Full episode 691: Gardens of Branching Paths Act One Dreams From My Father Share a clip Transcript ByEtgar Keret Writer Etgar Keret tells a story about his father, who was constantly imagining parallel universes. In a way, they saved him. (12 minutes) More in FathersView all 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Two: Father of Invention There’s a machine lots of us encounter as a big impersonal, mechanical apparatus, that has a ghost in it. 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Three: This Must Be the Place 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. 753: What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate Nov. 12, 2021 Act Four: The Importance of Meeting Earnest For more than fifty years, Jeanne Darst’s dad neglected to tell his entire family about their entire family. (13 minutes) More by Etgar KeretView all 703: Stuck! May 8, 2020 Act Four: Unhappy Accident The story of someone stuck in a difficult situation, from Etgar Keret. 577: Something Only I Can See Jan. 15, 2016 Act Three: Earth Angel Actor Alex Karpovsky reads a short story by Etgar Keret, from his book, “The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God." (4 minutes) 559: Captain's Log June 26, 2015 Act Four: A Brief History of Us Actress Sue Scott reads a short story by Etgar Keret.