ASKING FOR IT 


Asking For It is a groundbreaking fiction podcast grappling with the reality of queer intimate partner violence. From Mermaid Palace and CBC Podcasts. Read more.

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THE HEART RETURNS


JANUARY 15, 2020

The Heart is a Peabody-nominated podcast and longstanding feminist platform for highly crafted narrative work about about bodies, gender, love, and power. The show was created by Kaitlin Prest with Mitra Kaboli in 2014, and went out of production at the end of 2017. On January 15th 2020, the show returned with a new creative team and a new commitment to radical, feminist artmaking. Read more.


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PICTURED: MOOJ ZADIE, JEN NG, PHOEBE UNTER, NICOLE KELLY, MO LABORDE, SHARON MASHIHI, KAITLIN PREST, DYLAN GAUCHE; PHOTO BY SAM MASSEY

ABOUT MERMAID PALACE

We are an audio company.
We are an art company.

 
We make audio facts and audio fictions (a.k.a. podcasts). We make performances and experiences. We make films and one day we will make television.

Founded and directed by Kaitlin Prest in community with her friends and colleagues.







The company will be bringing three new podcasts in 2020.




1.

THE HEART

JANUARY 2020

After 2 years of silence, The Heart returns with a new team: Phoebe Unter and Nicole Kelly. In partnership with Radiotopia.

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2.

ASKING FOR IT

FEBRUARY 2020

A queer, contemporary take on the Goldilocks tale: about love, music, intimate partner violence and breaking the cycle of abuse. Written by: Drew Denny. Produced by: Kaitlin Prest. In partnership with CBC Podcasts

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3.

APPEARANCES

MAY 2020

A drama about one Iranian American family doing their best to hide their true selves from each other. Creator: Sharon Mashihi. Executive Producer/Editor: Kaitlin Prest. In partnership with Radiotopia.

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