Wisconsin road trip highlights, sightseeing, interviews, vintage films.
|Aniwa||Wilbert Behn in his Homemade Arena (1991)|
From a 1991 visit with the late Wilbert Behn, eating fire and performing a solo routine with his semi-cooperative lions and tigers.
|Birnamwood||Giant Badger - 1982 vs. 2012|
A video by Mike DeForest contrasts his home movies shot at Badger Country in 1982 with its current altered incarnation.
|Madison||ADHD Sufferer's Dream Come True|
Video by tipster Bryan shows a deli decorated with too many restless figures and contraptions.
|Neillsville||Chatty Belle, Talking Cow|
For a quarter, Chatty Belle will tell you about her history and the origins of the adjacent building.
|Phillips||1991 Dash Through Fred Smith's Concrete Park|
Our first visit to this impressively dense array of beer bottle and concrete sculptures was all too quick and unsteady (eventually we came back and took our time...).
|Sparta||FAST Fiberglass Statue Mold Field|
FAST President Jim Schauf tells us about the appeal of his "Bone Field" full of fiberglass statue molds.
|Sumpter||Dr. Evermor on Forevertron Launching|
In 1998, Dr. Evermor donned his pith helmet and tried to make us understand the Forevertron, his giant space-time bending contraption.
|Wisconsin Dells||The Old Scary vs. Fun Argument|
Straddling that razor thin line between chills and chuckles, the captive skeletons at Ghost Outpost try to help.