Hugh Douglas to Michael Smith: “You an Uncle Tom!”

August 14, 2013
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Hugh Douglas to Michael Smith: “You an Uncle Tom!”

ESPN fired contributor Hugh Douglas on Tuesday, a week after he reportedly made some racially charged remarks toward his “Numbers Never Lie” cohost Michael Smith. The former Eagles lineman was let go after allegedly calling Smith “Uncle Tom” and threatening to beat him up while the two were attending the National Association of Black Journalists...
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Gay Marriage: The Solution to Your Lousy One

August 14, 2013
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Gay Rights has become the new “it” trend for 2013. Obama supports it. Most young people support it. Thirteen states support it. Even the occasional priest shows a tacit nod of approval — in the symbolic act of expressing his support via little boys. For those of you against it, whose religious beliefs justify...
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City Slang: Introducing Porcelain Black

August 14, 2013
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City Slang: Introducing Porcelain Black

Porcelain Black is a Detroit native, now based in LA, who might be about to blow up big. Since moving west, she hooked up with uber-producer RedOne and is now preparing to release five Youtube videos in five weeks. This first, “Mama Forgive Me,” is available to see now, here. She has an interesting...
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Jerry Vile’s Sale of the Century

August 13, 2013
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It’s fair to say that we Detroiters have been slightly roughed up over the last few weeks … months … years … decades. However, one thing nobody can accuse us of is losing our sense of humor. Days after the city filed for bankruptcy protection, a mysterious — and HUGE — can of Crisco...
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Of Kitties and Klutzes

August 13, 2013
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Tigers Injury Report …   In honor of this being my first blog entry, I felt an obligation to tackle a topic that has been more and more relevant in recent weeks for the Tigers, and one that we all can relate to — injuries. Although the extent of my personal injuries has been...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

August 12, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 733 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 46226. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. The Seatbelts’ Joy Ride (Super Torque) contains no surprises for anyone already familiar with the band or indeed anything that guitarist Rick Mills has put his name to in...
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