Cannibals, Surfboards, and, Like, Everything! In the deep, dark 1980s, Jim Crotty and Michael Lane quit their jobs, traded everything they owned for a 26-foot motorhome, and hit the road with their cats, their convictions, and a solar-powered Mac. Their mission: to travel the great American landscape and report on the incredible people, places, and parking lots they encountered along the way. One fateful day, their Monkmobile rattled into California… "Reading these guys is like watching a grainy, irreverent film about America— real, unreal, surreal." —The Boston Globe "[The Monks] don't simply document a chosen city or region. They dissect it, demystify it, revel in its oddities." —San Diego Union Tribune "Modern troubadors…writing about themselves and America." —The New York Times "Kerouacs of the ’90s." —The Seattle Times "An unshaven version of Travel & Leisure." —Utne Reader Dockweiler State Beach Museum of Jurassic Technology Slab City ? Mojave Airport Pacific Lumber Company Saint Stupid's Day Parade Columbarium ? Sixteen to One Mine Banana Man ? Nudist Colonies The Astrophysicist of Love L.A. Police Academy ? Madonna Inn Forestiere Underground Gardens Foster's Big Horn ? Critical Mass Devil's Golf Course Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum Deep Creek Hot Springs Sagely, City of 10,000 Buddhas and more, More, More Visit us Online at www.frommers.com
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Jim Crotty and Michael Lane are the publishers, editors, and motive force behind Monk, the mobile magazine, and authors of Mad Monks on the Road, Pink Highways, and How to Talk American.
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Book Description John Wiley & Sons, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028616669
Book Description Wiley, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028616669
Book Description Wiley, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Monk is a phenomenon. Monk is a state of mind. Monk is a magazine that's gone from $500 in start-up capital to pulling in $40,000 worth of advertising per issue. And now, Monk is a new line of guidebooks from IDG Books Worldwide Travel.Monk is two men -- Jim Crotty and Michael Lane -- who quit their jobs, sold everything they owned, and hit the road in their Monkmobile, a 26-foot Fleetwood Bounder motorhome, publishing the world's only mobile magazine and reporting on the incredible people, places, and parking lots they encountered along the way.Now, the Monks have brought their unique perspective to the guidebook world. The Monks' Guides are passports for the hip new nomad, with an insightful new take on traditional sights and a whole host of funky, offbeat sights, adventures, and recommendations that are a breath of fresh air. They're unique. Arrogant. Funny. Fresh. Bold. Entertaining. Cutting edge. They're Alternative Travel -- a, whole new definition of guidebook.After exploring the funkiest sights and sounds of L.A. and San Francisco, follow the Monks on a memorable road trip around the state. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028616669
Book Description Wiley, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028616669