They said we couldn't do it, but we did it! Actually, no one said we couldn't do it. And, to paraphrase Bill Clinton, it all depends on what the meaning of the word it is.
It is our 1,000th post here on The Snitch. Actually, this is the 1,000th post. When people ask us if we're about quantity or quality, we like to say "yes."
It's been a Millennium Falcon-fast first year and change here in San Francisco, and we've been honored to write (and write and write) about it.
Here, in fact is a retrospective of 2007, until that point our most glorious year on record.
In the past few months, we've ... (click for more)
•Reported on San Francisco peaceniks being attacked with pikes — yes pikes — in Florida;
•Painted an intriguing picture of where new Chronicle editor Ward Bushee may lead his paper;
•Three words: Rambo toy commercials!;
•Investigated the future of investigative journalism;
•Reported on alleged serious beatings by a bouncer at Slim's.
Finally, these are our five most-read pieces of ALL-TIME!
•John Cusack is FAAAAABULOUS!;
•Guess what? The S.F. Bay Guardian is suing us!
•Seriously, who among us doesn't love Israeli porn?
•And, finally, here it is: The cleverest Halloween costume — ever!
Well, there you go. Thanks for reading our first 1,000 posts and here's to many, many more (and you reading them).
— Joe Eskenazi