I know it’s kind of anti-democratic, but I’ve started work on a new project that I think has a lot of potential. I’m putting together a list of “The Best 10 Ways to Keep Your Older White Relatives from the Polls Come November 8.” I know I can do better, but here’s what I’ve come […]
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Looking around the internet today, I noticed that some site had a “Which ‘Stranger Things’ character are you?” quiz. I didn’t take it, as it looked like it sucked, and since I don’t need anyone to tell me that I’d be Sheriff Hopper. But it got me thinking that, if I had even remotely good […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]