Like Criminal, This Is Love is a careful combination of interviews, music and Judge’s narration that makes for a seamless and satisfying listening experience. But the new show has a different tone: It’s warmer.”

Podcast: Swipe Left, Swipe Left! — when dating leads to insults and injurieS

Financial Times

"Despite a seam of sadness, the tone here is thoughtful and tender."

Hit True Crime Podcast Criminal Has a Valentine's Day Treat for Your EarS

The Stranger

"Criminal is air-tight, well-mixed, and a delight to both listen to and think about later. And now, Judge and Spohrer have a Valentine's gift for us all: a new podcast, this one about love.

Podcast Post: A little dose of laughter and a whole lotta love

Gulf News

Criminal-obsessives, take heart.”

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“Phoebe Judge, Lauren Spohrer and the team behind "Criminal’s" new podcast, "This is Love," created something so simple and beautiful with a subject that’s been covered to death in podcasting. And I honestly don’t know how they put a fresh spin on the topic.”

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Death Sex and Money

“The team behind Criminal has a new show, where they're turning their investigative powers on our emotions.”