God may or may not be in the details, but most people seem to think reality is. The multitude of technological devices humans have invented to record and play back reality, from the wax cylinder to the webcam, has made modern life the most over-recorded phenomenon in human history. This craving for exact details started in the theater—Robertson, Ibsen, Zola, Belasco, Stanislavsky—but the theater always had the good sense not to get bogged down by it. Even if God is in the details, the dramatic event... More >>>