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Apr 30, 2024

Rafael Reborn: A City Renewed?

Last year, this time, I was sitting at Above Fifth, the rooftop bar at the AC Hotel, enjoying the drinks, apps, more drinks, and mulling the bright fate and future of the city of San Rafael. I was with some media co-conspirators, and the question arose—is San Rafael experiencing a...
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...
Jul 25, 2023

Atomic Angst ‘Oppenheimers’ old wounds

Nearly two decades ago, I somehow convinced my filmmaking pal, Abe Levy, to accompany me on a drive across...
Mar 7, 2023

Marin County flags flunked by Vexillological Association

One would be forgiven if they thought “vexillological” had anything to do with the vexy-ness of, say, Harley Quinn....
Nov 22, 2022

Vikings Lament Not Being Invited to First Thanksgiving

After discovering definitive proof that Vikings reached the shores of North America 1,000 years ago, anthropologists have since learned...
Oct 26, 2022

Vamp Champ

A veritable vampire weekend awaits local Halloween celebrants with a taste for blood (and beyond) as the veil thins...
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Oct 18, 2022

Pan Solo: Life-sized ‘Star Wars’ bread art

Sure, too many baked goods could make you look like Jabba the Hutt, but has it never occurred to...
Oct 12, 2022

Mustache: Should I shave or should I grow

The prevalence of unironic mustaches is growing. By “unironic,” I mean mustaches grown in earnest without self-conscious consideration, self-parody,...
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