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Ypsi Immigration Interview: Jeff “Shappy” Seasholtz

As we’ve been posting a lot of exit interviews lately, I though that we’d mix things up a bit and post an interview with someone who, like me, consciously chose to return to Ypsilanti. Here’s my immigration interview with poet, writer and performer Jeff “Shappy” Seasholtz. MARK: I first saw you, if I’m not mistaken, […]

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On the passing of Davy Jones, what Mike Nesmith meant by invoking Eleanor Rigby, and whether or not Bowie will take his name back

I don’t have as much time tonight to comment on the death of Davy Jones as I would like, but I did want to pass along this statement, which was issued today by his former Monkees bandmate Michael Nesmith. Here’s what “the quiet Monkee” had to say. All the lovely people. Where do they all […]

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May the Schwartz be with you

Staying home sick from school as a kid, back in the days before cable and VCRs, would not have been nearly as pleasant if not for the work of television producer Sherwood Schwartz, who passed away yesterday at the age of 94. My thoughts are with his friends and family this evening. Here, in his […]

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The Kid

Linette and I watched Chaplin’s brilliant film “The Kid” last night with Clementine, and had a wonderful time… except for the part where the evil men from the children’s asylum come to kidnap the adorable little Jackie Coogan. It’s still hard for me to believe that he (Coogan) grew up to be that shyster in […]

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