Larry Levinger began his career in journalism as a book critic for Rolling Stone. He went to write for Playboy, the Atlantic Monthly, and Geo. He has written extensively about Americana, from extraordinary milkshake machines to pie. "I've done an awful lot of stories on rodeos," he says. Larry was uniquely qualified to write about the Wigwam Motel in Holbrook, Ariz. As a student at Arizona State University in Tempe, he spent a semester living in a concrete teepee that had been converted to student apartments.