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2007 Stories by Will Harper

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  • Embattled Harvey Milk Democratic Club prez Brian Basinger starts another Democratic Club

    published December 19, 2007

    Why is the head of San Francisco's most venerable gay Democratic club starting another political organization? That's what some in the... More >>

  • The Gift of Reading

    published December 19, 2007

    Shortcomings By Adrian Tomine ($19.95) Bay Area comic artist Adrian Tomine collected a fan base over the past 15... More >>

  • Hear This

    published December 5, 2007

    Film School has found its niche preserving the shoegazer aesthetic. The band recognizes that great pop songs sound much better when... More >>

  • oPtion$: The Secret Life of Steve Jobs

    published November 21, 2007

    By Daniel Lyons (aka Fake Steve Jobs) Da Capo Press, $22.95 This book illustrates the danger in trying to... More >>

  • Voter Turnout Predicted at 25 Percent This (Non)Election

    published October 31, 2007

    There's an election in San Francisco next week. If you're like most San Franciscans, you probably haven't heard. Or you have heard, but... More >>

  • Sean Penn Leads Matt Gonzalez Into the Wild

    published October 31, 2007

    This week's Feature is a comic. Click here to view. More >>

  • That Cracka's Crazy

    published October 24, 2007

    On his 2006 CD, Two Drink Mike, comedian Mike Birbiglia reclaims the C-word. No, not the C-word that will inspire your girlfriend to... More >>

  • Chauncey Bailey Project Unites Local Media -- Except the Chronicle and the Express

    published October 24, 2007

    The Chauncey Bailey Project has been billed as a rare show of professional solidarity in response to the death of a journalist in the line of... More >>

  • What Intersex Local Hida Viloria Didn't Tell Oprah: How Hermaph-tivists Pander To Homophobes

    published October 3, 2007

    Correction: The author misquoted Ms. Viloria's views on how parents should raise intersex children. To read Viloria's clarification,... More >>

  • Willie Brown Declares London Breed a Contender for Mark Leno's Seat

    published October 3, 2007

    Don't look now, but Tom Ammiano might have some competition in the quest to become the next 13th Assembly District... More >>

  • Old Rivals

    published August 22, 2007

    Good ol' lovable Barry Bonds*. So how does the Giants slugger celebrate breaking the most cherished record in all of sports? Why, by hiring... More >>

  • Avenue Q

    published August 22, 2007

    This delightfully crass musical sendup of Sesame Street is like Melrose Place with Muppets. A run-down brownstone at the outer... More >>

  • Seduced by Madness: The True Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case

    published August 15, 2007

    By Carol Pogash William Morrow, $24.95 True-crime books rely on the sensational, and few if any murder cases in the Bay... More >>

  • Gate Keepers

    published July 25, 2007

    The job cuts — and the going-away parties — at the San Francisco Chronicle appear to be done with for now. Executive Editor Phil... More >>

  • iForeplay

    published July 11, 2007

    Is the iPhone so awesome that it can get you laid? We can't say for sure, but we found it amusing to see love-deprived boys using the iPhone... More >>

  • Unfair Lawsuit Act

    published July 11, 2007

    After New Times Media bought the SF Weekly in 1995, Mike Lacey came to town to talk to the staff. Lacey, the co-founder of New Times, a... More >>

  • Unfair Lawsuit Act

    published July 4, 2007

    After New Times Media bought SF Weekly in 1995, Mike Lacey came to town to talk to the staff. Lacey, the co-founder of New Times, a chain... More >>

  • Unfair Lawsuit Act

    published July 4, 2007

    After New Times Media bought the SF Weekly in 1995, Mike Lacey came to town to talk to the staff. Lacey, the co-founder of New Times, a... More >>

  • The Bad Lieutenant

    published June 13, 2007

    An acting lieutenant and 19-year veteran of the San Francisco Fire Department was involuntarily placed under a 72-hour psychiatric commitment last... More >>

  • Empty Nest

    published May 30, 2007

    Of all the old-school, kitschy "theme" bars in San Francisco, few hold the same place in people's hearts as the Owl Tree at the corner of Post and... More >>

  • Tapioca and Water

    published May 30, 2007

    Continuing the city's odd food-inspired political scandals, we now have Tapiocagate, courtesy of San Francisco's supervisor from Burlingame, Ed... More >>

  • Sealed With a Dis

    published May 23, 2007

    It's safe to say that Joseph Cotchett, the big-time Bay Area trial lawyer and Democratic Party campaign donor, didn't want this story to be... More >>

  • Avoid the Noyes

    published May 9, 2007

    KGO-TV's Dan Noyes has made a name for himself in this town by hounding Mayor Gavin Newsom. But it turns out that Noyes has his own antagonists. ... More >>

  • Bunny News

    published May 9, 2007

    OK, so we'll give our self-righteous rivals at the Bay Guardian the benefit of the doubt: We'll take your word that you haven't pimped... More >>

  • Yankin' Our Chains

    published April 25, 2007

    When major-league teams come to town to play the Oakland A's, they don't stay in Oaktown, but here in San Francisco. We don't know exactly why... More >>

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