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It’s a beautiful day in Ypsilanti

As I write this, I’m sitting on the roof of 209 Pearl Street with a cup of ice cold cider after a long day of work, listening to the Hare Krishnas chant in the distance, and watching strippers roll joints in the alley below. It’s kind of magical.

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The complete Totally Awesome Fest 10 line-up beginning with Sunday’s city-wide Easter egg hunt!

Since last week’s press conference, Ypsilanti has been in the grip of Totally Awesome Fest fever. You can’t leave your home, it seems, without getting tangled up in drunken beard, wet lips smacking against your ear, speculating as to what Patrick Elkins may have up his sleeve this year. Well, earlier this morning, a bit […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Mike Shecket

Today’s interview subject, Mike Shecket, has the distinction, I believe, of being the first person to leave Ypsilanti as a direct result of Obamacare. It sounds like bullshit, I know, but it’s actually true. So, if you were looking for one more reason to either love or hate the President, now you’ve got it…. Here’s […]

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Matt Taibbi on Bank of America

A recent blog post by Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi on new troubles at Bank of America led me to this recent footage of the reporter, in New York City’s Bryant Park, explaining, in simple English, how the derivatives traders at Bank of America had essentially sold oregano to the people of America, telling them that […]

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“McKenzie baby you blew your mind”

This afternoon, when I heard that MacKenzie Phillips was preparing to drop some kind of bombshell about her her childhood on Oprah, I was reminded of an old song by Redd Kross called McKensie. Well, I’ve been looking around the house for my old copy of Neurotica for about an hour now, and it’s nowhere […]

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