Story Podcast 013 – “Eros, Philia, Agape” by Rachel Swirsky

Adriana shrugged. “They’re all beautiful, right?”

“We’ll need specifications.”

“I don’t have specifications.”

The salesman frowned anxiously. He shifted his weight as if it could help him regain his metaphorical footing. Adriana took pity. She dug through her purse.

“There,” she said, placing a snapshot of her father on one of the display tables. “Make it look nothing like him.”

This week’s story is from our archives, and it’s the questing love story “Eros, Philia, Agape” by Rachel Swirsky.

Promo: Harvey by Phil Rossi

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Theme music is “Clockworks” by Beatnik Turtle, used with permission. Visit for more of their music. Podcast copyright 2010, Story copyright Rachel Swirsky. Art copyright Sam Weber. Produced and narrated by Mur Lafferty.


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