Is There an Audience for Your Life Story?
Have you ever been trapped in a front row seat for a relative’s unedited slideshow? The one where he pauses at every image, whether blurry or nice, skipping back and forth from Spain’s high plateau to its beaches, from flamenco dancers to dinner in Barcelona—at a rambling pace made even slower by arguments with his wife about whether they ate paella or steaks that night. At about midnight, when your chin is propped on the arm of your chair, he announces there’s just a few more to go.

What happened here? You certainly won’t be […]