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Calendar, Night&Day MAD to the Bone

MAD to the Bone

This may be the best year for MAD magazine since it debuted 1952. Not only is it MAD’s 60th anniversary, but there have been a great number of new publications and events in the last year that finally give serious…
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Calendar, Night&Day Cocksure

Cocksure

As a people, we hate our bodes. And why wouldn’t we? Thanks to advertising, religion, and pop culture, we’re taught to see our physical selves as either substandard and laughable or as low-grade, filthy vehicles of sin. And as body…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Jack Davis Influenced a Generation of Comics, Movie Posters, and Illustrations

Jack Davis Influenced a Generation of Comics, Movie Posters, and Illustrations

You might not know Jack Davis' name, but you know his faces. They have appeared in Mad magazine, the Tales from the Crypt comic book, Playboy, numerous covers of Time and TV Guide, and dozens of iconic movie posters and…
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News, The Snitch Jack Davis Birthday Bash: Sodomized With a Whiskey Bottle, Who Could Forget

Jack Davis Birthday Bash: Sodomized With a Whiskey Bottle, Who Could Forget

It's hard to believe that the Examiner today reports on the "repercussions" of the 1997 Jack Davis birthday bash without mentioning the most damning of all the party antics: A man being sodomized with a Jack Daniel's bottle.Or is it…
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News, The Snitch Outspoken Consultant Jack Davis Denies Rumors He's Gunning for Newsom -- Yet

Outspoken Consultant Jack Davis Denies Rumors He's Gunning for Newsom -- Yet

Lawyer Jerry Hallisey recently made the mistake of sending an e-mail to Jack Davis, asking the San Francisco mover-and-shaker political consultant if he'd attend a $1,000-a-head fund-raiser for Gavin Newsom's lieutenant governor run. He got back an answer that said…
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News, Feature The Wrong Stuff

The Wrong Stuff

An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that former California Senate majority leader, John Burton, supports Gavin Newsom's candidacy. On a gray July morning in City Hall, Mayor Gavin Newsom is fidgeting his way through a self-congratulatory press…
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News, Matt Smith

The Politics of Cynicism

Ordinarily, to keep my cynicism levels in check, I write about politics the minimum amount that allows me to hold onto my job commenting on our city's public life. This week is different, however. We're going to immerse ourselves in…
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Music, House of Tudor House Of Tudor

House Of Tudor

In 1996, as a fledgling columnist, I inadvertently stumbled onto the first public performance of the "Apache Whiskey Rite," created by the Reverend Steven Johnson Leyba & the United Satanic Apache Front. On the street level of the cozy 848…
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Culture, Stage

Next in Line

It's about time somebody wrote a satire of politics in San Francisco. Wandering ballot boxes, shifty voting registrars, and the general toxic presence of a political consultant like Jack Davis give off a stink that deserves not just one dire…
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News, Dog Bites

Trouble at the F-Ex

The Moments That Make Up a Dull Day It must be nice to lead a quiet life. Dog Bites was just minding our own business, fretting about hoochie papas and their sad leather and cowrie shell chokers, and wondering where…
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News, Night Crawler Night Crawler

Night Crawler

Autumn of the DeadIt is a given that, after birth, the only inevitability in life is death. This is not the moribund fretting of an overindulged existentialist, simply a statement of fact: Corporal beings come to pass. There are some…
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Calendar, Halloween

The Grid

Honest Shaft Last December, campaign consultant and Yber-lobbyist Jack Davis took one of his clients, San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, to visit representatives of another client, Home Depot, the megaretailer of household-improvement products. The mayor was not in need of…
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News, Letters

Letters

Let Antoinetta Decide As a transsexual I applaud your respectful treatment of Antoinetta Stadlman in Matt Smith's cover story "Queen of Sixth Street" (May 21), but wonder why so much focus was on her since the article was on the…
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Calendar, Halloween

Slap Shots

By Any Means Necessary Steven Johnson Leyba still keeps his first controversial artistic creation on his desk, a deer skull impaled on an evil-looking shape of bent tubing, with the tongue-in-cheek title of "The Last High School Student." When he…
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Calendar, Halloween

Slap Shots

Slow News Week A raunchy birthday party for political consultant Jack Davis, sodomy with a bottle of Jack Daniel's, a Church of Satan pentagram carved into a back, urination into open wounds, politicos quickly denying involvement, 49er management crossing fingers…
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Not Closing Time -- Yet

Forget City Hall. The action is on 18th Street, at least it was last week when hundreds of San Franciscans -- from anonymous neighbors to high-level movers and shakers -- crowded into the auditorium of the Women's Building and for…
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Calendar, Halloween

Civilian Brass

Thirteen years ago, civilians in S.F. won the authority to investigate and prosecute police misconduct before a disciplinary panel, thanks to a lesbian and gay community fed up with abusive SFPD crowd-control tactics and discriminatory law enforcement. Unfortunately, the Office…
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News,

Chatterbox

The San Jose Mercury News advanced the story about the coming consolidation of the Chronicle and Examiner last month, attributing to "sources familiar with the discussions" that key owners of the Chronicle were no longer opposed to ceding control of…
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Dog Bites

Missing Out in the Mist You're standing in the dense drizzle next to a Muni shelter (An ironic label for a billboard, you think), waiting for the J train. It has been more than half an hour on a weekday.…
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News, Feature

Jack in the (Confessional) Box

"In 1991, I was looking for a candidate to run against Art Agnos," says Jack Davis, the man who elected Frank Jordan that year and wants to unelect him in 1995. "I became convinced that the mayor's office, the mayor…
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