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Landline Creative Labs in Metromode

A few weeks ago, in an kind of oblique way, I referenced the debarking of a 400-pound slab of black walnut. Well, here, thanks to the good folks at Metromode, is a photo of me standing next to the aforementioned piece of wood in what will eventually be the Landline Creative Labs conference room at […]

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The real story isn’t that the Russians apparently have video of Trump engaged in piss play with Moscow prostitutes, but that he essentially hired the Russians to steal the election for him, offering the Ukraine in return. If true, it’s treason.

From the very beginning, I’ve thought that the Russians had something sexual on Trump. I’ve kept quiet about this suspicion until now, though, as I recognized that it wasn’t based on anything but a hunch, knowing a bit about Trump’s history with young models, and the way Putin’s security forces operate. So, not wanting to […]

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Unconstitutional, scientifically unsound, fiscally irresponsible, suspicion-based drug testing of welfare recipients comes to Michigan

In what seems like a pretty clear attempt to appease the far right and drive more of Michigan’s poor from the public assistance rolls, Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on the day after Christmas giving the State the power to collect and test the urine of welfare recipients suspected of using drugs. [“Merry Christmas, welfare […]

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not really the whole truth

I should mention before we set out that I have made a conscious decision to use my real name on this site. In doing so, my hope is that I have not set into motion a series of events that will end in horrific comic consequences. With a poorly-negotiated fifteen year mortgage hanging over my […]

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