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Dramatis personae featuring minor characters

This started out as a private correspondence about sundry arts topics but I thought I’d reduce it to alphabetical list, short i.d., and a link, for general use: Alden Van Buskirk, minor Dartmouth Beat Poet (d. 1961); Aleta Hayes, teacher, … Continue reading

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LAMI at 58: Alden Van Buskirk revisited

We should do another staged readings, this time A-to-Z of LAMI cast or celebrity readers! As I was trying to explain: Alden  Van Buskirk Was a student of Jack Hirschman at Dartmouth or a friend of his – before Hirschman … Continue reading

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James Franco, Rachel Kushner and Mark Weiss

As I was watching a preview of a coming attraction, at Palo Alto Square, before the James Franco Jonah Hill vehicle (meh-icle) “True Stories” I noticed that there is a movie with “Rachel Kushner” as a character name, the movie, … Continue reading

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Happy new years and back to work, on the ‘stinkers’

I posted this on the Weekly site and will check back every few hours to see how long until they censor me. I suggest rather than censoring me outright, they substitute a euphemism “stinkers” for my word of choice, “asshole”. … Continue reading

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DeYoung v. deform, and Comaroff architecture book

http://www.amazon.com/Horror-Architecture-Joshua-Comaroff/dp/1935935909 Laughing out loud and rather hardily, at the humorous distortion of the Weissian chin and nose; talk about chin music?! And I juxtapurposed this photo by Eric Cohen, who not not incidentally studied masters level with Paul McCarthy at … Continue reading

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XIX. Mere surmise slurs: now twenty percent more surmisier

Originally posted on Plastic Alto with Mark Weiss:
not a vas deferens either (Brian E. Moore) My friend the filmmaker/pathologist Dr. Brian Moore sent me, apropos of nothing, a quote attributed to Kojiro Tomita, a famous curator of Asian Arts…

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A Casebook on the BEAT by Thomas Parkinson casebook

If I rifle is seen hanging over a fireplace in the first act, then it should be fired by the third.* 1. A couple weeks ago I was at Temporary Main Library (former council chambers, former Palo Alto Cultural Center … Continue reading

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