Posts Tagged: topiary

The Rumpus Interview with Sara Benincasa


Comedian Sara Benincasa opens up about her latest book Real Artists Have Day Jobs, adjusting to success, Venn-diagramming love, and the loss of Morley Safer. ...more

A Man Named Pearl


yard3184I was pretty sure, based on the ridiculous soundtrack alone, that the story of topiary artist Pearl Fryar was a mockumentary. And a good one. Living in rural South Carolina, Fryar decided one day to be, according to the New York Times, “as visible as possible.” So he started with a holly bush.