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Binocular Viewers: The Better To See You With

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

They’re called “Scenic Viewers” by some. The man who runs the company that builds the devices calls them “Binocular Viewing Machines.”

Ax Marks The Spot

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Today, the hot attraction is competitive ax-throwing.

Sweet 16: Looks Like a Beauty

Friday, January 1st, 2016

2015 was a year that pundits proclaimed was a downer, but in the Roadside universe it rolled along with few potholes or washouts.

2014: Giant Pegasus And Revolutionary Robots

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Aside from the 50th anniversary of the New York World’s Fair and the enshrinement of the Flying Paper Boy of the Guadalupes, what do we have to look forward to in 2014?

Gotta See ‘Em All: Pursuing America’s Giants

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Joel Baker’s life changed in Dade City, Florida, on January 31, 2012. That was the day he visited his first Muffler Man.

Lanny Dean and His Merry Band of Tornado-Chasers

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Lanny Dean had a hoarse throat when we spoke. Maybe from screaming “Agggh! Tornado!!!” He said no, it was just from speaking to so many customers. Tornado season is his busy time.

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