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30 Aug 2009

5 Best Broke-Ass Bookstores

Find the City’s best selection of cheap classics—you know, all the books written before even your great-grandmother was gobbling on Moby Dick—and newer books too. For cheap.

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29 Aug 2009

Grab Your Sack and Let's Swap: Clothing

My friend recently told me about a time that she was working at a bar in Portland in the early 90’s. Courtney Love was on tour and came in after her show only to be seen using toilet water to shoot up and blowing chunks all over herself. Later that

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29 Aug 2009

The Arctic vs. The Bay: The 2009 Eat Real Festival

I just got back from Alaska, which to me, a liberal, vegan, and judgmental Californian, appeared to be a backwards, behind-the-times, redneck state with stunningly gorgeous views and impressive wilderness. Against this lush, green backdrop, the food situation was unforgivable.  Health food stores were few and far-between and restaurants were

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 1
28 Aug 2009

Hostelling International’s FREE 100th Anniversary Party in SF

I’m not a fan of camping or dorms.  I’m pretty sure camping is why houses were invented.  And the only purpose of dorms is to make you so miserable freshman year that you’re forced to go out and make friends.  Hostels are a combination of dorms and camping, but somehow

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 3
28 Aug 2009

Amoeba Watch — FREE peformance by Ty Segall at 6pm!

Ty Segall is hypnotizing. A bit of a trip in modern rock, he blends old standards with dance-y beats and plenty of noise to create something truly unique. He’s local, and contributes and collaborates with one of my favorite local bands, Thee Oh Sees. He’s playing the SF Amoeba today

Monica Miller - The Intern 0
28 Aug 2009

Flying Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease — Circus Bella Free Show at Fort Mason

One of the cool parts about growing up in Northern California in the seventies and eighties was a visit from the Pickle Family Circus.  Pale did the plastic theme park or weird pizza parlour with a smelly ball pit, when the alternative could be a day in the sun watching

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
27 Aug 2009

Fuck Outside Lands — Bang The Drum is FREE This Weekend

So I’ll be outright — if you’re going to Outside Lands, you wasted your money. When the Beastie Boys were replaced with Tenacious D, I could feel a value in ticket price go way down. No offense to any of you who are a fan of the D, but they

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