Seafoam to the Dome / by zackary canepari

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It's not quite William Z. Shakespeare but The Oakland Sideshows vs. KRON's Stanley Roberts is def comic tragedy at its East Bay best.  On one side, stands Stan the Man.  Mr. Roberts is a classic blowhard sensationalist.  Ellsworth Toohey on local TV news.  His segment People Behaving Badly is man-on-the-street reporting at his comic apex (for example).  Adorable, right?  Lately he's had a particular taste for the Sideshows.  Starting with this gem.  And then this one.  And this.  And this.  And this.  And then it finally peaked with this lovely segment.  But the Sideshows are almost as old as Stanley.  Nearly 4 decades of donuts and burn outs and ghost rides.  Some things just can't be killed.  And if you can't kill something, maybe it's just better to leave it be.  Or something like this might happen.  So on and on and on and on it goes.  And with Sideshow Summer Season creeping around the corner, there will probably be a lot of hot smokey nights in East Oakland.  Hope to see you out there... 

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i'm pretty damn pleased you've made it this far. 

i'd offer you a drink or something but all i have is tap water.  

here's a pillow if you'd like to stick around...

you're welcome!  

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