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Check Out Hauntingly Beautiful Video Homage to The Musée Mécanique

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The Musée Mécanique is a true San Francisco treasure. I’d try to describe them but they describe themselves best “as one of the world’s largest (over 200) privately owned collection of coin-operated mechanical musical instruments and antique arcade machines in their original working condition (You can play them!).” As you can imagine, it’s a rather incredible place.

Local filmaker Marcell Turner and his production company The Commission SF shot this really sweet and dreamy homage to the Musée Mécanique and describes it saying “With Tim Burton and Fellini in mind, I attempted to portray real life versus the life of dolls and puppets… an idea of living versus living an imitation.” Check it out, its hauntingly beautiful.

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Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart, is a travel writer, poet, TV host, activist, and general shit-stirrer. His website is one of the most influential arts & culture sites in the San Francisco Bay Area and his freelance writing has been featured in Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Traveler, The Bold Italic, and too many other outlets to remember. His weekly column, Broke-Ass City, appears every other Thursday in the San Francisco Examiner. Stuart’s writing has been translated into four languages. In 2011 Stuart created and hosted the travel show Young, Broke, and Beautiful on IFC and in 2015 he ran for Mayor of San Francisco and got nearly 20k votes.

He's been called "an Underground legend": SF Chronicle, "an SF cult hero":SF Bay Guardian, and "the chief of cheap": Time Out New York.