Category Archives: words

language or etymology

Piziali mural VS Piziali poster

I am sort of an expert on the triptych on the Bishop Building in Palo Alto, although I do sometimes namecheck it in terms of the chain coffee house it faces. The third part is by former Paly footballer Joey … Continue reading

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‘Jolene’ VS ‘Jungle Boogie’

Get downs; For Cake, in this signature and seminary track from 1994’s “Motorcade of Generosity” John McCrea auspiciously leads the band in a plausibly live sounding workout at the resolution of the jam, signaling doomed sideman Greg Brown to fire … Continue reading

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Sun Kil Moon, Friday, Sept. 27 now on-sale for Palo Alto concert

Sun Kil Moon, the legendary and pervasive indie rock folk jazz band featuring Mark Kozelek of Red House Painters fame, crashes the Mitchell Park El Palo Alto Room, also known as The Mitch, Friday, September 27, 2019, for a concert … Continue reading

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Steve Almond William Stoner VS Frank Portman Holden Caufield

Categories: Ethnicities (“Jewish”), Filthy Lucre (“money”), Words (“literature”) and Sex (this being the day after Pride, I would say that part of his appeal as an author is that men and women might buy the book for the back cover) … Continue reading

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New website launch for Earthwise

My wife, the artist and former arts commissioner Terry Acebo Davis aka TMW, made a tribute page or fan page for Earthwise Productions, my concert company. I started in 1994, which predates the modern internet, and have had varying degrees … Continue reading

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Ragady Anne, ‘Valley Girl’ VS Sun Kil Moon ‘Duk Koo Kim’

I don’t know where this came from other than YouTube and its smarty pants algo-rhythm thought that I or you would like this or thought it could convince me to post this here, talk about Auto Co Wrecked. One is … Continue reading

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T is for Tah (Palo Alto Rock a A to Z): Tommy Jordan, Paly ’81

I just left Tommy Jordan a long voice mail, to inform him he is Mr. T, in the context of Palo Alto rock history. (Actually, although I probably said forty things and made five jokes, before the machine cut me … Continue reading

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