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Pancho Villa Is Gone, His Finger Lives On

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Pancho Villa, notorious Mexican bandit and revolutionary, died in a hail of gunfire in 1923. According to legend, his corpse was later dug up and dismembered, with his body parts going to relic collectors in the U.S. and Pancho Villa fans in Mexico.

Twistee Tales – Ice Cream Cone Buildings

Friday, July 30th, 2010

If you’ve ever dreamed of making a smooth move in the real estate game, now may be the time to snatch up your very own soft serve structure. Two former Twistee Treat ice-cream-cone-shaped stands are currently up for sale. With interest rates low and interest in ice cream high, this could be an opportune time to acquire a highly desirable dairy destination.

Roadside News: The Ides Of March

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Ricky Ranger, Crucified! | Tanks, But No Tanks | Pedal Car Carhenge | Public Protected by Pasties

Roadside News: Feb. 9, 2010

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Boneyard Makeover – NV | Epic Eagle – MO | Jet Wreck Bonanza – NC | Rebel Yell or Big Girlyman? – SC

Roadside News: January 12, 2010

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Nebraska Sea Monster – NE | Chilly Curator – PA | Flying Squirrels Evict Indian – VA | Fake Shuttle In Real Danger

Mago Joins Giant Goddess Sorority

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Forget your monolith Marys and your fancy pagan ladies — there’s a new goddess scraping the heavens. It’s Mago! Mago is 39 feet tall, exactly one foot higher than the roof of the Catholic church across the street, which is possibly not an accident. Mago was erected in the Arizona desert on the outskirts of […]

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