Illinois road trip highlights, sightseeing, interviews, vintage films.
|Atlanta||Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 3|
The A.G. Team prowls Atlanta IL's nostalgic Rt. 66 main street, loaner home of the Hot Dog Muffler Man.
|Burbank||Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 8|
Two Chicago area Muffler Men get their American Giants road trip close-ups, including the mutant Frankenstein Muffler Man at Haunted Trails.
|Chicago||Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 7|
Chicago fiberglass giants visited -- Eye Care Indian, and a rooftop Mr. Bendo, still incomplete after a windstorm cut him in half.
|Crystal Lake||Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 5|
Documenting a Chicago area cluster in Crystal Lake, including an Indian and a Bunyan of dubious purity.
|Crystal Lake||Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 6|
Further documenting a Chicago area cluster in Crystal Lake, a Bunyan formerly in Melrose Park. Bonus stop at Lamb's Farm, Libertyville, IL.
|Essex||Jack Barker: Inspiration from Junk|
Jack Barker shows us some of his junk art sculptures and talks about his ideas.
|Peoria||Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 4|
Further travels up Route 66 - a statue-seeking stop in Peoria for its Uniroyal Gal.
|Peoria||Barbershop Quartet of the Presidents|
Rubberhead robot Presidents belt out quick musical ditty for visitors at the Wheel O' Time Museum.
|Springfield||Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 2|
Joel and the A.G. Team continue on their journey of enlightenment, concentrating on the Lauterbach Muffler Man, decapitated in a tornado.