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07/05/2018 - 8:43am Daxton Hill? Is he related…

Daxton Hill? Is he related to Dixon?

 

Dixon_Hill.jpg

07/04/2018 - 2:18pm I lurked in the blogspot…

I lurked in the blogspot days for about 2 years, then got my account right after the 2008 redesign.

05/26/2018 - 3:40pm Glory

Glory

05/13/2018 - 7:37pm My Michigan alumna mom took me and my brother to

My Michigan alumna mom took me and my brother to our first Michigan game. Happy MGoMother's Day yo all the Michigan mom's out there.

03/18/2018 - 9:33pm Lack of attention to small

Lack of attention to small but important details.

02/25/2018 - 12:21am to;dr

No politics I know, but politics.

02/21/2018 - 7:14pm (No subject)

02/21/2018 - 7:12pm oh god

02/20/2018 - 9:43pm George Gershwin owned three Steinway grand pianos

George Gershwin owned three Steinway grand pianos in his life. One is at the Library of Congress. One is at the Songwriters Hall of Fame. And the third (the only one of the three that is playable) is in the Earl V. Moore Building at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

01/29/2018 - 6:23pm I also read an article.
 

I also read an article.

 

01/29/2018 - 6:19pm Definitely nothing to see here...

01/28/2018 - 9:01pm Harlan Hatcher, 8th President

Harlan Hatcher, 8th President of the University of Michigan (1951-1967) and namesake of the U-M graduate library had the following CV:

  • BA, Ohio State University
  • MA, Ohio State University
  • PhD, Ohio State University
  • Professor of American Literature, Ohio State University
  • Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Ohio State University (1944-1948)
  • Vice President, Ohio State University (1948-1951)
01/07/2018 - 11:49am Next he's gonna say that Lincoln out-hits Ann Arbor

http://journalstar.com/news/local/how-cold-is-it-lincoln-ranks-th-coldest-in-nation/article_c4a3fae3-3803-5322-b409-7b58bf75d4bf.html

01/07/2018 - 11:26am Nitpick: the Iowa State

Nitpick: the Iowa State marching band played the Coach theme/fight song.

01/01/2018 - 8:28pm ...and when Lloyd Carr was

...and when Lloyd Carr was our coach.

09/24/2017 - 6:05pm If I ever go on Jeopardy, I think I'll start all

If I ever go on Jeopardy, I think I'll start all of my answers with "talk about."

09/20/2017 - 12:34pm The MMB going to South Bend

The MMB going to South Bend (which was a single-day round-trip) cost north of $250,000. That's on buses with no hotels. Bowl trips are over half a million. 

09/19/2017 - 8:01pm The carilloneurs play it

The carilloneurs play it pretty frequently, especially in the fall. I used to hear it regularly when walking to class.

09/16/2017 - 10:38am What would Harbaugh's Asterix

What would Harbaugh's Asterix name be? Histrionix? 

09/07/2017 - 12:39pm It's been a warmup tune since

It's been a warmup tune since 2007 or 2008, replacing Salvation is Created (which I think was recorded on "Victors Valiant"). 

09/05/2017 - 7:02am I'm pretty sure that was actually the Florida band

I'm pretty sure that was actually the Florida band playing Jaws, that's where the fans yell "Go Gators!" a couple of times at the end.

07/26/2017 - 7:53pm MVictors did a whole series

MVictors did a whole series on the Little Brown Jug and it pretty firmly establishes that the Jug today is almost assuredly the same one as was left behind at Minnesota in 1903. They also point to the wrong ones in the video, the one on the right is a display replica, the one on the left is the real Jug that's exchanged.

 

07/22/2017 - 10:03am I sit in a corner and I think it's probably the

I sit in a corner and I think it's probably the best view for a reasonable price. The end zone isn't bad, but I would get frustrated not being able to see how far plays went without watching the big screen.

07/19/2017 - 2:23pm Same.

Same.

07/16/2017 - 5:22pm Disregard.

Disregard.

07/08/2017 - 5:55pm Victor Lieberman, Kali

Victor Lieberman, Kali Israel, David Hancock, Juan Cole.

07/06/2017 - 1:37pm It's not quite the same for

It's not quite the same for us and ND. We're locked into nine conference games, so we only have three other games we can schedule on our own. ND is locked into five ACC games but can do whatever they want with the other seven. Over half of their schedule is discretionary versus a quarter of ours.

I would have liked to have seen our home-and-home with Arkansas as well, but our scheduling flexibility is tighter than an independent's.

06/27/2017 - 8:27am 2011 Michigan vs. Nebraska

The best I ever heard was during the second half of the 2011 Michigan-Nebraska game which we eventually won 45-17. There were a couple of Husker fans sitting right behind me, and to their credit they were still there as the rout was starting to become apparent. For whatever reason, there were a few empty seats here and there in my section, and Michigan fans were occasionally moving from seat to seat working their way to better viewing locations. One of the Nebraska fans loudly said "Man, people sure do get up and move around a lot here." To which an older (probably mid to late 60s) woman decked out in Michigan gear yelled back "If this was a more competitive game we'd all be stayng put!" The whole area erupted in laughter.

