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‘Dirt it tough’ at Dartmouth: jah and shakespeare in the reagan irie

“‘Dirt it tough’ at Dartmouth: jah and shakespeare in the reagan irie” Actually Peter OutLoud had a great story this week about the history of the tenderloin but he could’ve name checked “the hard crowd” by Rachel Kushner whose parents … Continue reading

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Don Cherry still got it, according to Navajo trumpet player Delbert Anderson and friends

In 1970 Don Cherry taught at Dartmouth, and in 1995 he died. Ten years later, in 2005 — though thats now 16 years ago-  I interviewed about a dozen of his former students there, plus was given access to a … Continue reading

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Russell Wilson poised to pass John Brodie on all-time annals

Brodie 31,548 after 201 games, age 38, for the 49ers of my childhood, before Joe Reed, Steve Spurrier, Steve DeBerg, Joe Montana, Steve Young. Russell Wilson for Seattle Seahawks is about 320 short of that, for 45th all time, but … Continue reading

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Win with Ben

Ben said he went to Yale even though the counselors at his high school suggested he try Scanton State. He said that because the coaches either refused or didn’t know how to submit his game films to Ivy recruiters or … Continue reading

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Kool-Aid VS Gatorade idioms

Glenn Reeves of PAW has an article about Foothill starting the gridiron season 6-0. I commented that College of San Mateo is also undefeated, and ranked #1 in the state — I had been tracking Darrell Page the former St. … Continue reading

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Alan Eagle VS Andre Iguodala

—– Forwarded Message —– From: mark weiss To: Andy Dolich Sent: Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 10:17:47 AM PDT Subject: Re: Book List Mr. D: I am going to a music conference and will miss the 10/29 class. When is Alan … Continue reading

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From Ausmus to Meyers to chance

Who can guess why I have posted an item with a mug shot of a Dartmouth undergrad named Sophie Ausmus ’20 and an old tobacco era trading card of Chief Meyers of the New York Giants? Well, they both went … Continue reading

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Psyched on Si Kahn

Si Kahn performed at Dartmouth in 1985, my junior year. I don’t remember this, but noticed an ad in the 1985-1986 bound volumes (I was an editor of The Dartmouth so received such as parting gift). He is a liberal … Continue reading

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Declassified Don Cherry at Dartmouth

OR, TWENTY-SIX AOA FLUTES AT DARTMOUTH Don Cherry was artist in residence at Dartmouth in 1970. I wrote something about that, years later, for the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine. On Don’s Blue Lake recording, he plays a wooden flute. In the … Continue reading

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‘Whoa, whoa, oh, oh, oh’ VS ‘Wah-hoo-wah’

“Whoa, whoa, oh, oh, oh” is a lyric or trope or sound made by 20-year-old Claremont, New Hampshire Christian syren Evelyn Cormier, who sang Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game” just now on ABC’s “American Idol’. Meanwhile, for readers of “Plastic Alto” … Continue reading

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