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Missouri’s Dogged Love Of A Dog

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Lewis and Clark, continental explorers, were big news during their extended 2003-2006 bicentennial (we stumbled across tributes to them in dozens of city parks and museums). It got so crazy, we thought, that North Dakota even erected a twice-life-size statue of “Seaman,” their dog. Lewis and Clark have since faded from public view — they’ll […]

Waltzing Waters Back In Branson

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Technicolor rainbow spritzy liquid spectacular good news out of Branson, Missouri, where Waltzing Waters Theatre has reopened after years in mothballs.

Roadside News: Feb. 9, 2010

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Boneyard Makeover – NV | Epic Eagle – MO | Jet Wreck Bonanza – NC | Rebel Yell or Big Girlyman? – SC

2010: A Year To Remember

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

With the new year comes the promise of new wonders, yet unborn, that will dazzle our eyeballs into the distracted-driver danger zone. Here’s a brief look at some of the anticipated highlights for 2010 — and remember that every year also brings dozens of unexpected new attractions.

Roy Rogers and James Henager: Perfect Together

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

James Henager has some P.T. Barnum in him; he knows how to use the press, and the press usually finds itself cheerfully playing along. Henager runs Henager’s Memories and Nostalgia Museum in Buckskin, Indiana. When we first learned about his museum, he quickly embraced our christening of it as the loneliest in America — for […]

Giant Forks: Sign of the Tines

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Recently a giant fork appeared on a traffic median in Pasadena, California. No one seemed to know who was responsible for the guerrilla installation of the 18-foot-tall rogue utensil…

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