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2013 Stories by Neha Talreja

Archives: 2013 | 2012
  • Before Computer Geeks Ruled The World

    published October 23, 2013

    Earlier this year Universal Pictures announced it would be remaking Weird Science, the '80s classic that got nerdy computer hobbyists... More >>

  • The Other Side of Bollywood

    published October 23, 2013

    This year's 3rd i South Asian Film Festival marks 100 years of Indian cinema! Now in its 11th year, the festival is known for... More >>

  • broken hearts in his wake

    published October 2, 2013

    The former loves of Davy Rothbart are probably pretty pissed at him by now. Since his essay collection My Heart Is An Idiot hit the... More >>

  • peaches and cream

    published September 25, 2013

    There's about to be a whole lot of electro-sexual Peaches power thrust into San Francisco in the next two months. In person! The dynamic... More >>

  • playing the game

    published September 25, 2013

    In 2010, the first inductees of the Jejune Institute chose to wander into the Institute's headquarters in the Financial District after seeing... More >>

  • I think i'll wear a computer today

    published September 18, 2013

    No one takes tech as seriously as San Francisco, and we're not afraid to wear it proudly — literally. But there's a whole wearable tech... More >>

  • Disrespect your elders

    published September 11, 2013

    In 2008, Cory Doctorow wrote Little Brother, a young-adult novel that followed a group of teen hackers from San Francisco as they... More >>

  • Shakespearioid

    published September 11, 2013

    It was only a few months ago one could still soothe the blows of any family drama with that universal sentiment, "At least I'm not Hamlet."... More >>

  • Many Single Ladies and Gentlemen

    published September 4, 2013

    It's been five years since Beyonce's ubiquitous female anthem "Single Ladies" came out, but here in San Francisco we're still working... More >>

  • Trust No one

    published August 21, 2013

    Four percent of males and 0.5 percent of females exhibit the personality disorder called psychopathy-sociopathy: These are pathological liars... More >>

  • Comedians You Won't Reject

    published August 14, 2013

    Why pay to go see a bunch of guys whose most recent individual accolades include winning a high school stand-up contest in 1986 and performing... More >>

  • tap in, tap out, just tap

    published August 7, 2013

    The art of tap dance plays with time, and the making and breaking of silence with the harsh clack of a tap shoe — a percussive... More >>

  • May Contain Scenes of a Sexual Nature

    published July 24, 2013

    Trying to assess what the city's public nudity ordinance would mean for the dirty little Leather Week warm-up that is the Up Your Alley... More >>

  • Voices on all Corners

    published July 24, 2013

    In his Populist Manifesto No.1, San Francisco's poet darling and co-founder of City Lights Bookstore Lawrence Ferlinghetti beckons,... More >>

  • Her Deepness

    published July 17, 2013

    In all the time you've lived next to our beautiful babe of a bay, have you ever bothered to get deep with the girl? This week the California... More >>

  • Drunken Orchestra

    published July 17, 2013

    Summering in the city is mostly about being extra precious at Dolores Park, and since you're already there every day looking for your friends... More >>

  • Making Conversation

    published July 3, 2013

    A couple invites another couple over for dinner; only one of them shows up. Now: Yes...and. For those not familiar, the practical and... More >>

  • Magic Bus

    published July 3, 2013

    In recent years there's been a growing effort to create a culture of alternative tourism in San Francisco, with walking and bus tours that... More >>

  • Fourth of July on the USS Hornet

    published June 26, 2013

    If you’re feeling particularly patriotic this Fourth of July, take your requisite fireworks and barbeque routine onto the historic USS... More >>

  • Getting Roofied

    published June 26, 2013

    Remember that episode of Freaks and Geeks where they go to the Pink Floyd laser light show that's essentially just a bunch of squiggly... More >>

  • Local Electrics

    published May 29, 2013

    It's been only three years since the first of the monthly submission-based reading series Quiet Lightning, but it has since become a... More >>

  • Romance on Wheels

    published May 15, 2013

    Think love in the roller rink only happens in ’70s cult classics and that thoroughly enjoyable (we swear) 2005 flick Roll Bounce,... More >>

  • Wal-Art

    published May 8, 2013

    San Francisco’s art market has always been on the fringe, second to more prominent art cities. Since their first art fair in 2011,... More >>

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