Thursday, February 28, 2019

The 'Momo Challenge' isn't real, but you should be afraid of kids YouTube

Posted By on Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 11:14 AM

It sounds like the plot to a horror movie: The whole damn world is freaking out about an alleged "Momo challenge," in which a ghoulish avatar is said to appear on children's YouTube videos, instructing young, susceptible viewers to hurt themselves or others — or even commit suicide. On Wednesday,...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Southfield native Selma Blair opens up about M.S. diagnosis in 'Vanity Fair' profile

Posted By on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 12:53 PM

Actress Selma Blair made a stunning appearance Sunday night at Vanity Fair's annual Academy Awards soiree. Blair, a native of Southfield, Michigan, and UM alumn sent her sherbert-colored chiffon Ralph & Russo cape in the air with one hand, the other gripping a black cane. More than a bold...

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Comedian Ryan Schutt will crack NBA jokes in Hamtramck this week

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Posted By on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 10:05 AM

Ryan Schutt is easily bothered. The New York-based, NBA-obsessed comedian has built a reputation on being bothered and the many things that bother him as well as sticking up for the unsung heroes of nature documentaries. A frequent performer at international comedy festivals with his brand of relatable, complaint-centric...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

We still don't know WTF a Shen Yun is but it's coming to Detroit

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Posted By on Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 4:15 PM

When you hear that gong hit while attempting to watch a YouTube video, you just know that “5,000 years of civilization” is about to be re-the-fuck born. The incredibly persistent marketing behind the touring dance spectacle that is Shen Yun has been plastered on countless billboards across metro Detroit’s...

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The Detroit Autorama 'Smokey and the Bandit' jump is definitely not happening

Posted By on Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 10:35 AM

A planned stunt jump in Detroit that was to feature a replica of the car driven by the late Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit has officially been canceled, Autorama organizers confirm. Autorama had planned on jumping the black and gold 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am on Friday outside...

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Vote now in the Metro Times Best of Detroit 2019 poll... before it's too late!

Posted By on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 4:07 PM

We aim to blow the lid off this caper! The city has its secrets, and we're going to share them all. Maybe you can help. You can vote for your favorite food, drink, music, arts, and more in the 2019 Best of Detroit poll by 11:59 p.m. on March...

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Wu-Tang Clan include metro Detroit date for '36 Chambers' anniversary

Posted By on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 1:23 PM

Legendary east coast hip-hop crew Wu-Tang Clan are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of their breakthrough debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) with a special metro Detroit performance. It was revealed Monday via Wu-Tang Clan's Facebook that they will take the stage at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre in...

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Oscar-winning 'Green Book' director thanks Shinola for 'saving Detroit'

Posted By on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 10:37 AM

Detroit got a surprising shoutout during the Oscar ceremony Sunday night when Green Book director Peter Farrelly plugged Shinola in his thank you speech for Best Original Screenplay. Though it had been panned by critics for its tone-deaf depiction of race in America, the film swept the Oscars for Best...

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