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August 17, 2013

Galena’s bordello to be first topic of Route 66 show

GALENA, Kan. — Brad and Barry Klinge of Discovery Channel’s “Ghost Lab” and Chip Coffey of A&E’s “Paranormal State” and “Psychic Kids” announced Friday that the name of their new film project will be “Shadows on 66,” and the first episode will feature the Galena bordello.

The first episode will be released on DVD and download on Friday, Sept. 13.

Brad Klinge, who also is executive producer, said the film project focuses on locations along the Mother Road. The first episode will feature a former bordello at the intersection of Old Route 66 and Main Street in Galena, which has undergone renovations recently under the direction of developer Brian Jordan.

According to Klinge, the project “isn’t just a paranormal show.”

“That’s just part of the package,” he said. “We mix comedy, history, polar opposite personalities and, yes, downright scary stuff all into one. You have never seen anything like it.”

He said they set out to tell stories that are “true Americana” and that there was no better place to begin than Route 66.

“Shadows on 66” also features narration by Route 66 historian Michael Wallis, who was the voice of “Sheriff” in the Disney-Pixar movie “Cars.”

“Shadows on 66” is produced by Nine Diamond Productions in San Antonio, Texas, in association with Studio Lychee of Austin, Texas. The DVD and downloads will be available on Amazon or by linking through www.shadowson66.com.

Future episodes along Route 66 will be announced at a later date.

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