Fortune Smiles: Stories Symbols & Objects

Adam Johnson
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iProjector

An iProjector is a machine that projects images, films, and holographs as programmed. The narrator in “Nirvana” has an iProjector which he uses to construct an interactive digital version of the recently assassinated President. The narrator later uses the iProjector to create a hologram of Kurt Cobain to convince his wife not to commit suicide.

Kurt Cobain hologram

A Kurt Cobain hologram is programmed by the narrator and projected using an iProjector in the story “Nirvana.” The Kurt Cobain hologram is interactive, assumes all of his real-life mannerisms, and appropriates written, spoken, and sung words for use in conversation with the viewer. The narrator programs the Cobain hologram for his wife so that she may speak to him, and he may convince her not to commit suicide. This is accomplished when the wife tells Kurt he should not commit suicide because it would hurt too many...

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