Biographical stuff

The Mark Pritchard I am

with links to documents and more information about various things I’ve done

2007

Email me at “toobeaut at yahoo dot com”.

Now all the links below look kind of boring, but actually have a lot of stuff behind them.

Read my writing:

  • I used to do Frighten the Horses magazine.
  • Day jobs: Most of what I’ve done in the last 15 years has been at software companies; right now I’m a tech writer at a big enterprise software company. Previously I’ve worked as an English teacher in San Francisco and in Japan; and as a delivery truck driver, layout artist, church secretary, bike messenger dispatcher and dishwasher.
  • I used to be in Queer Nation and the Street Patrol. The book Family Values by Phyllis Burke covers a great deal of Queer Nation-San Francisco’s most active period, including two protests I had a hand in organizing:The Larry Lea Halloween action:

    …and the “Basic Instinct” protests:

  • I used to do contact improvisation and other dance and performance art. Among the performing I used to do, I was the semi-regular opening act for a group called The Bobs. I wrote a song called “Be My Yoko” that they recorded.
  • I went to the University of Texas and wrote movie reviews for the Daily Texan in the 1970s
  • I went to Clear Lake High School in the pit of horror that is the Clear Lake (Tex.) area:
  • I was a terrible Little Leaguer in Edwardsville, Ill.
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    The Mark Pritchards I’m not

    Last updated 2 Sep 2014. Email me at “toobeaut at yahoo dot com” . copyright 2001-14 Mark Pritchard, Bernal Heights, San Francisco
    Copyright 2013-5 Mark Pritchard, Bernal Heights, San Francisco