The smallest post office in America

Ochopee Post Office

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Take US 41 South from Naples, and you’ll come to Ochopee, Florida 34141-9998, home to the smallest post office in the United States. If it looks like a shed, it is because that is exactly what it was — an irrigation shed for a nearby tomato farm.

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Draft John Mellencamp Movement Takes Off

A special from IndySocial:

The Draft Mellencamp for Senate Movement is officially underway and very much for real.

Since the notion was introduced by The Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel earlier this week on an MSNBC morning show, and later in greater depth on The Nation‘s web site, thousands have joined impromptu Mellencamp for Indiana Senator Fan Pages on Facebook, and voices ranging from rock fans to professional politicians have signaled their support.

As of yet, no official comment from the Mellencamp camp. His web site’s news section is promoting an upcoming performance  headlining Rock Fest 2010 in Cadott, WI on Saturday, July 17th and makes no mention of potential senatorial aspirations.  Rock Fest is four day music festival.

The controversial leftist editor’s proposal that the scrappy Hoosier Rocker might actually make a viable candidate, and a palpable alternative to big-business-friendly Dan Coats, who is widely believed to be the Republican candidate.

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Walk in the Winter Woods, Holliday Park Indianapolis

Before the game starts

Tammy and Beth take a walk

in the winter woods


David Rheins

iPhone pic by Tammy Williams

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All Points West — Back for Year 2!

All Points West

Originally uploaded by DRheins

All Points West

Has it been a year since APW? Everyone here at Free Pamphlet had such a good time last year, that we were very excited to see the promotion starting up for the second annual rock fest in Liberty State Park.

Here’s the lineup:


Beastie Boys
Yeah Yeah Yeahs • Vampire Weekend
The National • Fleet Foxes • MSTRKRFT
Q-Tip • The Pharcyde • Organized Konfusion
The Knux • Ra Ra Riot • Seasick Steve • Telepathe
Shearwater • Heartless Bastards • Flying Lotus
CollegeHumor Live • Arj Barker • Eugene Mirman • Bo Burnham


My Bloody Valentine • Gogol Bordello
Arctic Monkeys • Neko Case • The Ting Tings
Yelle • Crystal Castles • St. Vincent
Tokyo Police Club • The Cool Kids • Kool Keith
Cage the Elephant • Chairlift • White Rabbits • Electric Touch The Postelles • Black Gold • CollegeHumor Live
Time & Eric • Judah Friedlander • Jim Jeffries


Echo & the Bunnymen • MGMT • the Black Keys
Elbow • Silversun Pickups • Mogwai
We Are Scientists • Ghostland Observatory
The Gaslight Anthem • Etienne De Crecy • Lykke Li
Akron/Family • Steel Train • Kitty, Daisy & Lewis
CollegeHumor Live • Janeane Garofalo
Michael Showalter  • Todd Barry

You can buy your tickets at the official site:

Hope to see you all there!