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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Joe’s Credit Card Receipt

Earlier this morning, we were talking about a New York woman who gave a homeless man her credit card so he could go buy a drink and a pack of cigarettes.

Based on this, we got on the topic of signing credit card receipts.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Eric Zane’s Scooter Riding Costume

Eric Zane told us recently that he took the plunge and bought an RV.

Unfortunately, after buying said RV, he realized how insanely expensive the road to freedom is.

So, instead of selling his scooter like he had previously planned, he has decided to dust off the two-wheeled beast, drive it to work every day and save some money.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 1

ArtPrize's 20 juried finalists are in and the public vote continues with first-round voting running through 11:59 p.m. Saturday.

The current public top 25 in each of ArtPrize's four award categories -- two-dimensional, three-dimensional, time-based and installation -- also have been made available. More than 200,000 votes had been cast as of 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations. The final 20 announcement is Sunday.

Today (Wednesday, Oct. 1) is the eighth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

The public voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected from the jurors' shortlists.

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ArtPrize 2014: Public Vote on Top 25 for 2D, 3D, Installation, Time-Based Now Available

The public's top 25 voting for ArtPrize in the categories of two-dimensional (2D), three-dimensional (3D), installation and time-Based is now available to view.

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Times Announced for First Three Games of Detroit Tigers-Baltimore Orioles Series

Major League Baseball has announced times for the first three games of the Detroit Tigers’ American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On September 30 [Video]

The ArtPrize jurors' shortlists were announced Monday night for the sixth annual ArtPrize.

That means 16 juried finalists are in. The public vote continues, meanwhile, with first-round voting running through 11:59 p.m. Saturday.

Today (Tuesday, Sept. 30) is the seventh day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

Nearly 170,000 votes had been cast as of 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations.

The public voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected from the jurors' shortlists.

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ArtPrize 2014: Jurors’ Shortlist Winners Announced

The ArtPrize jurors revealed their favorites tonight at the 2014 ArtPrize Shortlist Event.

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Bill Gates Tops Forbes 400 For 21st Year, While Meijer Brothers Doug and Hank, Richard DeVos Make Top 100

Forbes magazine today released its listing of the 400 richest Americans, with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates remaining in the top spot for the 21st straight year.

In addition, Meijer co-chairmen, brothers Hank Meijer and Doug Meijer, and Amway co-founder Richard DeVos both making the top 100.

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Michigan Ranks Near Bottom of Happiest States in the U.S.? I Blame Detroit!

Wallet Hub has released the list of U.S. states in order of "happiness," and Michigan shows up at 43rd out of 51!

Wait, 51? WTF? Oh, they counted the District of Columbia as it's own state maybe hoping to throw things off.  

But they should have realized that all the rich politicians would be super happy with their lives, and show up as high as they did.

But what happened to Michigan? Why are we so low on the list?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Hannibal Buress Talks Bad TV Interviews, Juggalos, Being Swept Off Stage [Audio]

We got the chance to talk to comedian, actor and TV writer Hannibal Buress this morning on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show."

Despite nearly being alienated by Producer Joe at the beginning of the interview, Hannibal still told us some funny stories about bad TV appearances, rough gigs and performing at the Gathering of the Juggalos!

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On September 29 [Video]

The sixth annual ArtPrize is well under way.

Today (Monday, Sept. 29) is the sixth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

More than 146,000 votes had been cast as of 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations. Round One voting ends at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 4.

The voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected by a juried panel of art critics.

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