Is Anybody Out There?

Recent Episodes

Episode 9: Community Architecture

April 7, 2021

Why is that some of the world's most bustling and densely-populated cities are often the loneliest?…

Episode 8: A Lonely Planet

March 31, 2021

In 2018, the UK was the first country to appoint a Minister of Loneliness, making the issue a parli…

Episode 7: PayPal or Venmo

March 24, 2021

Feeling lonely? Don't have anyone to go for a stroll with? Or, could you use a cuddle? A feel-good,…

Episode 6: Friendship

March 17, 2021

After a year of social distancing and isolation, the power and value of our friendships has never b…

Episode 5: Being Alone

March 10, 2021

Are we in the midst of a loneliness epidemic? Well, it depends who you ask. This week's guest, Dr. …

Guest: Mark Epstein

Episode 4: Seniors and Loneliness

March 3, 2021

Some 12 million Americans over the age of 60 live alone. This doesn't mean they're all lonely, but …