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Modern Love Starter Kit

Modern Love: The Podcast has released almost 200 episodes since it launched back in 2016, and it can be tough to figure out where to start. So we put together...

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Modern Love Presents: Kind World

We want to introduce you to another podcast we think you might love, called Kind World. It features stories of life-changing acts of kindness. And this week's story features a story from the US/ Mexico border.

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16:33Nov 16, 2019

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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...

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27:32Nov 6, 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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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...

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18:48Oct 23, 2019
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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...

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31:20Oct 9, 2019
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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.

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18:00Sep 11, 2019