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Your 2010 Giants In The World Series Preview Podcast

I still can't believe that the Giants made it to the World Series this season. It's dreamlike. It's as though my video game's Franchise Mode file sprang to life and suddenly this unlikely squad has gleefully outperformed their way to … Continue reading

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Don't panic: Earthquake drill today at 10:21 AM.

You'll hear the sirens this morning. You may see emergency crews rushing. Don't panic. It's just a drill. Today is The Great California Shakeout drill. Learn more at shakeout.org. And be prepared.

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It's Brickday. [podcast]

It's October 15. Here in The Bay Area - and everywhere - that means it's Brickday. Brickday? Yes. Or Brick Day if you like. Here is how to celebrate this glorious local holiday: 1.) On October 15, call in sick … Continue reading

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"With the San Francisco Giants, it’s バイ バイ 赤ちゃん!"

Wow. Found by TenAndFive.com's James Hutchinson, this work of unspeakable geekiness is inexorably awesome. Clockwise from the top left, the players are: closing pitcher Brian Wilson, catcher Buster Posey, 1B/OF Aubrey Huff, Tim Lincecum, and Matt Cain. Good work, n8dawg … Continue reading

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The history and future of Lost Weekend Video, part III.

On August 19, just after Jonathan Richman's "There's Something About Mary" event at Lost Weekend Video, I had a sit-down video interview with store owner Dave Hawkins, and then spoke with Christy Colcord, another of of Lost Weekend's three co-owners. … Continue reading

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The history and future of Lost Weekend Video, part II.

On August 19, just after Jonathan Richman's "There's Something About Mary" event at Lost Weekend Video, I had a sit-down video interview with store owner Dave Hawkins, and then spoke with Christy Colcord, also one of Lost Weekend's three co-owners. … Continue reading

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Can't an intoxicated guy with herpes get a cab in San Francisco?

One hand down his pants and one hand in the air, this guy could not get a cab. When he wasn't frantically shouting, he said loudly to anyone nearby that he had herpes, to explain why he had his hand … Continue reading

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The history and future of Lost Weekend Video, part I.

A few weeks ago, just after Jonathan Richman's "There's Something About Mary" event at Lost Weekend Video, I sat down with store owner Dave Hawkins. Hawkins is one of Lost Weekend's three founders. Previously, he drummed for the most-excellent rock … Continue reading

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Review: Jonathan Richman with “There’s Something About Mary” at Lost Weekend Video

Last night, troubadour Jonathan Richman accompanied a showing of the movie “There’s Something About Mary” at Lost Weekend Video in The Mission. The poster printed for the event. Only 70 were made. Throughout the movie, Richman literally plays the role … Continue reading

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District 10 supervisor candidates answer "How to fix Muni?"

Over at Muni Diaries today, Eugenia wrote a compelling article that includes videos we shot at the San Francisco Young Democrats' District 10 supervisoral candidates' forum last week. The subject? How will those running to become the next District 10 … Continue reading

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