murder

15 May 2019

Why Are We So Obsessed with Murder?

By Amanda Davis You know the feeling when you can’t look away from something disastrous? Like driving really slowly past a car accident, just to get a good look? Today, murder stories are the couch-lock equivalent of insane car accidents. Explorer Daniel Boone once said, “Curiosity is natural to the

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13 Nov 2018

Stan Lee Dies, 47 Different Super Villains Claim Responsibility

Although the Los Angeles police department insist Lee died of natural causes, dozens of evil geniuses, vigilante assassins, and misguided mutants are clamoring to take responsibility

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14 Jun 2018

New Law Could Actually Put Killer Cops in Jail

On Tuesday, June 19th,  the California Senate Public Safety committee will discuss AB931, The Police Accountability and Community Protection Act, which aims to limit when cops can legally kill citizens and hold police legally responsible when they kill people wrongfully. In 2015 SF police fired 26 rounds at Mario Woods

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20 Sep 2017

Rally Announced to Demand Justice for Bubbles

In the early morning of Saturday September 9th, Anthony Torres (aka Bubbles) was shot and murdered in the Tenderloin, rocked the nightlife and the queer community of San Francisco. I wrote this eulogy to him that summed up his important to The City. As today, over ten days later, while

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10 Sep 2017

Goodbye Bubbles. SF Won’t be the Same Without Your Magical Weirdness.

Fucking Bubbles. I don’t know how many times I’ve said that phrase since I first met him in Dolores Park in 2014. In fact anyone who ever met Bubbles uttered that phrase at least once, whether in absolute awe, complete exasperation, or both simultaneously. Bubbles was Bubbles. There are a

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16 May 2017

Young, Black, & Missing in San Francisco: 3-year-old Arianna Fitts

Her mother was murdered, and she is missing. The FBI and police could use your help.

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02 Aug 2016

Bullfighting: Spanish Art or Barbaric Murder?

What Hemingway said of bullfighting: “Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter’s honor.” Although bullfighting as sport dates back to ancient Greece, the matador we know today with his cape

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09 Aug 2011

“Wicked Plants” Are out to Get You

This is the strychnine tree, used by nineteenth-century serial killer Dr. Thomas Neill Cream. Effing scary, right? Despite the many lovely products (cilantro, pumpkins, marijuana, +c.) the flora of the earth provide us, plants are pretty terrifying. From the hemlock that killed Socrates to the white snakeroot that (indirectly) killed

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