Swim Cafe

Chicago, Illinois

I told someone the other day that the most boring drive of my life was from Chicago to Kansas City. I’ve done some pretty boring drives: I16 from Macon to I95 (fuck you, Kite, GA!), LA to San Francisco (or thereabouts), any US road with three (3) or more CVSs, I40 through Oklahoma and the […]


wandering goat biscuits

Wandering Goat

Eugene, Oregon

Chapter 1 has a nice way of kicking off ‘Cafe Tableaux On the Road, Summer 2012.’ At Wandering Goat our heroes evade tweakers, discuss a metric for the success of art, and choke down some biscuits to the tune of relentless train whistles and esoteric hip-hop.


Swim Cafe

Chicago, Illinois

I told someone the other day that the most boring drive of my life was from Chicago to Kansas City. I’ve done some pretty boring drives: I16 from Macon to I95 (fuck you, Kite, GA!), LA to San Francisco (or thereabouts), any US road with three (3) or more CVSs, I40 through Oklahoma and the […]




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