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Random Musings: Traveling the back roads of America with the Ghost Rider

In the early 1980s, one of my favorite comicbook series was Marvel Comics’ Ghost Rider, which centered around itinerant motorcycle stuntman Johnny Blaze, a man cursed to share his body with a demon he could barely control. 1,369 more words


Every day after lunch I kick the children outside for mandatory recess, and shut the door.  When I open it an hour and a half later they are usually standing there dripping in mud.   536 more words

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The Great Divide

Unless you’re living in a vacuum, I’m sure you’ve noticed that on many major issues of our time, the people of our society are greatly divided. 769 more words


Evel Knievel would be proud of this colorful group of motorcyclists

MILWAUKEE — They turned heads in their red, white and blue costumes. And even though they were repeatedly mistaken for being Elvis Presley impersonators, the motorcyclists in this group didn’t seem to mind. 37 more words


Evel Knievel Would Do It!

How many of you remember Evel Knievel?  If you have no idea who I am talking about or it’s a distant memory, let me give you a brief description.  488 more words

Darren Aronofsky To Direct Channing Tatum in Evel Knievel Biopic

Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Noah) is in talks to direct Channing Tatum in Sony Pictures upcoming Evel Knievel biopic.

Born Robert Craig Knievel, he attempted over 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps between 1965 and 1980, and in 1974, a failed jump across Snake River Canyon in the Skycycle X-2, a steam-powered rocket. 124 more words