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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Season Finale Recap: Out with a Whimper

The Franchise Season Finale Recap: Out with a Whimper

Last night marked the end of The Franchise, so it's time to take stock of the series. In many ways, it was a success, providing a most-access look into the Giants while also doing a serviceable job of telling the…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Episode 7 Recap: Keeping Up with the Poseys

The Franchise Episode 7 Recap: Keeping Up with the Poseys

Of the many Giants that have been felled by injury this season, few have elicited reactions different than Buster Posey and Barry Zito. The former is a beloved young star the likes of which the franchise hadn't seen in two…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Episode Six Recap: Searching for Answers

The Franchise Episode Six Recap: Searching for Answers

In conception, The Franchise is not a very complicated show -- it tells human interests stories in the context of the Giants season with a healthy dose of insider access. It's built for a large audience, and as such is…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Episode Five Recap: The Agony of Defeat

The Franchise Episode Five Recap: The Agony of Defeat

The Franchise has been on a nice run lately, alternating Cliffs Notes of the team season with human-interest stories in the right balance. However, for all its successes, the producers have had an easy time drumming up content. The Giants…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Recap Episode 4: Carlos Beltran Is a Giant

The Franchise Recap Episode 4: Carlos Beltran Is a Giant

Last week, I said that The Franchise had finally found the right balance between broader storylines and behind-the-scenes intrigue. It turns out that I was in the minority: many non-San Francisco reviewers, including Claire Zulkey of the AV Club,…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Episode 2 Recap: Hey Now, You're an All-Star

The Franchise Episode 2 Recap: Hey Now, You're an All-Star

I've written before that The Franchise is not really a show for Giants fans. In theory, it's a way for Major League Baseball to introduce some of the game's personalities to a broader audience at a time when it's finding…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Episode 1: Promising Rookie Looks a Little Raw

The Franchise Episode 1: Promising Rookie Looks a Little Raw

When Showtime aired a preview for The Franchise in April, the Giants were only two weeks into the MLB season and still riding high in defense of their World Series title. Back then, the show looked like a window into…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Recap: The Boys Are Back

The Franchise Recap: The Boys Are Back

READ A RECAP OF EPISODE 1 OF THE FRANCHISE. Last night, Showtime aired the first installment of The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants, a look inside the lives and clubhouse of our defending World Series champions. The…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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