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Reduction photo
June 1, 2012 | Fiction

Reduction

Juliet Escoria

"This was the old days, back when you could go down to Tijuana without a passport."

Three Shorts photo
June 1, 2012 | Fiction

Three Shorts

Alex Streiff

"We go to the golf course with a case of Busch and two deep-sea fishing rods fitted with steel leaders."

Ping-Pong, 12 Loring Place photo
May 2, 2012 | Fiction

Ping-Pong, 12 Loring Place

Meagan Cass

 

It was the day after Christmas when our parents began to argue and we went down to the basement, to our new Titan<a class="more" href="/web_features/ping-pong-12-loring-place">... more</a>

Wind photo
May 1, 2012 | Fiction

Wind

Elizabeth Crane

 

On the last day of her life, my grandmother woke up, went into the bathroom to brush her teeth, and looked into the mirror to discover<a class="more" href="/web_features/wind">... more</a>

The Baby photo
May 1, 2012 | Fiction

The Baby

Pamela Harcourt

 

The Baby's signature sportcoat was caught in the cab door again. "Every danged time," he muttered into his coffee. He disliked being<a class="more" href="/web_features/the-baby">... more</a>

The Buddy System photo
May 1, 2012 | Fiction

The Buddy System

Jon Morgan Davies

 

The afternoon David was fired for stealing company office supplies and reselling them in an office superstore parking lot,<a class="more" href="/web_features/the-buddy-system">... more</a>

She'd Taught Us How photo
May 1, 2012 | Fiction

She'd Taught Us How

Jesse Eagle

 

We the children were out there in the alley again, digging holes in the asphalt with our shovels, digging holes in the<a class="more" href="/web_features/she-39-d-taught-us-how">... more</a>

Cuspis photo
May 1, 2012 | Fiction

Cuspis

Emilia Phillips

 

My father told me tollbooths were drive-thru dentists. The orthodontists were the lanes labeled EXACT CHANGE ONLY. "They change your<a class="more" href="/web_features/cuspis">... more</a>

Lil Bitch: An Interview With Chelsea Martin photo
May 1, 2012 | Interview

Lil Bitch: An Interview With Chelsea Martin

Elizabeth Ellen

 

 


Chelsea Martin is easily one of the sweetest persons I know, as well as one of the<a class="more" href="/web_features/lil-bitch-an-interview-with-chelsea-martin">... more</a>

A Conversation with John Warner &amp; Tom Williams photo
April 1, 2012 | Interview

A Conversation with John Warner & Tom Williams

 

Tom Williams: What do you find funny?


John Warner: I find lots of things funny, and<a class="more" href="/web_features/a-conversation-with-john-warner-amp-tom-williams">... more</a>

HOBART "expert" picks for the 2012 Season photo
April 1, 2012 | BASEBALL

HOBART "expert" picks for the 2012 Season

 









Jim Ruland,
Author<a class="more" href="/web_features/hobart-quot-expert-quot-picks-for-the-2012-season">... more</a>

A Visit to the Dock photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

A Visit to the Dock

Bruce Harris

Most baseball fans remember the late Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis for his June 12, 1970 no-hitter against the San Diego<a class="more" href="/web_features/a-visit-to-the-dock">... more</a>

The Holding, The Explosion photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

The Holding, The Explosion

Caleb Curtiss

Four hours before my 3rd shift, Sertaun is behind home plate calling balls and strikes and I am hung over as shit standing<a class="more" href="/web_features/the-holding-the-explosion">... more</a>

Ken Burns' Little League photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

Ken Burns' Little League

Dan Moreau

 

Episode 1
Humble Beginnings

The first official Little League was played in 1882 on a balmy summer afternoon<a class="more" href="/web_features/ken-burns-39-little-league">... more</a>

Only Catchers Get Credit For Their Unflinchingness photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

Only Catchers Get Credit For Their Unflinchingness

Ronald Metellus

The Catcher showed his pointer finger, the signal for a fastball. Two fingers issued a polite<a class="more" href="/web_features/only-catchers-get-credit-for-their-unflinchingness">... more</a>

Baseball is Poetry photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

Baseball is Poetry

Sam Ramos

 

Mike Hampton - P

When I wore my Astros hat and jersey to see them play the Cubs at Wrigley Field, someone threw a<a class="more" href="/web_features/baseball-is-poetry">... more</a>

Craig Griffey photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

Craig Griffey

Mark Baumer

Craig Griffey ate snowflakes because he thought it would make him better at baseball.

