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1996 Stories by Jack Boulware

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  • How Sweet It Is

    published December 25, 1996

    America's sudden demand for premium imported cigars has unfortunately neglected to include the wide spectrum of less expensive, machine-made... More >>

  • Buttheads

    published December 25, 1996

    Smoke hangs in the room like tule fog on U.S. 101. Underneath the inversion layer, two guys in their 20s squeeze through the packed ballroom of... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published December 25, 1996

    An Unseemly Demeanor "Can you make a peace sign, man?" asks the stinky Haight Street hippie, holding up a cheap box camera. The man in the... More >>

  • CyberTowne U.S.A.

    published December 18, 1996

    Hi everyone, this is Sandi! My phone friends and I want to welcome all of you to the newest edition of our blowout CyberTowne U.S.A. holiday gift... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published December 18, 1996

    Praise the Lord Nobody really knows why a 6-foot-6 former lumberjack from Tuolumne, outside Sonora, Calif., would reinvent himself as Lord... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published December 11, 1996

    Minds on Vacation The recent Mose Allison jazz shows at Kimball's in the East Bay attracted healthy crowds all three nights, from young... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published December 4, 1996

    The Crazy Business We Call Show A recent addition to the city's nightlife is Martuni's, located at Valencia and Market streets. One recent... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published November 27, 1996

    Virtual Vanity Just because you have a computer doesn't mean you can't be stupid. -- Beavis & Butt-head, quoted in Everything I Know... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published November 20, 1996

    How to Succeed in Theater On the wall of the Holey Bagel shop on 24th Street, a poster advertises the triumphant S.F. appearance of Ralph... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published November 13, 1996

    Bucks for Bettie Former San Francisco resident Janet Monaghan, now working for Single Spark Pictures in Santa Monica, says the deal is... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published November 6, 1996

    Of Legos ... Perhaps because of last week's book festival, the Bay Area has recently whelped a host of interesting new tomes. SF Weekly... More >>

  • Party Types

    published October 30, 1996

    It's been another hard-fought campaign season, with candidates and proposition sponsors once again mud-wrestling each other into submission. But... More >>

  • Mulch

    published October 30, 1996

    Pediatric Proctologists Need Not Apply In a roundabout way, academia has validated what everyone at this year's S.F. Health Summit and... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published October 23, 1996

    Of Hookers and Hoteliers Since this town loves any excuse to throw a party and send balloons up in the air, socialites get bored with... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published October 16, 1996

    America's Export Boom Sideshow Marvel the Torture King (formerly of the Jim Rose Circus) returned recently to his home in the Bay Area from... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published October 9, 1996

    Tube Socks on Van Ness Our garbage tells us much about the world in which we live. One man's refuse is another man's treasure. His detritus... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published October 2, 1996

    F Is for Fun Given that this city will find any excuse to release balloons into the air, last week Union Square hosted yet another... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published September 25, 1996

    For Whom the Poll Tolls A recent American Medical Association poll shows increasing numbers of parents are walking out of movie theaters... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published September 18, 1996

    Singing Dogs Live Onstage! Variety shows such as the Cobra Lounges and Burning Man parties are a theatrical staple for this town, a logical... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published September 4, 1996

    The Shortest Show on Earth Bus-stop advertisements have touted her likeness for weeks -- "Only Chance This Century! Relive the Dream of... More >>

  • Spokes of Destiny 12

    published August 28, 1996

    You may look upon the bare, muscular, attractive, and sexy bodies of the SF Weekly Bike Messenger Dream Team and think that, because they're buff... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published August 28, 1996

    Mothers of Attribution Frank Zappa Utility Muffin Research Kitchen The Afterlife Dear Mr. Zappa, On Aug. 21 my SF... More >>

  • The Electric Clearlight Acid Mess

    published August 21, 1996

    The rusted gray Toyota suddenly crosses two lanes and lurches into an illegal left turn, ignoring the beeping horns. Its driver, a 66-year-old... More >>

  • Tripmasters

    published August 21, 1996

    Since the Palo Alto and Menlo Park government LSD experiments nearly 40 years ago, Northern California has been a flash point for hallucinogenic... More >>

  • Slap Shots

    published August 21, 1996

    Pets Are for Playing On this summer's national Kill Zinesters Tour, accompanying the publishers of the zines Ben Is Dead and Genetic... More >>

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