The Case for Eating Crickets
A new video shows a pair of artists raising thousands of crickets—for musical collaboration and as a source of home-grown protein.
The Awkward, Surprising Realness of Virtual First Dates
“Dating in Place” lets viewers listen in as pairs test out their chemistry on first dates via Zoom.
Anatomy of a Book
In a new short film, antiquarian booksellers reel off the special language they use to catalogue a book’s condition and describe the methods for fixing its faults.
May 21, 2020
A U.S. Expat in China Weighs the Decision of Where to Shelter in Place
A video diary of months in lockdown for a family with health concerns and roots in both the U.S. and China.
May 20, 2020
Quarantine Is Making Puzzle Enthusiasts of Us All
A new video shows the magician turned YouTuber Chris Ramsay solving tricky 3-D puzzles and discussing a hobby that offers a soothing focal point, even for game-night skeptics.
May 15, 2020
An Aerial View of New York City’s Pandemic
A new video shows the city’s eerily empty landscape, with commentary from front-line medical personnel and essential workers whose work continues, off camera.
May 14, 2020
A San Francisco Baker on What Hospitality Looks Like During the Coronavirus Pandemic
In a new video, the owner of Reem’s California talks about the challenges of running a business and maintaining community connections while social distancing.
May 11, 2020
A Mother Turns Her Quarantine Yard Into an Enchanted Garden
For the photographer Elisabetta Zavoli and her sons, playing with costumes and lighting during the dark of night became a way to deal with fear during the pandemic.
May 8, 2020
A View of New Orleans Under Quarantine
In a city struck hard by the coronavirus, famously boisterous streets have gone quiet.
May 7, 2020
Watch Neighbors Connect in “Shelter in Place”
Stuck in his New York City apartment, a street photographer started interviewing his neighbors, who shared surprisingly intimate stories from their windows.
May 6, 2020