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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.


Needy People

January 21st, 2016

Episode 75 of 115 episodes

Guest host Josh Radnor presents three stories about needy people. An online dating service promises to help a guy with really big problem in Ramona Ausubel’s “You Can Find Love Now,” read by Martin Short and Amy Ryan. Kate Burton is the impetuous mom in Dave Eggers’ road story “The Alaska of Giants and Gods.” In Aimee Bender’s “Loser” a gifted young man can find anything. Linda Emond reads.