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Bands of Ball Point: Master F-450 & Pozzm

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Little Pigs of America (Indianapolis, IN)

Little Pigs of America was a barbecue¬†chain known which took pride in its “secret ‘n’ zesty” sauce. According to this article, they started in the early 1960s and went bankrupt in 1967, which means my 1966 NRA catalog was one … Continue reading

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Bands of Ball Point: Daddy’s Royal Issue

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Yoda’s Big Boy (Salem, VA)

Apparently, Yoda’s Big Boy was one of the earliest Shoney’s restaurants. It later merged with Lendy’s, also of Salem. Back when it was Yoda’s competitor, Lendy’s was simultaneously a Big Boy and a Kentucky Fried Chicken. Confused? That makes two … Continue reading

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Bands of Ball Point: Coke & Spiriter

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Pixie Kitchen (Wecoma Beach, OR)

The Pixie Kitchen operated from 1953 to 1985 and is pretty thoroughly memorialized on the internet. If you visit Lincoln County, Oregon, you can see memorabilia from the restaurant on display at the museum. Stay at the Whistling Winds Motel … Continue reading

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Bands of Ball Point: Catfish Scrumble

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Hex Diner (Binghamton, NY)

Hey, did you know you can read 4 full issues of Jen’s minicomic Pocket Editor online? You totally can, and probably should! The Hex Diner was mentioned in Jack Edward Shay’s 2012 book Bygone Binghamton: Remembering People and Places of … Continue reading

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Bands of Ball Point: The Buttermilk Sisters

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Christ’s A&W Drive-in (Deadwood, SD)

Sean Bieri said (and I think he meant for this to apply for the previous sketch in the series as well) I feel like I should apologize somehow… Sean is no stranger to this site. No further information is available … Continue reading

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