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The Takeaway

No Labels, No Drama? Navigating The World of Modern Love

Friday, May 01, 2015

For a new generation of young people, the realities of modern dating often mean hooking up with no labels. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Justifying Torture, Kurt Cobain's Unseen Life, and The Daunting World of Modern Love

Friday, May 01, 2015

The Takeaway explores new allegations about the American Psychological Association, the director of a new Kurt Cobain documentary drops by, and we explore dating in the digital age.

To the Best of Our Knowledge

The Big Cat Biologist And The Blind Date: 3-Minute Fiction

Friday, April 03, 2015

A big cat biologist goes on a blind date. It doesn't go well.  Writer Ben Hoffman reads from a work in progress.

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Schoolbook

When Relationships Reign Supreme

Friday, March 13, 2015

WNYC
Déjà Palmer, 12, is spending much more time worrying about friendships and romance, but she also knows she's too young to let dating dominate her life.
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The Takeaway

Looking for Love? Try This Potion

Friday, February 13, 2015

On the eve of Valentine's Day, The Takeaway brings you a story about a love potion—a magic method that can supposedly allow any two strangers to fall in love with each other.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Remembering David Carr, Gay Marriage, and Sex in America

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Takeaway remembers the legendary David Carr, we explore gay marriage in Alabama, and we share a highly-coveted love potion. 

On Being

Helen Fisher — Love and Sex and Attachment

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Helen Fisher wields science as a sobering, if entertaining, lens on what feel like the most meaningful encounters of our lives. She is a leading anthropologist/explorer on the new frontier of seeing inside our brains when love and sex happen.

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On Being

[Unedited] Helen Fisher with Krista Tippett

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Helen Fisher wields science as a sobering, if entertaining, lens on what feel like the most meaningful encounters of our lives. She is a leading anthropologist/explorer on the new frontier of seeing inside our brains when love and sex happen.

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The Takeaway

A Dating App For Women, By Women

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

While some women have found love on traditional dating sites, for many, the negatives often outweigh the positive. One of the first dating apps created by women aims to change that.

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On The Media

“Invisible Boyfriend” Expands Boyfriend Repertoire, Sets up Perfect Meet-Cute

Friday, January 23, 2015

"Invisible Boyfriend" is looking for new fake beaus, and a new romcom idea is born.
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LIES

Jared Logan Is the Next Johnny Depp

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

They had Thanksgiving dinner together. And according to "The Secret"—his religion—that’s enough to put comedian Jared Logan in the same class as Depp himself.

On The Media

#40 - Tinder Bros

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Tinder is home to some of the worst pick-up lines on the internet, and they aren't even original. 
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Strangers

Love Hurts 3

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

On this episode, Lea seeks dating advice from two experts...and lets it all hang out. "Love Hurts" is a series in which Lea investigates why she is single. We recommend listening to the episodes in order. - Get the full story here.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Single Americans, Robot Cockroaches, and a Scottish Movie Star

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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Features

ICYMI: The Week's Most Popular Stories

Friday, September 12, 2014

Whole Foods is actually cheaper than some places. Forgery's not always a crime. Most Americans are single. These are some of the week’s top stories, all in one playlist. Just click play.

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The Takeaway

For the First Time, America is a Nation of Singles

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Once upon a time in America, marriage was the norm for adults of a certain age. But now over 50 percent of American adults are single.

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Death, Sex & Money

Cult Comedy Heroes Have Bills to Pay, Too

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Comedian Chris Gethard and Hallie Bulleit met on a public access TV show that's beloved by its fans. Now they're getting married, which is great. Supporting a household is another thing.

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Strangers

Love Hurts 2

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Lea continues her quest to discover why she's been single for nearly four years. She interviews yet another guy who turned her down to find out why he didn't want to date her, and tells stories of her past loves and present dates. -

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Intimacy and Obesity

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Gaining weight is not just a concern for personal or public health -- it also poses unique challenges when it comes to sex and relationships.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your (Only in) New York Love Stories

Monday, August 18, 2014

You really can find a date on the subway. The key is knowing when it's okay to stare.

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