Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Are There Demonic Messages In Tigers Broadcasts?

Posted By on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Don't listen to Tigers broadcasts ... because they could be "coded" with evil "messages." That's what Raulie Wayne Casteel, the subject in a 2012 highway shooting incident, is telling authorities. From The Detroit News: Under cross-examination by assistant state attorney general Gregory Townsend, Casteel insisted that he carried a...

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Metro Times in Exile: Day 112

Posted By on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Probably what should have happened to me last night. It wasn’t by choice the paper relocated to Ferndale. The move was prompted by an emergency when our building was sold, and, as we were still awaiting a buyer to scoop us up, long-term leases were out of the question....

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Watch the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Flash Mob the Canton IKEA

Posted By on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:45 AM

If you haven't yet seen the footage of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra flash mobbing the Canton IKEA with "Ode to Joy," do give it a watch. All we can say is bravo, sirs and ladies, bravo....

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Second Video of Mayor Fouts With Assistant Circulates, City Council Meeting Awaits

Posted By on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:44 AM

Tonight's city council meeting in Warren should be a humdinger, as they say. In the last week, two videos have surfaced purportedly showing Warren Mayor Jim Fouts engaging in, as the videos subtitle the actions, PDA with his executive assistant Amanda Mika. (PDA in this case means holding hands,...

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Detroit Lions Score Carlin Isles, World's Fastest Rugby Player

Posted By on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 7:25 PM

As SB Nation reports, the Detroit Lions have a new player signed to their practice squad with international Rugby player Carlin Isles. Check out the video below — Isles is really freakin' fast: SB Nation wrote: He is so fast and talented that even the Detroit Lions scouts noticed him...

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Where's Charlie LeDuff?

Posted By on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 11:51 AM

As Deadline Detroit points out, reporter Charlie LeDuff has gone silent since Dec. 17, when his last news report on Fox 2 aired. (UPDATE: Except for a Jan. 17 appearance on "Let It Rip," LeDuff has been absent from his usual media outlets.) LeDuff's disappearance also follows a big...

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60 Retro Photos From Detroit's Grande Ballroom

Posted By on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 11:12 AM

The folks over at Retro Kimmer have put together a post showcasing 60 retro photos of Detroit's rock 'n' roll scene. The photos, which give off an authentic, pre-Instagram vibe, use the city's Grande Ballroom as its backdrop and feature performers such as the Who, Jimi Hendrix, and the...

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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Beautiful Footage of Detroit Showcased in Red Bull Ad, Set to Air at Grammy Awards

Posted By on Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Hey, Detroit, our city is being featured in a Red Bull sponsored ad, set to air during the Grammy Awards on Sunday. The footage was curated by Detroit artist Tylonn Sawyer. Here's a sneak peek, thanks to Deadline Detroit. Look for it tomorrow night....

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Madonna University Brings the Hollywood Experience to Motown

Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Madonna University’s Broadcast & Cinema Arts Capstone Film Class has been raking in awards and accolades in recent years, and while the credit goes to the hard work of the students, it’s hard not to acknowledge the presence of adjunct professor Jennifer Champagne. Champagne draws on 19 years of...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Young, Educated and Leaving Michigan

Posted By on Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Michigan's New Motto: "Buh-Bye."   The editorial board at the Detroit News just can't stop congratulating Gov. Rick Snyder on how not-so-bad things are here in Michigan. In a overwhelmingly moderate editorial, the newspaper congratulated Snyder on the boatloads of somewhat good news coming in about Michigan's economy. The...

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