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All our Heroes are Probably Assholes: Tom Morello edition

By the time Rage Against the Machine came on the scene, I’d already stopped listening to contemporary music, so it didn’t break my heart today when I learned that the band’s frontman, Tom Morello, may have outed himself as an entitled little prick in Seattle a few nights ago. As is often the case these […]

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A Totally Awesome Film

From an outsider’s perspective I realize that this video, shot over a few days during last April’s Totally Awesome Fest, probably makes Ypsi look like some kind of post-apocalyptic nightmare, but I find it really quite beautiful. I specially love the footage of Patrick and his crew walking single-file through downtown, behind a wheelbarrow full […]

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The complete Totally Awesome Fest 10 line-up beginning with Sunday’s city-wide Easter egg hunt!

Since last week’s press conference, Ypsilanti has been in the grip of Totally Awesome Fest fever. You can’t leave your home, it seems, without getting tangled up in drunken beard, wet lips smacking against your ear, speculating as to what Patrick Elkins may have up his sleeve this year. Well, earlier this morning, a bit […]

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I have seen the future… delicious and expensive

I’m not at liberty to tell you where I’ve been the past few days, but I was able to smuggle out a few photos. In the top one is the pancake-making robot whose job it was to follow me around all day, providing me sustenance. And, in the bottom, is a small device that I […]

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Ypsilanti’s Heritage Fest parade

I know I’m probably unusual in this regard, but I love small town parades. While I can see the attraction of big, overly-produced parades, like the one they have every year on Thanksgiving Day in Manhattan, I’d much prefer a little parade with rickety, homemade floats, where you can find the local Christian motorcycle gang […]

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