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20 Nov 2020

Orbit Room Launches ‘Lunar Lot’ for Cocktails and Pizza

This year alone, we’ve learned that the moon has water, the atmosphere of Venus contains a chemical so difficult to synthesize that it almost certainly comes from organic life, and the U.S. Navy believes in UFOs now. Only in 2020 would these things barely make a blip, but maybe Mercury

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25 Jul 2020

Help Stanley Roberts Make ‘Caught Misbehaving’ Independent!

We live in an age of Karens. Cell-phone videos of people acting like entitled, boorish, and shockingly racist assholes are so in-demand that reporter Dion Lim of ABC affiliate KGOTV has said it might be time to take a break (Her producers, for whom such clips no doubt yield tons

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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24 Mar 2020

Men Named Richard Who Really Shouldn’t Go By Dick

There’s only one name more phallic than Peter, and that name is Dick.  With the news that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are postponing, the name Dick Pound has been trending on Twitter. He’s a member of the International Olympic Committee and former swimming champion who’s long been an anti-doping advocate

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18 Feb 2020

A Bloomberg Presidency Would Be a Shadow Puppet with a Compound Fracture

Most people are entertained cause the show mostly looks like it should, but the people in front who are paying the most attention can see the bloody protruding bone, and they’re screaming.

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28 Jan 2020

Why Does the GOP Want a Second Civil War So Badly?

A decade ago, CNBC’s Rick Santelli launched the Tea Party movement with a cry of “Can you hear me now, Mr. President?” from the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. That was the era of tri-corner hats, contrived 18th-century verbiage, occasional Obama-hanging-in-effigy displays, and deep concerns about the national debt

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23 Jan 2020

Sí Se Puede: Let’s Rename South Van Ness Avenue for Dolores Huerta

Like a lot of other streets — Geary, Bryant, McCoppin, Bartlett — Van Ness Avenue is named for a 19th century mayor of San Francisco. James Van Ness was the seventh head of the city government, but he served for only a year and a week, from July 1856 until

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17 Jan 2020

California’s $220 Billion Budget is Doing What Trump Refuses to Do

As recently as 2009, California was virtually broke. Facing a $24 billion deficit on a budget of approximately $100 million, the state furloughed employees, paid I.O.U.’s instead of tax refunds, and used every type of financial chicanery to move stuff around. At one point, the deficit was feared to be

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14 Jan 2020

Giant East Bay Ranch May Become California’s Next State Park

Bay Area legislators have been urging the governor to snap it up before someone else does.

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