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Re: “Manifest Destiny

I was very close to him for at least 5 yrs. the thing we mainly had in common were our strong anti-violence and anti-gun stances. I moved to San Diego in 2006 and lost touch with him. his number was disconnected. I later found out he did the Casino Job. but even in that he used no weapons. the only weapon he needed was his mind. wish I could find him again, I'd like to apologize for scolding him in his darkest times. we had a huge amount of shows together. I mastered four of his albums, and provided a lighting experience for his shows. I also did some art for his projects when his main man, David had prior obligations. I miss him, he's a good man. just made a couple of bad choices. ;)

Posted by James O'niel on 07/24/2015 at 11:34 PM

Re: “Rumble in the Redwoods

These people are heroes.

Unless we can teach our children the importance of frivolously burning up the last of the cheap fuel as quickly as possible, they might not see alternative energy developed in their lifetime.

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Posted by Harold Lopez on 07/23/2015 at 11:42 PM

Re: “Self/Less Loses Itself

You may not be the target audience for Minions. My kids thought it was hilarious. :)

Posted by Esme Pendergast on 07/17/2015 at 5:24 PM

Re: “#Arcata24hr

Favorite picture so far a lonely bench at 304am. Enjoying all the amazing shots

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Posted by Ramon on 07/16/2015 at 7:50 AM

Re: “This is the Place

Smart, well-thought-out and very well-researched review, Gabrielle. Thank you so much for taking the time!–Emily S.

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Posted by Emily Silver on 07/10/2015 at 3:24 PM

Re: “Lady-Fame

Thank you Bill Cassel for reviewing this book, wait, I mean the pre-Lady-Fame meaning of thank you! Perfect summer reading, move it to the top of your towering stacks of books-to-read (you know who you are)! Ask for it at your local bookstores or do that other thing, that I won't mention in the same sentence. If you love the feel and look of books, please read the print version, as many of the nuances that Bill refers to, are lost on e-readers. I loved editing this book with Peter Santino​, let me know what your experience reading it is like.

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Posted by Shirley Santino on 05/31/2015 at 11:04 AM

Re: “Advice to a Student

Wonderful to teach and be reminded constantly of the despair we once felt as though it had never been felt by anyone before us. I wonder if that's the only way to feel relief; we cannot survive constantly being bled by such despair. To teach implies perspective, distance. Or does it?

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Posted by Alineglish on 05/07/2015 at 10:40 AM

Re: “Watch: Flatmo Plays the Fillmore

I don't care what Mr. Flatmo's critics say about the "obscenity" of prolific welding resources and labor used to create a frivolous, carbon-belching monstrosity "El Pupo" during the sixth largest extinction event on Earth that's being rapidly accelerated by carbon-caused climate change.

The U.S. is no longer an entrepreneurial manufacturing leader and our celebrity culture is offering today's youths an opportunity for a critical diversion from their malaise and decades of public divestment, outsourcing, record gaps in income, opportunity and reward. Celebrities want our forgiveness, they're not asking for permission!

Do we want more depressed youths, or do we want them wearing their favorite singer's logo at "El Pupo" concerts, to pour open their lives and data on Facebook and to adopt Apple as a lifestyle?

Celebrities are our kid's institutions!

Instead of a robust public education we have Zuckerberg's rescue of public schools, instead of a vibrant literary culture we have Oprah's book club, instead of investments in public health we have the Gates Foundation.

Celebrities aren't inviting our children to be just like them, celebrity's success is based on leaving everyone else behind.

A small price to pay to allow the rich to save America.

(Special thanks to G. Packer @ the New Yorker).

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Posted by Carroll Harding on 05/05/2015 at 12:16 AM

Re: “Humboldt Style: Everybody Goes to Rick's

No one can reasonably expect a few folks dressed as Nazis to raise any eyebrows in Eureka.

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Posted by Hiram Levin on 04/30/2015 at 12:11 AM

Re: “Humboldt Style: Everybody Goes to Rick's

Kate...you look Marvelous! Two thumbs up!!!!

Posted by Lora Jabot on 04/29/2015 at 5:51 PM

Re: “Happy to See Me?

Thank you so much for the wonderful article! We look forward to seeing everyone at the show and appreciate your support!

Make sure you like Cocked & Loaded on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cocked-Loaded/958512114165746?fref=ts

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Posted by Romeo Bedwell on 04/23/2015 at 3:01 PM

Re: “Happy to See Me?

-The creators of the group are Tod Alan (<~correct spelling) and Romeo Bedwell. We're happy to have GabRoyál and Jaxin Yoff as our cast!
-Photography of any kind is not allowed.
-We ask that you remain seated and one of our wonderful stage kittens will be around to collect your financial friendship.
-And the boys of Cocked&Loaded are in now way replacing feathers and sequins for anything. It's burlesque for crying out loud! We hope you all come and enjoy the show!! With love, C&L

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Posted by Tod Alan on 04/23/2015 at 11:28 AM

Re: “COSMOSpolitan

I agree that science is very important but it makes no sense whatsoever to waste public subsidies, facilities and student fees focused on promoting and facilitating a celebrity at $50,000/hour.

HSU was just rated "number-one" in academic divestment in the CSU system by the Ca. Faculty Association while administrators get big salary increases and entertainment is fully funded?

Unbelievable.

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Posted by Barry Gates on 04/13/2015 at 7:58 PM

Re: “Hippie Heaven

There us $5.00 paid parking for this event.

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Posted by Mike Redd on 04/11/2015 at 11:59 AM

Re: “UPDATED: Drunk/Social Historian

"That's what a lot of comics do: travel, collect stories and report back on the human condition," he said. "I'm a culturally investigative journalist."


Future generations will understand that our self-indulgent travel habits only added to global warming. Travel reveals little additional knowledge about the "human condition", it merely reinforces the world-view you left home with.

Without Colbert and Stewart the field is wide open for satirists to feed the starving masses with the only source of real news modern media tolerates.

Entertainment, joy, energy, food, love...were always accessible within every human community.

We only lacked the proper education.

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Posted by Barry Gates on 03/16/2015 at 12:11 PM

Re: “So Long, Sewell Gallery

Folk Motto----If you dpn,t use it--you will lose it.....

Posted by jean doran1 on 03/13/2015 at 10:54 AM

Re: “So Long, Sewell Gallery

So long is too flip'' -- 'goodb,y and thank you --- appreciates what the

SewellGalery meant to this communuty

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Posted by jean doran1 on 03/07/2015 at 2:57 PM

Re: “So Long, Sewell Gallery

Jack Sewelll is a fine SculptureArtist--=-Too bad we lose a fine Gallery he can no longer keep available to artists--

It was great while it lasted---andwill be missed----Thanks, Jack Sewell

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Posted by jean doran1 on 03/07/2015 at 2:04 PM

Re: “So Long, Sewell Gallery

Someone needs to investigate how it's possible to have so many empty storefronts while the cost of renting remains overpriced.

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Posted by Barry Gates on 03/06/2015 at 11:03 PM

Re: “That Time The Foo Fighters Played Arcata

They were great that night. Energetic and polished right out of the gate.

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/back-to…

Posted by Kevin Hoover1 on 02/26/2015 at 5:35 PM

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