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Today in fashion… buying the perception of of having done a hard day’s work

In about ’91, as an American Studies undergrad at the University of Michigan, I had the occasion to take a class at with professor Robert Berkhofer, the author of The White Man’s Indian: Images of the American Indian from Columbus to the Present. While I don’t remember a great deal about what we covered in […]

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Hey, hey, hey, it’s Fat Albert

When the snow melted a few days ago, Linette made a startling discovery in our front yard. There, among the now visible beer cans, candy wrappers and thawing piles of dog poop, were a pair of adult-sized jeans with Fat Albert’s face across the ass. My advice to Linette, who called me at work, was […]

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Friday Free For All brought to you by Cafe Luwak

Just as MSNBC’s Morning Joe program is now sponsored by Starbucks, at least for the month of June, MM.com is sponsored by the wonderfully terrific weekend breakfast bar at Ypsilanti’s Cafe Luwak… I would go on and gush some more about the succulent sausage, the mouth-watering french toast and such, but I’m afraid of what […]

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