Posts by: ScottLattin

The state capitol in Madison, WI. Madison, WI – I’ve been back home for nearly a month now. The plan was to drop off my belongings, which I hauled back from Philly, then head south[…]

Los Alamos, NM – The birthplace of the atomic bomb is a mere 20-miles southwest of Española, yet the two cities are worlds apart. You won’t find in Española any million-dollar homes perched atop the[…]

Rio Arriba County, NM – I’ve come to enjoy indulging the White people here who complain about being treated like third-class citizens – behind the Natives even! Oh, the audacity of these brown people. In[…]

Fairmount, Philadelphia – Eastern State Penitentiary was conceived in 1787, in the living room of Benjamin Franklin, a leading member of the Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons. The reformist group was appalled by[…]

Baltimore, MD – We rolled into Baltimore just after 6 p.m. on Friday, arriving at my friend’s home in the Hampden section on the city’s northwest side. Kendra, an old friend from Madison, moved to Baltimore[…]

It happens each time I fly. In the run up to departure, I become obsessed with reading about great accidents in aviation. I like reading determinations of causes. What failed? What went wrong from there?[…]

Madison, WI – Twice a year, tens of thousands of people descend on Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center to gorge themselves on brats – high-fat pork sausage stuffed with spices inside an intestinal[…]

Logan County, KY – On Sunday, I was dorking around in Logan County when I happened upon a Shaker historical site. I first learned of Shakers in January, when my buddy Amy and I happened[…]

Shenandoah, PA – For more than five years, Carlos Vega has fought to bring the police officers he believes are responsible for his son’s death to justice. “They killed my boy,” Carlos told The Feral Scribe late last[…]

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