Tag Archives: community access

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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The Untold History of Zines…. Scott Huffines and Sarah Boonstoppel of Atomic Books

In an attempt to better document the American underground press, or at least the sharp, tiny sliver of it that worked its way through the protective layer of gristle surrounding my heart 20-some years ago, I’ve given myself the task of reaching out to all of the zine folks that I knew during the golden […]

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Dreamland Tonight, the next episode

I don’t know that it warrants a whole new post, but I wanted to let you know that the pieces are falling into place for the next episode of Dreamland Tonight. The show, which will take place at 8:00 the evening of Friday, May 7, will feature local professional wrestling coach Bash Boulder, the folks […]

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Safety Girl is back…. kind of

Does anyone remember, back in the late 90’s, a super-freaky, sex-positive Ann Arbor community access television show called Get Curious with Safety Girl? (I looked for video clips online, but couldn’t find any. Sorry.) Well, it looks like she – or at least the woman behind the Safety Girl persona – is planning a comeback. […]

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Plans for the future of the site

A few weeks ago, the folks from the new online publication, the Ypsi Citizen, invited readers down to the Brewery to discuss the future of their fledgling enterprise. I was one of about six or seven people who turned out to complain about this or that, bemoan the loss of “real” local papers, and occasionally […]

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