Category Archives: Pop Culture

Hitchcock includes a subtle shout-out to Ypsilanti in North By Northwest

It’s rare that Ypsilanti shows up in popular culture. For a while, we were seeing images of Ypsi pop up in films, like Drew Barrymore’s Whip It, and Robert DeNiro’s Stone, but it’s not too often that you buy a record, or see a movie, and actually hear the word “Ypsilanti” being spoken. So, I […]

Also posted in Art and Culture, Uncategorized, Ypsilanti | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Looking for the Mark III

I rarely share them here, but I’m known to go off on wild goose chases every now and then, trying my best to track down useless historical facts and obscure items that, for whatever reason, I’ve become obsessed by. A few years back, as you may recall, I decided that I needed to know what […]

Also posted in Art and Culture, History, Special Projects, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

The tweet that should have won the internet today

The interviews have begun for the next President of the United States. #TheApprentice pic.twitter.com/KNPoFYqwpd — Mark Maynard (@MarkAMaynard) August 6, 2018 I think Twitter must be fucking with me the way they fuck with other great patriots like Alex Jones and Diamonds and Silk, tweaking their algorithm to keep my message from the people. By […]

Also posted in Mark's Life, Observations, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

He may be worth $250 million, but Senate candidate Mitt Romney is just like the rest of us… He’d rather eat a hot dog than a steak

I know, given all of the other shit happening in the world right now, it probably doesn’t warrant a mention, but I just love the fact that, in an attempt to connect with the average Utah voter, Mitt Romney, one of the richest men in America, and the former head of the evil vulture capital […]

Also posted in Mark's Life, Observations, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Because I know I’ll never have another opportunity to use the tag #MagooPorn

It’s pretty hilarious to pretend you don’t know who Mr. Magoo is https://t.co/onbJ5zwf5p — Tommy Vietor (@TVietor08) April 21, 2018 I would be surprused if there isn’t an entire sub-genre of Magoo-porn, but I’m not going to google it… — Andrew Sather (@arsather) April 21, 2018 YUP! Rule 34: Generally accepted internet rule that states […]

Also posted in Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Connect

Sidetrack ad Aubree’s ad BUY LOCAL... or shop at Amazon through this link Banner Initiative Leisa Thompson