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Gotye // Somebody That We’re Getting to Know

Gotye is a somewhat scraggly Australian pop artist (emphasis on the artist part), but kind-looking, with a name that’s easy for us Americans to Google but near impossible to pronounce correctly. He’s long since made that na...
by Paul Kitti

Photo by Myra Klarman

Acting a Fool at FestiFools

FestiFools’ website gives the following “urgent health warning,” warning that those who suffer from “irritability, lethargy, phantom-limb pain, werewolf-limb pain, enuresis, senor wences, fever, persistent cough, dyslex...
by iSPY Team


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Danny Brown

A fun, gritty mix of hood gone hipster Have you heard the song “Monopoly” by Danny Brown? Maybe I’m getting ahead of myself… Have you heard of Danny Brown? I hadn’t until sometime this past summer when I read a piece ...
by Paul Kitti

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Retyi, Set, Go: St. Patrick’s Day – More Than Vomiting Green Beer

Fat, drunk and stupid with green vomit dribbling down your chin is no way to go through life, son. Do you think Saint Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland so you could stand in line at a bar waiting to be served green beer a...

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Talking rhymes with Ann Arbor native and Prhyme Rhyme Boss, Trent Davis

Taking only a quick glance is something you can’t do with Trent Davis, Ann Arbor’s own Prhyme Rhyme Boss. His latest mixtape, “Golden,” just dropped a few months ago and this mic master is already starting to make more ...
by Ian Cruz




Southern-rooted rapper, actor and skater extraordinaire Yelawolf has actually been around for a while. Before Eminem reached out and yanked him into the international spotlight, the now thirty-two-year-old Michael Atha had been...
by Paul Kitti

Ford Lake Frozen Leap

4th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap

In 2009, the Lake Shore Apartments and Pakmode Media + Marketing (publishers of iSPY Magazine) teamed up to create this “cool” event. With over 50 jumpers, and $4,000 raised in their first year and over $10,000 the past 3, ...
by iSPY Team


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An Ancient Art Hits The Ark

The Ark’s 25th Annual Storytelling Festival  Each year for the past quarter-century, raconteurs from far and wide have converged on The Ark in Ann Arbor to entertain and inspire through the primal art of storytelling. In col...
by David Nassar



Orpheum Bell

Have you heard… Orpheum Bell is a breakout group of musicians that consists of Aaron Klein, Henrik Karapetyan, Katie Lee, Michael Billmire and Serge van der Voo. The group is among the elite segment of musicians that both per...
by Amanda Slater


Ypsi Flea #3

Wondering what to do with that hideous homemade birdhouse your aunt gave you last Christmas? Maybe you found an old box of totally awesome vintage bell-bottoms and Ron Burgundy-esque suits last time you cleaned out the attic? O...
by David Nassar