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Calendar, Night&Day No Small Adventure

No Small Adventure

In the early ’90s, when Paul Reubens was arrested for masturbating in a porn theater, the cult of Pee-wee Herman took on new proportions in San Francisco. We didn’t need Adult Swim and Miuccia Prada to tell us he was…
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Music, All Shook Down Dozens of Pro-Jackoff Activists Celebrate Pee-wee Herman Day in SF

Dozens of Pro-Jackoff Activists Celebrate Pee-wee Herman Day in SF

... the event encourages people to re-embrace masturbation as the most basic form of sexuality ... Photos and Story By Ty Callister A couple dozen people rallied in North Beach on Saturday for the annual Paul Reubens Day…
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Calendar, Night&Day Paul's Boutique

Paul's Boutique

Imagine a dream where dozens of people dress like Pee-wee Herman, some decidedly punk about it, and run through the streets shouting the maestro's lines. To set the mood, here are some of those lines: "I'm trying to use the…
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Music, Bouncer

The Lion, the fruit, and wizzbangs

I'm on a "Mongo" (from Blazing Saddles) kick. Whenever I enjoy something, like a delectable cookie or perhaps a slice of chipped beef, I say, "Mongo like!" The same goes if there is a good show on TV, or if…
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Calendar, Night&Day This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Wednesday, July 20 The career arc of the Knitters is a wonderful thing. According to the band's faux history section on its Web site, the group transitioned from hillbilly string to bluegrass music in the late '40s, played the Newport…
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Film, Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue

Furtive anonymous sex and deep psychological insight don't usually accompany one another -- except in the writings of John Rechy and Irving Rosenthal. But they most certainly do in Porn Theatre, writer/director/actor Jacques Nolot's uncannily subtle mood piece, helpfully retitled…
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News, Night Crawler S.F.'s Big Adventure

S.F.'s Big Adventure

The barman leaning in the doorway of Vesuvio takes a look at me and shakes his head. "You missed 'em," he says, flicking his cigarette butt into Jack Kerouac Alley and wiping his hands on the dirty dish towel hanging…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night + Day

Wednesday December 23 Hip Christmas What can you do with a master's degree in English? Teach, for one thing (see Sunday listing), or become a hip hop MC, like 75 Degrees' Rick Bond. The lyrical wordsmith trades musical duties during…
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Second Time Around

Pee-wee's Big Adventure Most of the screen's memorable comics achieved their success in part by parodying traditional male social roles -- sometimes exaggerating them via excesses of stoicism (Keaton) or misanthropy (Fields), sometimes instead parodying male fears of failure, be…
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