fall*ing in love

fall*ing in love

When borders are closed and you can’t travel to the one you love no more, memories hurt and the longing aches. To heal the pain, journeylism contributed six new stories to the fall 2020 edition of AmericA Magazine: Phil Spector goes off the wall (of sound) in American Songbook. We took the Look of Mormon […] more…
when the saints

when the saints

New Orleans’ beat has been composed with the blood, sweat and tears of generations. Its notes move over a gamut of hope and fear. ‘When The Saints Go Marching in’ is the city’s soul. A sounds straight out of the Big Easy heart of one of its favorite sons: Louis Armstrongs hart…click here for the […] more…
close encounters

close encounters

The soundtrack of Generation X was aired by MTV. The videoclip shot by Steven Spielberg. In a 7-year timespan, the director delivered three iconic movies. ‘Jaws’, ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ and ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ were huge blockbusters between 1975 and ’82. And like with Richard Dreyfuss in ‘Close Encounters’, the spell of Devils […] more…
luctor et emergo

luctor et emergo

According to the site Geotargit the US is home to 24 towns called Holland, 10 Amsterdams en 1 Rotterdam. The States also harbor two hamlets named Nederland, one in Texas and one in Colorado. The latter was founded in 1874 gesticht and has a silver mine to thank for its name…click here for the full […] more…
war of the worlds

war of the worlds

It’s the start of February. The trees stand bare and tall. Sunlight dances with the early morning’s mist. The past ripples the grayish surface of the Grover’s Mill Pond. The spot where the Marshians landed over 80 years ago, rests under a blanket of silence…click here for the full article published in AmericA Magazine’s summer […] more…
jewel of the ozarks

jewel of the ozarks

Not Clinton but Walmart is perhaps the most famous name Arkansas has given America. And we have to thank the daughter of the superstore’s founder for the fact one of the poorest US states was enriched with a world class museum on 11-11-2011. As of that day, an architectural gem in the cradle of the […] more…
here comes the sum(mer)

here comes the sum(mer)

Summer is here and so is the second 2020 edition of AmericA Magazine with 5 journeylism.nl articles. In New Orleans, Louisiana we listened to the sound of Louis Armstrong. We crossed Crystal Bridges to be embraced by 400 years of American art in Bentonville, Arkansas. In Nederland, Colorado they celebrate Frozen Dead Guy each year […] more…
the big muddy pyramid

the big muddy pyramid

The fact that a fishing store sits in a pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee is the result of a bet Bass Pro Shops owner Johnny Morris made with some of his friends back in 2005. While trying to catch some catfish, their eyes were caught by the huge glass triangle at the bank of the Mississippi […] more…
the bubble top king

the bubble top king

At a stone’s throw from the mother road, Darryl Starbird still works on new cars from a nostalgic past. The Bubble Top King is his nickname and when you turn off Route 66 in Afton, Oklahoma and follow the smell of oil and gas, you’ll arrive at the National Rod & Custom Hall of Fame…click here […] more…
we are the champions

we are the champions

Back in May 2019, nobody would give a dime for the World Series Championship chances of the Nationals. DC’s baseball pride had lost 31 of their first 50 games. Coach Martinez was on the verge of being fire and the Washington Post already branded it a lost season. Five months later, the newspaper’s headline read […] more…
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