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Nothing to say about 40 of the 71 Artists in Robert Xgau 2020 list

I should see if any of this is in my Apple library already. I’m watching the Warriors while I type: who knew that Brooklyn had Harden and Durant? And it was Barbara Manning, SF Seals, proving her bona fides by … Continue reading

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Lions With Wings top 7 list (last 7 days)

1. Barbara Manning ‘Cantor’s Mind Was Rocking’ 9 This is a rock song from the ’90s indie goddess, based on a suggestion I made about math. 2. MC Lars: In the Land of the Grasshopper Song 2 This is a … Continue reading

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Lions With Wings presents Dayna Stephens ‘The Hero’s Prelude’

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Is the difference between Brandenburg and what I’m watching on TV today that 140 police were injured hours after the allegedly inciting words?

Edit Add shortly there after I am multitasking between watching my fellow Dartmouth 11 is Jake Tapper on CNN and some correspondence and watching the impeachment trial and I realize I might be confusing Bruce cast door who I mentioned … Continue reading

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Schoen argues let sleeping dogs lie

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Ethan Iverson with Alex Ross: In music, there were no victories

A piece from NYT in summer 1995, that presages Ross becoming a genius of writing about classical music, the rest is noise etc: bw TEN MINUTES DRIVING AROUND PALO ALTO IN MY DAD’S OLD LEXUS LISTENING AS IF FOR THE … Continue reading

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If not now, Venn

Few people realize that John Venn Neumann, the inventor of the Venn diagram, lived here in Palo Alto. He used to play poker with other notable geniuses like Dr Richter, the inventor of the Richter scale, Nathan Oliveira, who invented … Continue reading

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Take a walk at night. Walk so silently that the bottoms of your feet become ears

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My dream deferred

In 1993, because my parents were supporters of Anna Eshoo, I was able to use a ticket to go to DC and watch Clinton being sworn in. I went with a college roommate, whose father worked in the Kennedy administration, … Continue reading

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Detail of Mark Weiss painting

From April, 2013 — he is Mark S. Weiss to my Mark B. Weiss and thanks to Erik Lawrence for mensch-chinning this…

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