Daedalus Howell

Daedalus Howell
Daedalus Howell is the editor of the North Bay Bohemian and Pacific Sun. He is the author, most recently, of Quantum Deadline and is the writer-director of the feature film Pill Head.
smoke-free marin

No Butts About It

Smoke-Free Marin Coalition Many readers vocalized their displeasure with the recent spate of cigarette advertising that appeared in the Pacific Sun and in the North...
Craft Beer Week

Craft Beer Week

Annual Cali brew cruise This much I know I love: California Craft Beer Week starts on a Friday and ends on a Tuesday—11 days later. That’s...
Marcus Shelby

Heart and ‘Soul’: Marcus Shelby’s journeys through Healdsburg, Pixar and beyond

Near the start of Disney/Pixar’s latest animated film Soul, the character Ray Gardner encourages his son to appreciate live music: “Black improvisational music,” he...
instagram poetry

Insta-Poet: Michael Giotis’ Instagram poetry series

Back in the day, poetry readings were intimate affairs crammed into noisy cafes replete with baristas banging portafilters like judges’ gavels. Covid, however, has...
Under Desk Peddler

The Wheel: An Under Desk Peddler Odyssey

Going nowhere fast Moss may grow fat on a rolling stone, but you can grow both fat and mossy by simply sitting at a desk. This...
artist inmates

Black San Quentin Artist Inmates’ Brush With Justice

What do you get if you add 12 and 21?  A unique art exhibition, one pushing the idea that society needs to take a new...
faster rotation

Earth’s Fast Rotation is the New Spin Cycle

As the world turns Even though it’s over, 2020 is still getting worse. Case in point, scientists have discovered that, due to a variety of...
Dark Dawn

The darkest hour is just before dawn

“The darkest hour is just before dawn.” Like many Gen Xers, I was introduced to this concept in a Mamas and Papas lyric crackling...
kitchen gear

Essential Kitchen Gear: Chefs Recommend Tools of the Trade

Sometime in the early part of the last decade, I had the pleasure of interviewing the late great Anthony Bourdain. I asked the Kitchen...

What is a Turducken?

The Frankenstein monster, that crude assemblage of body parts stitched into an ill-fated attempt to recreate life, has at least one counterpart in our...

Local Weather

few clouds
49 ° F
52 °
46 °
87 %
20 %
57 °
58 °
59 °
58 °
58 °