We've put together 4 of our favorite, modern, funny, poignant love stories to celebrate Valentine's Day.
Dating Your Mom by Ian Frazier
Performed by Isaiah Sheffer
Looking for the perfect woman? Have you considered your mom? Frazier spells out all the hilarious advantages to considering this scenario.
Some Contemporary Characters by Rick Moody
Performed by Aya Cash and Mike Birbiglia
The well-known author of The Ice Storm among many published titles has probably taken the honors for first tweeted story. It appeared in increments, 140 characters at a time, in Electric Literature, and comic Mike Birbiglia and Aya Cash scintillate as the hopelessly mismatched couple in what Moody punningly entitled, “Some Contemporary Characters.”
You Were Perfectly Fine by Dorothy Parker
Performed by David Furr & Aya Cash
Looking for reassurance from his friend, a very hung over man remembers his embarrassing drunken behavior from the night before. A timeless classic.
Balloon Night by Tom Barbash
Performed by Tom Cavanagh