Memory motel, "#09: The Right to OBlivion - PART 3,"
Despite Eric’s desire to forget, his past relationship with Chris threatens to return…
Memory motel, "#08: The Right to OBlivion - PART 2,"
If forgetting helps us forgive, how will the internet’s relentless memory impact our ability to accept other people’s past crimes and mistakes?
Memory motel, "#07: The Right to OBlivion - PART 1,"
There is a freedom that comes with faking a death. The idea of shedding one’s skin and starting over is a tempting thought. But is it actually possible in the digital age, where one’s information is out there?
Memory motel, "#06: The WONDER YEARS,"
The Wonder Years married the bewilderment of a child with the nostalgia of an adult; and for a generation, the TV show created by Carol Black and Neal Marlens is a time machine back to the sixties, youth and innocence. In today’s episode, we return to “The Wonder Years” with Carol Black and writer Titi Nguyen to reflect on childhood with the help of Kevin Arnold.
Memory motel, "#05: Court of Memory,"
In our daily lives, we often accept that our memories are poor, and eventually move on if our memories don’t exactly match up with another person’s. We often agree to disagree, but that’s not an option in court. And yet memory is as fragile and poor there as it is when we’re struggling to remember where we did have that second date. In “Court of Memory,” our host speaks with Nathan Brown, an exoneree, Karen Newirth, a Senior Staff Attorney from the Innocence Project, and Julia Shaw, author of The Memory Illusion, as he explores the high stakes of remembering in the criminal justice system.
Memory motel, "#04: Letters to the dead,"
In the United States, the obituary article is reserved for the famous, to remember their greatest achievements and notable struggles. And if you’re not famous, the price of a public death notice ranges from $200 to $13,000. In Iceland, everyone gets an obituary, from the plumber to the president, free of charge with a maximum of 3,0000 characters. In “Letters to the Dead” we examine the art of obituary writing and what’s created for the living by remembering the dead.