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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Newcombe Clark

A week or so ago, in front of an audience at Conor O’Neills, I had the pleasure of conducting a live exit interview with Ann Arbor-born commercial real estate broker turned University of Michigan MBA Newcombe Clark, who will soon be leaving Michigan for Chicago. As there was still a great deal that we didn’t […]

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No Rubbers at Domino’s Farms: Tom Monaghan granted another temporary injunction against Obamacare contraception mandate by Judge Lawrence Zaktoff

Finding common cause with the freedom fighters of the adult film industry, Domino’s Pizza founder Tom Monaghan won a big legal victory late last week, ensuring, at least for the time being, that he’d be able to keep his Michigan workplace condom-free. On Thursday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Lawrence Zatkoff ruled in Tom Monaghan’s favor, […]

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Justin Zatkoff: “his past is coming back faster than he can erase it”

A few days ago, I posted something about a former head of the Michigan College Republicans by the name of Justin Zetkoff, who, in an attempt to hide some embarrassing details about his past, threatened me, and a bunch of other folks, saying that we’d be sued pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA), […]

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Mitt Romney fires PBS’s Jim Lehrer on live television, during the first televised presidential debate

My thoughts on the debate can be found below… For those of you who aren’t already obligated to worship at the alter of Honey Boo Boo tonight, and want to be in the company of other humans, it looks as though the presidential debate is going to be shown at a few places in the […]

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On Nikola Tesla’s birthday, I think it’s important to remember that he invented the world’s first cotton candy machine…

…Unfortunately, the device never made it in the marketplace, as it was as big as a fucking house. I made this stupid joke to someone today, after stumbling across the above image of Tesla, who, had he not died at the hand of Edison, would have turned 156 today. Unlike most of my stupid jokes, […]

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