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Kushner… the story of the naughty, little dilettante prince who went to prison for a very long time

OK, so let’s talk about Trump political advisor Jared Kushner… As you may have heard, toward the end of last week, things took a not so pleasant turn for America’s number one political dilettante, Jared Kushner, the son-in law of the President, and the man who, at the beginning of the Trump reign, many hoped […]

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The redeployment of Mike Pence, agent of distraction, and the ever widening war with the NFL

This past November, just a few weeks after the presidential election, Donald Trump quietly settled a fraud case against Trump University for $25 million, rather than go to court and respond to charges that the unaccredited education company operating under his name, was, to quote a former Trump University employee, “a fraudulent scheme… that preyed […]

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My hate mail from the Fox News viewers of Michigan

A few days ago, a friend of mine in San Francisco, in an attempt to better understand how Facebook’s ad targeting system works in practice, invested a few dollars and boosted a recent article of mine about Trump’s response to the white nationalist terrorist attack in Charlottesville. As I understand it, he specifically targeted Fox […]

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I chose the mime

I had two Facebook “friend” requests today… and I never thought that I’d utter these words, but I chose the mime. I’m tempted, on occasion, to “friend” one of the ample-breasted, duck-faced young women who approach me each day online. I’m curious as to how the men posting on their behalf would go about trying […]

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Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the shit with humankind’s most important artists… Episode 6: Polly Yates

This past summer, as I was killing knapwed at Water Street Commons, I had the good fortune of meeting Polly Yates, an artist from England who happened to be spending several weeks in Ypsilanti. After chatting with her a bit about her work, and the several pieces of artwork which have sprung up on Water […]

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