Category Archives: Found Objects

The poetry of spam

I just got back from camping up in northern Michigan, and, at the moment, I’m deleting spam comments from the site. There are some 350 of them. Following are some of my favorite phrases, slightly edited, for your enjoyment. I think they make a lovely poem. ergonomics, sincere, attract derision confess aroused, I would masturbate […]

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Stupor show opening at Hamtramck’s Design 99

Before there was reality television, there was something better. It was called Stupor. And, it still is. Stupor, now about 15 years old, continues to be, a wonderful little, toilet-tank-sized zine filled with the stories of real, or at least somewhat real, American men and women. It’s curated and published by my dear friend Steve […]

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my costco employee

I just received the following note from a woman named Vickie Fulkerson. Hello Mark–I just wanted to compliment one of your employees at the Costco in Redding, Ca. On Sunday the 22nd of June my family and friends were driving to Lake Shasta for a Houseboat vacation when the boat trailer had a blow out. […]

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reaching out to the ypsi tooth

I’ve written here several times over the past few years on the subject of the Ypsilanti Tooth vandal. While I don’t necessarily approve of her tactics, I find her work fascinating and look forward to the occasional discovery of new tooth-centric artwork hidden around town. It makes life more interesting. I don’t know if I’ve […]

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found in ypsi: hannah’s x teacher stuff

I was afraid to stop and open it up, but, if you want to, I can tell you exactly where it is.

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