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14 Feb 2018

I was Kidnapped and Held For Ransom in Peru, Part 2

GUEST POST BY ROBERT LOUTHAN. Read Part 1 right here We left off watching Looney Tunes, which would have been a brilliant closer, except that’s not where the story ended. That same night, the villagers got together and agreed to advance their protest to the next level. I woke the

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14 Feb 2018

Tim Burton’s Batman at The SF Symphony

Nobody does the Joker like Jack Nicholson, and nobody does a movie soundtrack quite like Prince with Grammy Award-winning musical scores by composer Danny Elfman.  When the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra plays the film’s scores live it brings the entire experience to life and creates an intoxicating and brilliant atmosphere. If

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14 Feb 2018

My Journey from Male Lobbyist to Transwoman

Guest post by Maria Konner I was a male lobbyist, and now I’m a woman.  What I’m actually saying is that being a male lobbyist drove me to becoming a woman. Let me explain. Not all lobbyists are men, but characteristics of successful lobbyists are inherently male, and it was

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13 Feb 2018

The Obama Portraits Break Tradition, And It’s About Time

Barack and Michelle Obama’s official portraits were unveiled yesterday in front of a crowd at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.  Like many good portraits, the occasion was packed with symbolism.  For starters, they chose Abraham Lincoln’s birthday to unveil the paintings.  Now, 153 years after the abolition of slavery in the

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12 Feb 2018

We wanna send you to see The Album Leaf and Real Estate at Noise Pop!

THE ALBUM LEAF has been making its mark as a soft-spoken innovator steadily and surely since 1999. One year after forming the influential San Diego instrumental group Tristeza, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Jimmy LaValle founded THE ALBUM LEAF, a solo studio project turned full-fledged live band. The diversity of THE ALBUM

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12 Feb 2018

How to Deal with Valentine’s Day When you are Polyamorous

I am pretty sure when Stu asked me to write an article about how people in polyamorous relationships handle Valentine’s Day he had visions of threesomes in his head. And while that is a totally valid way to celebrate, like most things in poly relationships this comes down to more

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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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