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Calendar, Night&Day Her Deepness

Her Deepness

In all the time you've lived next to our beautiful babe of a bay, have you ever bothered to get deep with the girl? This week the California Academy of Sciences features a few aqua experts at Deep Sea…
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Calendar, Night&Day Listen Up

Listen Up

When you look at a copy of the National Geographic and all of a sudden you boggle, and say "OMG, honey, look at this!" and your honey looks at it and says "Holy shit!" you should thank Chris Rainier. Awards…
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Calendar, Night&Day Leveraging Synergy Across Multiple Platforms

Leveraging Synergy Across Multiple Platforms

This is a nice story about the Internet: Hamburger Eyes, a magazine that prints black-and-white photos with the aesthetic spirit, sans the corporate sponsorship, of Life and National Geographic — and they are spectacular pictures, too, gritty and touching and…
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Film,

The Fall

Something like a pain-fueled, R-rated Princess Bride, The Fall straddles the intertwined worlds of storytelling and story. One half is a child's-eye-view tour of the convalescent wing of a Los Angeles hospital, set during the infancy of the film industry.…
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Culture, Stage

Eye

Jay Levin's new play is loosely based on Steve McCurry, the photographer responsible for the famous image of an Afghan girl with haunted green eyes that became a symbol of National Geographic in the 1980s. McCurry found the girl again…
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Best of San Francisco, Shopping & Services

Best Place to Find the July 1967 National Geographic

There are magazines piled all over this rambling, ramshackle, elephantine bookstore that happily describes itself as "a dirty poorly lit place for books." McDonald's opened its doors in 1926 and today boasts the largest selection of used magazines, books, and…
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Dining, Eat South Pacific Trip

South Pacific Trip

There are certain species of San Francisco restaurant that come and go and rise and fall and expand and contract but never quite go away: sushi bars, Russian delis, Basque hotels, Parisian bistros, dim sum houses, tandoori joints, Irish pubs,…
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Calendar, Halloween

REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): Millions of Aries less fortunate than you will not get the chance to commune with this horoscope. Uninformed, therefore, about the imminent shift in cosmic gears and the rocky stretch of yellow brick road that lies…
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Calendar, Halloween

REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): According to my astrological calculations, you're in a phase when you'll benefit from reviewing your past. Armed with that info, I probed my crystal ball on your behalf. First I saw the aftermath of a trauma…
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Calendar, Halloween

REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): What do you get when you combine the ardor of a nymphomaniac with the art of gathering useful information? An infomaniac. That's what I advise you to be this week. Like a hungry spy. Like a…
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