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Covid-19 Effects on Local Comic Shops

Shelves of comic books at Green Brain Comics in Dearborn, Michigan

When Covid-19 hit, many stores were forced to close down temporarily under Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home orders.

Thirty Years of Blizzard

30th anniversary Blizzard graphic

The shout of LEEROY JANKINS. Overwatch. World of Warcraft. Matt Mercer’s soft dulcet tones. For thirty years these have been only some of the most iconic parts of the one of the world’s leading game developers, Blizzard Entertainment.

The Arab American Museum’s Virtual Exhibits during the Pandemic

Photo of Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, MI

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) along Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, is the first and only museum of its kind in the United States devoted to Arab American culture.

Something to Sing about During the Pandemic

Henry Ford College Virtual Chorus sings Pro Bono Omnium courtesy HFC Marketing

Like many other music programs throughout the country, Henry Ford College’s choirs have been forced to move completely online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

2020: The Crustiest Year

Photo of Monkey bread by Katherine Warden

This year has been an especially stressful year. And I’m not sure if this applies to some of those who are reading this, but when I’m stressed I end up baking.

Metro Detroit’s Best Holiday Activities During the Pandemic

Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI photo courtesy Kristina Sikora

Michigan is in another lockdown. The North American International Auto Show has permanently moved to the summer.

My Cosplay Journey

The author, Katherine Warden in a Tiefling Dungeons and Dragons cosplay

Photo credit: Katherine Warden cosplay of Mollymauk, a Dungeons & Dragons Tiefling from "Critical Role"; music in time lapse video courtesy "Critical Role"

“Marvel Universe of Superheroes” at The Henry Ford Museum of Innovation: A Conversation with Exhibits Manager Kate Morland

Marvel Universe Superheroes Henry Ford Museum of Innovation Dearborn MI

The Henry Ford Museum of Innovation reopened at the end of June after having been closed since March due to the pandemic.

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