Author Profile: Mark Pahlow
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 3 June 2010
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Once, a man named John Brinkley became very rich and famous for transplanting goat testicles into thousands of men. Even the most amazing parts of his story are true.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 16 February 2010
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What was it that made Fairfax a vortex of such characters? Was it the food, the bookstores, the music, or the presence of ghosts?
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 9 February 2010
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For about five years during the 1970s, a square mile of earth in Hollywood, CA., centered around North Fairfax Avenue between Beverly and Melrose, saw an amazing confluence of people passing through.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 11 November 2009
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Having been born and raised in Ohio, I understand boredom in a profound way. In 1963, the two most exciting things in my life were my $3.98 “Made In Japan” transistor radio with a fake leather case and Whitey, my albino hamster.
Posted in Seattle on 21 September 2009
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One by one, the streets of Seattle are falling under alien influence. Along with robotic red-light cameras at key intersections around Seattle and around the nation, we are now faced with an invasion of robotic computer parking machines, reminiscent of Triffids.
Posted in Seattle on 24 August 2009
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The role of government should not be to bleed us dry, but to deliver critical services with integrity. Yet as you read this, private companies are approaching city governments with offers they can’t refuse.