Category Archives: TV/Film

Cranbrook Art Museum Installs Skate Ramp at Modern Skate Park in Royal Oak

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Cranbrook Art Museum just completed the installation of a new half-pipe skate ramp at Modern State Park in Royal Oak. Skaters are encouraged to use the ramp over the next few weeks and leave their mark, … Continue reading

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A conversation with the guys behind Corktown Cinema

By Patrick Smith It has been a hard, frustrating few years since The Burton Theatre in Detroit was forced to close its doors due to a dispute with its landlord. Since then we here at the Spine have been following … Continue reading

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Interview with Director Paul Feig: Part II

By Jeffrey Buck This is Part II of the interview with Michigan native Paul Feig. Be sure to read Part I if you have not already. Jeffrey Buck: Did you watch a lot of movies as a kid? Paul Feig: … Continue reading

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Interview with Director Paul Feig: Part I

By Jeffrey Buck Thirty years ago Paul Feig took off west in his Mustang with one goal: to make it as an actor in Hollywood. Thirty years later, the successful actor, writer and director, continues to make people laugh while … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Fun

By Jeffrey Buck Looking for something fun to do this Labor Day Weekend? Look no further, here is a handful of ideas to get you outside and enjoying the long weekend! Leave a comment below if you have any other … Continue reading

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Mario Batali dishes on Pure Michigan

X By Jeffrey Buck World-famous chef Mario Batali is a part-time Michigander and loves to cook with ingredients and produce grown in our great state. He shared his tips and recipes with Pure Michigan this year and gave a list of his … Continue reading

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Joel Landy tells his side of the Corktown Cinema fight

This is a response, from Joel Landy owner of the former Burton International School, to Patrick Smith’s Explaining the Corktown Cinema Internet Fight published August 14, 2012. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and … Continue reading

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