Category Archives: Special Projects

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 second “Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard,” this Saturday evening at 6:00, on AM 1700

As it looks as though the FCC has opted not to intervene, we will be back on the air this Saturday, taking calls from around the world, and quietly narrating the goings-on outside the window of Ypsilanti’s AM 1700. And you, of course, are welcome to tune in and join us. While I’ve got 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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And our Ypsilantian of the Year is…. Bee Roll

As you may recall, about a month ago, I said that I’d like to bestow an Ypsilantian of the Year award, and asked for your nominations. Well, yesterday, on my new radio program, I announced the recipient. The first ever MarkMaynard.com Ypsilantian of the Year award was given to Bee Roll, the owner of Beezy’s… […]

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The Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard, tune in this Saturday at 6:00 PM

OK, the contract negotiations are now over, and it’s official. As of Saturday, I will be a part-time, non-compensated employee of Ypsilanti’s AM1700, where I’ll host “The Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard”. (Other Mark Maynards were interviewed, but I came out on top.) As we discussed earlier, the show will be extremely free-form in […]

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