Category Archives: Mark’s Life

Joey-X Day… my new favorite holiday

Today, thanks to Facebook, I discovered that two of the most influential men in my life share the same birthday. Both Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little) and Joey Ramone (born Jeffrey Ross Hyman) started their journeys on May 19, and, in their honor, not only am I drinking a beer right now to their memories, […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: ‘Why would anyone be friends with my parents?’ edition

This was said by Arlo yesterday morning. He’d come into our bedroom to wake us up, and, at some point during the our conversation, he wondered aloud how it was that his mother came to be in possession of not one, but two friends. I can’t remember the exact context. Linette might have mentioned that […]

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The Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard: episode three

The cold that I’d spent the better part of the week trying to stay ahead of finally caught up with me this weekend. And, by the time I was making my way into the AM 1700 studio, I was a coughing, sneezing, dripping mess. But, I somehow made it through the show… It had occurred […]

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The Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard: episode two

The second episode of the Saturday Six Pack on AM 1700 was, by all accounts, a success. I was kind of dreading it going in, as I didn’t have much planned for the 7:00 hour, but, as is usually the case when you open yourself up to serendipity, everything just kind of unfolded in a […]

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The Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard: episode one

Saturday was my first night hosting The Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard on Ypsilanti’s historic AM 1700, and I think it went pretty well. You’ll find my rough notes below. If you feel like actually listening for yourself, though, you can do so here. We’re still working out a few bugs with regard to […]

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