After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]


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When The Personal Becomes Political

I was at the Oakland county courthouse Oct. 16 waiting for the ruling that never came from Judge Friedman which could have allowed for marriage equality in Michigan. There were about 30 people waiting patiently [...]

By |2013-10-24T09:00:00-04:00October 24th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Hear Me Out: Cher, Icona Pop

Cher, 'Closer to the Truth' To find the truth on Cher's first album of new material in 12 years, look beyond that over-polished, Britney-circa-"Femme Fatale"-era cover art, wherein the diva must've confused this shoot for [...]

By |2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00October 10th, 2013|Entertainment, Music|

Fab Five Motto

Across 1 Skeptical ejaculation 4 Like a sick mind 11 "Culture vulture" Rodriguez 14 Its head may be enjoyed orally 15 How a metrosexual dresses 16 Lacto-___ vegetarian 17 Title for Oedipus 18 Start of [...]

By |2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00October 10th, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Dr. Wayne Arner

Obituary Dr. Wayne Arthur Arner, 78, died Sept. 21at his home in Troy, MI. Arner was born in Dearborn Oct. 14, 1934 to Arthur and Edna (Bascom) Arner. He attended the University of Michigan and [...]

By |2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00October 10th, 2013|Michigan, News|

A Trip Around The World At Affirmations Vineyard

FERNDALE - Affirmations Community Center will host its fall fundraising event Oct. 19. Affirmations' supporters and wine lovers will enter transformed and redesigned spaces while being entertained by accordionist, Samuel Wakefield Banks, pianist and vocalist, [...]

By |2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00October 10th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Oct. 11 Is National Coming Out Day

Organizations around the country will celebrate National Coming Out Day on Friday, Oct. 11. At 7 p.m. at Affirmations Community Center in Ferndale, they will hold a Sabbath service with Affirmations Faith Alliance partners. Come [...]

By |2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00October 10th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Mat Staver

Creep Of The Week Poet Langston Hughes. Russian composer Peter Tchaikovsky. Civil rights activist Bayard Rustin. Mathematician and "Father of Computer Science" Alan Turing. Writer and journalist Janet Mock. Physicist and astronaut Sally Ride. Economist [...]

By |2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00October 10th, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Genesis 20:13

Parting Glances 1. In the year of the mongrel beast of war endlessly chasing his flea-bitten tail, a prophet of restless dudes scaled Mt. Rush-no-more seeking counsel with the electrifying powers that be. 2. Thus [...]

By |2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00October 10th, 2013|Opinions, Parting Glances|

Selective Social Justice

By Abby Dees Thinking Out Loud Last week I staffed a booth at a local fair for IMRU, the LGBT radio show I co-host. We were collecting and recording stories -- any stories that people [...]

By |2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00October 10th, 2013|Opinions, Viewpoints|