Monthly Archives: January 2020

Little Willie John (1959) VS Lil Jon (1/19/20)

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With ‘A’, ‘I’ Nazi’s two points from final victory

inching towards ‘N’ and ‘Z’ in Orwellian Vanna White Supremecy surge Face scan app inches toward the end of privacy; using 3 million photos to identify anyone by K Hill  P1   The New York Times Sunday, January 19, 2020

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Was Little Willy John innocent?

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Weiss of Earthwise: ‘4 you, 2 musicians’ (wears Ronnie Lott jacket to introduce Jerry Hannan and Johnny A solo sets at Mitchell Park, 42)

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Good on McFaul for chiming in on ‘the drug deal’

Reminds me of the botched lyric of the Grateful Dead: “don’t try to give me all your flak Jack” OR: NEW KIEV BOOGIE I spent a little time on the mountain Spent a little time on the hill Things went … Continue reading

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Tanaka-Johnson, 2016 VS Voight-Kampff, 1982

I re-watched parts of the interview Greg Tanaka, then a Palo Alto planning commissioner, did as a candidate for City Council with Bill Johnson of the Palo Alto Weekly, in 2016. What I remembered was that Greg kept avoiding Bill’s … Continue reading

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Coming soon: CJ Chenier at Mitchell Park, with Dartmouth Coast Orchestra and MC Lars

onsale right about now edit to add, March 9 — Dartmouth College has cancelled the spring tour of its jazz band and therefore their appearance at Palo Alto. McLArs follwed suit, but is asking to be rescheduled, likely as a … Continue reading

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‘Respect my hair, white people’ Jon Pareles of the Times touts Xenia Franca of Bahia at GlobalFest

BLUF: I’ve produced a handful of world music concerts in Palo Alto — Femi Kuti, Ozomatli, Kemuri, Danilo Perez — and would like to do more. Also: I think there should be more street music and buskers, beyond the Claude … Continue reading

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Bitch, I’m Honeychild

The article by Lauren Messman in Sunday’s Times about Carolyn Coleman, an artist who uses subway subsidy cards and completed a vocational training program, is also the artist known as Honeychild or Carolyn “HoneyChild” Coleman who, among other recent events, … Continue reading

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‘Plastics’ (Buck Henry, 1930-2020, my fellow Dartmouthian)

My brother in law Gary just sent me Buck Henry on The Grateful Dead. Chris Knipp, a fellow Dartmouth matriculant, told me that in his day (or week), the plebes would be shown an orientation film that starred Buck as … Continue reading

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