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Apr 15, 2019

Modern Love: The Podcast is an audio experience produced by WBUR and The New York Times. Host Meghna Chakrabarti and editor Daniel Jones go deep, sharing some of the best stories about love with readings by notable personalities and updates from the essayists.
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The Modern Love podcast is based on The New York Times’ popular series of weekly reader-submitted essays.Read them all here.

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Ah, To Be Old, Male And Single | With Natasha Lyonne

When it comes to dating, Amy Cohen says this: "We all need to be reincarnated as an older Jewish man with an apartment on the Upper East Side.” Natasha Lyonne ("Russian Doll") reads Amy's essay about the difference between her 76-year-old father's dating life and her own.

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22:45Apr 3, 2019
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Refreshing A Mother's Memory With Love | With Zoe Saldana

Dementia can alter someone's personality and change how how they interact with the world. But sometimes, it can also lead to moments of profound connection. Jenny McPhee writes about one of those moments in her piece, which is read by Zoe Saldana.

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23:57Mar 13, 2019
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Playing Role Reversal With My Therapist | With Isabelle Huppert

Therapists' offices are supposed to be places where you can be both vulnerable and safe. But what happens when your therapist crosses a line? That happened to Julianna Baggott -- and she writes about it an an essay that's read by Isabelle Huppert ("Greta").

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19:27Mar 6, 2019
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Security In A Bright Yellow Suitcase | With Christina Hendricks

You know the phase. The one when you're going back and forth between your place and your partner's, and you have to bring all your stuff with you.  But when is it time to make a change? Deanna Clevesy's essay is read by Christina Hendricks ("Good Girls").

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22:31Feb 27, 2019
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Your Dog Has Seen Me Naked | With William Jackson Harper

Have you ever dated someone living in a studio apartment with a pet? If so, how did you handle the logistics around sex? Ryan Pfeffer writes about how he dealt with that situation in his essay, which was performed by William Jackson Harper ("The Good Place") in front of a...

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27:54Feb 20, 2019
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Part II: My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me | With André Holland

Last week, you heard an essay by Amy Krouse Rosenthal -- "You May Want to Marry my Husband." It was published just days before she died of ovarian cancer. Today, André Holland of "High Flying Bird" reads the essay her husband Jason wrote in response last summer -- and we...

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21:41Feb 13, 2019