This week I'm heading to Palo Alto in the Bay Area to make an appearance at Stanford University: an onstage discussion with Chuck Klosterman on the subject of nostalgia and pop culture (although I daresay the concept of retro-politics will also rear its head, as it could hardly fail to) followed by Q+A.
Date: Wednesday, November 1
Time: 7-30 pm (doors open 7: pm) - 9pm.
Location: Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University
Further information here
Stanford borders on Menlo Park, whose Menlo-Atherton High School famously produced Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. And Greil Marcus.
And then a little ways in the other direction there's