John Mercer

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Englishman. Artist. Fisherman. Carny. Oh, and a huge Giants fan. All of these words describe Oakland actor and author John Mercer, who’ll be sharing his collection of true tales in his one-man show, Swearing in English, at the Altarena Playhouse this month.