Posts Tagged: DETROIT

chad kroeger

Nickelback Feels Your Hate And Is Desperately Trying To Win You Over, Internet

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Earlier <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/author/maske/">Maske</a> and I were gchatting about<a href="http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/5166240802/nickelback-responds-to-detroit"> this Funny or Die video</a> in which Nickelback attempts to make light of the fact that <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2011/11/do-the-right-thing-which-also-happens-to-be-the-smart-thing-nickelback/">the internet and the entire city of Detroit loathes them</a>.

BEARS

RoboCop Discusses RoboCop Statue (and Links)

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PICTURE ABOVE: One of many lessons learned from the 3DS instruction manual [<a href="http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/710707/3DS-Instruction-Guide-Dont-Let-the-Rubber-Duckie-Kill-Your-Baby.html">G4TV</a>] Hitting The Rock: 50 Celebs Who Have Never Hosted SNL And Probably Should [<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/feature/2011/03/hitting-the-rock-50-celebs-who-have-never-hosted-snl-and-probably-should">Uproxx</a>] Is Everyone In Japan Buying a 3DS.

DETROIT

Robocop statue first look

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<a href="http://io9.com/#!5766421/first-look-at-detroits-new-robocop-statue" target="_blank">I09</a> recently caught up with San Francisco businessman Pete Hottelet, who <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/02/detroits-robocop-statue-reaches-fund-raising-goal" target="_blank">donated $25,000</a> towards the Detroit Robocop statue and owns a company named after the fictional company in Robocop which makes movie-related tchotchkes.

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Detroit Will Pay You To Take A House. The Catch? The House Is In Detroit.

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News in the house Detroit Mayor Dave Bing -- who recently <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/02/detroit-mayor-shoots-down-robocop-statue">tweeted</a> that there won't be a RoboCop statue in Detroit, only to see people <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/02/detroits-robocop-statue-reaches-fund-raising-goal">raise the funds</a> for it anyway -- has come up with a better tactic to lure people back to the city.

Detroit’s Robocop Statue reaches fund-raising goal

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Sally Struthers can dump flies in the eyes of every child in Africa, and Sarah McClachlan can sing 100 more sad songs directly into the swollen anal glands of abandoned puppies, but the fact is, nothing opens people's wallets like kitschy references to 80s movies.

RON BING

Egypt Schmegypt, the people of Detroit demand a Robocop statue

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It all started with <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/02/detroit-mayor-shoots-down-robocop-statue" target="_blank">a not-serious Tweet</a> to the Detroit mayor, but the thing about ideas is that once they're out there, they're out there.

RON BING

Detroit mayor shoots down Robocop statue

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You can famously buy a house in Detroit for <a href="http://www.5homesforsale.com/15000-3-bedrooms-1-bathroom-in-Detroit-for-sale-house_18013267901140512738.html" target="_blank">less than $15,000</a>, but you'll need the money you save to staunch the bleeding after thugs switch the streets signs around to lead you into a dead end and carjack you.

ASPCA

Can Our Zoos Save The Animal Race?

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A little while back I wrote a <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/slideshow/2010/10/an-a-z-guide-to-endangered-animals-and-the-a-holes-who-keep-killing-them/#page/1">feature on endangered species</a> that some animal experts called the greatest piece of Internet animal literature written by a handsome blogger of this or any other century.

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Can You Handle The Heat?

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Awesome news for people wearing sweatpants while posting lists of their favorite Smurfs (present company included): the Associated Press informed its members this week that they can cite blogs as a news source.


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