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6 days ago  
Join the club.....
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6 days ago  
That's one way to lose a BET.
 
6 days ago  

Walker: Join the club.....
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According to Wikiquote: "James Ross Clemens, a cousin of mine, was seriously ill two or three weeks ago in London, but is well now. The report of my illness grew out of his illness; the report of my death was an exaggeration."
 
6 days ago  
I remember when they use to show music videos. Viacom farked that up even with MTV.
 
6 days ago  
I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller
 
6 days ago  
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RIP
 
6 days ago  

Pats_Cloth_Coat: I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller


No THERE'S an unfortunate typo...
 
6 days ago  
Mary Tyler Moore (S04E20) Better Late...That's a Pun...Than Never
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6 days ago  
Get on the cart.
 
6 days ago  
Sounds like he's the baddest man in the whole damn town.
 
6 days ago  
Kamala Harris' name will come up somewhere not long after this I bet, because she's on Biden's short list. Allegedly.
 
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6 days ago  
Waiting to see if BET uses "they all look alike" as an excuse.
 
6 days ago  

M-G: Waiting to see if BET uses "they all look alike" as an excuse.


Well, Californians are a certain type.  If you know what I mean.
 
6 days ago  
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"It happened to you once? Pffft, amateur!"
 
6 days ago  

Fireproof: Pats_Cloth_Coat: I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller

No THERE'S an unfortunate typo...


Ha!
 
6 days ago  
RIP Millie Brown
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RIP
 
6 days ago  

Pats_Cloth_Coat: I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller


Lunch
 
6 days ago  
But what about my deal at the Crossroads?

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6 days ago  
Just because Willie was Kamala's sugar daddy (before she became a corrupt prosecutor) doesn't mean he should forever be introduced as such.

No really he SHOULD. Make him own his mess.
 
6 days ago  
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RIP, Willie
 
6 days ago  

zippyZRX: Pats_Cloth_Coat: I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller

Lunch


It's sort of in between. It isn't lunch and it isn't dinner but you get a good meal.

/too obscure?
 
6 days ago  

Fireproof: Pats_Cloth_Coat: I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller

No THERE'S an unfortunate typo...


Who paid?

I'm betting the taxpayers paid.
 
6 days ago  
There's an SNL sketch that I can never find. It had Ellen Cleghorne playing Natalie Cole right after she made the record with her (then dead) father Nat King Cole.  It was a record where she performs "duets" of hit songs with other dead singers.  They would show the dead person's face, in the corner of the tv, singing their part of each song.

Anyway, she gets to Stand By Your Man with Tammy Wynette.  Who was not dead at the time.  Tammy's face shows up in the corner and she says "I am not dead!" at which point Cole sings 'I am not dead'. Then Wynette says "biatch, this is how rumors get started!"; 'this is how rumors get started' . . .

Anyway, CSB, don't know why that one's still impossible to find
 
6 days ago  
Trailblazer for sure, but became a showboat and San Francisco is still suffering from his hand-picked machine politicians.

At this point it's a race between Harris and Newsom to shoehorn their way into the Presidency.
 
6 days ago  

Fancy_Bear: Fireproof: Pats_Cloth_Coat: I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller

No THERE'S an unfortunate typo...

Who paid?

I'm betting the taxpayers paid.


Separate checks. It was an accidental thing. I was sitting at the bar at Perry's on Union Street (my office was across the street I ate there pretty often) and he sat down next to me. I told him I'd met him when I was in high school and was a big fan ever since. He asked if I was a reporter and when I said I wasn't he started dishing the dirt
 
6 days ago  

Naido: There's an SNL sketch that I can never find. It had Ellen Cleghorne playing Natalie Cole right after she made the record with her (then dead) father Nat King Cole.  It was a record where she performs "duets" of hit songs with other dead singers.  They would show the dead person's face, in the corner of the tv, singing their part of each song.

Anyway, she gets to Stand By Your Man with Tammy Wynette.  Who was not dead at the time.  Tammy's face shows up in the corner and she says "I am not dead!" at which point Cole sings 'I am not dead'. Then Wynette says "biatch, this is how rumors get started!"; 'this is how rumors get started' . . .

Anyway, CSB, don't know why that one's still impossible to find


I remember that skit, so you're not imagining things.
 
6 days ago  
Just remember Kamala Harris got to where she is now by sleeping with her boss, AKA Willie Brown.

That and laughing about how she threw pot smokers into prison for long terms.

Kamala Harris.  Take it from a Californian, Just Say No.
 
6 days ago  
I met the guy once in the late 80s and he is an absolute sorcerer.  I think he was speaker of the assembly at the time.

My employer was politically connected and could get into his office.  I'd never met an A-list politician before and remember being shocked at how skilled he was at his craft.  It didn't matter if every word he spoke was a self-serving lie.   It was totally spellbinding - like listening to Saruman.
 
6 days ago  
I just remember living in SF in the '90s and Willie declaring that if you weren't making $50K a year (a pretty tidy sum at the time) you had no business living there.
 
6 days ago  

Pats_Cloth_Coat: Fancy_Bear: Fireproof: Pats_Cloth_Coat: I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller

No THERE'S an unfortunate typo...

Who paid?

I'm betting the taxpayers paid.

Separate checks. It was an accidental thing. I was sitting at the bar at Perry's on Union Street (my office was across the street I ate there pretty often) and he sat down next to me. I told him I'd met him when I was in high school and was a big fan ever since. He asked if I was a reporter and when I said I wasn't he started dishing the dirt


Thanks, Sir.
 
6 days ago  

Pats_Cloth_Coat: zippyZRX: Pats_Cloth_Coat: I had linch with Willie Brown in the early 90s. Really fun guy, great storyteller

Lunch

It's sort of in between. It isn't lunch and it isn't dinner but you get a good meal.

/too obscure?


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