Night of the Trumpasaurus
/ September 4, 2015 0 COMMENTS

People like to be entertained. They love it. That’s  why big Hollywood stars make so much more money than the rest of us. It’s why football stars are paid such astronomical salaries. Everybody likes a good show, which is what brings us to Trump. Even now, there are still those who profess to be shocked…

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Memories of the Detroit Jazz Festival
/ September 2, 2015 0 COMMENTS

The first time I went to the Detroit Jazz Festival it was called Detroit Montreaux, and that was more than 30 years ago when I was a (younger) reporter working my first newspaper job at the Ann Arbor News. My friend Calvin, and his wife Beverly, ventured down to Detroit – me for my very…

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The devil, Detroit, and a baffled Baphomet
/ July 30, 2015 0 COMMENTS

So …is he still here? Just talking’ ’bout.. Shut yo mouf. That Baphomet is a baaaaad mutha… I said SHUT IT. And I suppose can’t nobody understand him except his woman. But damn, who would that be? Mrs. Baphomet??? It’s all been kind of amusing in a way watching this whole Baphomet Does Detroit story…

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Clive Barker has been to hell
/ July 30, 2015 0 COMMENTS

  So I recently finished reading Clive Barker’s most recent, “The Scarlet Gospels.” Actually it was a little over a month ago, but I’ve been swamped recently so I’m just now getting back into my rhythm here on ye olde personal website. Love the new day job, but I gots to keep my other side…

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Joy and pain; 20th anniversary reflections on the Detroit newspaper strike
/ July 14, 2015 4 COMMENTS

Some things are hard to describe, but in the truest spirit of blogging – meaning  not being too fancy and letting the words flow as they choose because the words usually know best – I know I need to say something about the 20th anniversary of the Detroit newspaper strike, of which I was very…

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