Author Michael Rubino

  • Michael Rubino

    Writer at Large

    Michael Rubino became Indianapolis Monthly's writer at large in September 2013. He is a former IM associate editor and sometimes-freelance writer who specializes in long-form journalism. A recipient of more than 30 national and state writing/reporting awards, Rubino's work has appeared in The New York Times and the Christian Science Monitor. He is an adjunct lecturer at IUPUI, where he teaches literary journalism for the Indiana University School of Journalism.


Remains of the Day: Indy's Super Bowl 46 (XLVI)

Allison Melangton Only the second woman to run a Super Bowl Host Committee, Melangton fielded lots of offers afterward. She worked for NBC during the Olympics, and then took the top job at Indiana Sports Corp. “I’m happy here,” she says, “and happiness weighs a lot on your decision.” Read more...

50 Things Every Hoosier Must Do!

What makes this Columbus institution really sweet is the counter-side charm of Wilma Hare and her fellow soda jerks, who will pull you an ice cream soda the way it was in 1900 and serve it with a side of sass: “When that ice cream hits the carbonation, it will explode like a volcano. And I will laugh at the look of panic on your face.” Read more...