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Vandals Spray Seattle’s Troll

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Trolls don’t get much respect, even on their best days. Now the giant Fremont Troll in Seattle, Washington, has suffered the indignity of being painted by vandals. A couple of weeks ago, the troll was sprayed with fingernails, tattoos, fangs, and a green eye. Volunteers from the Fremont Arts Council got together and quickly restored […]

Roadside News: Feb. 12, 2009

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Historic Woodsmen | Stickie Lincoln | Lava Lamp? No, Waterfall!

Year Of The Ox? Seems Like Year Of The Bear To Us

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Big bears have been all over the news.

Roadside News: Jan. 19, 2009

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Tower of Pallets | Train Wreck Coffee Shop | Massive Coronary | Nickel Guy Honored

Roadside News: Jan. 14, 2009

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Hippie Museum | Touching the Janitor | All Not Sheltered from Fallout | Littering Hot Dog Man | Tidal Bowl

Archie McPhee Is Moving, Not Dead

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Panic swept the rubber chicken and surplus radiation suit markets last week when it was reported that Archie McPhee would be closing its store in Seattle. This marketplace of marvels is a prime destination for those needing travel survival gear such as dashboard Tikis and commuter lane passenger mummies. The idea that it could be […]

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