Tag Archives: Providence

Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Emily and Isaac Wingfield

Still trying to unravel the mystery of why people would choose, of their own free will, to move to Ypsilanti, I reached out to new residents Isaac and Emily Wingfield, and demanded that they submit to a formal Ypsilanti Immigration Interview. Here are the results. MARK: Isaac, I understand that you just recently took a […]

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Elizabeth Warren and Bowzer…. starting day two at Netroots Nation

I’m incredibly frustrated. I’m seeing a lot of good stuff at the Netroots Nation conference, but, unfortunately, technical difficulties have been thwarting me at every turn. I thought that I was being sufficiently cautious when I packed two cameras, but, now that I’m here, neither seems to be working. My old Flip camera is refusing […]

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I need your vote this weekend to send me to Netroots Nation

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m in the running for scholarship to this year’s Netroots Nation conference in Providence, Rhode Island. Right now, I’m sixth in the competition, with 286 votes. (I had about 350 in the first round, but they were all wiped out when the second round began.) The top three vote-getters are guaranteed […]

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Lovecraft, and his insight into ancient evil (and Republicans)

I received an odd letter today from a former Ypsilantian who now finds himself living among the natives of Hawaii. He wanted to let me know about a quote that he’d stumbled across concerning Republicans. The piece, according to him, was penned in 1936, by none other than H.P. Lovecraft, the man behind Cthulhu (think […]

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