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Evolution of the Cow Chip Toss: Wisconsin

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

The twin villages of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, proud as they are of their annual Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw and Festival, admit they were not the first to celebrate the bovine natural resource.

R.I.P. Wilbert Behn

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

On March 29, 2011, Wilbert Behn passed away, days shy of his 92nd birthday. He was the self-proclaimed world’s oldest lion tamer and the last living member of RoadsideAmerica.com’s Hall of Immortals.

Rhinelander Welcomes New Monsters

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Community art projects, the temporary scattering of custom-painted-but-identically-formed fiberglass cows or bears around a town, rarely appeal to us. Good for the fiberglass sculpture industry, good for civic fund-raising, but too mass-produced, too normal.

Flamingo Flap

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

The proud pink flamingo which adorned a steel fire escape above Baltimore’s Cafe Hon has triumphed in its bureaucratic battle with city officials. Back in early October — after the decorative bird had spent about seven years minding its own business — city inspectors made a big stink over the giant pink waterfowl. A governmental […]

Roadside News: August 13, 2009

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Motorcycles to Hell – OH | The Real First US President – MD | Not Quite Nirvana Monument – WA | Dungeon Master Immortal – WI

Roadside News: July 25, 2009

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Kids! Learn About Rocks – NH | Boulder Border Dispute – OH – KY | Shopping with the Gods – CA | Burnt Castle – FL

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