When Attempts At Humor Go Wrong: The Robert Tychkowski Story: "Unless you live under a rock, most people in the metro Detroit area know who Tychkowski is. He's the Edmonton Oilers beat writer for the Edmonton Sun and paid a visit to Detroit this past week to cover his Oilers' attempt at taking down the Detroit Red Wings. All was well in Motown until people read the opening lines of his preview story for the game:
DETROIT — Welcome to Detroit, where the forecast, as always, is muggy, with a chance of murder. When you’re trying to breathe a little life back into your year, this is not the place to visit. And not just because they use more white chalk at crime scenes than they ever did in the schools."