"It's a living hell up here. What with the bloody rain,
the bloody loneliness, and that bloody, bloody wind. "

~ Ray Walston (Mad Jack Duncan)
- 'Paint Your Wagon' (1969)

"When I get to heaven tie me to a tree, or I'll begin to roam and soon you know where I will be..."
~ Lee Marvin (Ben Rumson) from the song 'Wandrin' Star'
- 'Paint Your Wagon' (1969)

This is What Is No Longer:
The 'Infamous' Mojave Phone Booth
...this from just a single portion of a huge,
meandering labyrinth of a website known as
Deuce of Clubs
This site is Odd Americana at its finest, and most confusing

To read about the booth itself, click this Map:

This one is more of a hearty 'Book Recommendation' :

Into the Wild
By Jon Krakauer

A tragic, haunting and disturbing yet fully enlightening examination
of the restless and idiosyncratic nature of the Human Spirit.
I could not put this thing down.

Read reviews and buy the book

Forlorn structures; among the few which remain from
The 1964 World's Fair
These are found at one of the grandest of all the websites:
Forgotten New York

When was the last time gasoline flowed here?
From one of the quintessential roadside and night photographers:
(and Tangento's Kindred One)
Troy Paiva
See his glorious website, buy his awesome book:
Lost America

U.S. Highway 50: The Loneliest Road in America
Just one of a vast multitude of the
Penny Postcards
you can find at this incredible
USGenWeb Archives Web Site

^More Penny Postcards^

Bleak, stark, somber and unflinching images from:
Photographer Ken Light
Prepare for another look at the downside of The American Dream

Psychosis runs amok, The Twisted and Profane become the Norm:
The Church of the Subgenius

You may or may not find this guy at:
Daily HaHa.com
Strictly lowbrow waggery here, folks

Funny pictures, animations, cartoons, photos and video

(click the oscillating oculars)

And finally...

Well? YOU figure it out!
Funny signs at Roadtrip America

If you Dare...

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