Do you want to be loved?

Friends ask each other questions about being in love, feeling loved, and the expectations we have from future partners.

Interview with my girlfriend

I interviewed my girlfriend and one of my oldest friends because I wanted to know a little more about her perspective. Devin and I have been friends for over 15 years and have recently begun a romantic relationship. This interview...

Brandy Carpenter & De’Marchoe Carpenter

Brandy Carpenter, 38, and De’Marchoe Carpenter, 41, began their romance in the summer of 1994. Brandy was 14 years old. De’Marchoe was 17. And Brandy had had a crush on him for years. But before they had their first kiss,...

A Grandmother’s Journey: From Brazil to the States and “I do” to “See you soon, my love.”

An interview of a walk through time with a beloved mother, grandmother, and wife of fourty-seven memory filled years.

“You were coming toward me with blood on your hands, going, ‘It’s okay. It’s okay.’”

Many StoryCorps conversations touch on love, work, and death. But when Lynne Houston and her husband, Greg, sat down for their interview, they covered all of that and more just by talking about their first date. They met 25 years ago in...

Angelo and Melanie

Speaking with my cousin about his life and our connections!

Swept Away: Falling for the Man with 600 Vacuums
September 10, 2019 App Interview

We love a good love story here at StoryCorps. But this one? It sucks … just not in the way you might think. Tom Gasko has been a vacuum repairman for over 35 years. He also collects vacuums — hundreds...

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Lydia Weiss and Kyle Holsinger-Johnson

Lydia Weiss (33) and Kyle Holsinger-Johnson (36) discuss childhood memories and experiences, identity, love, and navigating life. They talk about their relationship with one another and how it started, as well as their personal growth and proudest moments.

Valentine’s Day interview with Chris Barton – Part 2

Second part of my interview with my husband, author Chris Barton, as part of a new Valentine’s Day tradition we’re starting.

Father of Chickens

His life of raising chickens to raising three crazy children! Jessie talks about his life before America and reveals his deepest darkest secrets.

Lori Daigle and Liz Barnez

It was the spring of 1981 in Louisiana. Liz Barnez was 16 and Lori Daigle was 17. They met while playing on competing high school sports teams. When they joined the all-star softball team that summer, their friendship blossomed into...

What do soup and love have in common?

Karin Weichlein and Bob Rider relate the romantic story of how they met and conducted a trans-Atlantic relationship which led to marriage and thirty years of happiness. Making soup is a poetic metaphor for their courtship and marriage.

Steve Kovach shares the stories of his youthful romances, misbehavior, and the plans he had for the future.

The interview was conducted by Rebecca Kovach (16) who interviewed her father, Steve Kovach (53). It was recorded on November 23, 2018, one day before Steve’s 54th birthday. It took place in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in their Grandmothers house....

Papa and Lydia’s interview

On Thanksgiving 2020 at 8:58 pm me (Lydia) and my Papa (Calvin Kirk) started our interview we spoke about his wife, life experience, etc.

Garrett and Gerry, November 2016

The first of what I hope are a series of interviews with these two remarkable people. So inspiring and loving.

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Kathleen Petrie and Meredeth Roberts

Meredeth Petrie Roberts (47) interviews her mother, Kathleen Petrie [no age given], about her childhood, her missionary work in Africa, and her memories of her late husband, Colin.

Allan Ganz & Rosalyn Ganz

Every summer, the town of Peabody, Massachusetts is serenaded with the familiar strains of “Yankee Doodle.” It’s the sweet sound of Allan Ganz’s ice cream truck. Ganz has worked as an ice cream man for more than seven decades. He...