Summary: The Heart is an audio art project about power and love. From Mermaid Palace and Radiotopia.
Our Diary series would not be complete without hearing from fellow Radiotopia show, Mortified.
In the vast ocean of the internet there are thousands of diaries that are locked by forgotten passwords and AOL email addresses; Ashley’s Livejournal is one of them.
On a residential street in a working-class neighborhood of a major American city, there is a house with boarded up windows. The mistresses who work there call it The Big House.
August 31, 2004: Amelia and I hugged and said our goodbyes and now it’s just me.
A widow learns to grieve by dating her worst match.
A conversation between mother, Sophie Townsend and daughter, Anna about Mr. Fix-it, husband and father.
Episode four of Silent Evidence; one woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.
Episode three of Silent Evidence; one woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.
Episode two of Silent Evidence; one woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.
Episode one of Silent Evidence; one woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.
When I was younger, someone took a knife to my clitoris and cut out a small, but significant part of me.
“I will listen to the song when I’m 80, a grandmother to children born of someone other than you.”
“It was April, unseasonably cold, cruelly wet. You were in a restaurant pumped hot with studio lights.”
“Her past loves are with her always, in the form of small objects that she keeps. Her boyfriend has his own objects.”
“Sometimes you can be in one place and everything seems right. And then the wind changes, even just a little bit, and everything seems different, or everything seems normal and that's terrifying.”