Thursday, November 27, 2014

Sweet Pie a.k.a. Paul Winer

Thanks to the internet, Paul Winer is once again famous.



In the video below he recounts how he broke up a fight between two motorcycle gangs (3:52). 









His story is succinctly told on the blog A Year On The Road.











Mr. Winer is also a talented artist. 





But he's best known for originating the aphorism: Fuck 'em if they can't take a joke. It's the chorus of his greatest hit. My favorites are My Nothing and a song written for his daughter who died when she was 8 1/2. "In an effort to live with what you never lose...your blues, you have to lift up." 


(Article abt annual fundraiser for Celia's Rainbow Gardens and other social services.)



He's on the left, formally attired for our interview. Nov 17 was a bit cool.




Above is the REAL star....Felicia.





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