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Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the shit with the most important artists to live within a five minute walk from him… Episode 5: Jim Cherewick

Local song and dance man Jim Cherewick, when he’s not singing and dancing his way into the enlarged, slowly-beating hearts of Americans everywhere, can generally be found hunched over napkins and the like, feverishly scratching away, making what he refers to as “art.” Well, I caught up with Jim on one such occasion and forced […]

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Blogbaby episode two: Beth Abraham

[While I’m busy scrubbing poop from diapers and other articles of clothing, several friends have been kind enough to provide content for this site, through a program we’re calling Blogbaby. Tonight’s contribution comes from my friend Beth, who is living in Germany at the moment.] Where I am staying in Germany is a very small […]

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Is building a new Washtenaw County Rec Center on Water Street a good thing for Ypsi?

As you know, there’s been some talk of building a new Washtenaw County recreation complex in downtown Ypsi, on the seemingly cursed parcel of land commonly referred to as Water Street. I wasn’t going to post anything about it, as I don’t really have an opinion one way or the other, but, seeing as how […]

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Depot Town’s Strain of the Day

When I friended Ypsi’s “Depot Town” on Facebook a few days ago, I wasn’t aware that I was, in fact, friending Depot Town’s new medical marijuana dispensary. So, now, I guess, I’m going to be receiving “strain of the day” updates every morning. For the record, I don’t give a shit whether or not people […]

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What do people really think of Ypsilanti, how might those opinions be reinforced by Ann Arbor media, and what can we do about it?

A week or so ago, we had a post here in which I noted the differences between the Water Hill Music Festival in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti’s Totally Awesome Fest. In the comments that followed, as some of you might recall, things finally came around to AnnArbor.com and how they cover Ypsilanti. Along those lines, […]

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