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Contemplating a site specific event at Palo Alto Winter Lodge with Russian cover band in honor of the 15th anniversary of the Petersburg Ice House

I saw Leonid and Friends live at an industry showcase last fall in Nashville and thought of them while reading Elif Batuman’s essay about the Ice House in Russia, based on something that some weird powerful actual Russians did a … Continue reading

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Kicking it with Eugene and Elif

This is just a picture of a kick boxer from an article in The New Yorker by Elif Batuman and a picture of Eugene Robinson (Of Oxbow) posing with a famous or successful mixed martial arts dude, from Eugene’s book … Continue reading

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Rock off with your balk-off (from Eric Hanson ‘Tribelines’ poetry archive)

Game 47 – Indians 11, Tigers 10“A trickle of strangers were all that were left alivePanic in Detroit”– “Panic in Detroit” from David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane (1973)Some said this was year’s best gameShould be in some hall of fameNot because … Continue reading

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