San Francisco

10 Oct 2019

Patti Smith was in San Francisco, this is what she said

There she was, the one and only, the punk rock poet laureate of past, present, and future – Patti Smith. She was dressed in her quintessential baggy clothes – big brown jacket, loose black jeans, booming stringy gray hair – dragging her doc marten’s in a slow-moving gait maintaining the

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09 Oct 2019

WE WANNA SEND YOU AND A FRIEND TO NEON INDIAN @ AUGUST HALL!

  An elusive new project from composer Alan Palomo, Neon Indian delivers equal parts synthetic nostalgia, dreampop lullabies, and grinding guitar noise to create something eerier than the sum of its parts. They’ve been compared to New Order, Future Bible Heroes, and most recently said to sound like a saw-wave cutting

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01 Oct 2019

Recycling Trash, to Make Awesome Costumes & Art : Trash Mash-Up

DRAWN FROM THE CITY: Illustrations and Interviews of SF’s Best, first appeared in The Bold Italic in 2015 and ran through 2016. We at broke-assstuart.com liked them so much we asked Crystal if we could put them out again as a time capsule of SF’s creative scene during the height of the

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01 Oct 2019

Trash Mashup

DRAWN FROM THE CITY: Illustrations and Interviews of SF’s Best, first appeared in The Bold Italic in 2015 and ran through 2016. We at broke-assstuart.com liked them so much we asked Crystal if we could put them out again as a time capsule of SF’s creative scene during the height of the

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01 Oct 2019

The Original Fleabag & 3 Film Festivals in SF!

This October might best be dubbed Embarrassment of Riches Month for lovers of non-Hollywood films.  To list all of what this month has to offer requires chopping this preview up into several pieces.  This segment features three different film festivals (including one which gives you an excuse to visit a

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27 Sep 2019

Neighbors Install Homicidal Robots, Rusty Bear Traps to Deter Homeless

Inspired by the placement of two dozen boulders along both sides of Clinton Park, a quiet side street in the Mission, residents of nearby Landers Street have banded together to deter the presence of homeless encampments by placing a series of killer robots and rusty bear traps at irregular intervals.

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26 Sep 2019

Global Warming Causes Electrical Fan Use to Increase by 9000% in San Francisco

In 1970 the average low for San Francisco was a little over 53 degrees across summer months. By 2018, that figure was up to a little over 56 degrees.  “56 degrees at night in San Francisco is already untenable,” said a local San Franciscan, “But 80 degrees?!  We’re not equipped

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