Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Samantha Bee finds out that 'Most Lives Matter' at RNC

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 3:24 PM

Ahh, Samantha Bee, you glorious, glorious woman. The (only) Queen of late night TV was at the Republican National Convention last week and had a ball poking fun at all the white people Republicans who fail to acknowledge that Black Lives Matter is an actual movement.  Bee's "Sam Squad"...

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Equal gender representation in the Detroit music scene is coming soon

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 2:50 PM

There's this quote from Sonic Youth bassist Kim Gordon's memoir, Girl in a Band, where she explains the world's perception of girls in punk-rock bands. She writes: "In general, women aren't allowed to kick-ass ... At the end of the day, women are expected to hold up the world, not...

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Valentine Distilling renames signature whiskey after Michigan folk hero

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 2:35 PM

Since their first bottle of vodka hit shelves in February 2008, the Ferndale-born-and-bred Valentine Distilling Co. has aimed to put Michigan back on the map when it comes to producing artisan-quality alcohols.  The latest product of this mission will be available at regional retailers starting June 25, when Valentine's...

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Rejoice! Theatre Bizarre expands with two weekends this fall

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 1:10 PM

Turns out Theatre Bizarre isn't going anywhere. In fact, it's expanding.  The epic, two-day masquerade that takes place Masonic Temple has a cult following and draws sell-out crowds. But, while tickets can cost guests upwards of $250, the costly party doesn't bring in a ton of dough, according to mastermind...

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Michigan Lottery is offering $5 in free online play

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:56 PM

The Michigan Lottery is offering $5 of free play today in celebration of Tammy Weadock's $1 million Powerball win. The Onsted, Michigan resident became the second person to win $1 million on an online instant game during a July 13 online drawing.  Players will need to create a new account in order to collect the...

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Hotter than July LGBTQ pride week kicks off tonight with a candlelight vigil

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:19 PM

Amid the greenery of Detroit's Palmer Park, a candlelight vigil will take place tonight to honor and remember LGBTQ individuals who have lost their lives due to inequality and violence against them and their community. The vigil, which is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Palmer Park is the...

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Opening Alert: Grey Ghost, Pie-Sci to open doors this week

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:49 AM

You'll wanna save your appetites for these new menus.

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Transgender policy issues go unsolved as Michigan Board of Education delays vote

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:18 AM

The Michigan Board of Education has announced last Friday that they will not vote of transgenders policies next month, as planned. The board felt they needed more time to discuss privacy issues among students and educational staff. “I hope we will bring it forward in September, but we want...

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A week before the election, Bloomfield Township treasurer accused of absenteeism

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:32 AM

"If he only wants to work five to 10 hours a week and be in here five to 10 hours a week, I can't tell you what he does the rest of the time."

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Third Man to play first vinyl record in outer space next week

Posted By on Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 6:38 PM

This is some next-level record nerd s%*t, right here.

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