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You Blow My Mind. Hey, Mickey!
The audience at a show featuring Disney characters. Something you learn rearing kids
Published: June 8, 2011
Length: 27 minutes (6836 words)
Phil Campbell? Phil Campbell. Welcome to Phil Campbell.
In 1995, Might Magazine published an essay by Phil Campbell about the first convention of people named Phil Campbell, which took place in Phil Campbell, Alabama. This past April the small town was…
Length: 15 minutes (3820 words)
He served 10 presidents, but died alone in squalor
By Christian Davenport, Theodoric C. James Jr. was clearly in trouble. He wasnt showering anymore. He wore the same ragged clothing day after day. Rats rummaged through the weeds…
Published: Aug. 11, 2011
Length: 7 minutes (1856 words)
Neon: 100 years of the greatest light show on earth
Every night, on the corner beside my apartment in Greenwich Village, two words inflame or intoxicate the sky. One is red, the other green, so they imitate the universal code for stop and go,…
Author: Peter Conrad
Published: Aug. 28, 2011
Length: 12 minutes (3185 words)
What Happened To Mitrice Richardson?
[Reporting] A recent college graduate, she was jailed briefly for trying to skip out on her dinner tab in Malibu, then freed in the middle of the night in a neighborhood far from home.

She had no car, no ride, no phone, and no money.

When she disappeared, it raised a flurry of questions about how the sheriff’s department handled her case.

The discovery of her body a year later only raised more.

Author: Mike Kessler
Published: Sept. 1, 2011
Length: 37 minutes (9496 words)
The Call of the Feral
A grassy valley strewn with boulders; above the winds stiff buzz, a keening whistle on the air. And from the boulders, from the shadows of the far trees, the feral dogs rise. Long-limbed…
Source: hilobrow.com
Published: Sept. 16, 2011
Length: 29 minutes (7382 words)
Greetings from Helen
The woman at the Helen welcome center wears a low-cut dirndl made from denim, and her Clairol-blond hair is twisted into “Heidi” braids. She does not know, nor seem to care, who King Ludwig was, even though his 1810 wedding inspired Munich’s first Oktoberfest, and, by extension, the oom-pah orgy that overtakes this north Georgia town every autumn.
Published: Oct. 7, 2009
Length: 14 minutes (3708 words)
Tar Sands Showdown in the Nebraska Sandhills
At a heated hearing in the heart of cornhusker country, one cowboy poet gives local outrage an eloquent voice It wasnt yet 3:30 p.m., and already there were heated words at the entrance to…
Author: Ted Genoways
Length: 14 minutes (3570 words)
The Town that Blew Away
Justin Heckert 10/1/2011 …
Length: 21 minutes (5377 words)
Inside The Russian Short Wave Radio Enigma
Somewhere in Russia a signal of mysterious beeps and buzzes has broadcast since the high-water days of the Cold War. But why?Photo: Sergey Kozmin From a lonely rusted tower in a…
Published: Sept. 27, 2011
Length: 14 minutes (3613 words)
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