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A Bloomberg Presidency Would Be a Shadow Puppet with a Compound Fracture
In Gary Shteyngart’s Lake Success, the protagonist, a soulless hedge-funder named Barry, meets his wife at a “cultural art thing” attended by none other than New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. It is an almost religious experience for a finance guy who becomes physically aroused when he sees a Bloomberg
The New York Times Is Trolling SF and California Again and it’s Garbage
The New York Times positively lives to troll San Francisco. Sometimes, it’s a prurient examination of the lives of people who rummage through trash for a living, as if that yields valuable insights about us. Other times, it’s about how dirty streets are apparently unique to this city. Still other times,
Bay News: Tamales for life and other sordid stories
Hey Bay Area, we’re unpacking a few key local and national stories. This week we have a legendary life-saver, a bad cop, a bunch of bills and a couple national circus highlights. Ready…set…ten-four, good buddy. Remembering the life-saving Tamale Lady Virginia Ramos was better known as the Tamale Lady, the
Bad Balls and Mutiny: News for the Week of Sept. 6
This has been a week of sports ball controversy and straight-up political mutiny. We sum up some of the bigger stories for you here and then we should all head out and do some day drinking. Let’s go… Screw you guys: Raiders threaten to take their toys and run According
BA of the Week – Singer and Cartoonist Jeffrey Lewis
Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.
The True Stories Lounge: Awesome Essayists at the Make-Out Room
So I’m broke and don’t have cable (cause you know, I can just watch it online if I really wanted to, I mean…what? [insert mischievous smirk here] ). So I’ve been reading a lot more lately. Well, not just because I don’t have cable, but because I’m actually a freelance
What's a Vegan to Do on Thanksgiving?
This is kind of like my What’s a Jew to Do on Christmas? post from last year, only for vegans and Thanksgiving. Here are some options and tips: FREE Vegan Thanksgiving at CafÃ© Gratitude. Ok. FREE things are great, Thanksgiving is great, and vegan food is great (go ahead, leave nasty comments