Modern Love Podcast: Minnie Driver Reads ‘Our Story Ended With a Slow Fade to Black’


Another of my New York Times illustrations has been resurrected for the Modern Love Podcast. On this week’s podcast, the actress Minnie Driver reads “Our Story Ended With a Slow Fade to Black,” an essay about seeking normalcy after a terminal cancer diagnosis.

David Chelsea is reading: Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World
by Steven Johnson

Minnie Driver
Minnie Driver

The author, Patty Dann, is a writer and teacher in New York and Baltimore. She expands on the loss of her first husband in “The Goldfish Went on Vacation: A Memoir of Loss.” She is on Twitter.

Ms. Driver currently stars in the ABC series “Speechless.” She is best known for her performance in “Good Will Hunting.”