Posts Tagged: SF Weekly

This Week in Indie Bookstores

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The Canadian bookstore that discovered a hundred-year-old photo album has solved the mystery of the photos’ origin. They belonged to an Edmonton man born in 1919. San Francisco is a city filled with bookstores, and SF Weekly takes a look at some of the best. Oxford Bookstores in Kolkata, India will hold a literary festival […]

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On Growing Up in the Orgone Box

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In January, we posted about an SF Weekly interview, equal parts fascinating and disturbing, with a man who wrote a memoir about his sexual experiences with dolphins and other animals. That man, Michael Brenner, has written another memoir, this one about his childhood in a family of Reichians—followers of Wilhelm Reich’s beliefs that orgasms were the […]

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Saying “The G-Word” Out Loud

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Gentrification is a thorny subject in San Francisco these days, as it is in many American cities. A roundup post at SF Weekly blog The Snitch collects some of the best writing that’s sprung up around the issue, including George Packer’s puzzled look at Silicon Valley in the New Yorker and Rebecca Solnit’s excoriation of the Google Bus in the London […]

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Tell Stories Better with Technology

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Speaking of publishing innovations, SF Weekly‘s current cover story, “Storytelling 10110001101,” by Alee Karim, chronicles some recent forays into spinning narratives in the electronic age. Karim focuses on two enterprises. The first is Madefire, a company creating interactive comics for the iPhone/iPad that differ markedly from earlier, laughable attempts at “motion comics.” The other is Ying […]

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