An attempt to get to the bottom of whether the future we were promised as kids — flying cars, emotionally fragile domestic robots, video phones, quantum leaping — is better, worse or pretty close to the one we'll actually get.
Starlee Kine is a radio producer and writer. She is a regular contributor to This American Life. She loves very good or very bad television. She writes about the good shows at Capital New York and the bad ones at Vulture. She’s co-created an animated series "Starlee and Arthur Review" with illustrator Arthur Jones, designed a cutting board for the Thing Quarterly and written a break-up song with the guidance of Phil Collins. She is working on her first book, It IS Your Fault, a series of essays on the self-help industry as well as a new radio show about mysteries.