Check out a new (old) track from punk band Death

February 12, 2014
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Check out a new (old) track from punk band Death

After fading into obscurity, 70′s punk band Death came back in 2009 thanks to a reissue from Drag City, a smart cover from the Dirtbombs — oh, and that movie (apparently, if you are a Detroit artist, the key to success is to be the subject of a documentary decades after your prime). Of...
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What Happens When We Die?

July 10, 2013
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What happens when we die? An existential question plaguing humanity since the dawn of man, now answered. Some readers may have expected a heartfelt story about some near-death experience, where I was heading toward a light at the end of a drawn out, cliché-ridden tunnel. Sorry to disappoint. If you are looking for clichés,...
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Jack on Jack: Lessenberry on the late Kevorkian

June 3, 2011
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Jack on Jack: Lessenberry on the late Kevorkian

After struggling with kidney problems for a number of years, Michigan’s Jack “Dr. Death” Kevorkian passed away earlier today at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Aged 83, Kevorkian has always been a polarizing figure and in the past 20 years the on-and-off subject of national attention. The University of Michigan graduate pathologist was ever...
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UPDATED! Burger King employee suckerpunches an elderly customer, kills him

December 10, 2010
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UPDATE Yesterday the BK began serving customers again after the homicide — which is what the cops are now calling it — of 67-year-old Paul Cannon, who was punched in the face by a 20-year-old BK employee. Cannon died from blunt force trauma to the head. From WJBK: Police said that on Thursday afternoon,...
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