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    Calendar, Night&Day Many Talents

    Many Talents

    Ben Greenman, the novelist, New Yorker editor, and satirist responsible for 2001's McLovin-less short story collection, Superbad, has alternated between arch humor and bluntly affecting short stories over the course of his career. Greenman takes the latter approach with his…
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    Calendar, Night&Day Funk and Fiction

    Funk and Fiction

    Funk legend Swamp Dogg’s 2009 cover of Rock Foxx’s "Please Step Back" is a stirring tribute to his fellow funk pioneer, whose ‘70s fame was extinguished by a miasma of drugs, violence, and sexual this ‘n’ that. Only problem, Foxx’s…
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    Politically Inspired: Fiction for Our Time

    Edited by Stephen Elliott MacAdam/Cage (2003), $13 San Francisco-based novelist Stephen Elliott has put together a collection of inspired fiction reflecting our post-9/11 culture. The 30 short stories (and cartoon art) of Politically Inspired range from comic and satirical to…
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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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