Monthly Archives: April 2011

Nellie, Ian, Steve and I

I once barged into an interview that Steve Horowitz of Pop Matters was conducting in the lobby of the Driskill Hotel in Austin during SXSW2009 and put Nellie McKay on the phone with Ian MacKaye and just noticed, two years … Continue reading

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eARTh day and Oliveira

I wrote a letter to Palo Alto Weekly about how we as a community (town and not gown) should do something to honor the legacy of painter and teacher (and father, and husband and neighbor) Nathan Oliveira, 1928-2010. At the … Continue reading

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Pinetop Perkins, 1913-2011

pinetop’s boogie woogie came through palo alto’s cubberley center when he was 86 Continue reading

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Uh-huh, her

let england shake and wear interesting hats to the royal wedding Continue reading

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Don Cherry at Dartmouth

don cherry at dartmouth; a shorter version of this appeared in Dartmouth Alumni Magazine circa 2006 Continue reading

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Wednesday Farmers Market and Jam

before you accuse me take a look at your wars Continue reading

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TV on the Radio on the Divisadero

here we go again chemicals kicking in Continue reading

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moochmouth music

reminds me of the time I met greg camps on a plane Continue reading

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Summer in NYC and Hanover

take me out to the ballpark bring your camera and a time machine Continue reading

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The Lockhart Loo (proposed)

The Brigham Young player called Pony the N word. Later Goodwin reprimanded Lockhart, who watched the overtime from the bench, for not letting him fight his own battles. (Kent’s account, circa 2009, of the fight in 1984 seen on the internet) Continue reading

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