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Getting ready for Valentine’s Day by talking butt plugs and hot anal lube with Ann Arbor’s Safety Girl

MARK: Let’s start at the beginning… Back in the mid to late ‘90s, you had a show on Ann Arbor’s Community Television Network (CTN) where you’d talk about sex, answer viewer questions, demonstrate various toys, and the like. How’d that show come about? TANYA: The show was called Get Curious with Safety Girl, and it […]

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It looks like my site is being blocked by Wireless Ypsi… I wonder why…

I’m trying to give them the benefit of the doubt, but I just got word from a friend that, as of this evening, our local free wireless network, Wireless Ypsi, is blocking this site. My hope is that it’s an oversight on the part of Steve Pierce and Brian Robb, the men who run the […]

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Michigan Tea Party calls security on seniors attempting to enter event with Rep. Justin Amash

The great state of Michigan is making national news again. This time it’s for keeping senior citizens out of a town hall event with their elected representative in Congress. The following report comes from ThinkProgress: As the backlash against the GOP’s plan to end Medicare grows, so does the attempt to block reporters from covering […]

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Paying the environmental price for the fuck-ups of other states

The people of Florida have been standing up to oil industry pressure for decades. While their neighboring coastal states have approved off-shore drilling, in hopes creating jobs, and filling their coffers, the people of Florida have stood strong, opting to forgo immediate financial gratification, and instead safeguard their shoreline and wetlands for future generations. Of […]

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AnnArbor.com blocking users for sarcasm

I don’t want to beat up on AnnArbor.com. As I’ve said before, my sincere hope is that they’re successful. Our community, if it ever wants to realize its full potential, desperately needs a thriving journalism community, and I don’t see that happening without a successful AnnArbor.com, giving its people the time and resources they need […]

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