May 22, 2019 / Modified may 23, 2019 8:48 a.m.

Signs of life and death along southwestern highways

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson restaurant history, becoming a goat, and looking back at Dr. Martin Luther King's visits to Tucson.

goat man hero 3 Thomas Thwaites' documents his quest to take a break from being a human in his book "Goatman". Photograph by Tim Bowditch.

Arizona Spotlight

Signs of life and death...and more

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Featured on the May 23rd, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

Lerua's interior hero Lerua's moved from 4th Avenue to Broadway Boulevard in 1941. It closed in February of 2019 due to the impending construction project to widen Broadway that will require the building's demolition.

jesse sensibar hero 3 "I-40 In The median Mile 331 near Chambers, Arizona. Rest In Peace John." - Jesse Sensibar
Jesse Sensibar

  • Meet Thomas Thwaites, an author and futurist from the UK who is now serving as an assistant professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. Mark talks with Thwaites about his whole-hearted attempt to take a holiday from being a human being by trying to live life as a goat.

Goat Man Thomas Thwaites' second book, on his quest to take a vacation from being a human being in favor of life as a goat.

goat man hero 2 Thomas Thwaites' documents his quest to take a break from being a human in his book "Goatman". Photograph by Tim Bowditch.

MLK hero 1 Martin Luther King, Jr.
public domain from The Library of Congress

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