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10 Dec 2018

Why You Should Not Use Amazon To Buy Holiday Gifts

Amazon robots sprayed bear repellent on human workers last week, the perfect symbol of what all-assimilating retail greed-Borg Amazon has become in 2018. There are a ton of reasons why you should not shop on Amazon for your holiday gifts, and punishing companies who hospitalize dozens of minimum-wage workers in

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30 Nov 2018

The Bizarre Backstory of the Amazon Commercial “Can You Feel It” Song

That awesome song in that awful Amazon “Singing Boxes” holiday commercial is so catchy that you figure there’s no way an Amazon ad person wrote it. They did not! That song was written by Michael Jackson himself (along with brother Jackie), and has a fascinating early 1980s history whose magic

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19 Nov 2018

How to Help Glide Memorial Church For Thanksgiving

San Francisco’s most uplifting Thanksgiving tradition is Glide Memorial Church serving more than 5,000 Turkey Day meals to people in need, and Glide is on a last-minute blitz to prepare the hundreds of turkeys and hams, 1,500 pounds of potatoes, 950 pounds of fresh vegetables, and 312 gallons of stuffing

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16 Nov 2018

All of Stan Lee’s Cameos in San Francisco

The tragic death of comic book visionary Stan Lee, for which 47 supervillains took credit, leaves a lasting loss on San Francisco that can only be properly commemorated with a treasury of every San Francisco superhero movie cameo scene in which Stan Lee ever appeared. Excelsior! Venom (2018) Venom was

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09 Nov 2018

Should We Really Make Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House Again? An Analysis

Nancy Pelosi is even less popular than Donald Trump, but Democrats are poised to make her Speaker of the House again. Should they? Is Nancy Pelosi really the most effective congressional leader of modern times? Or is Pelosi a One Percent millionaire heiress whose feckless complacency will be no match

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18 Oct 2018

Which SF Landlords Are Paying Big Bucks To Defeat The Prop. 10 Rent Control Measure

Is your rent money being used to undermine the California Nov. 6 Affordable Housing Act known as Prop. 10? There’s a good chance that it is! We went through all 1,728 checks written statewide from rent control opponents, and found that many San Francisco landlords are using their tenants’ rent money

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08 Oct 2018

Cult-Hit Standup Comedy Show Cheaper Than Therapy Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

The hit live stand-up comedy show Cheaper Than Therapy has been routinely selling out Union Square’s Shelton Theater for years, delivering rapid-fire LOLs like every 20 seconds and racking up 275 Yelp reviews with a five-star average. The show celebrates its fifth anniversary this weekend, marking five years of cheap-date

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