Category Archives: media

when i sneak my cell into stanford theatre and the lady, who is cool with almost falling off a ladder for minimum wage when she changes the names on the marquee, asks me not to use my cell, marshall mcluhan, noam chomsky and more

I May S1:01 Or Hemingway black cat story

I watched the first 10 minutes of HBO date rap show and then went to walk my dog and then watched the final 5 minutes or so, then reviewed backwards minutes 26 thru 13 — the meat of the matter. … Continue reading

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The rail: Good week for Avenue Beat from Quincy and Nashville, bad week for TJ DeStefano of San Jose and Palo Alto: fuck 2020 low key ok?

 Or as the woman once said: some days you’re the windshield, some days you’re the bug  Debug. like dis:

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Revised version of Adrian fine Adrian Figg riff for readers of the Palo Alto Weekly

(Eleven hours later, kind of reminds me of the joke when I was a kid about Gilligan and Ginger and Gilligan asks if he can stick his finger in her belly button and she says “If Black Lives Matter”..)I saw … Continue reading

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Thank you, James Mattis, of Stanford

“I have watched this week’s unfolding events, angry and appalled,” former Trump administation Secretary of Defense, and Hoover fellow James Mattis writes, for The Atlantic. “The words ‘Equal Justice Under Law’ are carved in the pediment of the United States … Continue reading

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‘Lady Sings The Blues’ 1972 Vs ‘Last Waltz’ 1978

Bw “The Lady Vanishes” **** 1938 but first a word from Mavis Something about “Hungarian rhapsody”: So to summarize we have Diana Ross, Billie Holiday just the concept but not the music then we have a bit of Mavis Staples … Continue reading

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Cam may or may not be appearing in Palo Alto in June, but I caught her in tv in March

bw The Resisters, by Gish Jen;

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Is social media making what I say meaning less?

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Kudos to HBO’s plot against fascist populists

I recommend the book; I should re-read it, too.

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Deep Blue Something ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ VS Ana and The MRI duo, song performed mostly covers at Lytton Plaza

Deep Blue Something is a group from Dallas Texas who had a big hit “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” that played at Cubberley Community Center in 1998. It was #5 on the 1996 Billboard Hot 100 charts. It namechecks a famous movie, … Continue reading

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Year of the Cat

I was born Year of The Cat and graduated Gunn in 1982, which means I am not 57, as Yoshi Kato states in his story. I thought the story was fine, other than I think there should be separate stories … Continue reading

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