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Stories of love, loss and redemption.

Stories of love, loss and redemption.
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Boston, MA

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Stories of love, loss and redemption.

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Episodes

Catfishing Strangers To Find Myself | With Cory Michael Smith

7/11/2018
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As a teenager in Finland, Kalle Oskari Matilla was trying to figure out who he was. For help, he turned to Pamela Anderson. Cory Michael Smith ("1985," "Gotham") performed his story live at the Provincetown Film Festival.

Duration:00:22:25

My Back-Seat View Of A Great Romance | With Chloë Grace Moretz

7/3/2018
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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.

Duration:00:23:47

Encore | Between The Bars

6/27/2018
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Joshua Jackson ("The Affair") reads a story about life and love after 26 months in Iran's Evin Prison. This is an encore presentation.

Duration:00:21:43

The Hunter-Gatherer, Parking Division | With Jason Alexander

6/20/2018
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The challenge of finding the perfect partner is matched only by the challenge of finding the perfect parking space in New York City. Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld") reads Andy Raskin's essay, about the search for love and parking in Chinatown.

Duration:00:20:17

Finding My Own Rescuer | With Anna March

6/13/2018
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Mandy Moore ("This Is Us") reads Anna March's essay about disability, ability, and the misconceptions surrounding both.

Duration:00:22:47

A Fear Stripped Bare | With Sarah Shahi

6/6/2018
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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."

Duration:00:25:45

Love Stories In 13 Words | Modern Love Bonus Episode

5/30/2018
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For the 13th anniversary of the Modern Love column, readers sent in their love stories, told in just 13 words. More than 9,000 were submitted. We put together an episode featuring some of our favorites.

Duration:00:13:36

Modern Love Encore | Marry A Man Who Loves His Mother

5/29/2018
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Constance Wu of the ABC comedy "Fresh Off The Boat" reads a story about a wife, a mother-in-law and the unlikely story that brought them together.

Duration:00:29:11

The Language Of Love | With Saoirse Ronan

5/23/2018
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Saoirse Ronan ("On Chesil Beach") reads an essay about how a language barrier impacts the relationship between a young woman and an Iraqi doctor.

Duration:00:20:00

A Measure of Desire | With Kim Dickens

5/16/2018
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Sometimes it's the things that go unspoken in a relationship that are the most important. Andrea Jarrell found that out not long after moving to Maine with her husband -- and she writes about it in her piece, read by Kim Dickens ("Fear the Walking Dead").

Duration:00:19:25

When Eve And Eve Bit The Apple | With Rachel Weisz

5/9/2018
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Kristen Scharold was an evangelical Christian who was starting to look for a husband. Then, a new relationship caused a crisis of faith. Rachel Weisz ("Disobedience") reads Kristen's essay.

Duration:00:24:57

Signs, Wonders, and Fates Fulfilled | With Linda Cardellini

5/2/2018
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After Stephanie Saldaña moved to an ancient monastery in Syria, she thought she'd found her calling. But when she met a novice monk there, she had to rethink everything. Linda Cardellini ("Bloodline") reads Stephanie's essay.

Duration:00:24:22

Boy, What A Fabulous Baker | With Abbi Jacobson

4/25/2018
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Abbi Jacobson ("6 Balloons," "Broad City") reads an essay about a carboholic who falls for a baker -- and his bread.

Duration:00:19:35

A Cup From The Fountain Of Youth | With Mel Rodriguez

4/18/2018
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When you're at a bar and someone starts paying more attention to you than you expect -- how do you react? Mel Rodriguez ("Overboard," "The Last Man on Earth") reads Andy Christie's essay, about trying to navigate an unexpected flirtation.

Duration:00:23:19

A Brother As Significant As Any Other | With Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

4/11/2018
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Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman ("UnREAL") tells the story of the deep friendship between an older and younger brother.

Duration:00:23:05

R We D8ting? | With Krysten Ritter

4/4/2018
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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.

Duration:00:21:33

Modern Love Encore: The Boy Who Makes Waves

3/27/2018
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In this encore, Mykelti Williamson ("Chicago P.D.") reads an essay about a father's complicated love for his son.

Duration:00:23:31

The Accidental Older Woman | With Rosie Perez

3/21/2018
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When does it work to date younger? Rosie Perez, of NBC's "Rise," reads Robin Grearson's essay, about negotiating a relationship with a big age gap.

Duration:00:20:28

When A Couch Is More Than A Couch | Modern Love 106

3/14/2018
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Kate Winslet reads Nina Riggs's essay, about becoming fixated on finding the perfect couch in the midst of a cancer diagnosis.

Duration:00:24:36

The Accident No One Talked About | Modern Love 103

2/21/2018
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Uma Thurman ("The Parisian Woman") reads Jessica Ciencin Henriquez's essay, about the silence that grew in the aftermath of a terrible accident.

Duration:00:25:08