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2014 Stories by Emilie Mutert

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • Go Hack Yourself

    published April 2, 2014

    Look around you. Are there any 10- or 12-year-old kids nearby? If you answered yes, then probably all of those kids know more about... More >>

  • Posehn Clown Posse

    published March 26, 2014

    Comedian Brian Posehn's nickname, "Metalfingers," was coined only just now and comes from the "metal fingers," or the sign of the... More >>

  • Master of Bizness Arts

    published March 26, 2014

    Anyone can be an entrepreneur, but not just anyone can be an entrepreneur and an angel investor for other start-up companies. To become an... More >>

  • Reality Show: Physicists Seek the Truth of the Universe (or Universes) in Particle Fever.

    published March 12, 2014

    The discovery of the Higgs Boson in 2012 was a climactic moment for the researchers working on the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. The... More >>

  • Anarchist Literature

    published March 12, 2014

    You've just finished writing your short story, "My Landlord is an Algorithm," about futuristic Bay Area gentrification. And you said a lot of... More >>

  • Learning from 'Learning from Leonardo'

    published March 5, 2014

    Leonardo da Vinci: Painter. Drawer. Inventor. Botanist. Aerodynamicist. The list goes on. The mind strains to come up with a term for a man... More >>

  • Mysterious Miller

    published February 19, 2014

    A comedian named TJ Miller is coming to town for a night during which he'll perform an extended stand-up comedy routine. Unfortunately,... More >>

  • Comeback Kids

    published February 12, 2014

    Comedy Returns to El Rio is a long-running stand-up comedy night hosted by Lisa Geduldig at one of the Mission's top patio-centric... More >>

  • To Philip, With Love

    published February 12, 2014

    With the recent untimely loss of one of America's favorite character actors, it's hard not to ask yourself, "But aren't all actors character... More >>

  • Live Long and Prosper

    published February 5, 2014

    One of the problems with extended longevity is physical aging: You think you'd like to live longer, but only if you could stay young. You... More >>

  • Party clown

    published January 29, 2014

    Sunday is the last day of SF Sketchfest, and there are great shows to see in the festival's final weekend. But why not close out your... More >>

  • The Illuminati of Mirth: Comedy Is a Small World. We Establish a Few Secret Connections

    published January 22, 2014

    Southerner-turned-Los Angeleno and Sketchfest first-timer Nate Bargatze's comedy style has been referred to as "low-key," but in person, some... More >>

  • What Makes You Laugh?: How to Decide What Kinds of Shows You Should See During SF Sketchfest

    published January 22, 2014

    This is a definitively non-definitive guide to the three weeks of Sketchfest. Problematically, on most nights, there are too many events... More >>

  • A comedy of Sciences

    published January 22, 2014

    Science and comedy, they go together like Batman and a kitten. You might not have thought of putting the two together before, but once you see... More >>

  • Off Track

    published January 15, 2014

    SF Sketchfest is presenting a cool variety show this evening — Rhett Miller, of alt-country band the Old 97's, will host an... More >>

  • Winter Arts: Things to Laugh at This Winter

    published January 8, 2014

    Did you hear? The comedy groundhog saw his shadow. That means that there's going to be six more weeks ­— six more months, even... More >>

  • Sealebration

    published January 8, 2014

    What's that you say? You've never heard the harrowing history of the majestic sea lions of San Francisco's historic tourist attraction, Pier... More >>

  • GOOFY Professor

    published January 1, 2014

    What if your high school science class was taught by a cute guy who cracked jokes, and also you could drink alcohol during it? You'd look back... More >>

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