“Each jar of peaches or glass of milk produced on Tulare bottomland owes a portion of its nutrients to the land and water management of the ancestors of those who live and work almost within sight of the dried lake, and its existence to layers of violence.” Read the essay, then explore conversation pieces from…


What is Pipe Wrench? Depends on who you are and what you need.

It’s a digital dinner party. An experiment in sustainable publishing. A wealth redistribution scheme. A bunch of people who are really excited to see you. A place to feel your feelings. An affront to capitalism.

It’s one great longform story surrounded by a constellation of reactions, interpretations, digressions, and asides. It’s your new favorite magazine.


Whether for the first, second, or third time, we’re glad to see you. We’ve been waiting! If you’re just finding your way here and want to check out issues one (a barn burner!) or two (acrobatic pigeons!)? Voilà: