From the Vaults: Rick Reilly

       Over a period of thirty years, I was an avid reader of Sports Illustrated.  When they became yet another publication that slimmed down from a weekly to a monthly format, their features changed radically enough for me to let my subscription lapse.  From 1997 to 2007, the first article I read in every issue […]

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Hollywood Vampires

Hmmm – supergroup . . . a term usually fraught with uncertainty.  Clashing egos!  Unmanagable mayhem! With that said, what I have seen of the Hollywood Vampires isn’t so bad.  It is kind of intersting to see Joe Perry channeling Keef!  Check them out and see what you think!  ker

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WOAS-FM DJ Update: Brady Guilbault

When we last heard Brady Guilbault on the air in Ontonagon, he was part of a multiheaded radio hydra we affectionately called Let’s Be Honest.  Brady and crew signed on as part of thier Senior Service Project class and began charting new territory for WOAS-FM.  They may have gotten the original idea from working with […]

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FTV: Ga$

I started commuting back and forth from the Huron Mountain Club to Marquette two or three nights a week to play band jobs in the summer of 1972, my second year working there.  The three years I worked at the club are easy for me to keep straight because I had a different vehicle each […]

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FTV: First Paying Gigs – Part 2

Video was shot in November of 2011 – “Trees” (l-r)  Jesse Fitzpatrick, Lindsay Tomasic, and Dave Pearlman perform live on WCBN 88.3 at the University Of Michigan with DJ “Tex”.     A while back, I put some of my friends and musical acquaintances on the spot and asked them to share memories of their first paying […]

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