Trip Talk

Making Memories to Last a Lifetime

Posted on 03/15/2019

Host Gary Mantz and his well-traveled guest Suzanne Mitchell reminisce about their “Great American Road Trip of 2017” from Sarasota to Seattle and back including details of amazing places they[…]

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Holly Barker and the Launching Pad on Route 66

Posted on 03/08/2019

Holly Barker and her partner Tully Garrett rescued and lovingly restored the legendary Launching Pad restaurant on Route 66 in Wilmington, IL. The massive Gemini Giant statue is the guardian[…]

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Erika Nelson: The Collection Finds A Home

Posted on 03/05/2019

After a long hiatus, we are back on the American Road with the folks who are part and parcel of the stories in our magazine.  In this first edition, we[…]

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Tony Craig: About Animation and Roadside Americana

Posted on 03/01/2019

Artist Tony Craig shares tales from his prolific career in Disney cartoon and digital animation/production, now entering a third decade; he also reveals a passionate gift for preservation of roadside[…]

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Paul Bahnmeier and Historic Lecompton, Kansas

Posted on 02/22/2019

Lecompton, Kansas is known as the “Birthplace of the Civil War and Where Slavery Began to Die.” The desperate, even vicious political and military saga of the free-state vs. slave-state[…]

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