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2005 Stories by Tommy Craggs

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  • Offensive Line

    published December 28, 2005

    Down on the turf of Monster Park, the supposed face of everything wrong with the San Francisco 49ers is hidden behind a pair of Ray-Bans,... More >>

  • Season's Gratings

    published December 21, 2005

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  • Here Comes the Fog

    published October 26, 2005

    I have seen Lost in the Fog hats and Lost in the Fog shirts and Lost in the Fog oil paintings being sold alongside Lost in the Fog tote bags. I... More >>

  • Volunteers

    published September 28, 2005

    The San Francisco Chronicle's labor accord with the Northern California Media Workers Guild was ratified by the union's sullen and defeated... More >>

  • Monkeyluv: And Other Essays on Our Lives as Animals

    published September 28, 2005

    By Robert M. Sapolsky Scribner (2005), $24 "An open mind is a prerequisite to an open heart," Sapolsky writes at the end... More >>

  • Ballpark of a Future Past

    published September 14, 2005

    Few American structures have been invested with as much mystical juju as the baseball stadium. It is a kind of civic talisman, if for no other... More >>

  • Brugmannalysis

    published August 24, 2005

    A few weeks ago, our music editor, Garrett Kamps, received the following letter from Bay Guardian Publisher and regular SF Weekly... More >>

  • Remembering Our Camelot

    published August 10, 2005

    Sometime soon, the divorce of Mayor Gavin Newsom and Kimberly Guilfoyle -- postponed recently due to unspecified "legal issues" -- will at last be... More >>

  • Say-It-Ain't-So Joe

    published July 6, 2005

    The earth beneath Joe Morgan's feet is impossibly flat, every bump smoothed over, every blemish manicured into oblivion, all so that a white... More >>

  • Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life

    published May 25, 2005

    By Michael Lewis W.W. Norton (2005), $12.95 Coach is Michael Lewis' ode to his high school baseball coach, Billy... More >>

  • Darth Vega to the Rescue

    published May 4, 2005

    The party was about to end, but for now everyone was in the foyer, standing three or four deep, some perched on tiptoes and some hanging over the... More >>

  • Labor's Pain

    published May 4, 2005

    Michael Cabanatuan is the Chronicle's transportation writer and local president of the Media Workers Guild, and today, a bright day in... More >>

  • The Whole Equation: A History of Hollywood

    published March 30, 2005

    By David Thomson Knopf (2004), $27.95 Let's be clear: This book is not a history, per se, any more than Thomson's... More >>

  • Fantasy Debasedball

    published March 23, 2005

    Somewhere, we're sure, the baseball season approaches with its usual promise of vernal rebirth and renewal, all that lacy stuff the bards of the... More >>

  • Song Sung Blue

    published March 16, 2005

    It's late, and the sequined shirt has just been peeled off, and in the corner of the dressing room on the upper level of Bimbo's, one of the best... More >>

  • Ethnic Warfare

    published January 26, 2005

    The story of San Francisco State's College of Ethnic Studies, the first and still the only program of its kind, is a sort of shadow history of... More >>

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