Sam Devine

12 Feb 2018

Gonzo Journalism at the SF Beer Week Opening Gala

The 10th Annual SF Beer Week Opening Gala could only be properly covered in that most inebriated style of American journalism. Friday night is returning slowly, hazy as an East Coast IPA, unfiltered, lingering on the palette. The artist drew vaginas on napkins and sold them to lesbians. “I’m making

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26 Jan 2018

Fiction: Sci-Fi set in SF After the Apocalypse, Part 2

Carlos Zephyrson (Or How Rock and Roll Survived The Apocalypse) Chapter Two Zephyros Returns (Click here to start at Chapter One)   The doc leaves me alone in that cold-ass room in that damn ridiculous dress. Strange lights are hummin’ in the ceiling and the faucet’s drippin’. I hear people

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10 Jan 2018

Fiction: Sci-Fi set in SF After the Apocalypse

Carlos Zephyrson (Or How Rock and Roll Survived The Apocalypse) Chapter One The Crash So, I’m at the sawbone’s and I’m tryin’ tah ‘splain muhself tah the doc ‘bout how I got all hipshot an everything. They got me in a cold ass room with green walls, brown cab’nets and

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19 Dec 2017

Bars with the Best Mac & Cheese in SF

An amazing guide to drinkin’ booze & eating macaroni and cheese in San Francisco. There are also a few honorable mentions outside the city, but if you are looking for a real drink, and a great plate of Mac n Cheese to go with it in SF, look no further.

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05 Dec 2017

Black Lies, Half-truths and Prussian Blues at the YBCA

You’re in a small, brown, clapboard cabin, or possibly the hold of a ship. There are twisting passageways of bookshelves lined with sugarcoated classics and newspapers covered in blackness — redacted or perhaps burnt. Meanwhile the teachings of Jesus and other religious materials sit unmolested. Reflective plastic sheets bounce distorted,

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28 Nov 2017

The Man Breaking Down Language Barriers in SF Restaurants

Mixing Culture in the Kitchen: Language can be a dividing factor in a restaurant. In the kitchen Spanish is commonly spoken, while in the front of the house English dominates. In San Francisco, restaurants are employing a special language teacher for their staff, to help bridge the gap.

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17 Oct 2017

Don’t Lose the Lesson – Three Things to Learn from the Fires

The fires are still burning and the smoke is still making the air unhealthy to breathe. It’s never to early to learn from hardship though. Here are three thoughts on the fires and three things we could consider changing. 1. Three Little Pigs We all know the story of the

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