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Great flaming mascots…. Is that Jambo Man being immolated?

At the risk of rekindling the great Ypsilanti Hostage Crisis hysteria of 2010, can someone explain this footage that was just sent to me? It appears to show the beloved local mascot of the Michigan Roots Jamboree being cooked alive. As the footage is undated, I’m not sure if it was shot recently. And I’m […]

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Miley Cyrus makes a statement about gay marriage in Ypsilanti

Walking down Washington Street the other night, I ran into a friend who informed me that Miley Cyrus had just gotten a tattoo a few doors down, at Liquid Swords. I had my video camera in my pocket, and it occurred to me that I should probably go over and interview the guys about it, […]

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Filming of Dreamland Tonight’s Christmas in July episode

On behalf of the entire Dreamland Tonight cast and crew, I’d like to thank the people of Ypsilanti for closing down Washington Street this weekend so that we could shoot our Christmas in July special, and allowing us to fill your lungs with white asbestos foam.

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Getting Charlie Sheen on Dreamland Tonight

If Charlie Sheen can keep himself alive, out of jail, and off the TSA’s no-fly list for the next few weeks, it looks as though he’ll be paying Michigan a visit. According to a reports coming out this weekend, Sheen will be touring with his live show, entitled “My Violent Torpedo of Truth” in early […]

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Family friendly episode of Dreamland Tonight next Saturday

I’ve done an absolutely terrible job of promoting it, but we’ve got another episode of Dreamland Tonight coming up. This one, which we’re aiming to make a lot more kid-friendly, will be on Saturday, October 16, at 5:00 PM. So, if you’re within a week’s travel of Ypsilanti, and have ready access to a child, […]

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