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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Lizzo and her flute will willingly 'Bird Up' on 'The Eric Andre Show'

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 1:26 PM

Comedian and agent of chaos — and surprisingly zen dude — Eric Andre shaved, waxed, and plucked as much of his body hair as possible for the fifth season of his Adult Swim series, leaving him looking like a creepy hybrid knockoff of Vin Diesel and Pitbull offering autographs...

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Detroit's 2021 Winter Blast is canceled

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 11:10 AM

It's not just every annual event in 2020 that has pretty much been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event cancelations are now extending into next year. On Thursday, officials announced they called off Detroit's 2021 Winter Blast Weekend off due to the ongoing pandemic. The free event...

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Michigan celebs Jeff Daniels and Tim Allen lend recognizable voices to dueling political ads

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 2:18 PM

One is an esteemed and award-winning actor and musician who, yes, famously starred in a movie where his dimwitted character had an explosive fecal emergency while wearing a bolo tie; the other, the voice of beloved children's space toy Buzz Lightyear in Pixar's Toy Story franchise, and who, as...

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Monday, October 26, 2020

New photography exhibit at the DIA explores six decades of blue-collar life in metro Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 3:02 PM

If you need proof that metro Detroiters are hard workers, look no further than the intimate photo exhibition exploring six decades of blue-collar life in the Detroit area heading to the Detroit Institute of Arts. During his time as a freelance photographer for various national and local labor and...

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Juggalos confuse Coca-Cola for Faygo in taste test challenge, making us question our own reality

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 12:22 PM

It might be a hot minute until we can bathe again in a fountain of Faygo, the sticky, carbonated — and Detroit-created — nectar of the gods, aka hip-hop clowns Insane Clown Posse. That's right: due to the coronavirus pandemic, ICP's annual blowout, Hallowicked, has been scaled down to...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Detroit's Michigan Central Station will once again light up this Halloween

Posted By on Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 5:22 PM

The hulking Michigan Central Station will return as Detroit's biggest haunted house this Halloween. While Ford Motor Co. continues to renovate the long-abandoned building, the company will host another light show in its many windows, like it has in years past. But due to the pandemic, however, this year's...

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MTV recruits Burning Man balloon chain artist and others for Vote Early Day installations in Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 1:48 PM

We want our MTV... to encourage early voter participation for national Vote Early Day. While the video may have killed the radio star — and the video may have been slaughtered by, well, shit like Jersey Shore — MTV is continuing its legacy of Rock The Vote-like voter participation...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Artist Dana Selah Elam honored with mural

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 12:25 PM

Konstance Patton, a visual artist now based in New York, returned to Detroit a year and a half ago for a friend after being away for more than a decade. One night she attended an artist event in Detroit and met Corderio Johnson, a local actor and director who...

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Marianne Williamson will cast her woo-woo wokeness on the podcast world

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 10:14 AM

Light a candle, grab a crystal, and sage your Airpods, girlfriend, because Marianne Williamson — the Democratic debate stage diva, priestess of progressive politics, and superfan of James Cameron's Avatar — is entering the podcast realm. The bewitching 68-year-old former metro Detroiter, self-help author, spiritual advisor to Hollywood folks,...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Detroit anime convention Youmacon officially called off in 2020

Posted By on Wed, Oct 14, 2020 at 5:02 PM

It's perhaps no big surprise, but Youmacon — Detroit's massive anime and gaming convention, which draws more than 20,000 and was scheduled to begin later this month — has been officially called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. The convention announced that the 2020 event was officially postponed in...

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