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|5 weeks 6 days ago||I live about 3 blocks from||
I live about 3 blocks from the Big House.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||It was a holiday for me every||
It was a holiday for me every year when Bim Skala Bim came and played the Blind Pig. Such a great band and show.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||I'd even count Pipkins as a||
I'd even count Pipkins as a third loss...
|11 weeks 8 hours ago||Game photos||
A few pics from the game.
Michael Onwenu dominates the line of scrimmage.
Donovan Peoples-Jones stops to let the defense slide by.
Peoples-Jones sprints downfield.
QB Rodney Hall scrambles down the sideline.
QB Sam Johnson III throws under pressure from Cass Tech.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Ha! The same descriptor is||
Ha! The same descriptor is sometime used by locals who attended school with Jim and John.
|14 weeks 5 days ago||Good to know we'll be getting||
Good to know we'll be getting another recruit between now and Thanksgiving.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||No thanks. The stadium||
No thanks. The stadium atmosphere is better without alcohol.
|19 weeks 6 hours ago||Where? Is it behind the||
Where? Is it behind the raccoon?
|20 weeks 19 min ago||Too slow moving and too many||
Too slow moving and too many storylines. The focus on bar singers is tedious. Vince Vaughn is too vince-vaughny. And so far the plot isn't compelling, but maybe that changes soon?
|20 weeks 21 hours ago||I have a ticket stub signed||
I have a ticket stub signed mid-game by BJ Dickey.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||I'd go with Chop House,||
I'd go with Chop House, Pacific Rim, or Sava (not Seva's).
|22 weeks 5 days ago||I've been to Old Carolina||
I've been to Old Carolina twice, so it was good enough for a 2nd try, but it feels and tastes like a chain restaurant. Not bad, but there are better options. On the plus side, they have hushpuppies.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Lots of BBQ options in A2||
Lots of BBQ options in A2 these days with Rub, Old Carolina, Satchels, Red Rock, Roadhouse, Blue Tractor...
|26 weeks 2 days ago||Yes, and yes. The Red Iguana||
Yes, and yes. The Red Iguana is great.
|26 weeks 4 days ago||Going out into the woods with||
Going out into the woods with two horny females and trying to attract horny males.
|26 weeks 6 days ago||I saw a Letterman taping in||
I saw a Letterman taping in 2005. Luckily we passed their screening test and they sat us in the front row center. Had to peer around cue-card guy, Tony Mendez, but we had a blast.
|27 weeks 1 day ago||My dad is a professor. I grew||
My dad is a professor. I grew up at Stanford with Jim Plunkett as my idol. My dad came to Michigan in '78 and I became a fan immediately as a 13-yr-old sports-obsessed kid. Before accepting the Michigan offer, my dad requested four season tickets and an expensive electron microscope. Apparently the tickets were a harder ask.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||I went to Peru last May and||
I went to Peru last May and came back with the same tshirt Jim's wearing.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||Guacamole with lump crab at||
Guacamole with lump crab at Isalito.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||I remember rushing the field||
I remember rushing the field once or twice between 1978 and 1981. My memory is foggy but I jumped up onto the south endzone goalposts as they were being pulled down. Was that one of the OSU games perhaps?
|28 weeks 22 hours ago||Beilein must issue him a pair||
Beilein must issue him a pair of Chuck Taylors... Pretty please?
|29 weeks 6 days ago||Agreed. Our Arlington office||
Agreed. Our Arlington office was a couple blocks from the original (?) Five Guys. It was my favorite thing about business travel to Arlington in the 90s. The burgers seem pretty similar though, but I think the fries used to be so much better. Weren't they curly fries back in the day?
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Sufjan||
I'm a big Sufjan fan and will be at the Detroit show, hopefully with a photopass to shoot the first three songs.
I've seen Sufjan a couple times and wasn't sure I would go this time, but after hearing Carrie & Lowell, I have to go. Brilliant album. If he had continued on the Adz path, I would have stayed home.
As others have mentioned, Carrie & Lowell has the feel of an early Elliott Smith album; simple, stark, passionate, and melodic, with multitracked vocals singing personal and painful themes. Illinoise has been a longtime favorite, but this one may top it.
Onstage, Sufjan and the late Elliott Smith have/had some similarities too--awkward shyness and imperfect performances (I've definitely never heard Sufjan use autotune!). Here's a video I shot of Sufjan closing the 2010 Royal Oak show with "Casimir Pulaski Day": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhZ3dPWJ6Fw
|33 weeks 1 day ago||May I have this dance?||
I kind of liked the dance team of Bushell-Beatty and Marshall Jr.
Wish there was a GIF of their little fox-trot shown here:
|33 weeks 5 days ago||No, but the upholstery was||
No, but the upholstery was overstretched.
|33 weeks 5 days ago||When I bought a Ford a few||
When I bought a Ford a few years ago, i picked the car off the Varsity Ford web site. The dealership told me it would be a few days because it was on loan to a member of the Michigan Football staff.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||"Home and Home"||
No, that's just dumb. It's "home and away." A home and away series.
|42 weeks 2 days ago||Pratville, AL? Mmmmm. Fat||
Pratville, AL? Mmmmm. Fat Boy’s Bar-B-Que Ranch. That's some 5-star BBQ.
|42 weeks 2 days ago||Would you prefer||
Would you prefer this?
"Buckle up, but don't get tooo excited... buckle loosely like you would for a 2-star... Hopefully better (really aMAIZING) news tomorrow. #GoodWithTheBad"
|48 weeks 2 hours ago||Anyone have an extra ticket||
Anyone have an extra ticket to the Illinois game? I'll wear khakis for good luck?