When Craig Griffey was six he almost retired<a class="more" href="/web_features/craig-griffey">... more</a>

Little League Primer photo
April 1, 2012 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Little League Primer

Daniel Romo

 

Pitcher (1)

Often the biggest and most talented. Best arm on the team. A steady fastball, a heady game. Wise beyond<a class="more" href="/web_features/little-league-primer">... more</a>

Saturday photo
April 1, 2012 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Saturday

Kara Vernor

Girls, sweating in their polyester knickers, await their turns at the plate. Ankles clacking, mouths breathing, “We want a pitcher, not a<a class="more" href="/web_features/saturday">... more</a>

Out In The World photo
April 1, 2012 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Out In The World

Curtis Dawkins

Renteria almost hits one out in the bottom of the ninth of a 3-3 game against Cleveland. It’s been a nightmare season of almosts<a class="more" href="/web_features/out-in-the-world">... more</a>

Rotation photo
April 1, 2012 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Rotation

James Scott

They said the scar tissue would break up in your shoulder, and that this could be a painful process. You imagine it cracking like dry earth<a class="more" href="/web_features/rotation">... more</a>

The Day the Music Should Have Died: Game 7 of the 1979 World Series photo
April 1, 2012 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

The Day the Music Should Have Died: Game 7 of the 1979 World Series

Benjamin Lyon

We are family
I got all my sisters with me

Do you know the song “We are<a class="more" href="/web_features/the-day-the-music-should-have-died-game-7-of-the-1979-world-series">... more</a>

Well, That Old Lady Definitely Just Tripped Over A Bird photo
March 1, 2012 |

Well, That Old Lady Definitely Just Tripped Over A Bird

Matt Trupia

 

She is certainly falling, has certainly become a fulcrum for her own demise. You are<a class="more" href="/web_features/well-that-old-lady-definitely-just-tripped-over-a-bird">... more</a>

Great and Powerful photo
March 1, 2012 |

Great and Powerful

Chad Chmielowicz

 

The toilet is leaking again and the handyman’s been here twice already. The refrigerator was failing every other month and<a class="more" href="/web_features/great-and-powerful">... more</a>

Angela's Baby photo
March 1, 2012 |

Angela's Baby

Nathan Holic

 

Perhaps Angela should have been surprised when she gave birth to a tiny black laptop. But she’d been restless and frustrated<a class="more" href="/web_features/angela-39-s-baby">... more</a>

An Interview With: Catherine Chung photo
March 1, 2012 |

An Interview With: Catherine Chung

Matthew Salesses

 

Catherine Chung is the author of Forgotten Country, which will have just been released by the time you’re<a class="more" href="/web_features/an-interview-with-catherine-chung">... more</a>

3 Stories photo
March 1, 2012 |

3 Stories

Emma Torzs

 

River Traffic

The river by Anne’s house, the Clark Fork, was swollen up with people. It was the first day of true summer heat,<a class="more" href="/web_features/3-stories">... more</a>

Road photo
March 1, 2012 |

Road

Corey Zeller

 

You hear static in the baby monitor sky. You hear crying. The white flakes shred off it. The New Year’s Eve song. The people you’ve<a class="more" href="/web_features/road">... more</a>

old HOBART archives photo
January 1, 2012 | Interview, Fiction

old HOBART archives

We are working toward converting all of the old into the new. We are not forsaking our past! But... it's going to take time. In the meantime...

the ARCHIVES!

An Interview With: Jennifer Tamayo photo
January 1, 2012 |

An Interview With: Jennifer Tamayo

Andrew Ervin

 

Having had the pleasure of hanging out with Jennifer Tamayo on a number of occasions, including at a mardi<a class="more" href="/web_features/an-interview-with-jennifer-tamayo">... more</a>