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Davy Rothbart on following hunches, being persistent, ceding control, and beating David Duchovny to the punch: The story of Medora

This Thursday night, the documentary Medora will be making its Michigan debut at Ann Arbor’s historic Michigan Theater. The film, which is the most recent production of Found Magazine’s Davy Rothbart, is ostensibly about a small town basketball team’s seemingly impossible struggle to break a two-year losing streak. As you quickly realize when you watch […]

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Ohio seems to be swinging toward the bright light of modernity… let’s hope that it continues

No Republican in modern history has made it to the White House without winning Ohio, and, for that reason, Mitt Romney has been spending a disproportionate amount of time crisscrossing the buckeye state with relevant, of-the-moment cultural icons who can really help him connect with the masses, like super-wealthy golf course designer Jack Nicklaus, and […]

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In hopes of salvaging the weekend news cycle, Romney, just moments ago, announced Tea Party favorite Paul Ryan as his running mate

A few days ago, as you may have heard, Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul went off-script while trying to make the case that her boss is a real human being, with… you know… a heart. She reminded Fox News viewers that Romney was responsible for bringing universal health care to the the people of Massachusetts when […]

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Romney… We’ve established that he’s not the solution, but the problem… Now, it’s time to bring on the dancing horses

The swiftboating of John Kerry, I guess, wasn’t a total loss. Sure, we lost the election because of it, but we learned a thing or two in the process. Most importantly, we learned from Karl Rove that, if you really want to destroy a man, it isn’t enough to just go after him where he’s […]

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Is Mitt Romney a serial killer? A Super PAC formerly aligned with Stephen Colbert seems to think so

Some folks feel as though Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, through their humor, are contributing, albeit unintentionally, toward the construction of the post-reality dystopian fantasy world that we now find ourselves living in. And, sometimes, I begrudgingly count myself among them. As much as I enjoy the work of both men, and appreciate the fact […]

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