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18 May 2015

5 Cheap-Ass Fountain Pens

So much more than a graduation gift or banker’s front pocket accessory, the fountain pen is still the best way to write longhand. A fountain pen will tighten up your penmanship and loosen your grip, saving you from writer’s cramp.  Contrary to the marketing hype of a few high end

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on the pun
17 May 2015

Sunday Funnies: Discount Tickets to Lady to Lady Live! In Oakland TONIGHT

Well, here we are in the waning days of the lusty month of May, and there is a strong likelihood that you have grand designs on the Memorial Day Weekend that lies ahead. A trip to the Southland, perhaps, to sneer at our Angeleno siblings and their “summertime”, a little

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mystic circus sideshow
14 May 2015

THIS WEEK’S TOP EVENTS – SAN FRANCISCO + NEW YORK

  Rad Upcoming SF Events JeConte THU. 05/14 | 7:00PM @ THE HOTEL UTAH SALOON JeConte is a blues rock singer and harmonica player based in Sausalito California. ADMISSION: FREE Chicano Batman, Thee Commons, La Pelanga DJ’s FRI. 05/15 | 9:00PM @ BRICK & MORTAR MUSIC HALL Chicano Batman is

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broke ass gift guide
14 May 2015

Gifts For Broke-Ass Babies

Is it just me, or is social media a complete babyfest lately?  Everyone is popping out kids.  Your boss, your best friend, your sister.  And shockingly, they’re all expecting a gift.  They might say they’re not, but they are. You’ll probably end up getting something uninspired.  Not because you want

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14 May 2015

The 5 Best Bathrooms in SF to Poop for Free

Let’s talk about poop.  Freud compared it to sex, and I think he may be right.  Shitting is a form of ejaculation we were introduced to as infants.  Sex is expensive.  Pooping is FREE….well, if you know where to go.  Here are the best five bathrooms to shit for FREE

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13 May 2015

Win Tickets: Tallest Man On Earth @ Fox OAK!

  Dark Bird Is Home is Kristian Mattson’s, popularly known as The Tallest Man On Earth, first album since 2012. It presents him at his most personal and direct, deeper and darker than ever at times, yet also an album with strokes of whimsy and the scent of new beginnings.

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13 May 2015

Celebrate Harvey Milk Day With “The Times of Harvey Milk” at the Castro Theatre with Rob Epstein & Tom Ammiano

This coming May 22nd will be what has come to be known as Harvey Milk Day in the Sate of California. It is, in fact, his birthday and if Harvey was still with us he would be 85 years old. In the The Times of Harvey Milk, Harvey Fierstein narrates,

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