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2007 Stories by Michael Leaverton

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  • Bad Bruce

    published December 26, 2007

    Things are looking rotten at the Dark Room, with Bad Movie Night screening the grammatically fearless Die Hard 2: Die Harder, a... More >>

  • All Aces

    published December 26, 2007

    Although we remember Stussy as only being good for lame surf clothes in the 1980s, here they are years later with slick, boutique-like stores... More >>

  • The General

    published December 26, 2007

    By now, everyone should know (as much as these things are generally known) who voiced the lead rat Remy in Ratatouille -- Patton Oswalt.... More >>

  • The Music of the Night

    published December 26, 2007

    Tonight's screenings of Phantom of the Opera at Grace Cathedral has all the spoils of a rich kid's birthday party. The church wanted... More >>

  • Very Cool

    published December 19, 2007

    Because he could, the artist Olafur Eliasson took a hydrogen-powered BMW race car, removed the shell, draped it with mesh and steel panels,... More >>

  • Who Shot the Serif?

    published December 19, 2007

    Without the little hats and feet of a Times New Roman or a nice Bookman Old Style, the font Helvetica appears neutral, mutable, a seemingly bored... More >>

  • Hark!

    published December 19, 2007

    Remember how fun it was to sing carols, walking from house to house while tanked on cider and dizzy with the holiday lie known as Santa? Hold that... More >>

  • Decked

    published December 12, 2007

    No art is as marked for time as a freshly stamped skateboard graphic. In the old days (the late '80s), they used to be protected by rails, but... More >>

  • Fun With Veggies

    published December 12, 2007

    In this season of robust, often virtuoso eating, braced by a free-range turkey on one end and a pineapple-topped aw-fuck-it Christmas ham on the... More >>

  • The Thin Man

    published December 12, 2007

    Hot on the heels of his smashing screen success with Down Syndrome and snails in 2005's What Is It?, dashing auteur and man-about-town... More >>

  • Scared Straight

    published December 12, 2007

    In 2005, the A.C.T. reworked A Christmas Carol, and we understand you might have questions: Is Tiny Tim an adorable little cripple?... More >>

  • Manga Mania

    published December 5, 2007

    As a topic for obsessive study, manga can be as daunting as Hong Kong cinema, and ardent fans do not suffer fools. Thank God for Jason Thompson, a... More >>

  • Ugly Business

    published December 5, 2007

    Wage has turned six. For those of you late to the non-X-rated adult-doll scene, Wage is the original Uglydoll, a wee monster created by David... More >>

  • Chaplin's Big Finish

    published December 5, 2007

    The ten-day series PFA at the Castro: Charles Chaplin ends today with an appropriately groundbreaking film: The Great Dictator,... More >>

  • Rolling Auteurs

    published November 28, 2007

    You might not think of skateboarders as early-adopter tech geeks, but in the late '90s they were among the first groups to liberate handheld... More >>

  • The Art of the Cabinet

    published November 28, 2007

    Multitalented artist Kenn Coplan builds — we should say painstakingly and expertly crafts — vaudeville-style wooden machines, little... More >>

  • Buy Local

    published November 28, 2007

    As you're scouring Valencia Street for unique Christmas gifts that don't scream "Amazon.com FREE Super Saver Shipping," don't forget to make your... More >>

  • Drink Me

    published November 14, 2007

    An elixir, you'll remember from your alchemy phase in college, is a potion or substance — a brew, if you will — capable of prolonging... More >>

  • Art Explosion

    published November 14, 2007

    Southern Exposure, our favorite address-hopping gallery and public-art champion, has finally found a new home on 14th Street at Valencia. That... More >>

  • Junkyard Symphony

    published November 14, 2007

    Although more than 65 artists have shuffled through the rubbish at the dump (the city-run one, not our sidewalks), the S.F. Recycling & Disposal... More >>

  • Urchin Art

    published November 14, 2007

    Oakland artist Tiffany Bozic was a fine choice for the California Academy of Sciences' first-ever artist in residence. Known for her beguiling,... More >>

  • Try Not to Lose Your Head

    published November 14, 2007

    Hip hop dance has come a long way from the urban streets (and, shortly thereafter, the suburban bedrooms) of the '80s, showing up prominently and... More >>

  • Rainbow Font

    published November 7, 2007

    Synesthesia involves the blending of the senses, in which shapes have taste, sounds have form, and black letters appear in colors. The curiosity... More >>

  • Where's Dom?

    published November 7, 2007

    As you can see by its title, The $2,904 New York City to San Francisco Motorized Vehicular Tournament takes pains to not depict itself as a... More >>

  • Walk on By

    published November 7, 2007

    This weekend's Green Festival features the usual speaker lineup of book-toting big guns — Fritjof Capra, Deepak Chopra, Paul Hawken,... More >>

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