Michael Wallis
has been a guest of The Colbert Report
and got nailed in the process

Author of The Lincoln Highway: Coast to Coast from Times Square to the Golden Gate

August 15, 2007



SC didn't know about it because is now called U.S. 30

there will be a Colbert Highway

Lincoln Highway was named after honest abe

above the mason dixon line uniting what was already united

the jefferson highway got its ass royally kicked by the lincoln highway

Route 66 is called the Mother Road (by Steinbeck & Wallis)

Lincoln Highway is considered the "Father Road"

suddenly the interview got sad because fathers can be absent and mothers can be abusive

no Mary Todd Lincoln Highway (that went in corkscrews and ended in a brickwall)

Americans are a people of movement

Linear Village when you're on the interstate, everything is predictable, older roads have surprises and people pull over and discover

Boy meets highway, boy travels highway, boy writes a book about highway

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