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01 Apr 2021

Historic Victorian to be Moved to Middle of Great Highway

Not long after an 1880 Italianate Victorian home moved seven blocks in San Francisco, a historic apartment building in Pacific Heights is now being relocated to the Sunset district.  And the move is not without controversy. The 110-year-old Pallesen Apartment building is crawling its way to Ocean Beach to be placed in

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01 Apr 2021

Vaccine Clinics in Florida Now Disguised as Gun Stores

Miami-Dade County FL – The State of Florida has had a hard time getting it’s population vaccinated in 2021.  Especially when it comes to its white conservative males, who are by far the demographic most likely to say they have no plans to take the vaccine. State officials now have a

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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29 Mar 2018

How to do Easter Like a Proper Heathen in San Francisco

It’s Easter Sunday in San Francisco, which means there are gloriously unreligious and outrageously interesting events to attend.  There’s the legendary Hunky Jesus Contest in Golden Gate Park with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.  There’s the incredibly juvenile and dangerously fun Big Wheel Races down Potrero Hill, and as luck

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03 Apr 2017

Fire the Fool – Nationwide Trump Protests Are No Joke

For the last five months, it feels like this country has been leading up to one big April Fool’s joke being put on by our government. Should we ever be so lucky that was the case, yet unfortunately by now, we know it’s not. In response to “The Fool” and

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01 Apr 2015

April Fools Day: Best Video Pranks 2015

Today is April Fools Day, which means I’ll be going to the 36th annual St. Stupid Day Parade  (Justin Herman Plaza at noon) to put on weird clothes and march around SF celebrating absurdity and human stupidity.  And in the spirit of the stupid and absurd, lets have a laugh shall we?  One day

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28 Mar 2015

The City That Was: Pranking Time Magazine with The Fantasia Protest

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. As April Fools’ Day approaches, I’m unavoidably reminded of my old friend

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01 Apr 2011

OH, HI MARK! ‘The Room’ Screening Tonight at Big Umbrella Studios

HOLY SHIT it’s amazing out today!  It’s hot enough for my window to be open for once and the people next door have already commenced a rooftop drinkfest.  NO, this is not an April Fool’s Day joke!  SUN IN SAN FRANCISCO! Okay, I’m done.  I just had to talk about

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31 Mar 2011

Everybody Act a Fool

God knows, I was never brought up with religion – but this one seems right up my alley. The First Church of the Last Laugh (FCLL) claims to be the, “world’s fastest growing snack religion, with 150% less dogma (it’s a ‘lite’ religion), and one holy day a year.”  The

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