The last place where the post office tries to decipher your bad handwriting

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Or just impossible addresses, like “the one addressed to the house ‘down the street from the drugstore on the corner’ or one intended for ‘the place next to the red barn.'”


Joshuah Bearman has written about CIA missions, jewel thieves, deranged private investigators, aspiring Fabios, bitter rivalry among dueling Santa Clauses, and the metaphysical implications of being the world's greatest Pac Man player. His article for Wired became the movie Argo. More from this author →