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14 Oct 2019

What it’s Really Like Being the Door Guy at a Bar

One thing I and many of my peers dislike is the term “Bouncer”. A “Bouncer” is usually (but not always) perceived as a thug who grunts and tosses people out of bars with little or no thought. At the very least, I am NOT that guy. I have over 30 years experience in various security capacities.

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14 Oct 2019

Misfit Cabaret’s “Night Terrors” is the Campy 80s Horror Musical You’ve Always Needed

Waiting in line for Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret at the Alcazar Theater on Geary street is definitely part of the experience. My husband and I found ourselves standing in a sea of unnatural hair colors and tattoos, easily distinguishable from the line of yuppies waiting for a trendy Japanese restaurant

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14 Oct 2019

Halloween Films and Film Festivals Coming to the Bay Area

RECAP:  The Mill Valley Film Festival’s arrival set off an October filled with a dozen or so film festivals.  To avoid drowning readers in data, the October preview of new films was broken up into three parts.  Aside from shout outs to such festivals as the United Nations Association Film

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14 Oct 2019

Love Isn’t Just a Feeling: It’s Literally a Drug

by Kate Brunotts With celebrity hookups breaking major headlines and the constant pressure to couple up and settle down, it’s hard to escape the crush culture. There’s no doubt about it; we are collectively obsessed with relationships and love, but our fascination may be more rooted in our biology than

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11 Oct 2019

Hooray…Fog City News Celebrates 20 Years!

It’s all too obvious that the quirky character of San Francisco is being eroded by the generic sameness of robot coffee bars, mediocre salad spots, chain drug stores and pricey hipster brand showrooms replicated in tony neighborhoods everywhere from here to Wicker Park to Manhattan. So it’s heartening to hear

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11 Oct 2019

The 2019 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. Seeing as the 2019 Election is less than a month away we figured it was time to put out our voter guide to help you decide who and what to vote for on Tuesday, November 5th 2019. Absentee

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10 Oct 2019

5 Accomplished, Incredible People Who Attempted Suicide

One of the hardest parts about suicidal thoughts (other than the whole, you know, wanting to die thing) is the shame. You can feel weak. You can feel inadequate. You can ask yourself: Why is this so hard for me? Why can’t I just carry on like everyone else? It’s

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10 Oct 2019

‘Catch Me if you Can’ Restaurateurs Blow Town Owing Everyone Money

The two ‘Catch me if You Can’ con men who came into San Francisco this past Spring and rented out 3 separate restaurant spaces on Church Street, are gone.  One is in police custody, the other is at large.  We’re writing this article not just because it’s a fascinating story,

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