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Let’s Beat Texas Twice!

Baseball is one of my favorite sports. After soccer, football, basketball, tennis, badminton, and the luge. Let’s be honest, 9 innings of pitch-and-catch just isn’t that exciting. Usually. Like most folks here in the Bay Area (except rabid Oakland A’s fans, who I respect, even though they’re very few of…

Life is Living 2010 — A Success in the Making

What makes art successful? By “successful,” I don’t mean it is just aesthetically pleasing. I don’t mean it brings in a crowd, or pushes the edge of what’s posssible, or moves people to action. I mean ALL OF THAT. And more. There isn’t much art that achieves that type of…

Stephen Colbert – 1, House Judiciary Committee – 0

Last year, I said that Jon Stewart at his best usually beats Stephen Colbert. But after watching this video of Colbert testifying before Congress (in full character, no less), I might have to change my tune. Watch the video below, and see how Colbert uses his faux-right-wing personality to deliver…

A Few Good (White) Men

…No, I’m not talking about those guys. I just finished William Upski’s new book Please Don’t Bomb the Suburbs. Like I said last week, dude is on point. To be upfront, Upski (my bad, I mean Billy Wimsatt — he’s grown now) has been a hero of mine since I…

From Graffiti to Movement Strategy — Read this Book!

Last week, I heard my man William Upski Wimsatt speak in SF during the tour for his new book Please Don’t Bomb the Suburbs. He had me at the title. Artistically and politically, I came of age in the late 90s reading Upski’s first book, called “Bomb the Suburbs” —…