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You’ve just crossed over into… the Queer Zone

It’s nice to be reminded on occasion that, in spite of all the bad shit going on in the world, there are still incredible people doing good things all around us, trying to make life better for people who are desperate, confused, scared, hungry, etc. I had the occasion to speak with one of those […]

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Bee Roll, owner of Beezy’s, on the potential of The Wolverine

Yesterday, when I posted about The Wolverine being up for sale, I was hoping that our successful restaurateur friend Bee would leave an enthusiastic comment of some sort, confirming my belief that Ypsi could support another small, well-run restaurant. Well, not only did she leave a comment expressing enthusiasm for the idea of reopening The […]

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Just a reminder to come and see my puppet talk show on Saturday

I like making posters that make no sense, promoting bands that don’t exist. I just made this one, and now I really want to start a band called Young Lovers Must Die. As for Saturday’s show, which is mainly going to be about doing business in Ypsi, I’m still working on the script. I should […]

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Sarah Vowell may read this post, so please don’t leave stupid comments

I’m sick. I have a cold. I slept for about 15 hours last night. And I probably should have stayed in this evening, buried under mountain of blankets, but, thanks to a friend of a friend of a friend, I happened into some tickets for a reading by writer, historian and public radio personality Sarah […]

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Mittenfest wrap-up

Last week, before I was sidetracked by the big ceremonial rib-breaking, I asked some of the folks involved with Mittenfest this year to take a moment and write down their thoughts about how this year’s festival went, what they’re most likely to remember, and what, if any, thoughts they’ve had since about how to do […]

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