Jesse McGrath

27 Sep 2017

Finding the Perfect Dad Restaurant

My dad, by all accounts, is a great dad. He knows how to work on cars, loves war documentaries, and has perfectly corny dad jokes (I recently told him I saw a Bald Eagle in the wild and he told me, without missing a beat, to ask if its head

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19 Sep 2017

A Premature Farewell to Virgin’s Safety Video

Alaska Airlines purchased Virgin America Airlines last year and has recently begun phasing out Virgin’s signature branding. According to CNN, the purple mood lighting, trendy uniforms, and edgy branding will soon be a thing of the past, and it’s only a matter of time before we have to say farewell

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10 Aug 2017

The Dangerous Myth of the Super Teacher

With the 2017-18 school year rapidly approaching *reaches forlornly towards the final weeks of summer as a single tear slides down my cheek*, a grotesque fall tradition will soon be upon us: the inevitable fetishization of Super Teachers. Created by Hollywood and sustained by the internet, the Super Teacher has

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24 Jul 2017

An Incomplete Rating of A New York City Summer

This is exactly what the title says it is. Regardless of your own personal preferences, most people have a strong opinion one way or another about New York City during the summer. Some people love it, while others can’t wait to get the hell out. This is an incomplete assessment

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12 Jul 2017

I’m Willing to Endure Hell on Earth for a Dozen Krispy Kreme Donuts

My father once told me that there is no reward without risk. There is no glory in playing it safe; champions are the product of being willing to put it all on the line. I didn’t completely understand what this meant until I found out that this Friday, July 14th,

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22 Jun 2017

How many ways can we ruin sushi? And why it matters

Sushi pizza, sushi breakfast, sushi donuts, and a restaurant that serves sushi in a cup is the natural evolution of this newly minted hell we have found ourselves in.

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26 Apr 2017

The Excelsior: San Francisco’s Last Great Neighborhood

GUEST POST BY: JESSE MCGRATH A little over a year ago, along Geneva Avenue right around where it meets Mission on the border of San Francisco and Daly City, a small but significant addition was made to the typically grimy scene. Seemingly overnight, Geneva’s sidewalk had been peppered with at least

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