Monday, July 21, 2008

From Flint to Paris

How often does Flint earn a mention on perezhilton.com, the celebrity gossip website inspired by the antics of Paris Hilton?

Thanks to Nicole Harris for passing this along.

3 comments:

  1. the third comment on the perez hilton site intelligently claims that "Oakland County" needs money so that's probably why Flint is going after saggers...

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  2. Yes, the perezhilton.com comment section was about as insightful and intelligent as Paris herself.

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  3. Okay - there are soooooooo many ignorant people out there. Is there a place anywhere in America were kids don't wear their pants like this? The average age of the people commenting was probably 15. I think a geography lesson is in order too.

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Thanks for commenting. You might enjoy my book about Flint called "Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City," a Michigan Notable Book for 2014 and a finalist for the 33rd Annual Northern California Book Award for Creative NonFiction. Filmmaker Michael Moore described Teardown as "a brilliant chronicle of the Mad Maxization of a once-great American city." More information about Teardown is available at www.teardownbook.com.