Tag Archives: 1970s

Saturday Six Pack listener in Colorado offers to return to Michigan and tell the story of meeting John Holmes at an Ypsilanti porn store in the ’70s

The radio show just got an interesting iTunes review from a fellow who, in the 1970s, apparently worked at one of Ypsi’s downtown porn stores, and he’s offered to come into the studio and tell stories the next time he’s in Michigan. [He’s now an industrial designer in Colorado.] Here, in case you can’t read […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: “No, that’s your daddy” edition

Yesterday evening, upon returning from my pseudo high school reunion in New Jersey, I sat down with Arlo to show him some pictures I’d taken of my old friends drinking beer and trading insults. And, as he was was uncharacteristically attentive, I kept going through my photo archive once we’d reached the end of the […]

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Good Times to Future Cop, the amazing journey of John Amos… The robots of law enforcement… My defense of Norman Lear… And so much more

I don’t know that it changes anything, but I wonder if the folks behind the statue of Robocop, which will soon be staring-down the citizens of Detroit, know that he wasn’t the first robot to wear a badge… No, a full decade before officer Alex Murphy became Robocop, there was officer Gregory Yoyonivich, breaking down […]

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