Modern Love

Modern Love

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Explore the trials and tribulations of love in these deeply personal essays. A collaboration of The New York Times and WBUR in Boston, Modern Love: The Podcast features the popular New York Times column, with readings by notable personalities and updates from the essayists themselves. Join host Meghna Chakrabarti (WBUR) and Modern Love editor Daniel Jones (NYT) -- and fall in love at first listen.

Episodes

'About That Rustle In The Bushes' | Modern Love 71  

Danielle Brooks of "Orange Is The New Black" on a daughter's discovery of her father's secret investigative skills. The target? Her boyfriends.

'Before The Web' | Modern Love 70  

Griffin Dunne of the Amazon series "I Love Dick" reads a story about how distance can make the heart grow discouragingly fonder.

'Finding Marriage, Losing Self' | Modern Love 69  

Taylor Schilling of "Orange is the New Black" reads a story about unpacking the baggage of your past in a new relationship.

'Standing By Your Man' | Modern Love 68  

Chris Messina of "The Mindy Project" and "The Sweet Life" reads a story that explores what it really means to stand by your partner "in sickness and in health."

'Marry My Husband' | Modern Love Bonus Episode  

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

'A Slow Fade To Black' | Modern Love 67  

Minnie Driver of ABC's "Speechless" tells the story of a woman whose dream life was almost complete--until reality got in the way.

'Just Don't Call Me Mom' | Modern Love 66  

Mother's Day is over--for this year. Some people really look forward to those chocolates and flowers and others write a Modern Love essay bemoaning the day's existence. Broadway actor Gideon Glick ("Spring Awakening," "Significant Other") reads.

'Sharing The Shame' | Modern Love 65  

Anna Chlumsky ("Veep") on 90 days that changed the entire course of one family's life.

'A Prince Charming For The Prom' | Modern Love 32  

Tituss Burgess, the Emmy-nominated star of the Netflix series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," reads us a story about teenage dreams -- the good, the bad, and the prom.

It Took A Villain | Modern Love 64  

Melanie Lynskey of "Togetherness" and the new film "Little Boxes" tells the story of a neighborhood bully and the faltering marriage he inadvertently strengthened.

In A Small Bag | Modern Love 63  

Harry Lennix of NBC's "The Blacklist" reads the story of a couple who never saw their 22-year age difference as an issue. That is, until one of them had a heart attack.

A Child Of Two Worlds | Modern Love 62  

Mireille Enos of ABC's "The Catch" on one expat's decision to embrace risk, get pregnant, and according to the Somali proverb, open "the mouth to her grave."

I Will Be Your Mother Figure | Modern Love 61  

Laura Dern of HBO's "Big Little Lies" on one priest's commitment to a parishioner in limbo.

Death Bear Will See You Now | Modern Love 60  

Ry Russo-Young, director of the new feature film "Before I Fall," tells the story of a break-up, a best friend, and a performance artist.

The End Of Small Talk | Modern Love 59  

Paul Rust, star of the Netflix comedy hit "Love," tells the story of a man who says 'no' to conversations about traffic and weather. Even on a first date.

Elvis and My Husband Have Left The Building | Modern Love 58  

Malin Akerman of Showtime's "Billions" tells the story of a pair of best friends who vow to stay together forever--at least until the green card arrives.

Single, Female, Mormon, Alone | Modern Love 57  

Justina Machado, star of the Netflix reboot "One Day At A Time," shares the story of one woman's quest to lose her virginity while at the same time finding herself.

Live From The Wilbur Theater (Part Two) | Modern Love 56  

Emmy Rossum, star of the Showtime series "Shameless," performs in front of a live audience.

Live From The Wilbur Theater (Part One) | Modern Love 55  

Brian Tyree Henry, star of the hit FX show "Atlanta," and Alysia Reiner of "Orange is the New Black" kick off Part I of our live episode recorded live at the Wilbur Theater in Boston.

A Modern Love: The Podcast Valentine's Special  

Forget Netflix and chill. Settle in for a binge episode of Modern Love: The Podcast featuring Tony Hale ("Veep"), Gillian Jacobs ("Love"), and Colin Farrell ("The Lobster")

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