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Talking breeders and their larvae with Minus9, driving Björk around Detroit with author Steve Hughes, putting mousetraps outside of Ann Arbor’s fairy doors, and open heart surgery in a Hamtramck bar… on episode 19 of The Saturday Six Pack

Ok, I’m finally getting around to listening to episode 19 of The Saturday Six Pack. I’m not sure why I put it off so long. It’s actually a pretty good show… If you’d like to join me, you can either download the podcast by way of iTunes or stream it on Soundcloud. Or, if you […]

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Boon and Easel return, die horribly, but on their own terms

I’ve always known that one day I’d write a children’s book. I didn’t know until today, however, when I read the news story about the raccoon spotted riding on an alligator’s back through a Florida swamp, what it would be about. The image accompanying the article immediately brought to mind the weasel who flew a […]

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Drunken stories with Steve Hughes, the relentless metal assault of Minus9, and a sneak peak at The Nightman Cometh …on the upcoming Saturday Six Pack

This week’s episode of the Saturday Six Pack is going to be a special one, as my old friend, the great writer Steve Hughes, will be driving down from his Hamtramck estate to tells us what it’s like to make one’s living collecting stories from drunks in bars, read from back issues of his award-winning […]

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Talking horror with Josh Malerman while blindfolded, going inside our local all-girl moped gang with Autumn Rae, and singing about Merona skirts …on episode 18 of The Saturday Six Pack

After a week off, The Saturday Six Pack was back on AM 1700 this past weekend, and, while I have a few regrets, I feel pretty comfortable saying that, all things considered, it was a solid outing. We learned a lot. We laughed a lot. And we even sang an impromptu song about Merona dresses, […]

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Six Pack Portrait Project public showing this Friday with special guests Animal Magic, Craig Johnson and Patrick Elkins

This Friday, as part of Ypsilanti First Fridays, local photographer Chris Stranad will be sharing a collection of portraits that he’s taken over the past several months of people who have been my guests on The Saturday Six Pack. The show will begin at 6:00 PM, at 34 North Washington Street, and run until 9:00. […]

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