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Roadside News: Dec. 8, 2009

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Slave Owner Statue – MS | Young Abe Stolen – IL | Office Grizzly Attraction – MT | Multicultural Man – CA

Big Storm Bounty Reaps The Whirlwind

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Monster hurricanes scour the landscape, leaving behind a lot less than when they arrived. This can be frustrating if you want to visit attractions along a southern shoreline, unless the attraction is a memorial to a hurricane.

Roadside News: June 12, 2009

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Lady of Steel – IL | Obelisk Whisked – MS | UFO Clone Cult May Land in Vegas – NV | Carved For Your Examination – AZ

Blues Legend Robert Johnson Died – Somewhere

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Robert Johnson was the songwriter-singer-musician “grandfather of rock ‘n’ roll.”  He died in Leflore County, Mississippi, in 1938 — and that’s about all that anyone agrees on when it comes to his death.  People have argued about why Johnson died, where he’s buried, and how old he was.  And now two men, in the same […]

Elvis Is Alive! Museum Is Back On eBay

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

The octopus conspiracy that secretly rules the world doesn’t want us to know that Elvis lives. The Elvis is Alive! Museum is up for bid on eBay — again — after it was bought, moved, and re-opened only last year. The Museum was a fixture for decades in Wright City, Missouri, where a Baptist minister […]

The Truth Is Out There Again: Elvis Is Alive! Museum Reopens

Monday, July 7th, 2008

In 1992, Baptist minister Bill Beeny opened the provocative Elvis is Alive! Museum in Wright City, Missouri. It featured dozens of exhibits that proved, according to Bill’s theories, that Elvis did not die in 1977. But by 2007 Mr. Beeny was getting on in years, and he reluctantly put his museum up for sale on […]

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