Category Archives: Music

Letter from a former Skateboard Punk Rocker

Recently, triggered by the verdict in the Oakland Shooting case, I remembered the old song “Graffiti Limbo” by Michelle Shocked, which suddenly, after so many years, seemed all too relevant and fresh and necessary. Seeing no other way to share … Continue reading

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Farewell to a giant

He’d sure have hated to have those words stuck to him. Giant, legend, a truly great person. And really, it is wrong to heroize people like that. But oddly, his insistence on humility, respect and honesty was exactly what made … Continue reading

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