As Seen in Kansas Series Blogs

As Seen in Kansas Part 4: The Dead Mall

Everybody loves a dead mall—especially me! In societal terms, the mall replaced Main Street. Malls supplanted our humanity. and for this, they deserve to die . Malls have burrowed their way into our hearts through popular culture lampoons like David Byrne’s True Stories, Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, The...

As Seen in Kansas Part 3: Squirrel Feeders

The couch in the Potucek household doesn’t face the TV. Instead, the living room furniture is focused towards a mighty oak tree belted with a squirrel feeder. The concept behind the squirrel feeder is simple one: Figure 1 Go to your local feed store or market for a bag of...

As Seen in Kansas Part 1: Hedge Apples

Introduction to the “As Seen in Kansas” Series When you get used to a place, you forget the fantastically weird things happening all around you. Once in a New York park, I watched a couple of picnicking Aussies get mobbed by a pack of squirrels. Having never seen a squirrel,...