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|5 days 23 hours 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?
|1 week 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
|4 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:
|4 weeks 4 days ago||No, but the upholstery was||
No, but the upholstery was overstretched.
|4 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.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||"Home and Home"||
No, that's just dumb. It's "home and away." A home and away series.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Pratville, AL? Mmmmm. Fat||
Pratville, AL? Mmmmm. Fat Boy’s Bar-B-Que Ranch. That's some 5-star BBQ.
|13 weeks 1 day 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"
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Anyone have an extra ticket||
Anyone have an extra ticket to the Illinois game? I'll wear khakis for good luck?
|20 weeks 6 days ago||Yes, Jim sat next to me in||
Yes, Jim sat next to me in math class at Pioneer.
|23 weeks 1 day ago||Worst 2||
|23 weeks 1 day ago||Worst 1|
|23 weeks 1 day 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).
|24 weeks 18 hours 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.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Thanks for this. I agree. And||
Thanks for this. I agree.
And that photo is just too sad for words.
|27 weeks 1 hour 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?
|27 weeks 1 day 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..."
|32 weeks 6 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!
|32 weeks 6 days ago||42-27 Michigan||
|33 weeks 4 days ago||No bags are allowed... But||
No bags are allowed... But some coats have pockets as big as bags. That's the loophole. I bring a lens on the camera and a seconds lens (fisheye) in a coat pocket.
|33 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks, I appreciate it! I||
Thanks, I appreciate it! I enjoy photographing sports and other events.
|33 weeks 4 days ago||SLRs are no problem.||
SLRs are fine. I've brought in lenses many times that were 4-5" without a problem.
|34 weeks 4 days ago||QAWQ?||
|35 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, I was really impressed||
Yeah, I was really impressed with Weber at the Kickoff Classic last year against Southfield. He's tough and fast. With apologies if this is not allowed, but here are photos from that game last year: http://jaspersailfin.zenfolio.com/p71556617
I'm especially excited to see some of the younger kids I haven't seen yet, like Falcon, Peoples-Jones, and Hill. Also curious to see Daelin Hayes.
|35 weeks 6 days ago||Prep Kickoff Classic||
I'll be at the Prep Kickoff Classic on Friday shooting photos of Orchard Lake St. Mary's vs Southfield and Detroit Cass Tech vs Oak Park.
So I'll be seeing Mike Weber, Michael Onwenu, Lavert Hill, Demetric Vance, Ostell Martin, Matt Falcon, Donovan Peoples-Jones, Donovan Johnson, and Josh Ross, among others.
The games are at Wayne State's stadium.
|36 weeks 5 hours ago||Photo Credit||
Hey Brian, can you add a photo credit for my Lawrence Marshall photo at the top?
|42 weeks 3 days ago||Not yet. They were supposed||
Not yet. They were supposed to start mailing them out on Monday I think.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Peppers||
Jabrill was there too
|1 year 5 weeks ago||I'm Game||
Why first reaction was "why is the guy in the back holding a game controller?"
|1 year 22 weeks ago||Wish Michigan had kicked the||
Wish Michigan had kicked the onside kick deep. OSU had their 11 up at the line waiting for the squib with no one deep. A kick to the 20 would have been a race that Michigan likely wins, setting up a field goal try...