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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

adidas superstar camp in beijing

I am writing now from the bowels of Beijing Sports University. I am here for an adidas superstar camp with about 60 kids from Asia, mostly chinese. KC Jones is here running it, along with detlef schrempf and a few current nba players (dwight…

Big House outrage...

Art writes...Well it looks like the GAME WAS RIGGED.....again. Instead of boosters greasing the palms of kids playing roundball, it's wealthy Alums and Developers putting the pressure onto the ever malleable Regents.But hell, isn't it late…

Exploring hutongs

Speaking of John Pollock (see Big House post).. I met him last week in Beijing. He is a friend of Rodger Citron’s and he got in touch, s aid he’d be here, etc. We met downtown at Houhai lake and I took him bike riding through…

the Big House in danger

You'll know right away whether or not you care about this... My new friend John Pollock is quoted in this story... he set up Save the Big House to stop this monstrosity from happening. The Regents assure dhim in writing less than 24 hours before…

Oh Sweet jesus.. Howlin wolf and Lightnin' Hopkins

You Tube is killing my productivity but giving me great pleasure.

Beijing stage debut

I made my Beijing performing debut last night at the Orchard, a great restaurant very close to our house. We’ll take you there if you come visit. The owner, Lisa Minder Wu is actually from Wheeling West Virginia. She has been here for a while,…

Jacob and Caroline followup

Several people have inquired about how the dinner with Caroline went. We had a very nice night --it’s always nice to spend an evening with some Pittsburghers in Beijing – but I think Jacob was a little disappointed. There’s no great story…

Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash; Gregg Allman; dylan, Clapton, harrison...

For your viewing and listening pleasure... I am addicted to YouTube... I am its bitch. I can not stop.Classic,classic mid-70s Dylan.. "simple Twiste of Fate"

Jacob

Jacob’s former nemesis and now good friend Caroline Madden and her family are coming for dinner tonight, along with the family of Edward Purcell, Jacob’s other very good friend. He has been very exctied about this for a few days. He was…

1979 Bucs memories

My brother Delaware Dave sent me the following message. It got me thinking... Though it was a defining moment of my childhood, the Pirates winning the World series seems so very long ago and such a distant era, as noted in many of the details…