Outside of town, things are piling up. Books, records, phones, radios, bells, journals, tools, contracts. Someone is going through it all, listening, logging, and reading aloud.
The present we have is what we’ve carved out of everything else. The Western is the ongoing project of recording everything else; The Fork is a way to present those recordings.
This episode of The Fork features theories of collecting and a story of Italy during World War II.