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L.A. Sucks ... Well, Except for the L.A. Things S.F. Likes and Imitates - By - February 16, 2011 - SF Weekly
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L.A. Sucks … Well, Except for the L.A. Things S.F. Likes and Imitates

San Francisco hates L.A., and L.A. has no idea. We up here in The Bay Area love to hate L.A. I've been in many shows when a comic has mentioned L.A. — either being from there or going there — and our people will inevitably deliver the S.F. coup de grace, “HIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIISSSSSSS!” Sometimes the “hiss” even shows up when a comic says they are moving to L.A. I always think this is hilarious. Given the fact that other than Mission burritos and being closer to Humboldt's No. 1 export, L.A. has waaaaaaaaaaaay more of what your average comic wants than S.F. (You know, that whole “chance at fame and/or fortune” thing.) And yet despite all this L.A. hate, L.A. loves San Francisco. Every time I'm down there, people get all dreamy eyed when I mention that I'm from S.F. This is clearly a one-way rivalry. Kinda like The Giants and The A's have going … for the moment.