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Ralph Ziman art car

Ralph is a film maker and activist from South Africa. I met him at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in 2008 or 2009. I liked his film “Jerusalema” about a tenant revolt and especially the soundtrack. We briefly corresponded … Continue reading

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A little more foghorn

I did listen to a wee dram of San Francisco singer-songwriter maybe bandleader and supervisor candidate Tom Valtin and I would say it has a quality, but I would say also that it could use a little more foghorn. Foghorn … Continue reading

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This dust of birds

Werner Herzog appears on stage atStanford Feb 2 to discuss his favorite book, about peregrine falcons. No word yet on what type of gastro stunt he will simultaneously endeavor.I’m liking the new Bird Dog, on Ramona roasting up a leather … Continue reading

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Fake interview with the black eyed beauty of France

Or, Do you have freckle like a turkey egg? hello, bonjour, black eyed beauty of France, please excuse sil vous plais, that I am writing you via Plastic Alto the obscure blog rather than more directly thru your email account. … Continue reading

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Big buzz for World Cup Buzz, THE new app

1. There’s a big buzz in certain parts of South Barron Park, a part of Palo Alto, a part of South Palo Alto that I have, in previous posts likened to the Vieux Carre (a poetic and sometimes metaphorically useful … Continue reading

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I am not working on my blog because there are this many things more interesting than my new computer, tempting though it may be

I am not working on my blog because there are this many — 12 — things more interesting than my new computer, tempting though it may be. At Printer’s Inc, Cafe, Palo Alto, with about 90 minutes to be “productive”. … Continue reading

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Burden of D.R.E.A.Ms

I’M A LITTLE MACAPUNOS, DON’T YOU KNOW? Speaking of “bonfire of the vanities” (Frank was, at 1:40, above), I would like to eventually get to, as Steve Cohen reports he already has, the new Tom Wolfe book. Meanwhile, Terry Acebo … Continue reading

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Finding Jupiter at CoHo this Thursday, May 5

i am still wondering about the stanford ska project, and plan to get josh roseman involved when he comes to town for SLA next fall… Continue reading

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