Tag Archives: Santa Claus

Cleaning house… and finding interesting artifacts

I spent much of this past weekend cleaning house. In the process, I found the following: An old drawing that I did of Linette, which I think is really beautiful, and surprisingly accurate. My old favorite photo of myself, which I thought that I’d lost forever. (I don’t believe they still make the synthetic silk […]

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KRAMPUS 2013 to be held the night of December 21 in Ypsilanti

About three years ago, those of us responsible for the Shadow Art Fair, decided that local kids could benefit from the knowledge that, while Santa Claus goes out each Christmas Eve, visiting the homes of all the good children around the world, he has a no-so-jolly associate that does the same for those boys and […]

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Here’s wishing you and yours a very YouTube Christmas

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The forces of holiday darkness are gathering…. Krampus to emerge from an ocean of beer at the Corner Brewery on December 15, and lead a Christmas army of ghouls, monsters and freaks through the streets of Ypsilanti

I’ve been remiss. I’ve been meaning to mention something for quite a while now, but things kept conspiring against me. Prior to December 2, I’d been focusing my limited attention on The Coup’s show in Depot Town. And, since then, I, like the rest of you, have been completely overwhelmed by the sustained assault on […]

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Merry Christmas, leave the plate

update: Now that I’m done wrapping presents, nibbling on carrots and arranging cookie crumbs on a plate so as to give the impression of having been dropped by a 300-pound intruder, I’m faced with the eternal holiday question… Die Hard or A Christmas Carol.

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