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Mark Ristich was a rookie process server up for anything until he got his scariest assignment:  "Big Harley Guy."

Pennsylvania State Constables Hubie Coleman and Albert “Rocky” Younkin tried to get long-time outlaws off the street with varying degrees of success. Finally, they used their ultimate weapon: a van decorated in the NFL Steelers' colors and the team logo.

The Tricksy Foo Mix

 

Produced by Stephanie Foo.

This is the full episode of Road Trip.

Glynn lets you in on the secret of traveling on the cheap in Japan.

Producers: Glynn Washington and Stephanie Foo

 

As Producer Stephanie Foo's father drives her home from dinner, he regales her with tales of the animals he accidentally ran over in the Australian outback.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

 

Scott Terry, the lead singer of the band Red Wanting Blue, has been on the road with his band for a large part of the past decade. During their first national tour, the band discovered that while traveling, it’s not often a bad idea to trust in the kindness of strangers.

Most of the music used in this piece is by the band Red Wanting Blue.


Producer: Stephanie Foo

 

A few years ago our good friend Jeff Greenwald left for a very long trip, a half-way-around-the-world trip, to catch a glimpse of a solar eclipse.  On his journey, Jeff ran into a little trouble while looking for some grub.

Check out more from Jeff on his website: www.jeffgreenwald.com

Producer: Anna Sussman

When Mark Allen gets pulled over for some wild antics on the road, he tells the cops that there isn't anything suspicious in his car.  But he forgot about a few things under the seat...

This story was recorded for the fantastic Risk! True Tales Boldly Told Podcast.

Writer Mark Allen's website can be found here.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

 

When Rita D finds herself in Louisiana for Mardi Gras, she thinks she knows exactly what she's in for. Fancy floats, sparkly beads, flashy girls.  So when her friends throw her into their car and head out to the prairie, promising her the time of her life, she's skeptical.  But man oh man, thank goodness ignorance is bliss, because all the freaky mayhem in the world is about to break loose.

Producer: Rita Daniels

Main photo courtesy of Otis Ike.

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