Please Buy My New Book

About a year ago, I had an idea that clicked so hard in my head that I couldn’t shake it out. It was for a book I wanted to read, an intersection between two nostalgic niches – Route 66 and drive-in theaters. Since nobody else had published the book I wanted, I was stuck with…

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Video: Rodeo Celebrates 70 Years

Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of local TV news segments about nearby drive-in theaters. This week, KING-TV, Seattle’s News Leader, posted an affectionate look at Bremerton WA’s Rodeo Drive-In Theatre that has to be in my Top Ten. As I wrote two years ago during my Drive-In-A-Day Odyssey, “Rodeo Motor Movies” opened in…

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Greenwood’s 25 Beats Duke Energy

Just after the Charleston SC Post and Courier wrote about the drive-ins of South Carolina, the Greenwood SC Index-Journal reported a financial victory for one of those three, the Auto 25 Drive In there in Greenwood. That drive-in opened in 1945, and its electricity provider used to be the Greenwood County Electric Power Commission. In…

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