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29 Jan 2020

Film Festival-Packed February Plus Cat Videos Too

February may be the shortest month of the year.  But who would have expected it to be packed with film festivals?  Even if you don’t consider the S.F. Independent Film Festival, there are four other film festivals happening this month.  In those other festivals, you can see first-hand accounts of

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16 Jul 2019

Amazon Workers Strike in Minnesota & Around the World

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. Amazon. The fast-growing, brick and mortar eating, global retail superpower,

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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10 Nov 2016

The Weirdest & Funniest Insults from Western Europe

As the bard once said, everybody knows the first words you will learn in a foreign language are the bad ones. No, not ‘hello’, nor ‘goodbye’, nor ‘red’, nor ‘where is the bathroom?’.  You are going to learn cuss words and colloquialisms for pee, poop, vagina, penis, prostitute, anus, and female

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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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07 Aug 2015

The Burning Man of Europe is a Trip : Nowhere

If you live in San Francisco, chances are that you’ve heard of the Burning Man festival. If you haven’t been, chances are that, come August, you take a sabbatical from social media and stop talking to half the city to avoid hearing the word “dust” too many times. If you

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08 Jun 2015

Exploring Barcelona’s Sewers

I met her on the internet. One particularly rainy, Doctor-Seuss-adventure-levels-of-boredom-like-day, I threw out a message in a bottle to ask if anyone knew someone who did urban exploring (tip: this is a great, FREE way to enjoy a city). Soon, a friend contacted me and introduced me to his friend. In the

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27 Apr 2015

What If You Were Homeless?

What if you had no home?  This is a question that everyone should ask themselves. You must do this even if you have all your shit together and you have everything under control, all the time.  In that case you are probably also the mythical unicorn, honest-politician, big foot hybrid I

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06 Apr 2015

The Amazing and Cheap Insanity of the Barcelona Flea Market

As a kid, growing up in Italy, I used to often read the Babysitter’s Club series, along with similar kids’ books about everything American, such as tree houses and baseball and shopping malls. I remember being particularly stuck on the concept of garage sales. My mind was boggled by the

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