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About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32

Russell Wilson poised to pass John Brodie on all-time annals

Brodie 31,548 after 201 games, age 38, for the 49ers of my childhood, before Joe Reed, Steve Spurrier, Steve DeBerg, Joe Montana, Steve Young. Russell Wilson for Seattle Seahawks is about 320 short of that, for 45th all time, but … Continue reading

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Ripped from the pages of The New York Times: Yoko Ono, “Cut Pieces” VS Charlie Hebdo Chechen refugee, 18

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Personal to DD of the PAW: speaking of ‘rant’ and the related word ‘bombastic’, there is a giant cock-shaped gourd in the window of the dildo shop on Ramona

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Pederson clout sparks LaLa win

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Too short films by Brian Moore

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Fair play to those who dare to dream, and Pham Doan Trang, writer, performer, dissident

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‘Hinky’ is now officially a word

I wrote something about “kinky-pinky: which referenced Robert Maplethorpe’s nearly obscene erotic and homoerotic photographs but also that something about Palo Alto police and someone describing a suspect as “hinky” which means suspicious. I bought Webster’s 11th edition just this … Continue reading

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Real estate in Palo Alto is a $50B industry,

This is a wee bit PoMo so work with me: —– Forwarded Message —–From: Council, City <city.council@cityofpaloalto.org>To: mark weiss <earwopa@yahoo.com>Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 05:23:17 PM PDTSubject: Your e-mail to City Council was received Thank you for your comments to the City Council. Your … Continue reading

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Does Barrett hearing product placement indicate or hint at her views on corporations as people and money as speech?

Does Barrett hearing product placement indicate or hints at her views on corporations as people and money as speech? Market cap is $105b

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‘Lami@60’ will be especially poignant in the COVID or post- COVID era

I watched the video tape that John Rhodes had made of the event Matt Gonzalez and I produced in 2011 at David highSmith’s store regarding the 50th anniversary of the publication or the creation of Alden Van Buskirk’s collection called … Continue reading

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