A close second was late in the 4th quarter of the wild 2011 Michigan-Notre Dame game. When ND scored to go up with less than a minute left, the ND cheering section at the top of the south end zone began loudly chanting "It sucks/to be/a Michigan Wolverine!" After the epic three-play scoring drive, a great many Michigan fans cheered "It's great/to be/a Michigan Wolverine!" right back at them. 

06/15/2017 - 2:56pm There's a reason that my GPA

There's a reason that my GPA in the four Winter semesters was .5 higher than it was in the four Fall semesters. 

06/04/2017 - 9:06pm Michigan dominates UCONN in

Michigan dominates UCONN in College Knowle(d)ge

 

Politics way out of hand in there.

05/04/2017 - 8:31pm Revolutions - from Mike

Revolutions - from Mike Duncan of the excellent History of Rome podcast, he's going through a dozen or so historical revolutions. So far, he's done the English Civil War, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, the Haitian Revolution, the Wars of Spanish American Independence, and is currently wrapping up the July Revolution of 1830. Next will be the revolutions of 1848, and he has plans to cover the Mexican and Russian revolutions, among several others.

Chewin' It with Kevin and Steve - hosted by two members of Broken Lizard (Super Troopers, Beerfest), they talk about their lives, performing comedy, and working in show business. They tell a lot of great stories, but I think my main takeaway is a pretty thorough understanding of how Hollywood works, both as a business and how movies and TV are made from writing through production, editing, and distribution.

The Greatest Generation - a Star Trek podcast by two guys who are a little bit embarrassed to have a Star Trek podcast. Hosted on the Maximum Fun comedy network, the hosts are reviewing every episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation from a comedic angle.

More Perfect - from NPR, the hosts cover the history of the Supreme Court of the United States, including little-known cases, intrigue, mutual admiration and hatred among the justices, and more.

01/01/2017 - 4:34pm Sadly true. Some people who

Sadly true. Some people who sit next to me in Michigan Stadium are friends with Kenny Allen's family, and they said he got death threats after he missed those field goals against Wisconsin.

11/26/2016 - 4:48pm He did.

He did.

11/26/2016 - 4:47pm The lack of an impactful

The lack of an impactful running game, much of which stems from poor/middling offensive line play.

11/26/2016 - 4:45pm The post-game thread on r/CFB

The post-game thread on r/CFB is about 95% filled with fans from teams all over the country--including MSU, ND, and yes even some OSU--talking about how badly the referees screwed Michigan in this game. So this isn't sour grapes, the whole nation knows this was stolen from us.

11/25/2016 - 1:49pm I had to go to Arborland

I had to go to Arborland today for something unrelated and it actually seemed like a normal day. I didn't go anywhere near Briarwood, but if I didn't already know it's Black Friday I wouldn't have been able to tell.

11/25/2016 - 1:41pm Yeah, you're not supposed to

Yeah, you're not supposed to get called for a penalty, but that's never stopped a Big Ten referee before.

11/24/2016 - 9:17pm I was always partial to this one.

10/20/2016 - 8:12am I'll be out there, Blast is always a good time

I'll be out there, Blast is always a good time (and one of the cheapest ways to attend a game each year).

09/11/2016 - 12:06pm Nihilists! Fuck me. I mean,

Nihilists! Fuck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos.

09/06/2016 - 8:46pm Upholding a proud tradition.

Upholding a proud tradition. In 1909, 250 to 400 (reports vary) of the crew of the USS Michigan (BB-27), which was docked at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, went to Franklin Field to cheer on Yost's Wolverines as they upset mighty Penn 12-6. Penn was the defending national champion and was on a 23-game winning streak.

 

The battleship USS Michigan:

Presentation of a flag by the crew to the team prior to kickoff:

The banner itself:

Shield which resides in the Towsley Museum at Schembechler Hall:

08/28/2016 - 4:24pm The ol' Johnny Cash

The ol' Johnny Cash Shits.

08/02/2016 - 9:08pm Not a fan

They're not awful, but I don't really like the white pants. Also, I'm not sure throwing back to 1974 & 1975 is the best choice, since both years Michigan lost to OSU and finished second in the conference.

08/02/2016 - 1:50pm Agreed. All-white uniforms need a white helmet as

Agreed. All-white uniforms need a white helmet as well to look good, such as Texas' road uniforms.

07/24/2016 - 9:28pm Original source:

Original source: https://www.reddit.com/r/CFB/comments/4udr2p/sec_and_b1g_schedule_backg…

Made by u/NDLPT and posted on r/CFB.

07/24/2016 - 12:30pm Star Trek II: The Wrath of

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXBZuJXd4hE

07/06/2016 - 7:15am I've been to Smith's Ballpark, home of the Salt

I've been to Smith's Ballpark, home of the Salt Lake Bees (AAA, Los Angeles Angels), and Cheney Stadium, home of the Tacoma Raniers (AAA, Seattle Mariners).

06/11/2016 - 8:43pm Huh, he's wearing the New Era

Huh, he's wearing the New Era M hat rather than the Adidas one. Interesting.

06/10/2016 - 8:57am At least in the winter all of the athletes are

At least in the winter all of the athletes are actually human. Looking at you, dressage.

06/06/2016 - 10:22am For Orem, I bet he either

For Orem, I bet he either wears a Jim McMahon or Steve Young jersey since the town borders Provo and they both played at BYU. He played with McMahon in Chicago and has the Niners connection with Young.