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Foolish Wallace

perhaps it was reading Huck Finn that sent me spelunking as in Hannibal MO into the Earthwise storage catacombs unearthing a press clipping IRA call from years ago about one of my favorite bands to it and it’s actually a … Continue reading

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Ann Packer and Superchunk: precision author

I ran into Nancy Packer the other day; she was taking out the trash and I was leaving my parents’ building via the back door. I always get a little kick talking to this very wise women. She is the … Continue reading

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Detroit has a skyline too: my photos of or with 3 local developers

It was no architect designed this view He could not have known about you Mousy homes, catacombs Detroit has a skyline too Detroit has a skyline too Doesn’t really fit here, but this is a music blog first and foremost. … Continue reading

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Schapling and Wurster stole their act from me

A whiles ago I sent a fake fan letter to Superchunk: Dear Mac- Enclosed is my toe nail. Can you use it as a guitar pick on “Hyper Enough? Thanks. Your biggest fan. Elton X. Schmerk Fairloaf, California I wrote … Continue reading

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Weiss to appear at Elks Club Palo Alto September 22 at 1:11 p.m.

Palo Alto City Council candidate Mark Weiss, the minimalist who mixes Ralph Nader with Donald Judd*, will appear at the Elks Club on Monday, September 22, 2014 for exactly one minute, at 1:11 p.m. Twelve candidates will appear at a … Continue reading

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The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten songs, by Greil Marcus and Mark Weiss, or Grweisl Markus

Call me pathetic call me what you will just don’t call me late to Cibo: “America has become amnesiac,” says Henry Giroux, “a country in which forms of historical, political, and moral forgetting are not only willfully practiced but celebrated.” … Continue reading

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Palo Alto the incubator

Not only did Palo Alto lose Facebook to Menlo Park, but it apparently tried to fine thefacebook $250 per day in 2005 because the artist they hired to paint their original headquarters, David Choe, spilled white paint on the parking … Continue reading

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