Category Archives: words

language or etymology

Many of the Zomba men know who is Messi, but Ed Sheeran hell no (Ian Brennan, 2019)

(Not sure who the Zomba men are but you have me curious…rrr n)

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EI on BLM and TGTBATU

As with The Hand in the Glove, Stout makes a play for social justice, this time confronting segregation. Unsurprisingly, the scenes with the Black waiters at the Spa haven’t aged well. However, even after all these years, one point of … Continue reading

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Maybe the ‘60s ended about the time it was no longer possible to be the only student in the dorm with the first album by Van Morrison and ‘Them;’ to be the only freak in your small town; to have been one of the 400,000 at Woodstock. Even by that time, everyone had been to at least one Woodstock, everyone owned a pair of hiking boots (albeit not Austrian-made), and almost everyone had climbed Everest

Again, not sure where I am or how I got here. Return of the naked guy   Something about Hunter S Thompson transcript l Did I miss last call? By about 8 years? I have no idea what I’m doing … Continue reading

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Godspeed you black empress

pre-ramble: Shakespeare concordance lists four examples of “God speed” but none involving an empress or emperor, let alone a black one: God speed fair Helena from Midsummer Night’s Dream; A brace of Draymen bid good speed him well, from Richard … Continue reading

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Cornel’s love supreme for Glaude on Baldwin

  bw Horace Porter v Howard Porter

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‘Plastic Alto’ will refer to ‘Black’ rather than ‘black’ as an editorial style to convey power to those that the term describes

I read John Eligon article in the New York Times from yesterday Saturday, June 27, 2020, And most specifically the ideas attributed to Professor Whitney Pirtle of University California at Merced. So going forward I will speak of Black people … Continue reading

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b 2 B VS Liverpool champs oh sit down

i start my morning by walking the dog then sitting to read The New York Times. I had two tear sheets from yesterday’s news. Actually I carried a bit of it in my bath robe because I could not find … Continue reading

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Palo Alto wokely

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Lions with Wings, Lvvvv, June 19, 2020 thru June 19, 2021 via WordPress and Bandcamp

It’s not a griffin or a Griffin or Gryphon or Griffon  it’s a lion with wings or hopefully more than one. It’s a mask that can sing, the play is the thing; part luftmensch part Luddite.  Sentient Earthworms by Johanson … Continue reading

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My rap on Cari Templeton campaign that the Weekly hides or deletes

Of the twenty comments so far, mine are the only ones that come from someone who signs their name. Of my three comments, two are behind a fire wall — I don’t even remember what I wrote and cannot access … Continue reading

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