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Modern Love

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Rank #1 in Relationships category

Society & Culture
Relationships
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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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4598 Ratings
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155

Literature and Radio had a child

By j49 - Nov 03 2019
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Great stories done well, a wonderful way to pass the time...

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By 1jazzychick - Oct 01 2019
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If you’ve stubbled across this podcast, press play. Trust me, you need this ♥️

iTunes Ratings

4598 Ratings
Average Ratings
3528
578
210
127
155

Literature and Radio had a child

By j49 - Nov 03 2019
Read more
Great stories done well, a wonderful way to pass the time...

Press Play

By 1jazzychick - Oct 01 2019
Read more
If you’ve stubbled across this podcast, press play. Trust me, you need this ♥️
Cover image of Modern Love

Modern Love

Updated 5 days ago

Read more

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.

Rank #1: R We D8ting? | With Krysten Ritter

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What happens to relationships when they play out entirely over text? Krysten Ritter ("Jessica Jones") reads Sandra Barron's essay, about the miscommunications that can come with text message flirtation.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Apr 04 2018

19mins

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Rank #2: How 30 Blocks Became 30 Years | With Peter Sarsgaard

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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.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Oct 02 2019

19mins

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Rank #3: Part I: You May Want to Marry My Husband

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Debra Winger reads the late Amy Krouse Rosenthal's essay about her fairytale love story, which was cut short by cancer. This is an encore presentation.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Feb 06 2019

13mins

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Rank #4: The Secret To Marriage | With Sandra Oh

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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.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Aug 21 2018

17mins

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Rank #5: The Plain, Unmarked Box Arrived | With Kristen Bell

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Would you buy a sex chair? Well, Lori Jakiela did -- and she writes about the chair, and the misadventures involved in trying to use it, in an essay that's read by Kristen Bell ("The Good Place.")

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Oct 10 2018

20mins

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Rank #6: Boy, What A Fabulous Baker | With Abbi Jacobson

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Abbi Jacobson ("6 Balloons," "Broad City") reads an essay about a carboholic who falls for a baker -- and his bread.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Apr 25 2018

17mins

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Rank #7: A Life Plan For Two | With Olivia Munn

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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.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Sep 26 2018

22mins

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Rank #8: When A Couch Is More Than A Couch | With Kate Winslet

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Kate Winslet reads Nina Riggs's essay, about an overwhelming diagnosis -- and a search for the perfect living room couch.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Mar 14 2018

22mins

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Rank #9: First I Met My Children, Then My Girlfriend. They’re Related. | With Kal Penn

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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.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Sep 25 2019

17mins

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Rank #10: Single Woman Seeking Manwich | With Awkwafina

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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.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Aug 15 2018

17mins

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Rank #11: My Back-Seat View Of A Great Romance | With Chloë Grace Moretz

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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.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Jul 03 2018

22mins

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Rank #12: Yes, We Do. Even At Our Age. | With Lois Smith

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Lois Smith ("Marjorie Prime," "Lady Bird") reads an essay about passion in the golden years.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Jan 10 2018

17mins

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Rank #13: Screens Between Us With Issa Rae | Encore

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Issa Rae reads an essay about the intimacy and distance synonymous with online dating.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Sep 18 2019

20mins

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Rank #14: He's Playing Our Song | With Amanda Seyfried

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High school love is awkward, nervous -- and often unforgettable. It doesn't usually last. But in this week's essay, Mariclare Lawson writes about a high school love that broke all the rules.

It's read by Amanda Seyfried ("The Art of Racing in the Rain.")

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Jul 24 2019

19mins

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Rank #15: Talking to My Fiancé About My New Girlfriend | With DeWanda Wise

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What happens when you know you want to marry someone, but you are also are falling in love with someone else? Is there a way for you to have everything?

Sophie Lucido Johnson's essay is read by DeWanda Wise ("She's Gotta Have It").

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Apr 24 2019

21mins

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Rank #16: Agreeing To Accept And Move On | With Sarah Goldberg

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Under normal circumstances, trying to find love can be challenging -- and stressful. And for Elizabeth Koster, the pressure was even more intense. Sarah Goldberg (HBO's "Barry") reads Elizabeth's essay.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

May 08 2019

19mins

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Rank #17: A Young Man's Game | With Stanley Tucci

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When Rand Richards Cooper was in his 40s, he was faced with a question: How late is too late to first become a dad? He writes about it in his essay, which is read by Stanley Tucci ("A Private War").

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Dec 05 2018

20mins

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Rank #18: The Shirt Stays On | With Finn Wittrock

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Getting undressed in front of your partner can be really hard. And for Jameson Rich, is was even more complicated. He writes about it in his piece, which is read by Finn Wittrock ("Write When You Get Work").

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Dec 12 2018

17mins

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Rank #19: In My Fantasy, I Caught Up To Reality | With Richard Jenkins

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Richard Jenkins ("The Shape of Water") reads John Gfroerer's essay about going to the gym to cope with loss.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Jan 16 2018

21mins

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