The Mendocino Gong Show at the Sea Gull Cellar Bar 10-20-1982

This is a bonus post, a live recording of The Mendocino Gong Show at the Sea Gull Cellar Bar...

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

- William Blake

Napkin Art Gallery Complete For Now

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]     Think in the Morning Napkin Art Gallery is complete for now. Nearly 1500 napkins have been posted in the gallery. Twenty-three artists are identified by name. The remaining napkins are signed with initials only...

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Less is More

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information}   Minimalism has been a fascination since the beginning of time, the simple life as an anecdote to the hunger for wealth and fame. Jennifer Michael Hecht tells a story about the great cynic Diogenes that dates from...

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The Goldilocks Life

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All play and no work makes Jack a mere toy. Maria Edgeworth, Harry and Lucy Concluded   What is “just right” when it comes to “how to live”? Sarah Bakewell’s book on...

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Volver (To Return)

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Back in Oaxaca.  A ghost. The mother in the quirky movie Volver (To Return) or is it the other way around, Juan Preciado in Pedro Páramo? I’ve left something undone. No idea what that might be but I’ll find out....

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Are You Ready For Some Football?

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   I still remember when the only man I ever called Coach, Gregg LeMaster, arrived in my hometown to coach football at the local high school. I remember vividly because my older brother, Errol, interviewed Coach...

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NEW – Napkin Art Gallery

[Click on BLUE links for sources and more information] The Think in the Morning website has established a NEW LINK - NAPKINS where we will be posting and storing all the napkin art we can obtain (to date about 1500 pieces) organized by artist.  If you go to the link,...

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Final Trompudo Napkin Art

  This is our fourth and final post of "Trompudo Napkin Art," a whimsical project by TITM to make connections between the Sea Gull Cellar Bar Napkin Art produced in the 70s and 80s and the current mad-king president.  TITM is working on a Gallery of Napkin Art....

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The Genesis of The Rabbit

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   At first I was just a few random lines on a white background, a doodle actually.  Not really random, no.  I could sense two eyes looking down.  I could feel the tug of the pen.  Something, I had no idea what it...

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Bonehead Economics Reboot

  [Click BLUE links for sources and information]   A year and a half ago TITM posted: Bonehead Economics: Things to Know in the Era of Trompudo. Today, once again, the lack of clear thinking is leading us down a problematic road. The Nobel economist, Joseph Stiglitz,...

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Trompudo Napkin Art – 3

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] This is our third post in our Trompudo Napkin Art series.  Past posts can be found HERE and HERE         Trompudo has girl trouble.   Trompudo told Iran it risked consequences "the like of which few throughout...

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The Art of the Lie

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth.   Joseph Goebbels   It’s called the “illusion of truth” and it is a powerful tool for authoritarian leaders, advertisers, and all types of propagandists....

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