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Milwaukee part two… fish fries, public art and swooning tweens

A week or so ago, when I told you about my recent trip to Milwaukee, I promised that there would be a follow-up post, in which I’d talk about fish fries, public art, and the like. Well, I’m afraid that I’ve put it off so long now that I can’t quite remember what it was […]

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Chubby Mary, and other drinks involving animal flesh

Yesterday morning, the family and I drove up to Leland, Michigan, where, among other things, we sat around watching otters frolicking in the crystal clear water as we sipped big, cold drinks. The photo above is of one such drink. It’s called a Chubby Mary, and it’s the specialty of the house at a place […]

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BP illustrates the need for a corporate death penalty

It’s now coming out that, when Obama was visiting the Louisiana coast a few days ago, surveying the extent of the damage wrought by the BP oil leak, many of the individuals that he, and the rest of us watching at home, thought were BP workers, were in fact temps hired by Tony Haward and […]

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Stuffing the electronic ballot box

Tonight, when you’re sitting around, looking for something to do after getting drunk on moonshine, instead of doing something naughty, like killing a friend by forcing an Asian swamp eel into his rectum, get online and cast your ballot in the new AnnArbor.com Community Choice Awards. As it would be unethical for me to do […]

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AnnArbor.com implements crackdown on excessive capitalization

It’s been a while since we here in this wretched hive of scum and villainy have discussed the form of “aggressive moderation” being practiced by our friends at AnnArbor.com. As I’m sympathetic to their situation, and want for them to be successful, I try not to be unnecessarily critical of the choices they make. But, […]

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