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Brooks Building in Arcadia soon will have a Route 66-friendly tenant

Brooks Building in Arcadia soon will have a Route 66-friendly tenant

Joel Rayburn, owner of the Route 66-related GlassBoy Studios and Tourist Trap Tees, soon will move into the historic Brooks Building just a stone’s throw from the Round Barn in Arcadia, Oklahoma. Rayburn told me in a text he should…

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The folks at MeUndies posted this video over the weekend publicizing its Route 66 underwear line. Give the company props for actually showing its undies at real-life Route 66 landmarks in Arizona and California. (Screen capture of the MeUndies ad…

New T-shirt features Whoopee Coaster

Tourist Trap Tees, based in Oklahoma, is┬áreleasing a new T-shirt featuring a Mother Road legend from Illinois. This one is the Whoopee Coaster of Lyons (also known as the Whoopie Coaster) — a long wooden structure basically designed as a…

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Ann Brimacombe, an art director based in Minneapolis, posted some of the television ads she worked on for Kmart and its Route 66 fashion line. As you can see, these whimsical ads take on a road-trip theme — including one…

New T-shirts pay tribute to Route 66 legends

New T-shirts pay tribute to Route 66 legends

A graphic designer in Oklahoma has collaborated with two well-known Route 66 enthusiasts to create his Tourist Trap Tees line, which pays tribute to legends of the Mother Road. Tourist Trap Tees has shirts inspired by Rimmy Jim’s Trading Post…

A listing of Route 66 sites used in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

A listing of Route 66 sites used in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue — which includes a prominent section about Route 66 — hit the magazine’s website Monday and was scheduled to be on newsstands this week. Here’s a behind-the-scenes video from the magazine’s Route 66 photo shoot:…

Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue includes a Route 66 section

Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue includes a Route 66 section

Sports Illustrated’s much-ballyhooed swimsuit edition this year includes a section that was shot on Route 66. That was confirmed by taking a gander at the magazine’s cover that was revealed this week: If you can’t see it, here’s the relevant…

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