Apr 10, 2024

Artificial Idiocy: Ghosted, in the Machine

In a moment that may be too meta to mention (but I will anyway), I am now an AI. More specifically, I am a generative...
Mar 26, 2024

Your Letters, 3/27

Countdown With the election a few months away, those citizens who would not be comfortable with a fascist takeover of our country might want to...
Jan 31, 2024

Chasing Cellos: Rebecca Roudman’s virtuosic musical ‘elasticity’

Rebecca Roudman is a busy woman. A classically trained cellist, many know her as the dynamic performer rocking the cello in the Marin-based band Dirty...
Jan 19, 2024

FLOTUS State: Member of the de-press

The most interesting souvenir from Dr. Jill Biden’s recent SoCo sojourn was the official “White House Press Pool” pass issued by the Secret Service.  The...
Dec 23, 2023

So Long, and thanks for All the Fish Wrap

If you’re not careful, this job will turn you into a cigar-chomping J. Jonah Jameson-style cartoon parody of an editorial professional rather rapidly (except,...
Nov 28, 2023

Movies, Marketing & Mayhem

Making movies is hard. Making movies that make money is even harder. Perhaps hardest of all is facing the stark realities of the American...
Nov 14, 2023

Well Framed: Visiting the Napa Valley’s Setting Inn

I am a sucker for conceptual art. Draw a mustache on the Mona Lisa or sign a pseudonym onto a men’s room fixture (looking...
Oct 10, 2023

Bayside Stay: The Lodge at Tiburon

Those looking for a convenient, comfortable and classy stay with a side of San Francisco but none of the city’s sturm und drang, consider...