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Graffiti Highway Returns To The Soil

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Unexpected casualty of the covid-19 virus: the Centralia “Graffiti Highway.”

Roadside Attractions: Virus Safety Closings

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Follow us down the rabbit hole for a glimpse of abrupt changes underway across America’s pockmarked face of quirky attractions.

In Praise of Tinted Copycat Statues

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

J. Seward Johnson passed away on March 10. He made millions as a public sculptor churning out artwork that average Americans loved and almost all art critics loved to hate.

The Elephant Is The Room

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Lucy has long been advertised as “the only elephant you can go into and come out of alive.” She will soon be the only elephant that you can go into, take a nap, and emerge undigested the next morning.

It’ll Tickle Yore Innards!

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Little remains of the original soft drink Mountain Dew except for its name, its garish red and green label colors, and the fact that it has enough sugar and caffeine to choke a mule.

Nut Lady Sprouts Anew

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Retrospective on the late Elizabeth Tashjian, curator of the world’s only Nut Museum, including her nut paintings, drawings, and sculptures.

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