Tag Archives: portrayals of Mark Maynard in popular culture

Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Hess

A few weeks ago, I received an email from a young woman who’d just moved to Ypsi from Brooklyn, after a brief layover in Ann Arbor. She was looking for studio space, and thought, I guess, that I might be able to help. I couldn’t. But, one thing led to another, and I ended up […]

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Putting the finishing touches on the virtual Mark Maynard that will be doing all of my socializing for me this evening

I tried meditation, exposure therapy, Chinese herbs, and any number of other things, but, in the end, I decided to overcome my fear of people through the use of technology. Thanks to my friend Chris, who came though with a projector, and Linette, who going to help me fashion the head, I’m now just a […]

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Today’s my birthday

The following was left in my mailbox by a reader of this blog. I thought that it was lovely and wanted to share it with the rest of you… Linette thinks the angel-like people surrounding me are inflating me. I think they’re sucking the life out of me. The truth is probably somewhere in between.

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Krampus posters will be going into production soon

Thanks to the hard work and vision of Melissa Dettloff, Ryan Groendyk, and Chris Sandon, the posters for the December 11 Krampus event are now completed. With any luck, they’ll go into production at VG Kids in the next few days, and we’ll be getting them up around Ypsi/Arbor soon… Aren’t they beautiful? [If you […]

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The History of Ypsilanti, told by puppets

Someone apparently smuggled a camera past security, and into one of Saturday’s packed shows at the Dreamland Theater. It’s kind of blurry, but, as most of you are probably drunk, I don’t suppose it’ll matter all that much… And, with that, I’m going to stop blogging for the night, and turn my attention toward the […]

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