Road trip highlights, sightseeing, interviews, vintage vacation films.
Isaiah Henry Robertson transformed his Niagara Falls home, Prophet Isaiah's Second Coming House, into the ultimate End Times folk art roadside attraction. [Video]
During Silvio's personal tour of his Italian-American tribute sculpture garden in Redford, MI, he might tell you this sad tale. [Video]
Destroyed by fire -- a last look at a lonely shoe tree near the ghost town of Shaniko, Oregon. [Video]
Jack Barker's Metal Menagerie, Essex, IL: The late Jack Barker shows us some of his junk art sculptures and talks about his ideas.
Highlights at The Thing? attraction in Dragoon, AZ are revealed in this field video... perhaps even, a glimpse of The Thing itself? [Video]
At his Button King Museum, Bishopville, SC, Dalton Stevens performs one of his songs. [Video]
Gary Doss, curator of the Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia, reveals the (then) World's Biggest Dispenser of Pez. [Video]
Mythical Singing Sam the Gorilla Man manifests in a coin-operated diorama in 1880 Cowboy Town, Buffalo Ridge, SD. [Video]
From the Vault of Memory...
Saddam Called Me
At least, that's what the King of Toilet Seat Arts told us in 1994.
Wall Drug's Singing Sam
"The Yard" (1992), where dead animals crudely dance, and a rotting gorilla plays the piano.
Behn's Game Farm
Wilbert Behn in his Homemade Arena (1991) eating fire and performing a solo routine with his semi-cooperative lions and tigers..
King of the Windmills
King of the Windmills (1996) Stockton, CA. Frank Medina, known worldwide for his windmill collection and his incredible teeth.
July 23, 2016
USA and Canada Tips and Stories
- Exhausted Paul Bunyan, University Park, Illinois
- Big Pig, South Frankenmuth, Michigan
- Flying Saucer House - Futuro, Covington, Kentucky
- Montgomery Stockyard, Montgomery, Alabama
- !!! Sculpture Park Mini Golf, Minnetrista, Minnesota