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Manhole member Stevo “Doc” Doccerson demands to be interviewed, have mangy, glistening pelt of chest hair acknowledged

Remember that band, Manhole, that got run out of Ypsi after they illegally appropriated my face for an ill-fated line of leisurewear? Well, all the guys came back to town this last weekend, in hopes of acquiring stacks of free pancakes and selling poorly photocopied trading cards of themselves at Totally Awesome Fest 8. I […]

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Ypsi/Arbor exit interview: Hob the Troll

A few days ago, I started a series of what I’m calling “Ypsi/Arbor exit interviews” by posting an email conversation with my friend Forest Juziuk, who will be leaving shortly for the promised land of San Fran-frisky. Today, I offer the second installment of the ongoing initiative. This interview is with a parasitic entity called […]

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Totally Awesome Fest 7

40-some bands played over the course of last weekend’s Totally Awesome Fest in Ypsilanti. I believe something like half a dozen venues were involved, but, sadly, I only made it to one. I was able to shoot a little video, though, which you’ll see below. The quality isn’t great, but hopefully it gives you a […]

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Totally Awesome Fest is this weekend in Ypsi

Remember how, last year, I told you about a totally great event called Totally Awesome Fest? Well, it’s about to happen again…. And, it’s not nearly as informative as the interview we did last year, but here’s a little conversation I just had with festival spokesman Patrick Elkins. MARK: Ready to do an interview? PATRICK: […]

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The return of Totally Awesome Fest: April 30 – May 2

Remember how, last year at about this time, we were talking about Totally Awesome Fest? Well, it’s upon us again, and, with that in mind, I attempted to engage the enigmatic Patrick Elkins, one of the men behind the festival, in conversation. Following is the result: MARK: What, if anything, are you doing differently this […]

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