Sam Devine

27 Mar 2018

The Cult of the Machine at the de Young

While many people feared their jobs would be replaced by robots, there was a resounding belief that mechanization would usher in a utopia free from the drudgery of manual labor. Artists enamored by the stark, sterile beauty of machinery, gave rise to a little known but pervasive art movement called Precisionism.

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15 Mar 2018

Post-Apocalyptic San Francisco Sci-Fi: Part Four

Part Four Fancy Pants So I go up to Deska’s house. As a council member she gets to live in one of the old houses. It’s not made from scraps of cloth, driftwood, and piled stone, not like most of the city. It’s real timber with real windows, not just

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01 Mar 2018

Fiction: Post Apocalyptic Sci-Fi set in SF, Part 3

Chapter Three “Devil’s Teeth” By the time the peaks of Devil’s Teeth start to loom on the horizon, the sky is a thin strip of pink and red being squashed by a dark block of purple. Getting closer to the cliffside settlement, the orange plastic fences point me towards the

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20 Feb 2018

NYC VS SF: Who Has the Better Parks, Beaches, & Outdoor Bars

SF & NYC residents argue if Golden Gate Park is better than Central Park, and if the rooftop bars in Brooklyn beat the patios of Zeitgeist and El Rio

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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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