Tag Archives: Appalachian slaves brought to Michigan to work in factories

Hillbilly Hot Tub

I don’t know that it qualifies as performance art, as I’ve tagged it here, but I just happened across this video shot by Metro Times editor Michael Jackman, and felt obligated to share it. The phrase, “hillbilly hot tub,” by the way, before people attack me for being insensitive to the plight of Appalachian Americans […]

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The _______ festival

I’ve been asked by Erik Dotzauer, the Executive Director of Depot Town’s Community Development Corporation (CDC), to tell everyone that the CDC board has decided to capitulate, and drop the offending “Ypsitucky” from the name of the September 4-5 roots music festival to be held here in Ypsi. What’s more, I’ve been asked to solicit […]

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