Tag Archives: Current

I wasn’t expecting, when I opened the Current, to find a photo of my son posing with my friend Rob’s ass

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Shadow Art Fair defenders and detractors mix it up one last time

Like every year at this time, the Shadow Art Fair media juggernaut has begun in earnest. As of today, there are articles in The Ypsi Courier and The Current, as well as on AnnArbor.com. And, this afternoon, WEMU aired an interview that I’d done with local “All Things Considered” host Bob Eccles. (I think it […]

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The Onion’s Ann Arbor franchise collapses

Word hit the street today that The Onion’s local satellite operation, the Ann Arbor A.V. Club, would be closing up shop, after just three months in business. According to Michigan Radio, Bobby Mitchell, the franchisee running the publication, has said that “lawyers” are involved. As Mitchell has been described in the press as a “lifelong […]

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Current readers pronounce me second best regional blogger!

First off… and I mean no disrespect to the good folks of Tio’s, when I say this… I don’t know how much stock I put in a reader poll that gives Tio’s the award for Best Mexican Restaurant year after year. With that said, though, I thought that I should at least acknowledge the fact […]

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Thank you, Current readers

I don’t know that there’s much distinction in being named Best Local Blog by Ann Arbor’s free monthly magazine, the Current, especially when the blog to place second, Ann Arbor is Overrated, has only been updated once in the past year, but, still, I wanted to say thank you. Thanks to the two or three […]

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