Check Out the Package on That Guy
Nancy Updike and UPS Men. (6 minutes)
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Act One: First, Do No Harm
Act Two: Game of Phones
Over the last few years, producer Chana Joffe-Walt has been checking in with someone who wears the mantle of being “it” well.
Act One: Does Santa Believe in Himself?
Producer Aviva DeKornfeld accompanies Santa Allen to his first “chair gig” to see whether all of his hopes, or all of his fears, or a little of both, will be realized. (16 minutes)
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Act One: Dream Weevil
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.
Act Two: Dunk and Go Nuts
Producer Nancy Updike talks to her friend Mary Conway about the strangest-looking trophy she got in her years playing basketball.
Act One: Finally
We start with someone getting up the nerve to do something that really, it would be nice to see more often — an apology.