Modern day Like Podcast: Jenny Slate Reads ‘Need to Obtain Me? Question My Ham Man’

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As an American expatriate in Paris, Catherine Down labored tricky to locate local community. Most of that do the job concerned meals. Connecting with community cheesemongers, wine sellers and chocolatiers, Ms. Down identified both of those sustenance and friendship.

On this week’s Modern day Enjoy podcast, the actress and comedian Jenny Slate reads Ms. Down’s funny and shockingly poignant essay, “Need to Uncover Me? Inquire My Ham Guy.”

writer. Ms. Slate recently introduced a stand-up comedy specific, “Stage Fright,” on Netflix. She is also the creator of “Little Weirds.” Keep tuned just after the studying to listen to more from her, the Modern day Love editor Daniel Jones, Ms. Down and Ms. Down’s ham man, Solofo Raveloson.