Tag Archives: Robert DeNiro

The Home Shopping Network descends on a defenseless Ypsilanti

Long gone are the days when A-list Hollywood celebrities like Robert DeNiro, Drew Barrymore and Milla Jovovich would flock to Ypsilnati and cause a stir. Today, things are different. Now that our overly-aggressive film industry incentives have dried up, and the steady flow of celebrities has slowed to a trickle, it takes a hell of […]

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Reflecting on Pure Michigan

It’s pretty rare in the world of blogging that you can actually land a punch, and rarer still that the punch you land will leave a mark. You flail away for hours a day, tiling at windmills, and writing your heart out, but, for whatever reason, things rarely break through. You have little victories. You […]

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Ypsi/Arbor exit interview: Hob the Troll

A few days ago, I started a series of what I’m calling “Ypsi/Arbor exit interviews” by posting an email conversation with my friend Forest Juziuk, who will be leaving shortly for the promised land of San Fran-frisky. Today, I offer the second installment of the ongoing initiative. This interview is with a parasitic entity called […]

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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 “

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Concentrate

If you haven’t seen it yet, the folks at Concentrate posted a long article about me and my projects today. I’d like to thank Tanya Muzumdar, the writer of the piece, for attempting to make sense out of my two hours of unfocused rambling, and Dave Lewinski for the photos. For what it’s worth, I’d […]

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