Route 66 News

What’s cooking at Boot Hill?

Here in Oklahoma, I haven’t been able to go to Vega, Texas, and check out Rory Schepisi’s recently opened Boot Hill Saloon & Grill on Route 66. However, the Amarillo Globe-News visited, and published a story about it Tuesday (free…

Wallis and Colbert

Author Michael Wallis was on the Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” last week to plug his new book, “The Lincoln Highway.” Here is the video clip of the interview: Wallis also is well-known for the best-selling “Route 66: The Mother…

Winslow takes it easy

The Christian Science Monitor tells the story of how the Route 66 town of Winslow, Ariz., has capitalized on The Eagles‘ song “Take It Easy” and its mention of a certain corner. The Monitor says Winslow didn’t start to cash…

Magazine names best road tunes

The folks at American Road magazine have just published their “Rhythm and Cruise” issue, in which they’ve listed the “Best American Road Songs” of the past century. Here are the Rules of the Road for the song listings: 1) The…

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