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Andre Iguodala Thinks We Should All Be Able to Take a Joke

UPDATE: Late Sunday evening, Andre Iguodala was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies…

 

Margaret Atwood Is Coming to S.F. in September!

Margaret Atwood, prophetess of future doom, author of The Handmaid’s Tale and The…

 

Columbine Author Dave Cullen Sees Hope in Parkland

Hopefully, a day will come when author Dave Cullen has no reason…

 

The Second Half of Litquake Has Some Awesome Events

Litquake has been happening all around us for a few days now,…

Openly Undocumented, Jose Antonio Vargas Questions America in Debut Memoir

Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from Mountain View, doesn’t have a…

A Refugee in America, Exiled from Lake Success

The relationship between personal wealth and personal wellbeing is a tenuous one.…

Eloquent Rage: Professor Crunk Will School You Now

“When the Democratic Party thinks about its future, it is preternaturally incapable…

Armistead Maupin, Logical Family Guy

CORRECTION: This story has been updated to reflect that the Chronicle‘s society…

George Saunders Has Gotten Happier With Time

George Saunders is a little embarrassed by the shot of self-assurance that winning…

The Booksmith Takes a Stand Against Alt-Right Hate

We live during an epistemological emergency, a post-facts hellscape where there are no…