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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

Warhol soup VS Thiebaud pie

After Scott Shields in Wall Street Journal Emily Borrow

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We’ve been ‘burted’

I would not say Pat Burt “championed a business tax” in that during his sixteen years in leadership Palo Alto failed to enact a business tax and now had budget cuts, having let off the hook a trillion dollars worth … Continue reading

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Eight female forms painted by Marcy Friedman of Sacramento

Marcy is a Stanford grad and a major donor to the Crocker Museum of Sacramento; not to be confused with Marcy Freedman of San Francisco and San Diego who is a writer it would be cool if Friedman with an … Continue reading

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Spectacular catch by Davante Adams of Palo Alto and Packers should count as a touchdown

Same exact thing happened to me on the final play of the Terman -Wilbur game in 1977, right Zlotnick, Kjos?

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Twenty five years of Dawn Richardson drums

Dawn with Four Non Blondes circa 1994 Dawn with Mental 99 (Joe Gore Dawn Richardson duo) 2010 There’s more to say but for now I tagged this “music” “sfmoma’ “sex” I forget when I split “sex” and “sfmoma” into two … Continue reading

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Still waiting

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Personal to Plastic Alto voters in Palo Alto: you have 90 more minutes to get to the polls and vote REBECCA

I met Rebecca Eisenberg walking our dogs at the new park at Peers Park and then have followed her campaign avidly since it started in June. I mention her here 23 times. I voted for she and three others, but … Continue reading

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There once was an agent named Dan

He’s doing the best that he can. his clients all do it they never say screw it it’s an endeavor of sorts for a man.

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On the basis of ‘MET’

I won’t know until I walk into the ballot box drop off place also known as the polls which for me might be in front of Palo alto city Hall although I’d prefer something with a human attendant but right … Continue reading

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Vote Cari for Palo Alto

Cari Templeton told me that she has heard the stories of Pat Burt being a bully but vowed that if tried such with her she would “kick his ass”. That earned my endorsement. Kick some ass, Cari Templeton. (She is … Continue reading

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