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Legfest raises over $4,000 for Patrick Elkins… enough to save a significant portion of one of his legs

We haven’t yet tallied everything up, but it looks as though, between Friday night’s show at Woodruff’s, the auction, the online fundraiser, and everything else, we’ve managed to scrape together a little over $4,000 to put toward paying off the medical bills of our friend Patrick Elkins. Thank you so much to all of you […]

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Posing as a reporter for this site, Patrick Elkins scores free grub

Lest anyone try it again, I’d like to start off this post by noting that I’m not in the habit of posting unsolicited reviews that I find rolled up inside of old copies of the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery and thrown into my front yard. I’m making an exception this time, though, as […]

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Celebrating the life of Stanley T. Mad Hatter with a parade tomorrow

In early January of this year, a Detroit rock icon passed away in Ypsilanti at the age of 62. He was born Stanley Zillifro, but, in the mid-1960s, as the Detroit rock scene took off, was reborn as Stanley T. Mad Hatter. And, it was under that monicker that he became famous, emceeing countless historic […]

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A desperate Manhood appropriates my face to win fans, secure lucrative record deal

Two girls came by the house this afternoon. They handed me a box, looked at each other for a second, and ran away. Given the appearance of the girls, I was expecting it to be something gross, maybe in retaliation for yesterday’s post on the nastiness of dog-punching nomadic crusties. I don’t know what I […]

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Dreamland Tonight recap

Last night’s Dreamland Tonight taping went pretty well. Annie Palmer was a great musical guest, local real estate developer Stewart Beal brought us up to speed on the Thompson Block, and historian James Mann shared a few ghost stories. It was a little sloppy, as we were still kind of writing as we went along, […]

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