"This is the story.... of Alex and Joanne Riverside, who escaped from the downsizing corporate world
to open their own alternative cyber-cafe in the sleepy middle American town of Grassy Knoll, Wisconsin.
Having taken over Sam'n'Ella's, the local greasy spoon cafe, they have converted it into a crunchy granola, vegetarian Cyber-Cafe. These are their continuing adventures on the frontiers of the Culture War... "
The Sideroad is proud to collect the series that first debuted on Nando.net on August 11, 97!
Issue # 1 - Dr. Who? - meet Dr. Andrew Vial, holistic healer
Issue # 2 - "Fostering Creativity in the Workplace" - take a look at Alex's "Employee Handbook"
Issue # 3 - Cranbrook - an introduction to Cranbrook
Issue # 4 - Perfection - "Is red meat a conspiracy?" and other philosophical musings...
Issue # 5 - Random Acts of "Guyness" - Cranbrook's take on chivalrous behaviour
Issue # 6 - The Highest Form of Action... - featuring Dr. Vial, a New Age saleman, and Carl's problem with Life.
Issue # 7 - Wisdom - Little Eagle shares some of his Native American Wisdom with Cranbrook
Issue # 8 - Shades of Gray - A look at the Internet...and Alex talks about being your own boss.
Issue # 9 - Coincidence - Carl and Cranbrook discuss journalism, anger, and more....
Issue # 10 - Roasting Marshmallows - Alex buys a multimedia computer, plus more philosophy from Cranbrook
Issue # 11 - Marilyn Munster - the AntiChrist superstar comes to town
Issue # 12 - "Dullsberry" - famous cartoonist "Gary Truedough" visits the restaurant
Issue # 13 - Fast Talker - a unique menu item, plus another visit from Blaine Candy, New Age salesman.
Issue # 14 - Corporate Jester - Cranbrook has a new part-time job...
Issue # 15 - The Oneness of Being - Life around the restaurant
Issue # 16 - Simple Math - Where does Carl vacation?
Issue # 17 - Subliminal Easy Listening - America's newest radio format!
Issue # 18 - One True Religion - Meet Dr. Jack Berzerkian
Issue # 19 - Ignorance Is Bliss - the return of Blaine Candy, now a "Dale Barnumbee" graduate...
Issue # 20 - Astro-Econometrics - more "Dale Barnumbee" logic, and an introduction to the "Republican Astrologers".
Issue # 21 - Youthlessness - Where did the Republican Astrologers get their start?
Issue # 22 - Aging - You know you're getting old when...
Issue # 23 - The Gift That Keeps On Giving - Christmas at Alex's... plus the Young Republican Astrologer's return.
Issue # 24 - True Genius - Sensible shoes, a newspaper reporter, and "sweating the small stuff."
Issue # 25 - The Universe is Wrong - Cranbrook meditates!
Issue # 26 - The Guilt Business - A new restaurant opens up beside Alex's