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Friday, December 23, 2011

Global warming warnings: Suggested reading for GOP hopefuls

Posted By on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 11:51 AM

With the exception of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, GOP candidates all subscribe to one or more of the following positions: 1) Global warming doesn’t exist. 2) If it does, it isn’t caused or exacerbated by humans. Or it probably isn’t. Or we can’t tell for sure. 3) Carbon dioxide...

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Shea's Lounge wishes Detroit a very merry X-mas! (A tale of sorts)

Posted By on Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 2:17 PM

It's gonna be a dismal Christmas, Most of my old friends are dead, It looks like the mistletoe Was hung by Edgar Allan Poe, And ol' Santa broke two runners Off his empty sled. Mom ain't got a job, And Dad's too big a slob To get one, The tiny...

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Russell Simmons Buys 'All-American Muslim' Ad Time Abandoned by Lowe's

Posted By on Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 7:19 AM

Big news bombshells keep exploding fast and furious around All-American Muslim, the controversial first-season TLC reality series filmed in Dearborn. In the latest salvo, in the aftermath of Lowe's pulling its commercials from the show under pressure from an ultraconservative Christian group, hip-hop megamogul Russell Simmons says he has bought...

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Friday, December 9, 2011

New author launches 'Tears for My City'

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 2:51 PM

Here at Metro Times, people love sending us books. We have stacks of them, spilling over our slush pile shelf and onto the floor. And there are always more, filling up our mailboxes, stacked on top, demanding our attention. So imagine our surprise when a local author wanted editorial...

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Friday, December 2, 2011

TLC's 'All-American Muslim,' Shot in Dearborn, Getting Attacked on Multiple Fronts

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 2:30 AM

Only halfway into its inaugural eight-episode season, the set-in-Dearborn national reality series All-American Muslim on The Learning Channel (TLC) already is stirring up its own unique jihad. On Wednesday, Nov. 30, a Los Angeles production company called Visionaire Media filed a lawsuit against TLC, alleging the network stole the idea...

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