Monthly Archives: December 2012

Oregon’s Hello to Obama

While in a nightclub of a friend, I suggested to Rick Cobian we produce a inaugural celebration. He and Kenny Reed had just done a song about Obama and had played it several times. “Hey Obama!” was the extent of … Continue reading

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Jazz and Poetry Stuff

Here I am at the Granary about to read my poem. Here are my old poetry mates doing a ditty about a homeless man with a cardboard sign. Jeanette knows my homeless man who will be moving into his own … Continue reading

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Our Magical Trip

Last night I talked to my friend Chris who lives in the Village in New York. We got on the subject of being persecuted because we were, or, had been hippies. I told her as a historian our demonization was … Continue reading

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“The Anti-Rock God”

“Jonathan is the anti-rock god. He’s just a man in a profession that has always been full of the bullshit of the idol, the elevation of the artist over the audience, most especially commercially.” “His first place to stay in … Continue reading

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“Killer of Art”

De Kooning titled Andy Warhol “The killer of art.” Andy did his first image of my kindred, Liz Taylor, in 1963. Liz and Richard Burton were heralded as Modern Lovers of the Liberal Age. The tabloids were full of the … Continue reading

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Warhol Rips McClure’s Beard Off

Andy Warhol did a movie from Michael McClure’s play ‘The Beard’ without the Beat Poets permission. Michael got the famous SF attorney, Melvin Belli to slap a injunction on Andy, thus the world famous artist’s movie has not been released … Continue reading

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Wanda’s Magical Mystery Tour

I took Michael on a tour along Oakland’s Estuary in my Cadillac. We started down on 5th. Street where we once attended a two day party thrown by the Diggers. There were artists down there. Michael took me into a … Continue reading

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Baba Bruce

We used to call Bruce Perlowin ‘Baba Bruce’ because he had a painting of a famous Sikh on the wall down in Wanda’s Mystery Basement. BB was busted on his way to see his guru. He was taken off the … Continue reading

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Big Pine Down in Mystery Driveway

Wow! I just saw the pine tree that came down in Wanda Harkin’s Mystery Driveway. If you look out the window of One World headquarters in photo above, you will see the base of a big pine tree that is … Continue reading

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The Spy In Wanda’s Mystery Basement

Above are photos of the famous Russian Spy, Svetlana Ogorodnikov with FBI Agent, Miller. Svetlana was also involved with another FBI agent, Chuck Latting. I took the photo of the photo of Bruce’s alleged wife hanging on the wall in … Continue reading

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