Lileks: Even wretched heat can't wreck the wonders of the fair

  • Article by: JAMES LILEKS , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 30, 2013 - 10:15 AM

Every year, the price of things at the State Fair sneaks up a quarter or two, but the bottled-water hawkers outside the gates remain constant.

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washburn63Aug. 29, 1310:04 PM

Love your articles, James, you are a funny guy. Minor correction, however - the Fair runs 12 days.

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lamurphyAug. 30, 1310:23 AM

Thanks for another great article, Mr. Lileks. Troll-cackle, ha ha... I couldn't agree more.

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spfoxAug. 30, 1311:05 AM

Thanks for another wonderful column. I feel the same way – but your take on this subject is a lot funnier than mine. I'm passing it on.

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BCanniffAug. 31, 1310:51 AM

I was going to check it out but after reading your article I am skipping it this year.

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plizzoAug. 31, 1311:55 AM

Thousands of obese people sweating in 90-plus degree heat and high humidity. Toilets overflowing with excrement. High prices. The smell of manure and garbage. Welcome to the great Minnesota get-together!

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