‘Modern Love Podcast’: Two Boys on Bikes, Falling in Love

Eleven-year-old Eric Darnell Pritchard was a solitary kid. They preferred reading romance novels to playing sports, and watching soap operas to hanging out with the neighborhood kids. Although they were obsessed with love, they felt too different to find a romantic connection of their own.

Then, a cute boy moved in across the street. To Eric’s surprise, they both “like liked” each other. But when Eric told the wrong person about their new boyfriend, things quickly spun out of control.

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Modern Love is hosted by Anna Martin and produced by Julia Botero, Christina Djossa, Reva Goldberg and Emily Lang. The show is edited by Jen Poyant, our executive producer. The show is mixed by Sophia Lanman and recorded by Maddy Masiello. It features original music by Marion Lozano, Dan Powell, Pat McCusker and Carole Sabouraud. Our theme music is by Dan Powell.

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