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Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the shit with humankind’s most important artists… Episode 6: Polly Yates

This past summer, as I was killing knapwed at Water Street Commons, I had the good fortune of meeting Polly Yates, an artist from England who happened to be spending several weeks in Ypsilanti. After chatting with her a bit about her work, and the several pieces of artwork which have sprung up on Water […]

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The tiny Russian pilots of Area 51

Linette’s all freaked out tonight. She heard something on Fresh Air today about Area 51. Apparently, there’s a new book out by a journalist named Annie Jacobsen about the highly-restricted parcel of government land outside of Las Vegas, it’s history, and the many conspiracy theories that revolve around it. Most troubling for Linette was the […]

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Rand Paul: lunch counter Libertarian

By now, you’ve no doubt heard that, yesterday, Ron Paul’s son, Rand Paul, who just won the Republican Senate primary in Kentucky, said that he would like to live in a world where segregated lunch counters were allowed. And, I’m not exaggerating. Paul, a Libertarian purist, said that, although he detests racism, he feels that […]

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