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Morbid Reflection: Michigan Horror Films 1976-2014

This weekend, my friend Forest Juziuk is going to be hosting a festival called Morbid Reflection: Michigan Horror Films 1976-2014 at Planet Ant’s new Ant Hall in Hamtramck. You can find ticket information at the end of this post, but, first, here’s a short conversation between Forest and myself about how the festival came together, […]

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Monkey Power Trio determined to be awesomely meow-worthy

I don’t generally share reviews of my one-day-a-year band, the Monkey Power Trio, on this site. I’d like to say that its because I’m modest. It has more to do, however, with the fact that the reviews are, almost without exception, embarrassingly negative. But, every so often, for reasons that I can’t quite understand, someone, […]

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On the passing of Davy Jones, what Mike Nesmith meant by invoking Eleanor Rigby, and whether or not Bowie will take his name back

I don’t have as much time tonight to comment on the death of Davy Jones as I would like, but I did want to pass along this statement, which was issued today by his former Monkees bandmate Michael Nesmith. Here’s what “the quiet Monkee” had to say. All the lovely people. Where do they all […]

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Bill Murray on the first episode of Late Night with David Letterman

The other day, I heard someone mention that David Letterman was celebrating his 30th anniversary on television, and I made a note to myself to see if I could find the first episode of Late Night online. Well, I just did, and wanted to pass along a few clips. While Letterman was certainly good, if […]

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