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Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life

Plenty of successful fiction writers have slaked our thirst for more intimate knowledge of the creative process by giving us tell-all memoirs. KQED's Michael Krasny has penned a lively and humorous variation on the theme. His new book might more…
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News, Sucka Free City KTVU Anchor Griffith Bites Hand That Funded Her Makeovers in 'Shut Up and Read'

KTVU Anchor Griffith Bites Hand That Funded Her Makeovers in 'Shut Up and Read'

Last fall, KTVU's Leslie Griffith disappeared from the anchor's chair for weeks under murky circumstances, with Bay Area gossip columnists suggesting she was disillusioned with the TV news biz or feuding with co-host Dennis Richmond. Then in November she quietly…
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Rosey People

It's the end of a rather short-lived era at the San Francisco Chronicle, as Robert ("Rosey" to all) Rosenthal heads back into retirement for the second time in five years. There was some excitement at the paper when he joined…
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News, Sucka Free City Watchdog Catfight

Watchdog Catfight

Last week Clint Reilly, the multimillionaire real-estate-investor-turned-media-gadfly, declared victory over the daily newspaper hegemons he accused of conspiring to create a Bay Area monopoly. But in the days following the settlement of Reilly's freelance antitrust lawsuit, the deal turned out…
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News, Sucka Free City The Daily Poop

The Daily Poop

Not too long ago, mainstream journalists dismissed bloggers as pajama-clad amateurs sniping at professionals. Now it's pajama-clad pros who are using new media to snipe at one another. Last month San Francisco Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius cornered TV critic Tim…
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Your Ad Here

Of all the formerly august Bay Area news organizations risking their journalistic credibility by experimenting with bigger, more intrusive advertising, no one does it quite like the San Francisco Examiner. The free tabloid has been laying out ads to look…
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Making a Killing

No, this is not the Zodiac speaking. Instead it is I, Paramount Pictures, who along with Warner Bros. has lightly fictionalized, filmed, and marketed the story of the hippie-era taunting serial murderer who had the press wrapped around his pinky.…
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Chron 2.0

In late November 2000, Phil Bronstein, the foreign correspondent who had risen to become editor of the scrappy San Francisco Examiner, was darting around town for interviews, giving a full-throated endorsement of the Hearst Corp.'s takeover of the much larger…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    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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