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the 919, another indie hub, home to superchunk, archers of loaf, merge, mammoth, carrboro, shrimp and grits at crooks corner, the university, where I once saw a raushenberg show, yardleys

Hi, Jamie

b/w Jack Kerouac Lowell High Football #35 2013 bobble-head doll spotted above the bar at Old Pro sports bar in Palo Alto, the home town of Beat poet Lew Welch edit to add: Jamie Stewart as a duo called Xiu … Continue reading

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Happy new year or ‘Oy vey’ yo musician and activist Si Kahn

I had repressed the memory but suddenly recall his wonderful workshop how old a Dartmouth spring of my junior year Two thousand seventeen  lifetime achievement award from the folk alliance   . Maybe EarthWise productions can bring him out here. … Continue reading

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Joc Pederson homers and homelies in best month ever

  The guy who was the first PCL players since Lefty O’Doul to have 30 homers and 30 steals in same season also had a World Series home run and a 7 pound 11 once — she’s beuutifl excuse my … Continue reading

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Noname TDC is brilliant revelation (from a couple years back) oh yeah that and Allison Miller Trio tonite earlier tonite in Palo Alto

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  I wrote a fan letter to her Pm just based on yesterday Colbert thing, which I saw just now tomorrow ie 1:39 am trying to chill after the show (and Tacolicius– I over-ate). Allison with Ben and Kirk really … Continue reading

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Whizzer White admits he was also ‘Boofer’; Says Kavanaugh getting ‘Virtual Melvin’; Ubangis want equal time

Truth is stranger than fiction, peeps. and 1: the Melvins (note: I have no idea if the Melvins’ “Honey bucket” has explicity lyrics. I just knoe the Melvins are cool. Where I came from, a “melvin” was a result of … Continue reading

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Big Red Machine ‘off the reservation’ is cat nip for blogger who riffs on Jacoby Ellsbury, feel me?

I heard about this from both NPR and now NYT. And I was just explaining today to Yankee fan about taking my mother for a blood test in Santa Fe and the clerk or a Red Sox laminate for lanyard … Continue reading

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Lane thru the Looking Glass

Edit to add: I met Lane and Tracy Wurster of North Carolina at a Superchunk show — my first – in 1992 but do not interact much these days so was surprised after posting about Lane somewhat randomly today to … Continue reading

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