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The Triangle's Sharpest Point | With Zawe Ashton
We make decisions every day that shape our lives in small ways. But it's rare to face a real crossroads — a choice between living one life, and living another that's entirely different. Zawe Ashton ("Betrayal" on Broadway) reads an essay by Ingrid Maitland, who writes about making a choice...
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.
Words With (I Wish We Were More Than) Friends | With Ben Platt
When he was working in Nevada, Justin Race met a woman he thought was perfect for him. The only problem? They had only ever talked to each other through Words With Friends. Justin's essay is read by Tony-winning actor Ben Platt, who stars in the new show "The Politician" on...
Rallying To Keep The Game Alive | Live At CitySpace
In 2013, Ann Leary wrote an essay about a rough patch in her marriage. We turned that essay into an episode of the Modern Love Podcast. And now, Ann's story has been adapted for television. In this episode, we revisit actress Connie Nielsen's performance of Ann's essay. Then, we'll hear...
How 30 Blocks Became 30 Years | With Peter Sarsgaard
Peter Sarsgaard ("The Sound of Silence") reads an essay about the relationship between a man with spinal muscular atrophy and his wife of more than 30 years.
First I Met My Children, Then My Girlfriend. They’re Related. | With Kal Penn
When Aaron Long donated sperm twenty-five years ago, he didn't realize that one day he would discover that he had ten biological children. But that's what happened when he signed up for 23andMe. Kal Penn stars in the NBC comedy "Sunnyside". He reads Aaron's essay.
The Tallest Man I Ever Loved | With Andrew Rannells
Andrew Rannells has been nominated for two Tony Awards. He starred in HBO's "Girls." But before any of that, he was just like a lot of 20-somethings — trying to make his career happen, and dreaming about his perfect boyfriend.