Thursday, October 25, 2018
Spambot Poetry: Pretty Element of Content
The comment section of Flint Expatriates is truly a mixed bag. For all the meaningful connections I've made with Flintoids ...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time Travel Is a Discretionary Art
Downtown Flint, Michigan in the 1950s (Photo by Mary Fisher ) "I find these days that a wistful form of time travel has become a ...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Ghosts of Flint: Corvair Monza in Anacortes, Washington
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Feeling Blue in Flint and San Francisco
The more things change, the more they stay the same, at least when it comes to politics. My old Flint precinct in Civic Park is decidedly ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City by Gordon Young
Now Available for Pre-Order on Amazon , Barnes & Noble , Waterstones in Great Britain, and Indigo . Praise for T...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Flint, Michigan would be hard hit by G.O.P. Medicaid work requirements
Flint, prepared to get screwed, as usual. This time it's Medicaid. Alice Ollstein of TPM reports : In the GOP-controlled states of ...
Sunday, April 22, 2018
How to Fix Flint
Journalist Gordon Young tackles the question of how to fix his hometown of Flint, Michigan on Medium.com . Flint — like other poverty ...
Places to Park by the Factories and Buildings
I see the shapes I remember from maps I see the shoreline I see the whitecaps A baseball diamond, nice weather down there I see the school a...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Happy Birthday Tiger Stadium
"April 20, 1912 —the day should be trumpeted. There should be balloons and bunting. A celebration. A cake. There is none of that. J...
Deindustrialization, Decline, and Opioids
Andrew Sullivan, writing in New York Magazine , on "the emptiness" and opioids: "If industrialization caused an opium e...
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