They disagreed on a variety of issues: She was a “bleeding-heart liberal”; he was a “conservative libertarian.” He “got here from good Irish Catholic inventory”; she referred to as herself a “hopeful agnostic.”
When the firefighter chased her down the road to ask her out, she pinned him as “a bald, white, middle-aged New York Metropolis cliché.”
On their first date, no subject was off-limits. Not racism, not abortion, not substance abuse. With every date, one other debate.
At present’s episode is in regards to the area they present in one another — and the sudden aftermath of their breakup.
Hosted by: Daniel Jones and Miya Lee
Produced by: Kelly Prime and Hans Buetow
Edited by: Wendy Dorr
Music by: Dan Powell
“‘Old Never Happened for Him,’” written and browse by: Kathryn Jarvis,
“Firefighter Chases Woman Down Street,” Audm narration by: January Lavoy and produced by Ryan Wegner and Kelly Rogers
Government Producer, NYT Audio: Lisa Tobin
Assistant Managing Editor, NYT: Sam Dolnick
Particular thanks: Nora Keller, Mahima Chablani, Julia Simon, Laura Kim, Bonnie Wertheim, Anya Strzemien, Joanna Nikas, Choire Sicha. The relations and associates of the firefighter who have been featured within the episode embrace Trish Brady, Jill Butler, Brendan Lee, John Luongo, Chuck Jankowski, Dorrie Jankowski and Christopher Treacy.
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