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Archive for May, 2006

Bob Christensen

May 2006 • Category: Cover Story

The world loves a big-screen pig.

Over the years, moviegoers have bonded with Porky Pig (“Th-th-that’s all folks!”), Piglet (Winnie-the-Pooh’s sidekick), the Muppet Show’s Miss Piggy, Arnold Ziffel (remember the wacky TV show Green Acres?) and most recently, the kindhearted movie pig Babe.

Nu-Chek Prep

May 2006 • Category: Feature Story

As Brian Nutter stands amid huge flasks of raw oil, explaining how the vapors from each are separated and collected in the distillery set up along the wall, he swears that what he and his colleagues at Elysian-based Nu-Chek Prep do is not as complicated as it looks.

JB Lures

May 2006 • Category: Feature Story

If Tom Langhoff were a fish, he’ d be a minnow at best, likely considered a tasty delicacy by sharks swallowing him whole.

He stands only 5’ 3” and from the side looks slender as a rod and reel.

Fortunately, he’s not a fish.