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Category Archives: 2004

Character Analysis: Moon In the Abstract

On Gandolfini As “Soprano” I. They’ve come To tailor The scenes To the way The man moves Through sacred boundaries Of time (silk) Across the heaviness Of ancient Old atmosphere … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bob Dylan & the Beatles

BOB DYLAN AND THE BEATLES (Vol. 1 of the best of the Blacklisted Journalist). Al Aronowitz. First Books Library. Al Aronowitz is often referred to as “the godfather of rock … Continue reading

November 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Tai Chi Restaurant

TAI CHI RESTAURANT. 2031 Polk Street. San Francisco. Open Daily. Chinese restaurants are literally a dime a dozen in San Francisco. On most every block in the city they appear like … Continue reading

November 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Notable Cookbooks

ONE-DISH DINNERS. Jean Anderson. William Morrow. This book (previously published under the titleDinners in a Dish or a Dash) parallels the Food Channel’s “30 Minute Meals” in theme – an … Continue reading

September 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

European Style Mousse Mix From Nestle

It’s hard to find somebody who doesn’t love chocolate mousse. It’s on everybody’s top five list of desserts – something we look forward to savoring on New Year’s Eve at … Continue reading

September 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

The Golden Flower

THE GOLDEN FLOWER (VIETNAMESE). 2428 Clement Street. San Francisco. Serving lunch and dinner. In a city built on the strength of its restaurants, there are plenty of choices for Vietnamese food. … Continue reading

September 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

“Saxophone Man”

I. Van Morrison wailed (his) Lips in To long White flowers (blew) His saxophone Into the Electric lungs Of song (the) Rippled feathers Of echoes (come) Alive to talk (the) … Continue reading

July 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Piper At the Gates of Dawn

Van Morrison Live On Stage: A Meditation I. And the Cold harshness Of time (dissolves) When we hear Him sing (live) On stage (angels) Married to Their wings (sing) Of … Continue reading

July 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Eye On the Independents

re: BACH. Lara St. John. Sony Classical. If there’s one word that might describe Lara St. John — it’s “guts.” How many other classical violinists would dare to invite pedal steel guitar … Continue reading

May 1, 2004 · Leave a comment
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