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Travel Channel’s Route 66 episode of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Someone has posted the Travel Channel’s 40-minute episode of the behind-the-scenes shoot on Route 66 from the recently released Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The formatting of the video is a bit odd, but it at least is good quality. Of…

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…

A visit to Dan’s Bar-B-Que Pit

Oklahoma Living magazine, a publication of electric cooperatives of Oklahoma, recently made this Table Talk video about Dan’s Bar-B-Que Pit, which has served hungry folks on Route 66 in Davenport, Oklahoma, for more than 40 years. Incidentally, the video’s host…

Book review: “The 66 Kid”

“The 66 Kid” is not your typical memoir. Then again, Bob Boze Bell isn’t a┬átypical fellow. Nearly all memoirs consist of a few hundred typewritten pages with a few dozen black-and-white photos crammed into the center. But Boze, best-known as…

66 The Mother Road online magazine goes on indefinite hiatus

The November/December issue of 66 The Mother Road magazine apparently remains the last for quite a while. The bimonthly online magazine, started by John and Judy Springs in April 2011, has halted publication. A reader of Route 66 News noticed…

Magazine features Route 66 in the desert

The Sun Runner, a magazine about the California desert, recently posted a long article about Route 66 from Victorville, Calif., to Kingman, Ariz. Longtime roadie Jim Conkle is prominently mentioned in the piece. You can read it online here: Like…

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