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|3 days 14 hours ago||I'd go with Chop House,||
I'd go with Chop House, Pacific Rim, or Sava (not Seva's).
|2 weeks 2 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.
|2 weeks 2 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...
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Yes, and yes. The Red Iguana||
Yes, and yes. The Red Iguana is great.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Going out into the woods with||
Going out into the woods with two horny females and trying to attract horny males.
|6 weeks 2 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.
|6 weeks 5 days 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.
|7 weeks 2 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.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Guacamole with lump crab at||
Guacamole with lump crab at Isalito.
|7 weeks 2 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?
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Beilein must issue him a pair||
Beilein must issue him a pair of Chuck Taylors... Pretty please?
|9 weeks 2 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?
|10 weeks 4 hours 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
|12 weeks 4 days 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:
|13 weeks 1 day ago||No, but the upholstery was||
No, but the upholstery was overstretched.
|13 weeks 2 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.
|20 weeks 2 days ago||"Home and Home"||
No, that's just dumb. It's "home and away." A home and away series.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||Pratville, AL? Mmmmm. Fat||
Pratville, AL? Mmmmm. Fat Boy’s Bar-B-Que Ranch. That's some 5-star BBQ.
|21 weeks 5 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"
|27 weeks 3 days ago||Anyone have an extra ticket||
Anyone have an extra ticket to the Illinois game? I'll wear khakis for good luck?
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Yes, Jim sat next to me in||
Yes, Jim sat next to me in math class at Pioneer.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Worst 2||
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Worst 1|
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Gassed DLine?||
To me the Michigan defense, especially the big men up front, looked fatigued in the 4th quarter. They were getting driven backwards in those last couple drives. It made it even more curious that Henry, Pipkins, Hurst, Poggi, or others didn't get some playing time (though injuries may have been a factor).
|32 weeks 4 days ago||After the failed 2-point||
After the failed 2-point conversion, Michigan lined up for the on-side kick. OSU put ALL 11 men up near the kicker with no one deep. I was screaming for a pooch kick to the 25 yard line ("Oh my god, they have no one deep at all!") and Michigan likely would have won the sprint to field the free ball.
|32 weeks 5 days ago||Thanks for this. I agree. And||
Thanks for this. I agree.
And that photo is just too sad for words.
|35 weeks 3 days ago||Do you really think a||
Do you really think a University with a "large pubic institution" deserves better than a University with a small one?
|35 weeks 5 days ago||I've drafted a letter for the||
I've drafted a letter for the Regents:
"Dear David Brandon,
We suggest that you find a new Athletic Department to represent.
We will be fine without you.
Have a happy life..."
|41 weeks 3 days ago||I've watched Kelly at the||
I've watched Kelly at the last two kickoff classic games and been really impressed. Would love to have him join Michigan's recruting class!
|41 weeks 3 days ago||42-27 Michigan||