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Friday, October 30, 2015

Artprize offers hurt, huffy response to Gawker article

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 9:30 AM

If Artprize is so great, why does one critical article evoke such a miffed reaction?

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Watch: WSU's Zombie Parade does 'Thriller'

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 6:02 AM

Watch this.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Gawker on Grand Rapids' Artprize: 'Particularly lavish and particularly boring'

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 3:59 PM

A somewhat reluctant takedown of Grand Rapids festival "about art — and prizes"

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Art critic coming to Detroit says she will review anyone's work

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 12:33 PM

Lori Waxman is an art critic for the Chicago Tribune. For the past decade, she's helmed a project called the "60 wrd/min art critic," a Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program-funded event in which Waxman travels to different cities, sets up an office, and doles out live reviews.  In 20 minutes,...

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Sam Richardson of TV's upcoming 'Detroiters': You can laugh about Detroit lovingly

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 11:17 AM

Detroit native Sam Richardson talks about his role on Comedy Central's upcoming series 'Detroiters,' as well as Richard Pryor, Mel Farr, Jim Brown and 'Ghostbusters.'

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Cinema Detroit will screen 18 hours of classic horror films this Friday

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 10:56 AM

Cinema Detroit is screening 18 hours of classic horror flicks.

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Here's the PlayStation 4 Detroit trailer

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 9:54 AM

The PS4 Detroit trailer was released yesterday, much to the delight of local gamers. We don't want to spoil too much for you, just know that ruin porn, apparently, is still a thing in the future. Give it a watch below:  ...

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

REI won't be open on Black Friday, encourages metro Detroiters to #optoutside

Posted By on Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 8:41 AM

Outdoor apparel retailer REI announced this week its closing its doors on Black Friday in an unprecedented act of big box rebellion against American consumerism.  "Any retailer that hears this will be startled by the idea," REI President and CEO Jerry Stritzke said in a statement to USA Today. "As a...

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Monday, October 26, 2015

WTF?: Study claims Detroit among worst cities for Halloween

Posted By on Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 11:56 AM

According to a study, Detroit is 98th on a list of 100 of America's "Best and Worst Cities for Halloween." Like a lot of these "studies," this one is total crap. It's from WalletHub, based upon an arbitrary list of factors, ranging from crime rate to percentage of children...

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This video will make you want to drop everything and go to Belle Isle

Posted By on Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Sure, we love taking trips to Belle Isle — the paddle boarding! The aquarium! The parks! — but this video, recently uploaded to YouTube by user project18726, captures the beauty and opportunity of our fair island park in a whole new light. Give it a watch, and tell us you don't want...

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