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Linette and I just celebrated our 17th anniversary

Seventeen years ago this week, after seven years of living with one another in sin, I married my friend and collaborator Linette Lao. Sadly, as it took place in an age before smartphones, little evidence of this wondrous and magical event exists today. We are fortunate, however, in that we do have this one image, […]

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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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Let’s make zines for a damn good cause this Saturday!

Linette and I will be hosting an all-ages workshop this Saturday, from noon to 2:00, at FLY Children’s Art Center (40 North Huron Street, Ypsilanti). Ostensibly, the course, which is a fundraiser for FLY, is about how to create small, often quirky, self-published magazines, or, what we in the business call “zines.” Linette and I, […]

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Revenge of Print… and the rebirth of Crimewave USA

As some of you may know, I used to publish a little magazine called Crimewave USA with my wife, Linette. We put out about 15 issues over ten years or so, and, in that time, did some pretty good work that we’ll still proud of. We didn’t change the world, but I’d like to think, […]

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Shadow Art Fair: July 10

I just got word from a friend that the Metro Times has named the Shadow Art Fair the area’s best Indie Craft Fair. Here, I’m told, is what they had to say: Best Indie Craft Fair Shadow Art Fair This DIY craft fest of “stuff that people make” has run since 2005, and now draws […]

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