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Memories of a Seventies Punk Rock Tourist

Sunday, December 3rd, 2023

The Punk Rock Museum opened in May 2023 in Las Vegas, and we visited in June.

Is Taxidermy Dead?

Saturday, October 28th, 2023

Several recent news stories suggest that displays of animal taxidermy are becoming extinct at mainstream establishment museums.

Belated Burials: Expired, Unidentified, and Famous!

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Fans of bizarre tourist attractions saw their travel plans disrupted recently when it was announced that Stoneman Willie, a preserved corpse on display since 1895 in Reading, Pennsylvania, had finally been identified and would be buried under his real name. His imminent interment was teased to Reading when his casket appeared in a motorcycle hearse […]

Giant Twine Ball Rolls To A New Home

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

The giant twine ball of the late James Frank Kotera (a.k.a. JFK), all 12 tons of it, was safely trucked to its new home in Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin, on September 21, 2023.

Weed Museum For Atlantic City

Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Most ambitious of several dozen planned marijuana businesses in this designated “Green Zone” is a complex described as a “museum.”

Wedding Bells For Cocaine Bear

Thursday, March 30th, 2023

Despite being dead for nearly 40 years, Cocaine Bear has officiated a wedding in Lexington, Kentucky. Hollywood heartthrob, Oscar-ceremony crasher — is there nothing this bear can’t do?

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