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Faust in Russia v J.R. In Palo Alto


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Dan Mountain, Dan the Mountain, Dan the Mountain Man, Dan Deacon and Dan Auerbach

Dan Mountain is an advertising writer who won the Howard Gossage Award the year I wanted to be a copywriter; I met him 30 years later and we watched Clay Kershaw pitch; Dan is also a mountain, somewhere pictuaresque. Seeking … Continue reading

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Baby’s on fire!

Today is my 20,000th day on earth celebration — i’m actually from the Sun. I’m going to go to gym, then walk the dog, then go catch the very first showing of the long awaited “Aquaman” starring my favorite of … Continue reading

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Gail, you’re a Woman

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I saw a werewolf drinking a latte at the DeYoung museum, salivating over his next big plunder

The De Young Museum has a great little show about Gauguin that includes Oceania, Europeania, paintings, prints, ceramics and wood carvings. People who’ve been around long enough might notice that the museum’s Maori figure from 1890 is likely the source … Continue reading

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One hundred thousand decisions, by Wegner, slated for new police station

Peter Wegner,  of San Francisco by way of South Dakota. whose work adds color to the new Stanford GSB, presents a preview of his coming Palo Alto Commission. 2. There’s also a colorful LED element that, like his more mechanical … Continue reading

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Helen Wills Moody art

I am thinking about Helen Wills the tennis star, and her role in the arts, which is considerable. Then my brain flashed to Kathy Jordan, Stanford’s greatest tennis player, who got 10,000 votes for PAUSD board here (including mine). I … Continue reading

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