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

Not sure why Kamasi Washington charges $142 per ticket for a club show in Menlo Park except possibly, as the New York Times reports, he is seen in society pages wearing a dashiki spun with real gold

  bw   note: Kamasi Washington is booked by Mitch Blackman of ICM, who also books Robert Glasper and Macy Gray — both of whom played the new venue, The Guild. Kamasi has 187K social media followers, god bless. note2: … Continue reading

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Crate-digging

      “I’m Getting Sentimental Over You” Tommy Dorsey;“ “Moon River” Louis Armstrong; “Stardust” Artie Shaw “Lord of The Rings”  “Star Wars” “How to Train Your Dragon” “Woodlawn Park” Anime “Chicago Diner” Kota the Friend “Wellerman” Nathan Evans “Drunker … Continue reading

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A schoolmate at Gunn High of Palo Alto writes in today’s Sunday Times of being homeless two years

  bw A set of portraits of friends, strangers and people I met:       I interrupt my own broadcast to note that that’s Dave Feldman, Paly 1983, on tv talking about today’s NFL scores. If I was briefly … Continue reading

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Large, social media re-branding is largely cosmeta-ic

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Double D

I appreciate this column, Ms. Diamond. And I am well aware that I have been deleted numerous times from this forum — and automatically deleted from the news feed. And I have said some obnoxious things. Nelson Rockefeller was my … Continue reading

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Earthwise three-part series at Palo Alto Art Center, July-August 2021 VS Woodstock 99 documentary on HBO in NYT

I am a little self-conscious putting on a concert or a concert series for the first time in 15 months. So when I watch this documentary discussed by Elisabeth Vincentelli in today’s Times– her headline is “three days of violence, … Continue reading

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Don’t bullshit a bullshitter, Pacaso

J.K. Dineen of the Chron has a story about a unicorn billion dollar start up buying vacation property in Napa and Sonoma but claiming to be PLUR. He wrote me back a four word exegesis: diversity in the workforce ie … Continue reading

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No sour grapes for Napa billionaire

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Twitter as a bulwark of Democracy

Malcolm Gladwell in conversation with Walter Isaacson on Amanapouor show, regarding his book on the technology of bombers in World War II and the burning of Tokyo and other cities he says 10 years ago we thought Twitter would help … Continue reading

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After beeple ‘Everydays’

Trigger warning I sent this image to a NYT freelancer then realized it documents the fact that about a week after I got the Johnson vaccination I took 2 pictures of my thighs because I was worried that I had … Continue reading

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