House on Fire

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  • 2019
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Bonus Episode - Ask Polly
5. Bonus Episode - Ask Polly
February 24, 2022
Heather Havrilesky is a successful author, essayist and humorist best known for her advice column Ask Polly."" In this episode, she tells us why she'd choose to save her childhood teddy bear (and self-described ally) if her house was burning down.
The Gorge
4. The Gorge
January 1, 2019
Cascade Locks, OR is a scenic town that was narrowly saved from a forest fire in 2017. This episode explores how almost losing everything changes one's relationship to property and possessions.
3. Woodburn
January 1, 2019
Woodburn, OR is an agricultural town with a large Latinx population. In this episode, residents choose items that tell their immigrant stories and seemingly banal objects that they can't live without.
Dignity Village & Kenton Women's Village
2. Dignity Village & Kenton Women's Village
January 1, 2019
Dignity Village and Kenton Women's Village, OR are self-run communities for previously homeless people. Being homeless has given some residents a uniquely profound perspective on material possessions.
Happy Valley
1. Happy Valley
January 1, 2019
Happy Valley, OR is a storybook upper middle-class suburb known for being safe. Here residents reflect on the importance of maintaining that sense of safety through their material possessions.
  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2019