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Chaz Ebert on Life Without Roger

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Since Roger Ebert's death in 2013, his wife Chaz says they still communicate in unique and powerful ways. If that sounds out of the ordinary, so is the story of how they fell in love.

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Death, Sex & Money

A Player Leaves the Game

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Jozen Cummings, dating reporter for the New York Post, knows his way around the singles scene, enough so that he was taking out three girls a day for a while. But that caught up to him — and his wallet. Now that he's found The One, he's doing everything he can to avoid the mistakes he's made in the past.

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Death, Sex & Money

I Love You, But There's This Money Thing...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

We like to think of our romantic lives as pure and unbothered by cold hard business. But that stuff — the prenup-signing, health care-paying, joint checking account-opening side of relationships — is a big deal that a lot of us worry about. We asked for your stories, and you sent us some doozies.

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Selected Shorts

A Talking Fish

Friday, July 25, 2014

This reading by Josh Radnor of Etgar Keret’s “Halibut” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Take a Seat,” hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.

 

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Take a Seat

Friday, July 25, 2014

Dangerous meals in four works by Henry Miller, Roald Dahl, Etgar Keret, and Robert Coover, with guest host Robert Sean Leonard

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Selected Shorts

Going for a Beer

Friday, July 25, 2014

This reading by Isaiah Sheffer of Robert Coover’s “Going for a Beer” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Take a Seat,” hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.

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Selected Shorts

Lamb to the Slaughter

Friday, July 25, 2014

This reading by Catherine O’Hara of Roald Dahl’s “Lamb to the Slaughter” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Take a Seat,” hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 383: License to Wed

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Clela Rorex, a former County Clerk in Boulder, Colorado, tells her friend Sue Larson about issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples in 1975.

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Death, Sex & Money

Dan Savage Says Cheating Happens. And That's OK.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Infidelity has kept Savage's marriage exciting and fun, and he's not afraid to talk about it. But there are things even the bluntest sex columnist feels uncomfortable discussing.

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Operavore

Anna Netrebko is Engaged

Friday, July 11, 2014

The singers began dating in March of this year when they appeared together in a production of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut at the Rome Opera House.

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The Takeaway

What Happens After 'I Do'?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A wedding videographer filmed 112 picture-perfect ceremonies. But after cake is cut and the flowers are tossed, real life begins. His new documentary explores life after the big day.

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The Takeaway

Love Across the Sunni-Shiite Divide

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

She is Sunni, he is from a Shiite family, and they are happily married. How the inflammatory divide affects one couple's relationship - and how it has no affect at all.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Money, Marriage, and Making It

Friday, June 06, 2014

June Carbone, professor of law, science and technology at the University of Minnesota, and co-author of Marriage Markets: How Inequality is Remaking the American Family [Oxford] and Naomi Cahn, professor at George Washington University Law School, and co-author of the book talk about how ideas of success and stability inform marriage, partnerships, and inequality in our society -- and how those forces have changed over time.

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Selected Shorts

After the Denim

Friday, June 06, 2014

This reading by Michael Cerveris of Raymond Carver’s “After the Denim” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “We’re So Excited,” hosted by Hope Davis.

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The Takeaway

New Doc Explores LGBT Love & The Law

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Legal battles aren't often the stuff of compelling cinema, but a new documentary taking a close-up look at the fight to strike down California's Proposition 8 is a drama about love and the definition of partnership. Ben Cotner and Ryan White produced and directed "The Case Against 8."

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Death, Sex & Money

I Married the Gay Father of My Child

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Performance artist Lucy Sexton was never one for convention. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that when it came to having a family, she found a way to make it happen on her own terms.

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Features

Preview: What's a Normal Family, Anyway?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

WNYC

New York-based performance artist Lucy Sexton was never one for convention. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that when it came to having a family, she found a way to make it happen on her own terms.

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The Takeaway

Your Long Distance Love Stories

Thursday, May 22, 2014

More than 3.5 million Americans are living in "commuter marriages." Hundreds of you got in touch to tell us how you're hanging in there.

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The Takeaway

Tips For Making Love Work Long Distance

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

A growing number of married couples are living apart in a union known as a commuter marriage. Why are so many married Americans staying far away from each other? And how do they keep their relationship alive from opposite sides of the country or even the world?

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Death, Sex & Money

Confessions of a Nashville Power Couple

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Jason Isbell was a restless guitarist. Amanda Shires was a fiddler who turned his life around. A year into marriage, they're discovering sobriety and success come with new challenges.

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