Category Archives: Special Projects

“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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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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Rudy’s other theories about Obama…

Yesterday, I posted something here about Rudy Giuliani’s repeated suggestion that, up until Obama took office, Republican presidents had kept us safe from terrorism, ignoring the fact that the 9/11 attacks, which happened during the second Bush administration, took place when he was Mayor of New York City, seven years before Obama took office. Well, […]

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Which “Stranger Things” character are you?

Looking around the internet today, I noticed that some site had a “Which ‘Stranger Things’ character are you?” quiz. I didn’t take it, as it looked like it sucked, and since I don’t need anyone to tell me that I’d be Sheriff Hopper. But it got me thinking that, if I had even remotely good […]

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Ypsi Immigration Interview: Jeff “Shappy” Seasholtz

As we’ve been posting a lot of exit interviews lately, I though that we’d mix things up a bit and post an interview with someone who, like me, consciously chose to return to Ypsilanti. Here’s my immigration interview with poet, writer and performer Jeff “Shappy” Seasholtz. MARK: I first saw you, if I’m not mistaken, […]

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