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Book cover with rust colored top and black and white photo of Frederick Douglass below, with title of book
05 February 2019

When beloved Acorn Books on W. 5th Ave. began their three-month long-goodbye going-out-of-business sale a year ago, books were half-price. Nice.

Sad...

Young white man with both arms up in the air singing at a mic
02 January 2019

Man of the Year 2018: Joe Peppercorn, purveyor of our annual dozen-hour Beatles Marathon at the Blue Stone, an event of such precise performance by him and...

Smiling black man standing in a suit on a stage holding up a huge pair of women's undies that are white with two red harts on them
05 December 2018

How to put it politely? Naughty-naughty-naughty 85-year-old blues bandleader and singer Bobby Rush and his two equally naughty female dancers emphasized...

A balding white guy with red framed glasses and facial hair smiling sitting at a table with his arm around a bald black man in a white and black designed sweater also smiling
04 December 2018

Who knew the war-torn Congo and Hollywood would meet in Ohio and make for a good movie subject?

Keida Mascaro – that's who. 

"I gotta make...

White man playing keyboards
29 October 2018

For a lot of people, one Maneri is too many if that one is Jim, the infamous keyboard mad man maniac and Facebook human incendiary who hates Donald Trump...

Long white man rock singer belting out a song into a mic with a blue and pink psychedelic background
03 October 2018

I woke up today with what Devo would call an uncontrollable urge.

And the urge was urging...what?

To watch Downton Abbey?

No, grandma...

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