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Dining, SFoodie Tuesday Eight: Imperfect Produce, Sinbad's Is Seriously Gone-Gone

Tuesday Eight: Imperfect Produce, Sinbad's Is Seriously Gone-Gone

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Culture, The Exhibitionist Kickstarting the Satellite of Love: Help Joel Hodgson Bring Back <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i>

Kickstarting the Satellite of Love: Help Joel Hodgson Bring Back Mystery Science Theater 3000

Not that Mystery Science Theater 3000 ever fully went away. Sure, my favorite television show of all time was canceled in 1999 after a 10-year run of nearly 200 episodes, but those of us who taped it kept…
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Dining, SFoodie Thursday Six: Bon Appetit Feeds Children Fancy Chocolate, and There is a Device to Remind You to Floss

Thursday Six: Bon Appetit Feeds Children Fancy Chocolate, and There is a Device to Remind You to Floss

Bon Marché's First Beer is ComingI wrote about this earlier, but last evening I had the chance to sample L'Ouvrier,…
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Dining, SFoodie Oakland’s Red Bay Coffee Crowdfunds for a Worker Profit-Sharing Café

Oakland’s Red Bay Coffee Crowdfunds for a Worker Profit-Sharing Café

The ceiling of Red Bay Coffee’s headquarters is so low, my guess is that anyone a little over six feet tall would need to duck. Owner Keba Konte is pouring me a cup of coffee while I inhale the…
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Music, All Shook Down Cat Rap Fans Rejoice: <i>Meow the Jewels</i> Is Actually Happening

Cat Rap Fans Rejoice: Meow the Jewels Is Actually Happening

As if Run the Jewels, the rascally hip-hop team that plays the Mezzanine tonight, weren't beloved enough already (check our interview with them here for their take on the new record and their correct opinions on California weed), now they've…
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News, The Snitch Last Gasp: Underground Comic Publisher Raises Money Needed to Stay in Business

Last Gasp: Underground Comic Publisher Raises Money Needed to Stay in Business

As of press time on Monday afternoon, 44-year-old underground comic publishing house Last Gasp - a business that would never shy away from genitalia-themed coloring books or mandala art or comic strips that poked fun at suicide — was still…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Bay Area Artist Uses Typefaces To Depict Iconic San Francisco Scenes

Bay Area Artist Uses Typefaces To Depict Iconic San Francisco Scenes

Because of its iconic bridge, ocean-lined cityscape, and historical significance, San Francisco is frequently featured in works of art. There are countless photographs, paintings, and sculptures created every year to represent and pay homage to the city we call home.…
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Dining, SFoodie Local Gift List: Vegan Chocolate, Porridge Bread & Sous-Vide at Home

Local Gift List: Vegan Chocolate, Porridge Bread & Sous-Vide at Home

Vegan chocolates are not usually our go-to items for a sweet fix, mainly due to their texture and mouthfeel. However, the goodies from Obsession Confection Disorder, a one-woman East Bay outfit run by Melodi Brooke Donahue, are as smooth and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Roxie, S.F.'s Longest Running Theater, Needs Our Help

The Roxie, S.F.'s Longest Running Theater, Needs Our Help

There's nothing quite as heartbreaking as seeing a shuttered movie theater, and as a result, it's hard to go more than a mile in San Francisco without being heartbroken. I can hardly ever go into the Haight without being overcome…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist New Kickstarter Game Promises to Demolish Financial Illiteracy

New Kickstarter Game Promises to Demolish Financial Illiteracy

While I was asking my parents for money in high school, my classmate Jason Young was making it. In the days when AOL reigned supreme, Jason was the underage owner of a travel agency, just one of the businesses…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Pornographer Art Mitchell's Daughter Kickstarts Film about Growing Up in the Industry

Pornographer Art Mitchell's Daughter Kickstarts Film about Growing Up in the Industry

By Anna WestendorfUsually, there are few things that spark a good story like sex and murder. Art and Jim Mitchell were the 20th century forerunners of the porn industry in San Francisco. From films such as Behind the Green…
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Dining, SFoodie Intriguing New Food Atlas Looking for Kickstarter Funding

Intriguing New Food Atlas Looking for Kickstarter Funding

Remember those rad children's atlases that had cartoonish representations of the major exports of every region around the world, kinda like the map mural at Kate's Kitchen? Well, get excited: a group of Berkeley cartographers and more than 80 volunteers…
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Dining, SFoodie Local Start-Up Aims to Bring Sous Vide to the Masses

Local Start-Up Aims to Bring Sous Vide to the Masses

Sous vide, the method of cooking vacuum-sealed food in a temperature-controlled water bath, has long been the domain of top chefs and molecular gastronomists, but a trio of local tech-foodies is bringing the exclusive and believed-to-be expensive way of cooking…
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Music, All Shook Down Amanda Palmer On Being Online: "I Sometimes Feel Like Reality Itself Is Passing Me By"

Amanda Palmer On Being Online: "I Sometimes Feel Like Reality Itself Is Passing Me By"

Amanda Palmer is one of the best examples of how the Internet and social media have brought celebrities down from Olympus. Where Robert "I am a golden god!" Plant and his bandmates were basically accessible to only selected groupies and…
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Music, All Shook Down Should Bands Use Kickstarter to Fund Their Releases? Here Are Two Fiercely Opposing Views About That

Should Bands Use Kickstarter to Fund Their Releases? Here Are Two Fiercely Opposing Views About That

It's a hallmark of the Kickstarter era: musical artists -- like, most famously, Amanda Palmer --- gather donations from their fanbase on the crowdfunding website in order to produce a new album. In exchange, the fans get special swag and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Former Homeless Man Seeks to Fix S.F.'s Homeless Problems through a TV Series

Former Homeless Man Seeks to Fix S.F.'s Homeless Problems through a TV Series

Sebastian Hughes believes homelessness is a solvable problem, and he's got anecdotal evidence to prove it: He once called San Jose's Salvation Army Hospitality home. Hughes went on to become a local access television and film producer, vowing to…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Bold Italic Pops Up at Voyager, Cuteness Abounds

The Bold Italic Pops Up at Voyager, Cuteness Abounds

Local online magazine The Bold Italic has always aimed to be more than just another news source. The publication was designed by the Embarcadero's idea machine, IDEO, which prides itself on innovative reconstruction of just about anything, be it journalism,…
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Music, All Shook Down Kickstarter: Six Ways Artists Should NOT Use the Crowdfunding Site

Kickstarter: Six Ways Artists Should NOT Use the Crowdfunding Site

For nascent musicians, Kickstarter and other crowdfunding sites have risen to unprecedented popularity. A vast array of projects are outlined, perhaps accompanied by a video, and anonymous, philanthropically minded individuals dish out varying amounts of cash for inventive rewards furnished…
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Dining, SFoodie Hapa Ramen Seeks Public Support to Build Dream Kitchen

Hapa Ramen Seeks Public Support to Build Dream Kitchen

Chef Richie Nakano and crew have worked for nearly a year to open the first brick-and-mortar location of Hapa Ramen. While an opening date has yet to be set, after two years of throwing pop-up events and appearing at Ferry…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Campaign Against Video Game Sexism Met with -- Surprise! -- More Sexism

Campaign Against Video Game Sexism Met with -- Surprise! -- More Sexism

It's been extensively documented that YouTube comments are the dumbest, most offensive Internet comments out there. (Someone had to take the torch from Digg, after all.) There's even a blog that harvests the "best" of the worst offenders for your…
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