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book07.murder

Murder in Grosse Pointe Park

PRIVILEGE, ADULTERY, AND THE KILLING OF JANE BASHARA (Penguin/Berkeley, 2015) Bob Bashara: husband, father, Rotary Club president and community leader. Bob Bashara:...

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Albuquerque Police's crime scene investigator Ruby Triana, left, and Ofc. Amy Marmon, right, look at the dent in the cruiser in the Smith's parking lot, near the corner of Lomas and San Pedro, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Albuquerque, N.M. The cruiser was hit by William Martinez, after he woke up in his car when officers checked on him in the parking lot. Martinez fled from the scene, and was apprehended on Mescalero Ct., near Comanche and Carlisle. Martinez, who said that he is convicted felon, is facing charges including two counts o f aggravated assault on a police officer and aggravated fleeing, according to the police. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

Canned Albuquerque cops records manager denied Juggalo records to public – was he ordered to do so by top brass?

 The guy who artfully halted a public records request for documents related to the Albuquerque Police Department’s surveillance of Juggalos now says he was instructed...

blog-prison

Prison: “Everyone thinks of escaping; they just won’t admit it”

Sarah Pender, right. Thetwo convicted murderers who escaped from a New York state prison last week are running around freaking everyone out. Stories of fearful residents...

ICP2015.12

It’s on – again. Juggalos vs. the Feds, Appellate mix

By now you know whose side you’re on. The court’s spellcheck is apparently not working On June 18, lawyers for the Insane Clown Posse will argue that the Justice...

blog.brewery

The Brewery – A Midwest Music Landmark

Dave DiMartino’s review of the Stooges, 1974 There’s an excellent story this week in a local  weekly in Michigan about a club that hosted some of the best bands...

blog-Bashara

Bashara pushes appeal forward, sends email insisting he is innocent

I received another email from Bob Bashara this week, the fourth since he was sentenced to life in prison in January. He continues to maintain his innocence and notes...

ICP02

Insane Clown Posse vs. the FBI

By Steve Miller, High Times In October 2011, the Federal Bureau of Investigation declared that Juggalos—devoted fans of the rap duo Insane Clown Posse—are members of...

blog50shades

BDSM community and the release of 50 Shades adaptation in the wake of Bashara

Film version of book release 2.13.15 The Detroit Free Press today has an excellent tie-in to the release of the film version of the book 50 Shades of Grey, which is...

jung

Boston George’s Big Score

A legendary drug dealer makes a play for the corporate-speaking racket. FEBRUARY 06, 2015 By Steve Miller for Boston Magazine When George Jung finally walked out of New...

blog.fowley

Kim Fowley: “I Used to Fuck Burn Victims in High School for Money”

     Kim Fowley died this week after a robust and creative life. He was 75. I spoke with him in the summer of 2012 about Detroit, a city in which he had done a...