Baseball humbled me. I made my slick, cynical predictions… and what happens? Magic. I was in a bar for St. Louis’s epic victory in Game 6 of the World Series, and all around me grown men and women slapped their heads (slapped their heads!) with each dramatic turn of the most amazing game I have ever seen. Great sport can be like great art—transcendent.Jess Walter, HOBART picks the 2011 Season, revisited
as much as we love finding beautiful pictures of Tasmania and info on mixers via the tumblr search tag for “Hobart,” this is pretty cool, too:
you can call me boots.
Just found out that Hobart, one of my favorite lit mags ever, accepted a short story of mine.
Dancing, squealing and singing ensued. YEAH!
Ann Arbor, what-what?!
(also: these are pretty great. I think I especially love that middle on, in part just cause I love the painting dimension so much, but also that road, those beautiful old cars, the look over his shoulder as he’s getting passed… (and, sure, the movie, too, of course))
fly over art
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Cover of the Nov. 19, 2012 issue. Click-through for the story behind “Rhapsody in Blue,” the cover after Obama’s reelection from artist Mark Ulriksen: http://nyr.kr/ZfzUIQ
I actually kinda really dislike this us v. them, red v. blue, “my team won” sports analogy. Just me?The New Yorker
Danner for Tanner
Hobart 10 cover artist, Adam Haynes!
I was marveling at that last image, with the burning car and antlers (two classic hobart images!), for quite a while, before I even realized… 253 what-what!!
in the new frontier