“An Astonishing Year in Traveling Carnivals at State Fairs & Festivals — Hitchhiking From California to New York, Alaska to Mexico”
“Majestic … Deep Observations about life!” – Chicago Tribune
“An American Masterpiece!” Kerry Lavelle, author/lawyer.
Life on the road. Adventure, love, death! You will never see your state fair or local fest the same again!
It’s an Amazon #1 Bestseller in 8 categories!
I worked rides and games at 10 carnivals and state fairs in 10 states. Hitchhiked to shows from Alaska to Mexico, New York to California.
I found people seeking love and meaning in their lives on the road.
Available everywhere and on AUDIOBOOK! Author Michael Sean Comerford sings, laughs, and energizes the characters and wild times in American OZ.
The story Cycle
“Bicycling Route 66 Chicago to L.A. during America’s Deadliest Pandemic”
Chicago Tribune Front Page “Arts”
Starting out in snowy Chicago in February at the height of Covid-19, I rode my old Panasonic bicycle along “America’s Main Street” asking everyday Americans about their Covid experiences.
Videotaping their short (mostly 5-minute) responses, I posted interviews with more than 100 people on YouTube.
The University of Florida’s Samuel Proctor Oral History Program edited, archived, and posted the interviews on their sites.
Deepen your understanding of WHY and HOW Americans are coming to their beliefs about masking & vaccines.
Humans have been surviving pandemics and plagues since we evolved. These are the stories we tell ourselves to survive America’s deadliest pandemic in history.
Watch for it! Coming out in late fall!
CLICK on Pictures for Covid stories along “America’s Main Street” on The Story Cycle YouTube page
Pandemic Birth Amid Heartbreaking Losses