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About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32

Upright downward sign dawg

OR: HOT STAYS HOT, COOL STAYS COOL A tradesman assembles the new sign he says is for “Baptist Yoga“at Edgewood Plaza between Starbucks and the bagel people more or less, House of Bagels rather. I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading

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Never heard of ya

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God always says ‘yes’ to Nina (when she’s in San Antonio)

or in St Louis Edit to add or finish the next day ( I had cutlines of a parallel form, “or, …” for each of the following but now I’ve forgitten them:

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Why did it take 20 years for someone to do the math on: ‘Broun Fellinis’+ ‘Green leaf’?

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If you are reading this on January 16, 2029 then Amy Kurzweil is the greatest graphic novel list. Of all time

Edit to add 20 minutes later speaking of artificial intelligence and the arts my computer rise song picker as compared to a song catcher played all the small things by blink-182 directly after giant steps by John Coltrane and if … Continue reading

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Senator Cruz looks less like a duchebag, with facial hair

Notes: 1, Although it’s a self-serving argument because who has facial hair? This guy. 2,  It wasn’t my first thought, but in tags I put “George carlin”  for his famous poem or riff “ like my beard it’s really weird … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Dolly

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