Tag Archives: Brooklyn

I’ve decided to buy a house of douches

Inspired by an article in the New York Times, I’ve decided to purchase a house full of douches in the greater Ann Arbor area. If you feel as though your household might be sufficiently douchey, please call my people and set up a meeting. Here’s a clip from the Times. On a recent Tuesday evening, […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Hess

A few weeks ago, I received an email from a young woman who’d just moved to Ypsi from Brooklyn, after a brief layover in Ann Arbor. She was looking for studio space, and thought, I guess, that I might be able to help. I couldn’t. But, one thing led to another, and I ended up […]

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The Ullage Group Film Festival in Brooklyn on August 19

Later this month, my friend Doug Skinner will be screening “brief, rare, and unusual” films at a theater in Brooklyn. The event, entitled The Ullage Group Film Festival, Volume One, will take place the afternoon of Sunday, August 19, and will feature, among other things, seldom-seen animated shorts by the late Fortean researcher John Keel, […]

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Ypsi Immigration Interview: Alexandra Sarkozy

A former Ypsilanti resident, who, the last I heard, had gotten married and run off to become a farmer in Hawaii, sent me a short, cryptic message a few weeks back, suggesting that I look up a friend of his who just moved to Ypsilanti, and interview her as part of our Ypsi Immigration Interview […]

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Ok, so here’s my obligatory post on the hipster grifter

Every once in a while, something wonderful happens that brings us together as a nation. A hot, blonde teacher beds a burnout eighth-grader in front of his buddies. A bug-eyed bride-to-be lies about being abducted in order to escape her impending wedding to some poor schlub. Or, a certifiably insane narcissist convinces a shady fertility […]

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