Month: March 2021

I’ll Be Here in the Morning

It’s goodnight from me…and Townes Van Zandt. I’ll stand in my Nikes on Bob Dylan’s coffee table and say that Townes VZ is one of the best folk song writers in Americana history…Anyone who can name the origin of that slightly veiled pop culture reference gets my musical respect, answers in the comments below. That […]

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San Francisco Love

Man, just a quick google and the amount of doom and naysaying, negativity and hatred about SF comes at you like an avalanche of property price ruining shit. Poop on the streets! Drugs! Read all about it: San Francisco is the new Detroit! Mentally ill! Shootings! Crime! Homeless (bah humbug! can’t have that now, can […]

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Blue

Blue is my favorite album of all time. I just can’t seem to stop losing copies of it, though. I dread to think how many times I bought it over the years! I am off out today to look at boats, (crown and anchor me, baby!) as it is spring break here in SF…last night […]

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Hair

It is unavoidable. Our hair is a sign of how we feel about ourselves, of what we are trying to present to the world. Our hair can make a day or break it. I woke up today, having not trimmed my home-cut pixie, for a couple of weeks, and found that my hair had transformed […]

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Junk Movies

Basketball Diaries was a wasted opportunity for junk movie greatness. Jim Carroll’s book provided the perfect base for a tale of lost children, lost hope, lost lives, instead DiCaprio frittered away his character in a toss of gorgeous hair and pristine prissiness. Wrong actor, too much gloss, not enough grit. Requiem for a Dream, though […]

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