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2010 Stories by Chris Trenchard

Archives: 2011 | 2010
  • Toon-Up Your Inner Child

    published December 22, 2010

    What is it about our perpetually adolescent minds that makes the most psychedelic, implausible, alternate-universe cartoons seem completely normal... More >>

  • Elfin Magic

    published December 15, 2010

    Before comedic scribe David Sedaris engulfed himself in metaphoric, self-deprecating flames and became a cult hero, he wrote an essay that speaks... More >>

  • Dismembering the Holidays

    published December 8, 2010

    For those overwhelmed by the omnipresent carolers, poinsettias, bedecked halls, and holiday wreaths, S.F. vagabond comic Will Franken would like... More >>

  • It's Not Easy Saying 'Green'

    published November 24, 2010

    We hear “green” so much in our hyper-eco-conscious city, we fear the word may soon lose all meaning outside color connotation. Good... More >>

  • The Nuclear Option

    published November 24, 2010

    Ian Walker is a playwright, a director‚ and a novice detective. For his first case, he took on a big one: President Harry S. Truman's... More >>

  • Don't Want to Wake Up

    published November 24, 2010

    Assemblage artist and sculptor Sha Sha Higby’s performances are the stuff of opium dreams, like Where the Wild Things Are meets a... More >>

  • Coming Out of the Cabinet

    published November 24, 2010

    The 1920 German silent movie classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was artistically ahead of its time. The plot took numerous twists before... More >>

  • A Hall of a Dancer

    published November 10, 2010

    Any street philosophers worth their salt have considered “sense relativity,” the idea that how I see blue might not be how you see blue.... More >>

  • Marnie Stern's finger-tapping guitar wins hearts and minds

    published November 3, 2010

    We really wanted to ignore the fact that indie-rock femme guitar virtuoso Marnie Stern is kind of a babe. We think her face-melting matters... More >>

  • Saturday Night Fever Indie Division

    published October 13, 2010

    It's midafternoon on an overcast day at the Long Beach harbor, and !!! frontman Nic Offer is having a dance party of one in the midst of... More >>

  • Sonic Booty

    published October 13, 2010

    Maus Haus (Noon Saturday, Bridge stage) Lots of bands claim it, but San Francisco's Maus Haus really does straddle genres and... More >>

  • ‘Fire’ in a Crowded Theater

    published October 13, 2010

    We’ve suspected for some time that those fireball-on-a-stick Dolores Park Burners might not be native to Earth, what with our big buildings... More >>

Archives: 2011 | 2010
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