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Ann Arbor

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    College Football, Week 4: The Weekend In Tweets, Vines, and YouTube

    We're still waiting, college football. Still waiting on that "Holy shit!" weekend of games where some foundational pieces of the Top 25 get shaken up and we see the earth shift a little bit in this brave new world of college football where all roads lead to a post season playoff, albeit a miniatur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    10 Crazy Things in Texas' Proposed New Social Studies Textbooks

    It seems the Texas education system is still nursing a hangover from the State Board of Education's raucous culture-warrior party days. Hell, it's possible they're still drunk. A while back in 2009 members of the SBOE tried to cut the actual science from the state's science standards (namely, Darwin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Happy Birthday Church of Satan! Five Musicians Associated With the Devil's Faith

    It was on this day in 1966 that the one and only Anton Szandor LaVey officially founded the Church of Satan at the Black House in San Francisco, California. From that day forward there would be a mainstream religion celebrating the antithesis of Christian thought in America and embracing as virtues ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Tucson Riot Police Spray Bro With Pellets, Use Excessive Violence on Coed

    Man, what a weekend of college basketball, huh?! It had a little bit of everything. The good -- anything having to do with the Kentucky-Michigan game, the emergence of Julius Randle as a viable number one pick in the NBA Draft, the emergence of Shabazz Napier as a sneaky back end of the lottery gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Late Stooges Guitarist Ron Asheton Remembered Fondly, and LOUDLY

    Tribute to Ron Asheton MVD Video, $16.95, 114 mins. While at the time not a whole lot of people "got" the first two Stooges records - The Stooges and Fun House - and only slightly more come on board for Raw Power - the appreciation for and influence of Iggy Pop and the Stooges on bands and listener ... More >>

  • Film

    April 26, 2012

    Michigan Is Not for Lovers

    A couple struggles with weather, relationship in The Five-Year Engagement.

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Football! The Weekend's Best Bets (w/ Token Palin & Brown Hand Guy Videos)

    Still dreaming of Glen?​In the quest to have my posts appear in the list of most viewed, certain weekly topics that I do have a ceiling. For example, this Friday post during football season where I give my best bets likely only appeals to a certain degenerate segment of society (despite how am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Detroit Leanin': Who Is The Best Motor City Artist Ever?

    detroitrockcity.altervista.org​Some places breed music. Due to sheer size, any big city will produce its fair share of talented musicians, and some - Memphis, New Orleans, Chicago - seem to have music in the water supply. But none, arguably, more than Detroit: John Lee Hooker, the Motown dias ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Five Reasons Notre Dame Will Win The BCS This Year And Texas Won't: Part 2

    ‚ÄčI admit, there will be Tuesday mornings when it will be difficult to write this item each week. Luckily, today isn't one of them.In Week Two of the college-football season, Notre Dame continued effortlessly along its well-planned path to the BCS title, while UT stumbled badly.It remains to be see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    RIP Ron Asheton

    The Stooges, "No Fun" Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton, whose MC5-inspired gutter blues effectively laid the foundation for punk rock guitar, was found dead this morning in his Ann Arbor, Michigan, home, the Ann Arbor News reported. Asheton's personal assistant contacted Ann Arbor police after not hea ... More >>

  • News

    May 1, 2008

    Doctors vs. Parents: Who Decides Right to Life?

    Following surgery, Sabrina Martin's condition went south. And then, her family says, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital set about arranging for her demise.

  • Film

    September 27, 2007

    Feast of Love

    Feast of Love knows nothing of what it blabs on and on about

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Various Artists

    Idol Tryouts Two: Ghostly International Vol. Two

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005

    Keeping It Reel

    The Ann Arbor Film Festival showcases edgy cinema

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    Nedelle, with Fred Thomas

    Wednesday, April 27, at the Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199.

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    This was the year electronic dance music got its head --

    and its ass -- out of the past

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past

  • News

    February 19, 2004
  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    Tuba Pooh-Bahs

    Former Austinites Drums and Tuba ain't your oma's oompah band

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2003

    Female Fear

    An exhibition pays tribute to holocaust victims at a camp for women

  • Film

    November 8, 2001

    Do the Wrong Thing

    Former friends reckon with reality in Linklater's Tape

  • Dining

    November 2, 2000
  • News

    August 17, 2000
  • News

    September 10, 1998

    Do Not Go Gentle

    Former Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby fights on for better, more diverse education in Texas

  • News

    May 28, 1998
  • Culture

    January 30, 1997

    An Intimate Moment with Mary

    In Mary Gaitskill's world, human connection is hard to make -- and harder to sustain

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