January 11, 2012

And now . . . this - Jan. 11/12

Ever since 1998, when The Wedding Singer first resurrected Journey's "Don’t Stop Believin'", the 1981 arena-rock anthem has achieved pop-culture permanence . . . although there is one spot where the arms always collectively falter, even if for just a moment: Southeastern Michigan. . . .

East Side? Sure. It’s where Eminen spent his adolescence. West? Home to the original Motown Records. Southwest? Best Mexican food in the state. But South Detroit is as fictional as the Shire of Middle-earth.

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I—I think I've stopped believin'. (sob)

(H/T: Five Feet of Fury.)