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Rank #73 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture

Modern Love

By WBUR and The New York Times

Rank #73 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
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Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.

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Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.

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3094 Ratings
Average Ratings
2420
402
114
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86

BRING BACK OLD EPISODES PLEASE!!!!!

By carathebear - Nov 03 2018
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PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE BRING BACK OLD EPISODES!!!! Ones from 2014 and beyond!

Pretty good

By PSKendra - Oct 15 2018
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Good concept but waaaaaay too many commercial breaks

iTunes Ratings

3094 Ratings
Average Ratings
2420
402
114
72
86

BRING BACK OLD EPISODES PLEASE!!!!!

By carathebear - Nov 03 2018
Read more

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE BRING BACK OLD EPISODES!!!! Ones from 2014 and beyond!

Pretty good

By PSKendra - Oct 15 2018
Read more

Good concept but waaaaaay too many commercial breaks

Top 10 Episode of Modern Love

Rank #1: The Secret To Marriage | With Sandra Oh

Aug 21 2018
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Communication. Respect. Intimacy. Doing the dishes. Those are all things that have been called the secret to marriage. But Gabrielle Zevin has a different idea. Sandra Oh ("Killing Eve") reads her piece.

Rank #2: My Back-Seat View Of A Great Romance | With Chloë Grace Moretz

Jul 03 2018
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"What did it mean that the most romantic thing I’d ever been a part of hadn’t even happened to me?" Chloë Grace Moretz ("The Miseducation of Cameron Post") reads Rachel Monroe's essay about watching a love story unfold from the sidelines.

Rank #3: Single Woman Seeking Manwich | With Awkwafina

Aug 15 2018
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Let's face it. With the ghosting, inappropriate comments, and awkward small talk ... dating can be so bad it's hilarious. Awkwafina ("Crazy Rich Asians," "Oceans Eight") reads Sarah Moses's essay.

Rank #4: GPS For My Lost Identity | With Diane Guerrero

Aug 01 2018
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Sometimes, our deepest loves aren't people at all -- they're the places that make us feel most like ourselves. Laura Dave tells a story about one of those places in her essay, which is read by Diane Guerrero ("Orange is the New Black").

Rank #5: Modern Love Playlist: Secrets

Aug 24 2018
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It can feel easier to leave things unspoken than to find the right words to explain ourselves. But sooner or later, the things we keep from each other can come to define our relationships. This edition of Modern Love features a playlist of three of [...]

Rank #6: A Life Plan For Two | With Olivia Munn

Sep 26 2018
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Some crushes are brief: the guy at the gym, the girl on Twitter, your barista. But others are epic -- and take on a life of their own. Olivia Munn ("The Predator") reads Marina Shifrin's essay.

Rank #7: Finding My Own Rescuer | With Mandy Moore

Jun 13 2018
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Mandy Moore ("This Is Us") reads Anna March's essay about disability, ability, and the misconceptions surrounding both.

Rank #8: A Hiker’s Guide to Healing | With Cameron Esposito

Jul 17 2018
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Aspen Matis decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail because she was looking for solitude, safety, and escape. She writes about what she found there in her essay, read by actor and comic Cameron Esposito.

Rank #9: Modern Love Playlist: In Sickness And In Health

Sep 04 2018
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This playlist episode features stories about people whose relationships were challenged by illness -- and where the promise to stand by each other "in sickness and in health" was tested. It features stories read by Michael Shannon, Sarah Silverman, [...]

Rank #10: A Fear Stripped Bare | With Sarah Shahi

Jun 06 2018
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When she was growing up, Susan Sajadi thought that her mother was fearless. It wasn't until years later that she realized the truth was much more complicated. Her piece is read by Sarah Shahi, who stars in NBC's "Reverie."