Tag Archives: oakland

Just in case I forget my face

Closer than clothes

I went to the laundromat last night after work. They've got Wi-Fi now (good!); you have to hunt down an attendant for the password (bad!); there are no power outlets so you can always be chargin' (ugly!). A guy waiting for his clothes to dry had an Ovation acoustic guitar with him. I saw him […]

Booka’sto trippin’

African American fiction Reading what RPM wrote the other day reminded me.

No There There #1

Oakland Meets Obama

The gig that got away (2006 edition)

I saw a few last year but I didn't see this one until now, so DJ Rotten Robbie, G-d bless your soul and keep livin'.

Four hours, thirteen minutes in ten minutes, thirty-seven seconds

061214sleeptothebeat "[…] You can learn more about how Americans live just by looking at the backgrounds of YouTube videos—those rumpled bedrooms and toy-strewn basement rec rooms—than you could from 1,000 hours of network television. […]"

Leftover clips, Labor Day weekend

Vox Hunt: Rearview Mirror

Show us what's in your rearview mirror. Rear view mirror I'd just gotten back in the car, fresh from getting the 'locks done,  after putting some coins in the parking meter twenty or thirty minutes beforehand. I just missed getting ticketed. The fellow parked behind me did not. If you look closely at his driver's-side […]

Vox Hunt: Happiness Is…

Take a picture of something that made you smile. X marks the salad

Vox Hunt: Under Construction

Take a picture of something under construction. Lot's wiped You know, just by coincidence, I was hungry last night. I wandered down to the Albertson's in our neighborhood and picked up a bottle of wine (Fetzer riesling, though the gewurtztraminer was sorely tempting — I have to pick up a bottle and spill a few […]