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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 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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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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