While I blather on and on here about Detroit, I do so more as an anthropological study than as a tribute to a once great ‘Merkin city. However, the place ...
It wasn’t all that long ago that I celebrated the birth of Dennis Cowan, a founding member of The Bonzo Dog Dada Band. Today let’s all press our trousers for ...
Help keep Aunty Em in nail polish. Click on an advert. One of the cool things that Blogger gives a blogger like me is a bunch of stats. There’s not a ...
The BBC produced a nice little documentary on the music of Detroit, Michigan. Includes contributions from Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper, George Clinton, Martha Reeves, John Sinclair and the MC5, among ...
Henry Ford driving his Quadricycle in 1896 Dateline June 4, 1896 – Henry takes his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit. From that moment forward ‘Merkins have adapted to the automobile, as ...
John Lennon wrote very few songs about REAL people, and when he did he disguised the name of the subject, like “Sexie Sadie,” who was “Maharishi” in the original version. However, ...
During my long career as a professional writer, there have been times that I was on staff and on a publication’s masthead and other times that I freelanced. As a ...
Detroit, once the fifth largest city in ‘Merka, is home to some of the greatest architecture among ‘Merkin cities. It’s sad to see it today. The decline of Detroit began as ...
This is the first in a continuing series about Detroit, Michigan, my home town. I believe Detroit is emblematic of everything wrong with ‘Merka. At one time Detroit was the ...

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