Playlist · by Team Himalaya
Favorite Modern Love Stories
14 episodes, 4 hours 42 mins
Catfishing Strangers To Find Myself | With Cory Michael Smith
As a teenager in Finland, Kalle Oskari Mattila 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.
Refreshing A Mother's Memory With Love | With Zoe Saldana
Dementia can alter someone's personality and change how how they interact with the world. But sometimes, it can also lead to moments of profound connection. Jenny McPhee writes about one of those moments in her piece, which is read by Zoe Saldana.
Love Means Never Having To Say ... Anything | With Pedro Pascal
Love thrives on good communication. It can take many forms -- but what happens when you suddenly lose what was once your primary means of communication? Pedro Pascal ("King Lear," "Game of Thrones") reads Jamison's essay.
Promises That Can Bend | With Peter Gallagher
Peter Gallagher ("Grace and Frankie," "The O.C.") reads the story of one man's effort to stay with his wife in sickness and in health.
A Lost Child, But Not Mine | With Betty Gilpin
Betty Gilpin of Netflix's "G.L.O.W." reads a story about life after abortion.
Ah, To Be Old, Male, And Single | With Natasha Lyonne
When it comes to dating, Amy Cohen says this: "We all need to be reincarnated as an older Jewish man with an apartment on the Upper East Side.” Natasha Lyonne ("Russian Doll") reads Amy's essay about the difference between her 76-year-old father's dating life and her own.
A Hiker’s Guide to Healing | With Cameron Esposito
Aspen Matis decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail because she was looking for solitude, safety, and escape. She writes about what she found there in her essay, read by actor and comic Cameron Esposito.
The Accidental Older Woman | With Rosie Perez
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.
Yes, We Do. Even At Our Age. | With Lois Smith
Lois Smith ("Marjorie Prime," "Lady Bird") reads an essay about passion in the golden years.
Cropped Out Of My Own Fantasy | With Kirsten Vangsness
Kirsten Vangsness ("Criminal Minds") reads an essay about a relationship where the perfect images posted online don't match the reality.
When Your Greatest Romance Is A Friendship | With Ali Fazal
Ali Fazal ("Victoria and Abul") tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a man and his elderly neighbor.
Single Woman Seeking Manwich | With Awkwafina
Let's face it. With the ghosting, inappropriate comments, and awkward small talk ... dating can be so bad it's hilarious. Awkwafina ("Crazy Rich Asians," "Oceans Eight") reads Sarah Moses's essay.
Learning To Embrace Sexuality's Gray Areas | With Nico Tortorella
Nico Tortorella ("Younger") reads an essay about a college student whose ideas about love and sexuality change during the first weeks of his freshman year.
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