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15 Jan 2020

Goodbye, ‘The Good Place.’ Thanks for Not Being NCIS.

There’s an old Yiddish joke about restaurants I like. It varies depending on who’s doing the telling, but basically it goes like this. A married couple comes out of a restaurant, both disgusted by the meal they just ate. The husband says, “Can you believe that? The food was terrible!”

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30 Dec 2019

10 Tips Just in Case You Want to See CATS on Acid

by Hannah Harkness I will start by saying that this is not a review of CATS (2019). If you want a review of CATS, use your old pal Google to find the flock of culture vultures currently circling this CGI nightmare. I do not presume to have any new analysis

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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19 Dec 2019

2019’s Best Indie Horror Films

by Jonas Barnes This year was full of blockbusters, franchise milestones, and what will be the end of a decades long saga with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but I’m not here to talk about those. I’m a cinema fan across the board, but I’m specifically an indie cinema

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14 Nov 2019

The Dark Fate of the Terminator Franchise

by Jonas Barnes Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve surely seen the trailers for the most recent film in the “Terminator” franchise, Terminator: Dark Fate. I recently went to see the movie and I loved it, personally. Me & my movie date were geeking out the whole time

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25 Apr 2018

Review: “You Were Never Really Here” Is A Slow Burning Artsy Conundrum

  “You Were Never Really Here” Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix’s Beard, A Little Girl, An Old Lady, Guys With Hammer Wounds Directed By: Lynne Ramsay “You Were Never Really Here” was both the title of the movie and a reference to missing plot points. Honestly, the plot was thin,

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11 Aug 2017

Learn What’s Ailing You at the Museum of Capitalism

San Francisco uber-capitalist Warren Hellman – a private equity titan who had been the youngest partner ever at Wall Street powerhouse Lehman Brothers – told me in 2007 that the central struggle of our times was this: “Capitalism won, and now we need to save the world from capitalism.”

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22 Sep 2016

Japanese Soul Food is Like No Other

I’m not going to lie, in my personal opinion “soul food” and “Japanese food” comprise what I believe to be some of the happiest couplings of words known to the human language. When I first heard about Abura-Ya, Oakland’s Japanese soul food spot, I my interested was distinctly heightened

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22 Mar 2016

Book Reviews by Readers Ranging from Clueless to Insane

The hilarious book reviews of best selling books, by clueless weirdos found on goodreads.com

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