Olivia snapped this superbly composed shot, saying, “Super creepy makeup-caked Fake Chaplin on BART. His moustache is falling off. Liquor in his bag.” Link.
He can sometime be gound standing on the sidewalk and greeting passers-by out in front of one of the 50′s-themed “diners” on Powell near O’Farrell.
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I’ve seen him for the past 10-15 years downtown (recently in front of Lori’s on Powell.) I believe he lives in Pleasant Hill and commutes on BART, as I used to live there and saw him around a lot.
He’s got a gig at Lori’s Diner. For years I thought he was some Tenderloin street performer with a gimmick, but he’s actually employed by the restaurant from what I understand.
does anyone remember Picasso – the guy on 16th Street who painted himself red?
You mean guy?
The Redman is long gone.
I saw him the other day getting off the Bart in Concord!!! He’s really scary looking in person…
The blog so nice they named it twice. (And to be clear, it's mostly about the Mission.)