Getting married can be stressful (so I’ve heard). There’s so much to worry about — the catering, the outfits, the weather. The last thing any soon-to-be-spouse needs on their wedding day is to be hunting around for lost wedding rings. But that’s what happened to Brett Zongker and Brian Westley on the day of their nuptials. Their rings got swept out to sea during a pre-wedding photo shoot.
Lucky for them, a podcast stepped in to save their wedding. Specifically, episode #78 of Reply All, Very Quickly To The Drill.
Want to find out what became of their wedding rings? Or to hear more stories of love and romance and mushy stuff just in time for Valentine’s Day? Check out this week’s episode of The Big Listen!
Tell Me More Shows To Check Out!
- The Zoo — This show from Sophie Nikitas looks at the online dating landscape through the eyes of people who are doing the dating — the folks flipping through dozens upon dozens of online profiles on their devices and swiping right or left on them.
- The Heart — If you are looking for a podcast about the joys of being in love and the delight of finding that one special someone, The Heart is probably not for you. This show from Radiotopia celebrates the messiness and the ecstasy of human intimacy.
- Dear Sugar Radio — Cheryl Strayed (author of Wild) and Steve Almond (author of Against Football) are two writers who also happen to be advice mavens. We talk to them about their advice podcast, plus we get some advice of our own.
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Thanks for reading, pals! ‘Til next time…keep listening, America.
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