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Mark Maynard: folding his arms in front of the artwork of others

I have an idea for a spinoff site. It would just be images of me, either folding my arms in front of, or leaning against, the artwork of others. What do you think? Is that the kind of site that you can imagine yourself going back to again and again, week after week? “I wonder […]

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The Untold History of Zines…. Jeff Kay on the West Virginia Surf Report

In an attempt to better document the American underground press, or at least the sharp, tiny sliver of it that I find most interesting, I’ve given myself the task of reaching out to all of those former and current zine publishers that I know, and asking them about their motivations and experiences. Today’s interview is […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie

Still trying to unravel the mystery of why people would choose, of their own free will, to move to Ypsilanti, I reached out to new homeowners Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie, and demanded that they submit to a formal Ypsilanti Immigration Interview. Here are the results. MARK: Was Ypsilanti just the most affordable choice, […]

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Beer with Bloggers was a huge success… or at least that’s how I remember it

By all accounts, Thursday night’s blogging meet-up at the Corner Brewery was a big success. I don’t have an exact count, but Chris Savage just posed on Eclectablog that approximately 75 people turned out for it, which sounds about right to me. On one hand, I’m happy that we had such a good turnout, but, […]

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I know I said I needed your vote before, but now’s when I really need it..

Do you remember how, a few weeks ago, I asked you to vote for me in that competition to win a scholarship to this year’s Netroots Nation convention? Well, I’m about to do it again. I wasn’t going to, but a friend talked me into it last night. I hate asking for people to do […]

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