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.
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Mar 28, 2017

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 controlled pH conditions.

Mar 21, 2017

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 collaborations with Nico Muhly, St. Vincent, and David Byrne, and Paul is known for his acting roles in Silence of The Lambs, Married To The Mob & many other films and TV shows.

Mar 14, 2017

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.

Mar 7, 2017

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 crossed her mind.