The case: A young boy finds an enchanting object in the street.
Stories that are Dreamy
It’s happened to you. A song comes over the radio, and, in just a few notes, you’ve been transported to some personal history, awash in memory and all its image and emotion.
What happens when one song changes the course of your life?
In 1984, Benjamen Walker was 12 years old and like George Orwell’s protagonist Winston Smith, he kept a diary, for the citizens of the future. Travel back in time and find out what totalitarianism really sounds like.
When Kelley Benham and her husband finally got pregnant, after many attempts and a good deal of technological help, everything was perfect. Until it wasn’t. Their story raises questions that, until recently, no parent had to face.
Lewis Greenberg is fighting to preserve a giant installation in his yard, Holocaust Revisited. He calls the neighbors who object Nazis, but it’s not nearly so black and white.
What if the moon were just a jump away? A beautiful answer to that question comes in Italo Calvino’s story, read live by Liev Schreiber.
An investigation into internet sleuths — like Todd Matthews of Doe Network — amateur detectives who use the web to solve cold cases and identify missing persons.
Completing an accurate map of all the stars in the night sky is the lifelong goal of astonomer and self-confessed nocturnal hermit Brian Skiff. Diane Hope documents a night in the life of one of this dwindling number of professional stargazers.
A contemplation of time and mortality, including stories about a family’s tragic visit to Palestine and a man who attends a dinner party after learning he might be dying.