Monday, January 27 , 2020
Sonntag 26 Jan 20. Gee Julie and I caught the S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y
night version of Little Women at 930
pm til almost "After Midnight". A nice period piece
set in Concord, Mass. I admired old costumes and old houses. Famous
Kin > family-tree > name=2 says nine generations back, Louisa
May Alcott descended from Thomas Kilbourn (1578-circa 1640) and
Frances Moody (1584-circa 1650) as did my great-grandmother Highland.
Kilbourn christened Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, england died
Wethersfield, Connecticut. Famous, besides me, descendants: some
presidents and first ladies and founders of Woolworth and also
Barnes and Noble of which I am NOT the heir BUT: Dead People Facts:
The Wicked Witch of the West, Felicity Huffman, "poor lil
rich girl:, "Make my Day" (Clint and Dad are cuzzins!),
the Mayflower madam and....John Hinckley Jr.! (I'm also cuzzin
to Jody Foster but WILL not use the twinkie defence!) get out
the movies midnight, listen to blues on WHRB and catch a 1215
double feature ($13!) of Frankenstein
and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde! capped off
by a Mad Painter practice for Sunday
8 March 20 at the Jungle plus a fun jam on "Smoke
on the water"....to paraphrase Blowfish,kinda: "if these
guys played California Jam back in '74, we'd be following THEM
Tuesday, January 287 2020
Monntag 27 Jan 20. Renewed Brattle membership,
so got a Boris Karloff double feature, two drinks AND large popcorn.
7 pm was The Man They Could Not Hang.(1939).
"gothic sci-fi tale in which a convicted murderer is revived
by a mechanical heart and sets out to wreak a wierd vengeance
on those involved in his trial". followed by The
Boogie man will get you (1942). "An eccentric
inventor attempts to contribute to the war effort by creating
his own superman in his basement laboratory'....It reminded me
of the Three Stooges when they were in haunted
castles episodes! (probably same se).Lastly WMBR 0530-0700
If six was nine played a lot of Sun and Stax records(dj must have
returnt from memphis)....Elvis on Sun was cool but Roscoe Gordon!
It was said they stole ska from his recordings and this IS proof!".
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Til Tuesday 28 jan 20. Gee Julie attended Fantastic
Fungi documentary at regent Theater seven pm; I was
detained at work but missed it. It was $20 (!) but her At Large
report notes there is youtube
trailers ("Fantastic Fungi: Coming 'Shroom") and also:
Facebook! it's a community you can "like"! "Join
the Mycelium Network!" Julie WAS hangin' with the head of MAPS!
Pull out your Nuggets album and listen to "It's A-Happening"
by the Magic Mushrooms! (1966)".
Thursday, January 30, 2020
day of Wodin 29 Jan 20. FREE book lecture third floor harvard Coop.
Puritans: A Transatlantic History by David D. hall. talk by
a harvard history professor! (did i say free?) "A panoramic
new history of Puritanism in England, Scotland and New England".
Dead People fact: descended from BOTH parents! (and related TWICE
to John Hinckley Jr!). What I learned new was the roots of Calvinism
and AnaBaptists, and also on the Continent about the Huguenots and
Dutch reformed of which Dad also descends. And Boston only hung
FOUR Quakers. (more witches, obviously). The main thing was "thrift,
piety and lack of idolatry", all of which I practice! I could
wear the whole alphabet around my neck"....
Friday, January 31, 2020
day of Thor, 30 Jan 20. regent theater. Rolling
Stone: Life and Death of Brian Jones film premiere.
Garcia did this and Johnny
Thunders film, (and the Stiv movie and The Sid and Nancy
Sad Vacation movie and The Clash movie and stayed
at Miss Lyn's when he was in Boston- ed) Becoming a noted filmaker!
You have to love Brian Jones as it's two hours of never-before-seen
vintage film; I always wondered what bloody Cheltenham looked like!
(Posh family, he had...)....They even "solve" his "murder"
(I save conspiracy theories for Coast to Coast AM), some great studio
and recording performances....and last but not least my old high
school buddy Greg "Stackhouse" Prevost has
two songs in soundtrack and the music credits...dang! Good company,
hometown boy does good and thanks to bassist Bruce Hamel
(Gemini on a Full Moon-Highland Clan (Dino)) whom had a extra comp
ticket! was it Kismet that I arrived in "style" on the
80 MBTA bus which dropped me right in front of the thee-ate-er and
I got a free ticket? My new Hollywierd name: DASH RIPROCK!".....
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Frigga's day, 31 Jan 20. Cantab. Robert
Bushinsky opened up; he played two tiers of synth and to
his left was a fellow with a computer whom kept beats and to his
right was a fellow playing heavy guitar. Two guys born 2 April (me
and Stigmatics Bob Roos) drank fake beer at a table and
i quipped "Rammstein meets Kraftwerk"! (which means I
liked it!) from that era also, Roxbury's own Planet Patrol, whom
"borrowed" from Afrika bambata who "stole" from
Kraftwerk! Sadly, it'd been "A hard Day's Night" as Legendary
Cazbats were playing Chocolate Watchband's "Are you
gonna be there at the love-in"?" when, like Traffic, I
made LAST EXIT. Coast to Coast AM had a Beatle
book guy BUT he and George Noory werent sure if Stu Sutcliffe (original
bassist) was alive or not! "Stu Sutcliffe, if you're out there,
call in"....something only a seance could conjur! Lastly, 0500-0900
before Hillbilly at Harvard, was a superb blues
show hosted by a "Alabama born and bred" dj whom sounded
like...Eddie Flowers! So listen to Blues hangover 0500-0900
saturday and sunday 0700-1100,WHRB and THAT is it for this week"....