Tag Archives: The Mission

It's Sluttering Day. (May 4th.) [Bay Area Wanderer]

It's May 4th. Today is Sluttering Day. Why? The song, "Sluttering (May 4th)" by Jawbreaker. That'swhy. (As we keep saying,) Jawbreaker is the sound of The Mission District; bleary, heart-on-sleeve, over-smart, and broke. Here is what 16th and Mission looks … 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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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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Bay Area Wanderer: Unusually light.

* Bay Area Wanderer: Valencia and 14th Street, San Francisco. The day after the full moon's apex, the hot hot night is still unusually warm. The heat clings to the city like a child to a toy.

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Bay Area Wanderer: "Who threw the beer?!"

* Bay Area Wanderer: 25th Street and Bartlett, San Francisco. "OK, who threw the beer?!" said the tram's driver. "I want them off the car right now. Right now."

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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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Bay Area Wanderer: Fog issuing eastward.

* Bay Area Wanderer: Valencia and Hill. Above 16th, the fog is movin' along. The air is getting denser by the moment. Summertime in San Francisco.

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