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Reach Party (or: Johnson & Johnson & More Johnson)

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

A second casting of J. Seward Johnson’s undeniably eye-catching 4,100-pound struggling sculpture, “The Awakening,” has been permanently installed in a grassy expanse in Chesterfield, Missouri. The grasping giant was added to Chesterfield Arts’ public art collection and will be available for perpetual public gaping and climbing, forever frozen in an angry state, quite annoyed at […]

Mermaid To Order

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Greenville, Michigan’s Little Mermaid statue has caused nary a ripple since it was gifted to the city in 1994.

Roadside News: July 19, 2009

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Cronkite and Armstrong – MO, OH | Mermaids To Flirt with Sharks – SC | Moonshine Tourism – TN | Emmett’s Casket – IL

More and More Rushmore

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

On Fourth of July weekend, All-American vacationers from coast-to-coast proudly cut out of work early so they can flock to our nation’s most treasured patriotic sights.

Roadside News: March 16, 2009

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

St. Patrick’s Day – AL, MO | Parades on Collision Course with Recession? | Simpsons Shrine on Hold – OR | Skywalk Security – AZ

Roadside News: March 2, 2009

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Diseased Trust Fund Kills Funeral Museum – IL | Tree Clobbers Graveyard Family – KY | Chief Black Hawk Returns – IL | Official: Largest Rocking Chair – MO

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