226: Love is in the Air

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226: Love is in the Air is a story written by Nijiiro Sumi. It originally ran in Issue 48 at http://s2b2.livejournal.com/268775.html, and is mirrored at http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/226-love-is-in-the-air/.


From fail-fandomanon.dreamwidth.org: "Told as a radio story with the main character as an interviewee, This American Life-style - Alex Ross is a dentist whose hobby is short wave radio. In 2000, he picks up on a cordless phone conversation in his building - a guy having phone sex. He listens to the whole thing and jerks off; and he keeps tuning in, all the time, eventually falling in love with this guy through these overheard conversations."

External Reviews[edit]

  • fairyninjas.wordpress.com: "This one was a clever spoof of This American Life, which tells a radio love story. I thought it was really good, and did a great job of imitating the *ahem* source material. “Irene Steele’s” voice was spot-on, for example. I did think they could have had the second guy ‘on the show,’ but I guess…he didn’t want to be on public radio."