Tag Archives: Current

Trump admits to Bob Woodward on tape that he knew how deadly COVID-19 was, yet decided to “play it down” to the American people

Since being named the best writer in Washtenaw County a few days ago, I’ve been in a bit of a funk. I’d written something last night about a piece of artwork that I’d recently acquired depicting an early human ancestor eating an oyster for the first time, and my plan to hang it in the […]

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

[This message is brought to you by Go Ice Cream, now open in downtown Ypsilanti.]

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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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