Tag: San Francisco

Land of Milk and Money

June 2014

Is Tech 2.0 boon or bust for quality of life in the Bay Area? A tourist investigates.

Rebecca Solnit: Resisting Monoculture

January 2014

A response to Grist: It's not about the buses, or, why San Franciscans don't love Silicon Valley.

Spencer McCall: Roaming San Francisco in Search of Elsewhere

October 2013

Susie Neilson talks to the director of The Institute, a documentary about an alternate reality game that had San Franciscans wandering the city streets in search of heaven on earth.

Rebecca Solnit: Welcome to the (Don’t Be) Evil Empire

June 2013

How Silicon Valley is running the world, and destroying San Francisco.

Dispatches

September 2012

When did the Berlin Zoo stop displaying humans? 1931, I think, but I’m not sure.

Street Art and the New Bohemian: A conversation with Eric Drooker and Molly Crabapple

July 2012

The two visual artists on the gravitas needed to make protest art, the rhetoric and representations of the Occupy movement, and how to seduce an audience by grabbing them by the eyeballs.

Continental Drift

July 2011 This geologic boundary has no regard for political allegiance; it was not determined by wars, by financial interest, or national demarcation.

On the Fly: Anna Deavere Smith

June 2011 Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith on “absorbing America,” “Nurse Jackie,” and her latest production, Let Me Down Easy.

There Is Hope – Make the Call

April 2011 I had hoped… for what? A game of Scrabble on the way down, or to get married, or at the very least to link hands with a serendipitous octet of fellow self-murderers–the drop had certainly looked big enough for such skydiving antics.