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This was a lot better before I noticed that she had a dog

I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to add “pooping jewels” to my list of tags. [photo credit: Kristin Schrader]

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Escape to Beaver Island

I’m sorry for running off and leaving you these past few days, but I needed a break. Clementine and I, desperate for a little father-daughter time away from the hassle of everyday life, headed north to Beaver Island, where we crashed with some old friends. And, for the first time in over a decade, I […]

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Having won the title of World’s Best Comic Book Store, Ann Arbor’s Vault of Midnight plots global domination

After years of shopping at Ann Arbor’s much-beloved comic book shop Vault of Midnight, I finally had the occasion a few weeks ago, at an event hosted by Concentrate Media, to meet the store’s founder Curtis Sullivan. What started as a friendly conversation on the current state of Ann Arbor retail quickly escalated into an […]

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“OMG… I can have Howard Moon in my pocket”

I don’t generally get excited by little, vinyl action figures, but… HOLY SHIT! I just got word through the Book of Faces that London illustrator Pete Fowler is releasing a tiny set of Mighty Boosh collectibles. And, for those of you on my side of the pond, I hear our friends at Atomic Books may […]

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