Tag Archives: Detroit
Kid Rock has a clothing line featuring the slogan “Made in Detroit” and bearing the silhouette of a beastly man holding a tool that could be either a sledge hammer or a plunger. Turns out that the clothes aren’t actually made in Detroit. Ironic, don’t you think?
This here is an article about how there is no South Detroit, so that boy in Don’t Stop Believin’ couldn’t have been “born and raised in South Detroit” I post it for the comments, which are for the most part innocuous, but there are a few gems in there. Such as, Journey was Nickelback before [...]
He responded to criticism from Detroit Lions fans on Twitter. Y’all can go back to being Broke & Miserable…now back to regular scheduled programming… It is a common refrain in certain communities. It’s the I may be fat, but you’re ugly and I can diet mentality. Berry later showed his ignorance by apologizing. I apologize [...]
It’s plain and simple, in my estimation. Money is money. If a player wants to make as much money as he possibly can, I don’t take an issue. What Pujols did was take the maximum amount of money for as long of a period of time as the market will allow. He didn’t take less [...]
The AP: In Detroit, wins by Tigers, Lions a welcome distraction The problems plaguing the most depressed big city in America — block after block of abandoned houses, a plummeting population, troubled schools and unemployment near 30 percent — are not going away. But for Jim McCusker, who was laid off as an engineer at [...]
Detroit needs RoboCop. Now more than ever.
This is a sad story told as a slideshow, although I would guess you could find similar locations in most big cities. Link via the big lead.
Did Detroit fail us or did we fail Detroit? Whatever the case may be, it’s near death.