Category Archives: Mark’s Life

“The Best 10 Ways to Keep Your Older White Relatives from the Polls Come November 8”

I know it’s kind of anti-democratic, but I’ve started work on a new project that I think has a lot of potential. I’m putting together a list of “The Best 10 Ways to Keep Your Older White Relatives from the Polls Come November 8.” I know I can do better, but here’s what I’ve come […]

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I think I’ve been living in Ypsi too long now…. I was just watching this video when it dawned on me that I once babysat for one of these guys

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Totally Quotable Arlo: “Pulling on Ear Lobes and Listening to our Neighbors” edition

Arlo, as I was putting him to bed this evening, told me that, the harder he tugged on his ear lobes, the farther away he could hear. It was dark, and we’d been laying quietly in his bed for a few minutes, having finished James and the Giant Peach and our nightly ten minutes of […]

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Being Mark Maynard

As I don’t feel very much like posting anything here tonight, I thought that I’d just share this short Facebook exchange between myself and Ypsilanti landlord Stewart Beal, who apparently discovered a secret tunnel below Ypsilanti earlier this evening. The reason I don’t want to post tonight, by the way, doesn’t have anything to do […]

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My favorite movie sex scene

This was probably the first real sex scene I ever saw in a film, and I think it’s still probably my favorite, even with the terrible part where Bogart asks her to remove her glasses, which always makes me cringe. So, what’s you’re favorite movie sex scene, either seen or implied? Oh, and if you’ve […]

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