Halloween

21 Jan 2022

How Scream Changed Horror Films

Scream changed horror films when it was released in 1996. Its legacy is especially notable in my favorite subgenre of horror; slashers. With the release of Scream (2022), it joins the fad of giving a prequel or sequel the exact same title as the original film. This trend feels like

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27 Oct 2021

Meet The Bats Of Golden Gate Park

The official winged mammal of the Halloween season is bats, and yes, there are bats in Golden Gate Park. In fact, there are 16 different kinds of bats in Golden Gate Park. “The Bay Area currently has 16 native species of bats,” according to the Golden Gate Parks National Conservancy.

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07 Sep 2022

What it’s Like Writing About San Francisco for 20 Years

In celebration of my 20th year in SF, I am extremely excited to announce Slouching Towards Neverland: 20 years of Writing About San Francisco. Here’s a quick rundown: – This limited edition, hand-signed, new zine covers my two decades of writing about this strange and beautiful city. – Besides well known

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25 Oct 2021

The 10 Best San Francisco Horror Movies, Ranked

With Halloween coming up, and the weather likely to be terrible all week, it’s a great time to catch up on old horror movies you maybe haven’t seen. Some of the all-time greats were shot right here in San Francisco! Here’s a list of the best, all-time scariest horror movies

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20 Sep 2021

SF’s First Spirit Halloween Store Of The Year Has Opened

In San Francisco, the “Holiday Season” begins in the last full week of September, a.k.a. Leather Week, which officially started with Sunday’s Leather Walk. And while preparations are now underway for this coming Sunday’s “Folsom Street Fair,” which this year is calling itself Megahood 2021, preparations are also underway to

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19 Oct 2020

How to Celebrate Halloween Safely During a Pandemic

COVID has ruined everything this year, even Halloween. But I’ve got some suggestions so you can still enjoy this wicked holiday and have the cute instagram photos to prove it.

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13 Oct 2020

Benicia Bakery Recreates Life-Size Mandalorian Characters Out of Bread!

Carbs are said to be comfort food, yeasty treats that soothe anxious souls. As many of us in days of shelter can attest to, bread has become a staple, a welcome mat at the door of normalcy in an uncertain world. And most of us are also now 15 pounds

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12 Oct 2020

This Service Will Deliver Screaming Clowns to Your Front Door

COVID has ruined everything this year, even San Francisco’s favorite holiday, Halloween. This time around there won’t be haunted houses, late night dance parties, or even trick-or-treating. Alas, this is a very sad year indeed. Luckily hometown hero Peaches Christ and her band of merry misfits couldn’t stand a world without

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30 Sep 2020

Halloween Not ‘Canceled,’ But SF Says Lay Off The Parties And Trick-Or-Treating

The cancelation of events wrought by COVID-19 has been both heartbreaking and financially devastating, even knowing that the 211,000 dead Americans (and counting) makes this entirely necessary. But few cancelations are as painful as Halloween, not just because it’s a month of kick-ass San Francisco parties, but more because the

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