Steam rolls off the Mississippi River in the pale blue morning. A snowman is given a criminal air by the glare of car headlights. A Wallace Stevens poem struggles to emerge on the page of an under-inked typewriter.
Soth, who goes by his business name @littlebrownmushroom on Instragram, was handed the reins of the magazine’s account late on New Year’s eve. He’ll hand them back on Sunday, although one wonders if editors will extend the deal through Monday when Minnesota takes an even colder turn.
The New Yorker has been allowing photographers to guest host the feed since August of 2012.