Tag Archives: Mark’s big ideas

Has the coverage of Hillary Clinton in The Onion changed since one of her biggest supporters struck a deal to purchase the company?

Inspired by The Onion, I’m working on a new business plan. It only has two steps. STEP ONE: Start a satire company that relentlessly mocks Hillary Clinton. STEP TWO: Sell to Clinton’s biggest supporter. While, as far as I know, no one one The Onion’s editorial staff has talked to the press and confirmed that […]

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Let everyone know that, like me, you’re a “Proud Clinger”

After watching Sarah Palin’s righteous, homemade meth-fueled endorsement of Donald Trump for President yesterday in Iowa, I’ve come to accept that the end times are upon us. And, in hopes of surviving a little longer than I would have otherwise, I’ve decided to stop fighting, give in, and embrace the reality of what’s happening in […]

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The Ann Arbor music scene, from Paul Robeson to Frank Allison …on episode 28 of the Saturday Six Pack

After the last several episodes, where we had so many guests, and so many things to get through, I enjoyed the relaxed pace of this most recent edition of the Saturday Six Pack. I’d left us a lot of breathing room when planning the show, thinking that, just maybe, Marshall Crenshaw might stop by, seeing […]

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I’m afraid to listen

For what it’s worth, I thought that he was just kidding when he noted the squishiness until I remembered that I’d had both kids out on a paddle boat this morning at Gallop Park… God only knows what he thought was going on with the sloshing and groaning, punctuated by the occasional hisses of swans. […]

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Season five of The Walking Dead needs to be acted out on stage, in Ypsilanti

This is not a joke. I really want one of our local theater companies to act out season five of The Walking Dead for me. I don’t currently have the funds to commission such a production, but I would happily contribute a case of beer to anyone who could pull of a credible interpretation. [warning: […]

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