Friday, January 28, 2011

Literary star Bill Harris named 2011 Kresge Eminent Artist

Posted By on Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 1:15 PM

The Kresge Foundation crowned renowned local author and educator Bill Harris this year's Kresge Eminent Artist, a distinction that recognizes both an artist’s professional achievement and his contribution to metro Detroit's cultural community. The award and accompanying $50,000 prize honor Harris' output as an author, playwright and poet, and his...

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cop fakes cop. WTF?

Posted By on Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 2:43 PM

So says this Fox 2 news report. Seems Detroit cop James Markham enjoyed his off-duty hours last year patrolling local streets in his cop-like black Dodge Charger — one fitted with tinted windows and custom red and blue lights! — and meting out some kind of horseshit justice. Sheesh, where’s...

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Shea's lounge! Dirty Bears and blind in football.

Posted By on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 1:00 PM

A take on the vengeful play of one, and maybe all, teams in the NFL playoffs. DIRTY BEARS City of the dislocated shoulders, Penalties protested, Concussion discussion dismissed And cheered over. The violent game, Our time in obsession, A full expression, Phony and routine; A head-to-head mindless meeting. And the...

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Arizona and the deadliest gun states: Michigan isn't top 10!

Posted By on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:46 AM

You're five times more likely to die from a gun in Arizona than you are in Hawaii, the Daily Beast reports. I can believe it, mister. I've lived in Arizona and it can be a frightening place to call home, especially Phoenix, a city teeming with pistol-wielding felons,...

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Call to laughter: The guys behind 'The Ed & Moe Show'

Posted By on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 3:38 PM

A SAMPLE OF ED & MOE'S ANTICS There’s a new comedy web series starring two Dearborn twentysomethings — one a Muslim Arab-American and the other an Irish Catholic — who while away their days playing video games, shopping at the mall, and driving up and down Warren Avenue. If...

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Friday, January 7, 2011

Football: Helmet-to-helmet hits ain't nothing

Posted By on Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 3:24 PM

AT 0:06, YOU CAN HEAR THE HELMET-TO-HELMET IMPACT ... This football season had plenty of talk about rules and concussions. It’s a serious issue: Plenty of quality NFL quarterbacks have had their careers cut short because of concussions, and even though “hard hits are part of the game,” after...

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