Monthly Archives: September 2008

Dear Matty,…

BYOW Bring Your Own Water to the softball game at 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at Riverview Extension Park in Detroit. Park is on 23rd Street a block south of Fort. Game is meant to assert public right to … Continue reading

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Letter from Dan Stamper

September 26, 2008 Joel, while it is clear that you have an axe to grind with Matty Moroun, it is still incredible how grossly misinformed you are regarding what is going on with Riverside Park.  While you are certainly entitled … Continue reading

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Like public radio, sort of

[donation] By Joel Thurtell Hey. folks! In case, you’ve been wondering what it’s for, that “donation” button above my by-line actually works. Yep, there are people out there in the blogosphere who have actually used that button to contribute money … Continue reading

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Assets for sale!

[donation] By joel Thurtell Just came back from a reconnaisance mission. In my garage. The news is good! I have assets for sale, too. Just like those big Wall Street banks. I heard this trillion dollar federal bailout of the … Continue reading

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I want a bailout, too!

[donation] By Joel Thurtell Hey, how do I cash in on this bailout deal? I mean, for chrissake, I’m gonna be paying for it, right? According to economic prognosticators, I’m gonna be paying thousands of buckos over the years. What … Continue reading

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Matty on my mind

[donation] By Joel Thurtell Now I know how Detroit Free Press editors must have felt when they saw how many website hits their bombshell Kwame Kilpatrick stories were igniting. Joelontheroad.com, with my story about being ejected from a public park … Continue reading

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Bum’s rush for Matty

WANTED: True stories about Matty Moroun Please post them on my Comments section or send to joelthurtell(at)gmail.com. [donation] By Joel Thurtell I lost Round One of my bout with Matty Moroun. The billionaire bridge and trucking magnate had me escaping … Continue reading

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Please don’t look at these pictures!

WANTED: True stories about Matty Moroun Were you kicked out of a city park by Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Moroun’s goons? Please post your fond memories of Matty in my comment section. By Joel Thurtell Matty Moroun doesn’t want you … Continue reading

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Spyin’ on da Russkies

  By Joel Thurtell   He had on a blue uniform and was driving a pickup truck, honking his horn like crazy. He strode down to the edge of the dock at the SeverStal steel mill in Dearborn and yelled, … Continue reading

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Cliche-Makr ™ and the Times

[donation] By Joel Thurtell From: Ralph Stinkline, Usage Editor The New York Times To: Wilbur Frazehacker, CEO Cliche-Makr Corp. Dear Wilbur, I wanted to give you a progress report on the implementation of our new Cliche-Makr Wordbustr Mark II Linguistic … Continue reading

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