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There’s a machine lots of us encounter as a big impersonal, mechanical apparatus, that has a ghost in it.
For more than a decade, Boris Furman has meticulously tracked the whereabouts of his family members, averaging the latitude and longitudes to arrive at “The Family Average Location.” But nobody really knows why.
For more than fifty years, Jeanne Darst’s dad neglected to tell his entire family about their entire family. (13 minutes)
More by Nancy Updike
Kim Jong-Il loved movies, but hated all the movies made in North Korea. So he kidnapped a famous South Korean director and his ex-wife—a South Korean film star—locked them up in a villa in North Korea, and forced them to make movies for him. Nancy Updike tells the story.
Producer Nancy Updike talks to her friend Mary Conway about the strangest-looking trophy she got in her years playing basketball.
We start with someone getting up the nerve to do something that really, it would be nice to see more often — an apology.