STORY: The House of Ill-Repute

Somewhere in the remote desert of Nevada, I passed a sign for the infamous Moonlite Bunny Ranch. I was pleasantly surprised to stumble upon the world-famous brothel. In fact, I had already encountered it twice before on my journey. First, as the subject of a documentary I watched in my... Read More

STORY: The Frank Zappa Radio Takeover Hour

GREEN RIVER, UTAH After scanning the radio forever, I finally found a radio station featuring a variety of hip hop music. I was pleasantly surprised by the blend of mainstream, underground, and international artists. I'd never heard French rap on the radio anywhere but in France. Yet there I was... Read More

STORY: The Adventures of Betsey and The Grape Ape

GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO The drive across Utah was long and tedious, but I refused to give up until I crossed the border into Colorado. By the time I reached Grand Junction, I was about ready to crash. The next morning, I asked the guy at the front desk if he... Read More

STORY: Billy Frogg’s

OMAHA, NEBRASKA “Where should we go for lunch?” MacKenzie asked as we wandered through the streets of Downtown Omaha. “Let's go to Billy Frogg’s!” I exclaimed, pointing it out as soon as I saw it. “What the hell is Billy Frogg’s?” “I don't know. I've never been there. I just... Read More

STORY: The Haunted Highway

ROSEBUD, SOUTH DAKOTA -- Sometime after midnight, I passed over into the Rosebud Reservation. The Pow Wow music had long since faded into static and the stars the only source of light on the road. Highway 18 spans the southern length of South Dakota and passes through three Indian reservations.... Read More

STORY: Jancita Eagle Deer

The sun was just beginning to set as I rolled into the reservation. I stopped at the gas station to refill my tank, taking a moment to study my surroundings. Traffic whizzed through the intersection. A family of four piled into an old station wagon with Pow Wow gear stashed... Read More