Tag Archives: Sidetrack

Let me pour you a beer at Thursday’s More Buses fundraiser

Remember how, a few weeks ago, I told you about the local campaign to increase public transportation options by 44% in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor? Well, now that we’re just a a month away from the May 6 vote, things are beginning to intensify, and both the pro-public transportation More Buses folks, and the anti-public […]

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Getting ready for Valentine’s Day by talking butt plugs and hot anal lube with Ann Arbor’s Safety Girl

MARK: Let’s start at the beginning… Back in the mid to late ‘90s, you had a show on Ann Arbor’s Community Television Network (CTN) where you’d talk about sex, answer viewer questions, demonstrate various toys, and the like. How’d that show come about? TANYA: The show was called Get Curious with Safety Girl, and it […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie

Still trying to unravel the mystery of why people would choose, of their own free will, to move to Ypsilanti, I reached out to new homeowners Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie, and demanded that they submit to a formal Ypsilanti Immigration Interview. Here are the results. MARK: Was Ypsilanti just the most affordable choice, […]

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Michael Winslow alert: “The farts you’re hearing are not your own”

Who in their right mind would purposefully invite Michael Winslow into their community? Aren’t we, the people of Ypsilanti, dealing with enough already? Have you seen the Police Academy documentaries? Do you know what this man is capable of? He wreaks havoc, and does so without the least bit of remorse. He’s a textbook sociopath. […]

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Posing as a reporter for this site, Patrick Elkins scores free grub

Lest anyone try it again, I’d like to start off this post by noting that I’m not in the habit of posting unsolicited reviews that I find rolled up inside of old copies of the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery and thrown into my front yard. I’m making an exception this time, though, as […]

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