“Thank You”: Round 1

Orby goes swizzle stick. (Photo – Erin Carr) Last night, Thursday August 27th, I had a special pre-release book pickup at Union Street. The construction because of the light rail on Woodward, or as I have heard it called “People Mover 2: Electric...

Getting Close and a Big Discount

It’s getting exciting now, it feels like I say that all the time, but this time I MEAN IT! The Orbit Magazine Anthology comes to finer bookstores Tuesday September 1st – just over a week away. But, I wanted to let you know that right now you can get it a a...

Orby Rises From the Grave (Kind of)!

About a year ago a good friend, and man who helped to make the book possible by connecting me to Jerry Vile and other threads, Rick Manore started talking to me about the idea of an “Orbit Takeover” of the Metro Times. I have to say, I loved the idea. Here...

Kid Rock’s “First Kiss” at DTE

I’ve told the story so many times people are probably sick of hearing it. The story is how Kid Rock donated to my book campaign, received my original Niagara “Hot Box #1” painting as a gift, and decided to make it the cover art for his “First...

Face-to-Face with His Story

Today, August 7th, was the day Jerry Vile had the chance to come face-to-face with himself through the pages of the book. Before now, Jerry had read the text of the book with some descriptions of what might be on the pages in terms of reprints, images, and other...