Boots Riley

09 Aug 2018

Making The Art for ‘Sorry To Bother You’, and Yes, It Involves Horses

If you live in the Bay, you know as well as I do that the Oakland art scene is dope.  Oakland is famously creative, diverse and hungry, it’s got a rebel soul, a musical heart, and activist arms.  Last summer, following the incredible success of Black Panther directed by Oakland

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23 Jul 2018

As San Francisco Goes, So Goes Oakland

The last time San Franciscans talked this much about Oakland was in 1906. The City was ablaze and 100,000 residents fled across San Francisco Bay, many never to move back to San Francisco. They say the population of Oakland doubled in roughly 72 hours. 

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09 Feb 2018

Doc’s Lab Has Permanently Closed Down

It is with heavy heart that I announce yet another closure in San Francisco’s cultural landscape. I just heard the news that Doc’s Lab has permanently closed down. While I have yet to see an official announcement, there are no shows on it’s calendar. That is pretty good indicator that

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15 Aug 2017

The North Pole: Oakland-Based Comedy Web Series About Gentrification & Way More

The North Pole is a political comedy web series about three best friends born and raised in North Oakland, CA, who struggle to stay rooted as their neighborhood becomes a hostile environment. Across seven outrageous episodes, Nina, Marcus, and Benny fight, dream, and plot hilarious schemes to save the place

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17 Feb 2017

As San Francisco Goes, So Goes Oakland

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner. The last time San Franciscans talked this much about Oakland was in 1906. The City was ablaze and 100,000 residents fled across San Francisco Bay, many never to move back to San Francisco. They say the population of

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14 Jan 2015

Win Tickets To The Coup @ Independent SF!

Obviously not afraid to show which side of the line in the sand he represents – as seen recently in his involvement with the Oakland Occupy movement – Oakland-raised Boots Riley has been an activist long before he staged The Coup. He’s also a poet, writer, and screenwriter. So, you

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10 Nov 2014

The Kinda Late Show has Incredible Guests

The very first “The Kinda Late Show with Broke-Ass Stuart is coming up SO soon! It’s is going down at Doc’s Lab on November 19th! And the best part about all of this is that our guests for this first show are DOPE! Check them out: Kari Byron (formerly of Mythbusters) Polly Superstar (Sex Culture

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23 Oct 2014

The Kinda Late Show with Broke-Ass Stuart Debuts on November 19th!

I’ve got some pretty awesome news! On Wednesday, November 19th I’m debuting a brand new live “late night” show called The Kinda Late Show with Broke-Ass Stuart. Imagine all the late night shows you’ve ever seen (Letterman, Fallon, Leno, etc.) but with a distinct San Francisco slant. Now take that thing

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