Jon Gugala

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Inside the Strange World of America’s Haunted Houses

From LA to NY, "haunts" are wrapping up a season of fright. For longtime employees, they are a comfort and a home.

Chicago’s Goody Vault Breathes New Dimensions Into Old Clothes

Emanuel Edwards isn’t just slinging heirloom-worthy finds. His loud repairs of destroyed garments are catching looks coast to coast.

Discovering the Changing American West Along the Pony Express Trail

Agriculture consolidation, small-town decline and water scarcity are changing the composition of the country west of the Mississippi River

It's the Year of the Teen Sensation at the US Open

At this year’s Open, a significant number of younger-than-average men are bidding to make an oversized impact. The question is: Why now?

The Viral Musician Playing Nursery Rhymes in the Style of Your Favorite Band

How one songwriter started a phenomenon when all he wanted was some peace and quiet

The 25 Best Songs by The National

From their 2001 debut to their latest album, these are the band's best tracks