hobart logo

February 6, 2013 | Fiction


Evelyn Hampton

At night the air waits for Cassidy the way it does for a fuse to free its load. Then the great burst air gets to be, the blues and pinks and falling greens of fleurs-de-lis the stars might have

Cassidy photo
Empty Handed Year photo

February 5, 2013 | Fiction

Empty Handed Year

Brian Carr

The first time I fingered a girl, I messed it up. Of course, I didn’t realize at the time. It happened on a Friday night, at a playground. There were four of us there. Two girls, two boys. It was a very open thing. The girl who I fingered said she’d let me try, and we sent our friends to the basketball court to wait for us. 

Review of Grape Stomping photo

February 4, 2013 |

Review of Grape Stomping

Jessica Vozel

We won’t drink the juice and we won’t make wine with it.  Because, well, feet. But the secret none of us shares is the fairground sun has emptied our heads of moisture—the secret is, we are all

Twitter People: Rob Delaney (@robdelaney), The Comedian photo

February 1, 2013 | Interview

Twitter People: Rob Delaney (@robdelaney), The Comedian

Matthew Simmons (@matthewjsimmons)

And then there's Rob Delaney. The next time Rob Delaney tweets—which is probably going to be in the next half hour or so—almost 750,000 people will have it pop up in their feeds. (Give or take a