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Dining, SFoodie Wednesday Nine: Novela Serves Cocktails for Rock Royalty

Wednesday Nine: Novela Serves Cocktails for Rock Royalty

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Culture, The Exhibitionist #BeRobinTheMovie: Crowdfunding a Documentary on Margaret Cho's Campaign

#BeRobinTheMovie: Crowdfunding a Documentary on Margaret Cho's Campaign

San Francisco native Margaret Cho spent a good portion of last winter busking to draw attention to the situation of the homeless in San Francisco. I caught up with her one December afternoon as she and some friends and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Chatting With Dito Montiel, Director of <i>Boulevard</i>, Robin Williams' Final Film

Chatting With Dito Montiel, Director of Boulevard, Robin Williams' Final Film

The opening scene in Boulevard immediately conjures an uncanny feeling — or, as Freud put it, Das Unheimliche. We know that Robin Williams died on August 11, 2014, but there he is on the big screen, waking up wearily at…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist New on Video: Winsome Robin Williams in <i>The Fisher King</i>

New on Video: Winsome Robin Williams in The Fisher King

1991's The Fisher King has always been my favorite Robin Williams film, as well as my favorite Terry Gilliam movie. Sure, as anyone who claims to be into movies must, I have a deep love for Brazil — though…
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Music, All Shook Down Bob Mould Is Busking for the Homeless With Margaret Cho In the TL Right Now

Bob Mould Is Busking for the Homeless With Margaret Cho In the TL Right Now

As we told you last week, Margaret Cho has been and will continue to be busking all over San Francisco in the coming weeks as part of a campaign to feed the homeless this winter. She's using the hashtag #BeRobin…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Mill Valley Film Festival: Full of Humor, Spanish Movies, Guests, and Possible Oscar Contenders

Mill Valley Film Festival: Full of Humor, Spanish Movies, Guests, and Possible Oscar Contenders

The Mill Valley Film Festival has screened five out of the last six Academy Award winners (Slumdog Millionaire, The King’s Speech, The Artist, Argo, and 12 Years a Slave), so when the festival’s founder and director, Mark Fishkin, says…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week in Music: MTV Music Awards, Pizza Hut, John Lennon's Killer & Much More

This Week in Music: MTV Music Awards, Pizza Hut, John Lennon's Killer & Much More

"My name is Jesse and I am accepting this award on behalf of the 1.6 million runaways and homeless youth in the United States who are starving, lost and scared for their lives right now. I know this because…
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Music, All Shook Down Quotes of the Week: Farewell to Robin Williams, Killer Mike Stands Up For Ferguson and Too Many Kardashians on the Dancefloor

Quotes of the Week: Farewell to Robin Williams, Killer Mike Stands Up For Ferguson and Too Many Kardashians on the Dancefloor

"You have such an incredibly beautiful soul. I love you but you already knew that. Whenever wherever u need me, I'll be there". Frances Bean Cobain offers a shoulder to Robin Williams' daughter, Zelda, after his shocking suicide. (Twitter)…
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News, The Snitch Robin Williams: Security Guard Protecting Benches and Plaque

Robin Williams: Security Guard Protecting Benches and Plaque

San Franciscans shocked by the sudden and tragic death of Robin Williams have tried to find solace by visiting relevant sites around our city. Some have formed an impromptu memorial at the "Mrs. Doubtfire Home." His comedic brethren gathered at…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Tourism For Locals: Honoring the San Francisco Homes of Robin Williams

Tourism For Locals: Honoring the San Francisco Homes of Robin Williams

Robin Williams' death this week at the age of 63 by suicide left many saddened and shocked; the funny man was cherished by his fans, and his style of humor resonated with many. But for local fans it felt as…
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News, The Snitch Actor Robin Williams Is Dead; Sheriff Investigating as Suicide

Actor Robin Williams Is Dead; Sheriff Investigating as Suicide

Update Aug 12: Authorites confirmed this afternoon that Actor Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt. According to media reports, it was his personal assistant who discovered him clothed, in a seated position and "unresponsive with a…
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Calendar, Night&Day Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire

Disney’s animated version of the story of Aladdin had a lot going on. There were the Broadway-worthy songs, Robin Williams hamming it up as the voice of the genie, and let’s not forget Princess Jasmine’s belly-baring harem pants ensemble. Do…
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Calendar, Night&Day A Lavish Display

A Lavish Display

Maybe you can beat your niece and nephew at Just Dance 4 on the Wii. Maybe you’re a So You Think You Can Dance junkie and host viewing parties at your place. Or maybe you’ve made up your own routine…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Comedians Face Off in Month-Long Competition to Become the Next Robin Williams

Comedians Face Off in Month-Long Competition to Become the Next Robin Williams

This week begins the 37th annual San Francisco Comedy Competition, one of the most prestigious North American competitions in the industry. Throughout its history, such greats as Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, and Dana Carvey have taken the challenge and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Comedians Bring Tales of Restaurant Work to Dolores Park Cafe

Comedians Bring Tales of Restaurant Work to Dolores Park Cafe

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, which represents every unique and underrepresented niche to be found in the art of comedy, is bringing us into the kitchen this time. For The 6th (or so) Annual Cafe con Comedy show, Kung Pao…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist

Mrs. Doubtfire (The Horror Film)

We always knew Robin Williams could be cast as a great serial killer (especially after watching how creepy he was in One Hour Photo). But however hilarious it may be, this recut version of Mrs. Doubtfire still doesn't fill…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist SF Sketchfest: Proops, Pepitone, Peretti -- and (Surprise!) Robin Williams -- Master <em>Set List</em>

SF Sketchfest: Proops, Pepitone, Peretti -- and (Surprise!) Robin Williams -- Master Set List

The concept of Set List is simple. Yet to most comedians (even the most seasoned) the idea represents a yawning hell's mouth of the purest terror. Set List requires that each comic take the stage without any prepared material. Each…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Man Behind the Scenes

The Man Behind the Scenes

You may have never heard of Harry Nilsson, but he was a big influence on some people you probably do know: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Terry Gilliam, Robin Williams. The reason you haven’t heard of him is he tended more…
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Music, All Shook Down Last Night: Sketchfest's Greg Proops Chat Show w/ Robin Williams, Linda Cardellini, Michael Penn

Last Night: Sketchfest's Greg Proops Chat Show w/ Robin Williams, Linda Cardellini, Michael Penn

The Greg Proops Chat Show: With special guests Robin Williams, Linda Cardellini, and musical guest Michael Penn Wednesday Jan. 20, 2010 Yoshi's Better than: Writing an investigative story about the $16 "convenience" fee Yoshi's charges for purchasing tickets online. I…
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Music, All Shook Down LastNight: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist at Eureka Theatre; Robin Williams Needs Help

LastNight: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist at Eureka Theatre; Robin Williams Needs Help

By Oscar Pascual The best thing about Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, is that he hardly ever does his job. Of course it’s not good for those who see him, but it works out great when his patients are hilarious…
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