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The ongoing influence of Ypsilanti’s Pleasuredome

A few nights ago, Linette wanted show me something in the book that she was reading. “It’s the new book by poet Amy Berkowitz,” she said, “and it mentions the Pleasuredome.” She handed me the book, telling me how, among other things, the narrative centered around fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and noise music… Here, for those […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Thom Elliott

MARK: So, Thom, I hear that you’re going to be leaving us sometime soon. What’s up? I’m hoping it wasn’t anything that anyone said on my site. THOM: No such luck. My life is in a time of great transition… I’m getting married, finishing my degree at EMU, and trying to decided what to do […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Lindsay Garinger

I believe I first met Lindsay Garinger a few days after Arlo was born, at an Occupy Ypsi teach-in. She was pregnant, and, if I’m not mistaken, she was knitting. I’d seen her around before, and always assumed that she was a local. That, apparently, wasn’t the case, though… Here, with the whole story, is […]

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Totally Awesome Fest 5, this weekend in Ypsilanti

All hell breaks loose in Ypsi this weekend, in a good way… I was going to say that Totally Awesome Fest is, “Like Woodstock, but more intimate and without the hippies,” but, in all honesty, there will likely be lots of hippies. I wouldn’t let that stop me, though. The Totally Awesome Fest is a […]

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