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The Case Of The Two-Headed Calf

The Billboard had promised gasoline, sandwiches, and the opportunity to see a two-headed calf named “Heady”.

Standing in The Pit Stop in Mineral Point, I gazed up and scanned for signs it was a hoax. Maybe the deformity was the result of a clever taxidermist’s touch rather than the handiwork of a hilarious, but also cruel and uncaring god?… Read the rest

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Everything you never wanted to know about author MATT GEIGER, and more!

I’ve done it!  I’ve lured my first interesting individual into the trap of answering my Q&A that I developed through extensive scientific research with the intent of bringing out very interesting tidbits from very interesting individuals.  (I used google… have you guys heard of this???) I also scraped the deepest wells of my own creativity to come up with these hard hitting questions that the PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW.  … Read the rest

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Author plumbs truth, memories and Ipswich

By Dan Mac Alpine
ipswich@wickedlocal.com

Matt Geiger remembers the shortest route to downtown Ipswich from his childhood home on Appleton Farms was the railroad tracks.

“And it was still a long walk,” Geiger, IHS Class of 1998, said.

That isolation provides the baseline for his first book, “Raised by Wolves and Other Stories,” a collection of columns and stories he’s written in his career as a journalist.… Read the rest