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Dust Up At The Action Figure Museum

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

How do you clean a collection of over 13,000 toys and action figures? At the Toy and Action Figure Museum, it’s a matter of logistics.

Happy Birthday Twine Ball Man

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

JFK – that’s James Frank Kotera, not John F. Kennedy – turned 70 on Groundhog Day, 2017. JFK is the creator and solitary roller of what may be the World’s Largest Ball of Twine.

A Uniter, Not A Divider

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

In a time when Americans yearn for someone to bring them together, David Bakara knows who that someone is.

Hot Wax: Presidents For Sale

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Does the price an American pays for a wax President reveal how Americans feel about the Presidents themselves?

The 7 Death Cars of Bonnie and Clyde

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

On our trip to the new Alcatraz East attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, we met an old friend: the Bonnie and Clyde Death Car from the 1967 Faye Dunaway/Warren Beatty movie.

2017: Out of the Shadows

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

In August 2017, a rare total eclipse of the sun will slash across America, briefly tossing select tourist attractions into disturbing daytime darkness. But the rest of the 2017 Roadsider calendar lights up like an emergency flashlight of promising milestones and celebrations.

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