The Man Who Stole My Year (Season 4, Ep 6)

By Olly Mann

What’s it like when the person you’re closest to in the world is not the person that you think they are? ‘Elizabeth’ spent a year dating a man who provided only sketchy details about his life, but ingratiated himself into her friendship circle, her family and her home. In this interview with Olly, she reveals how it felt to discover he was living a double-life, and how it’s affected her trust ever since. Also this week, Ollie Peart considers whether the return of The Matrix heralds a new type of film franchise, whether Drake’s new ‘playlist’ heralds the end of the album, and whether his new favourite game heralds a return to text adventures. And, down The Foxhole, Alix Fox enjoys a trip to the theatre and advises a listener who's unhappy that her vibrator might be 'spying' on her… The Foxhole is supported by our friends at mycondom.com. Want to stock up on condoms, lube or toys? Just use the code ‘Foxhole’ at Checkout to get 15% off. Finally, our Song Of The Week is ‘Cease Fire’, by former Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore, currently available for free from thurstonmoore.kungfustore.com. This week’s episode of The Modern Mann is supported by Al Philps - a listener like you. If you’d like to sponsor a future episode, either as an individual or as a commercial company, just visit modernmann.co.uk and fill in the Feedback form. Or, if you can only afford a small amount, please buy us a beer - just click Beer Money. See You Next Tuesday! Presenter: Olly Mann. Contributors: Ollie Peart, Alix Fox. Producer: Matt Hill. Theme Music: 'Skies Over Cairo' by Django Django. Graphic Design: Jenny Mann Design. Copyright: Olly Mann / Rethink Audio 2017.

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