Category Archives: media

when i sneak my cell into stanford theatre and the lady, who is cool with almost falling off a ladder for minimum wage when she changes the names on the marquee, asks me not to use my cell, marshall mcluhan, noam chomsky and more

That was me wearing Kent Lockhart’s 1981 Gunn basketball jersey on the treadmill at Palo Alto Y, in January, 2016, for about 15 minutes

Hans Delannoy, approaching 500 career wins, coaching boys and girls in Palo Alto and San Ramon / Danville / Dublin, called and asked me to research the exact number of those came in 1973, at Cubberley. I went to Steve … Continue reading

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Is Buena Vista ‘gone with the wind’?

Driving past the landmark Stanford Theatre, and noting the upcoming marquee news of the cinematic classic, I am moved to compare the famous Margaret Mitchell-based movie to the situation here and now about Buena Vista mobile home park. How would … Continue reading

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Kudos to Kobi, but it was Michael Wang of Paly who unearthed the David Starr Jordan concern

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The tough, the strong

For certain members of the Gunn student body and community, the pulse must quicken with anticipation this week and perhaps for the next 12 days, a rarified situation created by Gunn’s selection to the Central Coast Section basketball tournament. The … Continue reading

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Winter Sports Look to CCS: Boys’ Basketball

Source: Winter Sports Look to CCS: Boys’ Basketball Gunn Titans basketball is 17-2, champions of SCVAL for first time since 2008-2009 (and only fourth time in school history) and surely anticipating the simple twist of fate wherein later today, which … Continue reading

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Ten Palo Altans praying to their respective gods, 5:45 on a Tuesday in February

FileĀ under the new Tower of Babel (I took note that everyone else in the room was working on their computers and not interacting with others in the room, whereas I was merely checking — and posting via — my hand-held; … 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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