Tag Archives: 2006

Facing sexual assault allegations, Al Franken forces Democrats to confront the fact that sexual abuse isn’t a partisan issue

A lot of my male heroes have been assholes. Dr. Seuss, they say, was a philandering bigot. John Lennon, by all accounts, was abusive. J. D. Salinger and Charlie Chaplin preyed on young women. And, as we know, Thomas Jefferson actually bought and sold human beings, at least one of whom he had sexual relations […]

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Panty-centric family photos

In digging through the MM.com archives the other night, looking for things to mention on the site’s new “About” page, I happened across this old newspaper article, which contains what’s probably still my favorite family photo ever. It was taken by an Ann Arbor News photographer in 2006 to illustrate a story about our fledgling […]

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Beneath the Concrete

I was recently introduced to a woman by the name of Emilia Javanica, who has created a piece of interdisciplinary visual theater on the subject of a devastating earthquake that hit Indonesia in May, 2006. The piece, Entitled Beneath the Concrete is scheduled to be performed Friday and Saturday evenings at the Contemporary Art Institute […]

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