Tag Archives: zombies

Austin’s Dead Music Capital Band performs “Ain’t No Grave (Gonna Hold My Body Down)” in Ypsilanti’s Riverside Park

This past Sunday afternoon, after wrapping things up at the Crash Detroit street band festival, my friend Dan Gillotte’s undead marching band from Austin, Texas, the Dead Music Capital Band, swung by Ypsilanti to perform a set in Riverside Park. Here they are performing their song “Ain’t No Grave (Gonna Hold My Body Down)”. I’m […]

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“1000’s of Live Girls and 3 Undead Ones”

Maybe I’ve been watching too much of The Walking Dead, but, when I was cutting through the parking lot behind Deja Vu with my dog yesterday, and ran into this car of theirs, my mind went immediately to zombies. As I’ve never seen it rolling around town, I imagine they only use it in case […]

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Flying with drug-resistant tuberculosis… not that there’s anything wrong with that

When you return with a burning sore throat from a grueling, sleepless 15-hour cross-country trip, which involved a series of cramped flights on discount airlines, the last thing you want to read is an interview with an author which notes the prevalence of people flying with drug-resistant tuberculosis. The following quote is from sci-fi author […]

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Eric Cantor to conduct public funeral for the middle class on Halloween in Ann Arbor

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, whose daughter is an undergraduate at U-M, will be on campus tomorrow, speaking at the Michigan League Ballroom. And, the irony of the fact that he’ll be here on Halloween, has not been missed. In fact, it looks as though there’s going to be a big zombie party tomorrow in […]

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You’ve just crossed over into… the Queer Zone

It’s nice to be reminded on occasion that, in spite of all the bad shit going on in the world, there are still incredible people doing good things all around us, trying to make life better for people who are desperate, confused, scared, hungry, etc. I had the occasion to speak with one of those […]

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