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Phoebe Gloeckner on autopsies, aggression, hating herself as a kid, and watching a twice-removed version of herself on the big screen; Amanda Uhle on bringing Mittenfest back to Ypsilanti; and Peter Larson on having to hide from the Kenyan anti-terror police after they were alerted to his guitar playing… on episode 25 of the Saturday Six Pack

Celebrated author and illustrator Phoebe Gloeckner was kind enough to stop by the AM 1700 studio this past Saturday night and talk with me for about an hour over bottles of Purple Gang Pilsner. Ostensibly, she was there to talk about her novel, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, and the film of the same […]

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R. Crumb on the death of authentic American music

While I have friends who play in bands, and, on occasion, even make music myself, I rarely, if ever, listen to anything recorded after the start of World War II. Yes, every once in a while I pull out a record by the Ramones, Television or the Velvet Underground, but, for the most part, I […]

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Hump!

A former housemate of mine in Ann Arbor now lives in Portland. I try to get him to move back to Michigan on occasion, but it’s hard to compete with a city like Portland. Case in point… when I went out to there to visit him a few years ago, he took me to a […]

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