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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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Flying with drug-resistant tuberculosis… not that there’s anything wrong with that

When you return with a burning sore throat from a grueling, sleepless 15-hour cross-country trip, which involved a series of cramped flights on discount airlines, the last thing you want to read is an interview with an author which notes the prevalence of people flying with drug-resistant tuberculosis. The following quote is from sci-fi author […]

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Historically incorrect historic reenactment on the streets of Portland over fried pies

I spent the past two days in Portland, on a super-secret mission that I hope to tell you about sometime soon. In the meantime, though, I wanted to share this video that I shot of my old friend Dave Miller and I talking this morning, over breakfast. [I stayed with Dave and his family while […]

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Giving girls the gift of science… whether they like it or not

Today’s post, courtesy of Facebook, because I have time for little else, is brought to you by the Lego corporation.

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