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The ugly return of EMU’s racist mascot, injuries on the set of A Prairie Home Companion, and naming the band Farewell Phoenix… on episode 15 of the Saturday Six Pack

This show came together kind of naturally. It all started a few weeks back, when I got an email from local musician J.T. Garfield. He’d wanted to let me know about an incident involving a friend of his, Nathan Phillips, a local Native American man. Phillips, according to Garfield, had just stopped by his house […]

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Discussing race, pushing back against the “greater Ann Arbor area” brand, singing our asses off, and exploring Civil War-era cures for chronic masturbation… on episode eleven of The Saturday Six Pack

“From an old converted barbershop inside the area’s largest all-nude strip club comes the eleventh episode of the Saturday Six Pack With Mark Maynard…” This past Saturday’s show, it seems to me, was probably our most musical one to date. While we covered a hell of a lot of ground, talking about everything from race […]

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Donald Trump v. Stephen Colbert on balls, mouths, October surprises

Damn it, Stephen Colbert, you magnificent bastard. I’d vowed that I wasn’t going to mention Donald Trump’s latest in a long a line of pathetic, racist, conspiracy-laden stunts directed toward the President, and then you come along, jump into the fray, insert your balls, and make it absolutely irresistible… Enjoy! BACKGROUND: For the past several […]

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My friend Scott, a forefather of teabaggery

I don’t like to brag, but I have a personal connection to the patriotic teabaggery presently sweeping across this great nation of ours… You see, my friend Scott, the founder of Baltimore’s Atomic Books, was instrumental in the mainstream popularization of the formerly-gay practice which spawned this historic conservative movement. You might not be aware […]

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On tea parties, taxes and testes

Just when you think that things couldn’t possibly get any worse for the Republicans, they go and launch a movement, not realizing that the name they’ve chosen – teabagging – also happens to be the name of a sex act that involves – and there’s no nice way to say this – the “dunking” of […]

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