Entries Tagged as 'Jerrod Jordahl'

Rick Lem: Cartoon Evangelist

March 13th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Rick Lem is a cartoonist who lives in Kelley, Iowa. He founded his weekly publication Toons in 1987, which is distributed in and around Ames bearing his “Lemco Productions” business name. Since Toons began, Lem and his publication have become an important and well-recognized part of the Ames community. The Ames Progressive recently sat down [...]

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Tags: 2010 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · Interviews · Jerrod Jordahl · March 2010

Music Review: Nuclear Rodeo – Something Bad’s Happening

November 29th, 2009 · No Comments

If Something Bad’s Happening were a short story, the protagonist would, at one point, look up to his mother and say, “I love you so much but I just can’t help but be afraid for you. I’m young now but you know I’ll get older and probably sad and more than likely hurt. But you [...]

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Tags: 2009 · AP Issues · Jerrod Jordahl · November/December 2009 · Reviews

The Knife Fight

April 19th, 2009 · No Comments

The Upper Crust, is what the locals called it. A steady strip of flatly laid out ground, stretching out across a plateau and resting at the often frozen grounds of the North Country. There, in the Upper Crust, the ground was covered by trees much like an old man and his beard – full yet [...]

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Tags: 2009 · AP Issues · April 2009 · Fiction · Jerrod Jordahl

Like Suede, New Iron

December 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Like suede, the grass combed over the Irish hills of the Flinn Family Farm in a natural way, which looked inviting and warm. It was late in the day, which was one that had been drizzled upon four five hours prior to the boy’s chores. Both of the Flinn boys looked like their father – [...]

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Tags: 2008 · AP Issues · December 2008 · Fiction · Jerrod Jordahl