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Music, Bouncer

Bouncer’s Christmas Carol

It's rare to find someone who looks Dickensian in San Francisco, but I did. For the two or three people reading this who don't have a master's in English, by "Dickensian" I mean that they look like they could be…
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Music, Bouncer

Caffe Shines During Visit From Oliver Twist and Bouncer

I have a thing for orphans. My favorite writer is Charles Dickens, and all my favorite stories have orphans in them. That's probably why I like retarded people so much. Many of them were abandoned by their families, often to…
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Culture, Stage An Intoxicating Combination

An Intoxicating Combination

The first time I saw Neil Bartlett in the flesh — and I use the term literally, as he took off his clothes at one point — was at a performance of his 1997 play The Seven Sacraments of Nicholas…
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Film, Artful Dodging

Artful Dodging

It's almost impossible to watch Roman Polanski's rendition of Oliver Twist without drawing parallels between the deprivations endured by the book's young protagonist and the director's own brutal boyhood. A Jew raised in Nazi-occupied Poland, Polanski first tackled the Holocaust…
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