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Exploring the untold history of women in American with Leesta, empowering our daughters with Girls Rock Detroit, the music of Timothy Monger, and a quick visit from Loose Teeth …on this weekend’s Saturday Six Pack

As you may recall, a few months ago, I told you about some awesome University of Michigan undergrads who, dissatisfied with the fact that women are largely left out of the K-12 history curriculum in the U.S., decided to start an education technology company. Well, the company, called Leesta, launched a little while ago, and […]

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No, I don’t have a soiled mattress fetish

A few months ago, while out walking my dog around Ypsi, I saw what appeared to be a brand new mattress sitting by the side of the road. And, as most mattresses one sees on the side of the road in Ypsi look like they were just pulled from the scene of a double homicide […]

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The Saturday Six Pack Holiday Special

I can’t bring myself to listen to it, but here, as best as I can recall, is what happened on our Saturday Six Pack holiday special. [The above photo comes courtesy of Nick Azzaro.] 1. The show started out relatively uneventful. I had no guests lined up for the evening, and no beer. I just […]

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The fight over the Ypsi Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Annie Palmer, long forgotten local history, and tons more… on this weekend’s edition of The Saturday Six Pack

I think we’ve got another good show lined up for you this weekend… We’ll start out with a little local controversy, talking with Debbie Locke-Daniel, the head of the Ypsilanti Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (YACVB), about current attempts to defund her organization and hand over the task of marketing Ypsilanti to the Ann Arbor […]

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Mittenfest wrap-up

Last week, before I was sidetracked by the big ceremonial rib-breaking, I asked some of the folks involved with Mittenfest this year to take a moment and write down their thoughts about how this year’s festival went, what they’re most likely to remember, and what, if any, thoughts they’ve had since about how to do […]

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