Monthly Archives: June 2012

Ed Ward rockpaper scissorhands

I met Ed Ward waiting in line at SXSW in 2009, my most recent visit there, although that was three years ago. I just read his essay on Jim Dine, while also scanning Heat-Thunder, NPR Lena Dunham, HBO “Girls” for/by/with/vs … Continue reading

Posted in music, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Congrats to Phil Hellmuth Palo Alto poker champ

edit to add, two days and two views later: a When I called my friend Steve Cohen in LA to spread the news on Matt Cain’s perfect game, he said “not only that, but Phil Hellmuth won his record-setting twelfth … Continue reading

Posted in ethniceities, filthy lucre, la la, media, sports | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dualing Ian Brennans redux: do you wanna touch vs canyon jam


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dualing Ian Brennans

Ian Brennan is awesome. He produced a Fugazi with Sleater-Kinney free show in Mission Dolores; he a couple times took SF musicians to tour New York and Philly. He did a lot of shows in the worlds coolest laundromat, Brain … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Song of the day: Kimchi Line by Bho Bhoman

god is a christgau fan, satan likes USA Today on a tuesday Continue reading

Posted in brain, chapel hill, ethniceities, la la, media, music, Plato's Republic, sex, sf moma, sports, this blue marble, words | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lytton Plaza version 28

I have written about or at least mentioned Lytton Plaza 28 times now at “Plastic Alto” (this blog). I was going to mention in here today that early this morning I noticed an employee arriving for work at the pizza … Continue reading

Posted in music, Plato's Republic | Tagged | Leave a comment

imagined query to publicist of a new band

Jess Rotter Jess at Kemado Cc: Jess at jess rotter Dear Jess and or friends: Hey, can you set me up an interview with Best Coast? If they cannot respond from Europe, it can wait until July. Aren’t they local … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment