The New Yorker is a standard-bearer of American literary reportage. The Paul Finebaum Radio Network, Alabama talk radio's most popular source for sports-related Southern exceptionalism, is, uh, not. But that doesn't mean the two can't make a happy pair.
There's really a lot going on in the daily interactions between Finebaum and his inmates—I learned that when I wrote about the show in January. And now he's truly made the big time. The New Yorker! Ye gods! The magazine that published John Hersey on Hiroshima now has this passage in its archives: