Reflections on a Low Winter Sun
/ August 30, 2013 0 COMMENTS

  I’m not surprised at those Detroiters who criticize AMC’s “Low Winter Sun” for being too bleak and dark. This is definitely not a series that seeks to focus on the more upbeat, positive aspects of Detroit. I doubt we will be treated to many shots of Indian Village or Palmer Woods, nor are we…

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‘D’ Dogs
/ August 27, 2013 0 COMMENTS

    I prefer to call them D Dogs. For nearly the past week or so we have been receiving a healthy dispatch of stories about the wild, roaming dogs of Detroit, estimated by some to be perhaps as many as 50,000. That’s a lot of wild dogs on the loose, and when you add…

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/ August 19, 2013 0 COMMENTS


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Damn, Russell. Really?
/ August 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS

The air must be really thin up there in those clouds surrounding Russell Simmons’ head. I come from Denver originally so I know a little something about how thin air can kinda screw with brain function.  Not that I actually believe this would honestly explain why Mr. Simmons thought it would be funny to post…

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Immigration ‘issue’ has always been about the money
/ August 14, 2013 0 COMMENTS

                This is another one of my favorite columns I wrote for the Metro Times back in 2006. Enjoy. Money, marches & immigration   BY KEITH A. OWENS Published 5/10/2006   There wouldn’t be an illegal immigration “problem” in America if there weren’t companies-who-hire-illegal-immigrants-at-dirt-wages-so-they-don’t-have-to-pay-workers-a-fair-wage problem. Like so many other…

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