Since I started interviewing musicians about their favorite vacations, there’s been quite a bit of pressure on me to somehow incorporate visual artists. Well, after thinking about it for the past several months, I came up what I hope is a fruitful new series. It’s called “Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the […]
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A week or so ago, in front of an audience at Conor O’Neills, I had the pleasure of conducting a live exit interview with Ann Arbor-born commercial real estate broker turned University of Michigan MBA Newcombe Clark, who will soon be leaving Michigan for Chicago. As there was still a great deal that we didn’t […]
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 […]
We’ve known it was coming for a while, but now we have a date. The last day to peruse the aisles of Ann Arbor’s beloved independent bookstore, Shaman Drum, will be June 30. I think I speak for a lot of folks when I say, it’s a damn shame, and our thoughts tonight are with […]
For those who care about such things, I wanted to pass along this little bit of good news… Vault of Midnight in Ann Arbor is participating in Free Comic Book Day!