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How I Became an Art Thief

Ever want to post a nude online but fear future repercussions? Conceptual artist Andy...

Cinematic ’Stache

During production on the artsploitation flick Pill Head, I ran to the local deli...

Saint Drogo: the patron of sheep and coffee houses

Like many of my godless generation, I know more about Marvel superheroes than I...

Sealed for your protection

Shrink-wrapped, used paperback books. It’s a thing. I spotted a rack of them in...

January madness

It’s January—the month named for the Roman god Janus who was simultaneously able to...

It’s Acid, Charlie Brown: A Peanuts LSD-conspiracy theory

When my son was younger, he loved Charlie Brown and the woebegone...

When Artificial Intelligence Wants Your Writing Job

I use artificial intelligence the way an amputee might use a prosthetic...


Trawling for Thanksgiving quotes, Pacific Sun-contributor and Petaluma Argus-Courier community-editor David Templeton emailed a...

Han Shot Last

Han shot first. Every member of Gen X knows this because we were there—all...

Marin Headlands’ Coyotes Tracked

Don’t be surprised if you catch sight of a coyote wearing a collar when you’re hiking in the Marin Headlands. Scientists from...

Nietzsche Is Peachy

If you’re reading this, I will presume that you’re still alive. Congratulations. This is a difficult feat to accomplish these days. Maybe...

Beers for Fears

No word yet if smoke taint will obliterate this year’s wine grape harvest, but the tri-county area has brewed up a backup...

A Recitation for the River

When it comes to quarantine hobbies, binging Netflix and day-drinking on Zoom top the list. Writer-performer David Templeton had something different in...
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