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Act Three: If These Dogs Could Talk
There are certain jobs where thinking about someone else’s life is just built into it.
Act Two: Going Down With the Censorships
When to leave Twitter is a question lots of executives faced when Elon Musk took over the company — those who weren't immediately fired, anyway.
Act One: Music of the Night after Night after Night
The musicians in the orchestra for Phantom of the Opera tell reporter Jay Caspian Kang about what it’s like to play the exact same music every single night—for decades.
I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help
Nancy Updike goes to Iraq to try to figure out what it's like to be a private citizen working in the middle of a war zone.
Civil War reenactments, wax museums, simulated coal mines, fake ethnic restaurants, an ersatz Medieval castle, and other re-created worlds that thrive all across America.