Climax, Minnesota, In Polk County on the North Dakota Border (not far from Cummings), was founded on August 18th, 1897 at a time when opportunity, poverty and the hope of having something of one’s own would drive adventurous people to such places. Popular legend says the town was named for a brand of chewing tobacco, […]
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November 21st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 50 Comments
July 30th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 31 Comments
While combing the infotainment ultraspeedway for it’s flattened musical turds, invariably a gem or two shows up. We’ll try to keep a good supply on hand, and invite you to send your faves as well. LENINGRAD COWBOYS: Gimme All Your Lovin’ (With the Red Army Chorus) Something this sublime needs no comment. I first encountered […]
February 21st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 32 Comments
Here it is. In case you didn’t know, or had just lost interest in it until recently and were wondering where it is. Who knew? It’s about sixty miles west of St. John’s, just off the Trans-Canada Highway on the scenic Baccalieu Trail. It’s small, but quite pretty, and a pleasant distraction from the usual […]