Hobo Kings

Wizehop and Korey Garibaldi both slay their wanderlust on the rails. Just in completely different ways: Wizehop, a veteran hobo, illegally jumps trains in rural Ontario in search of a weekend thrill; Garibaldi, a University of Chicago doctoral student, rides Amtrack across the U.S. as part of its writers’ residency program, looking for a writerly backdrop that isn’t Starbucks. Each of them, however, slip into the rhythm of the tracks as North America passes by the windows and cracks of a train car. Irrepressible wanderers trying to make the most of the time they’re not tethered to their desks.

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