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Know Your Street Art: The Adolph Gasser Parking Lot Mural

The closure of Adolph Gasser Photography earlier this year was a nadir for…

The Anti-Artifice of Walker Evans

In the fall of 1974, Walker Evans was both strong-willed and in…

Sexploitations: Shitting Where You Eat

Everyone thinks about doing it. Whether it’s that tantalizing charge of energy…

Rabbi and Rabbit Are Just One Letter Apart

When Daniel Handler wrote a play, he sat down with his wife,…

A Cautionary Tale of Autumn

Christopher Chen speaks quickly. Looking at him face to face, you can…

Karen Allen Is Wonder Woman

Her name isn’t Diana Prince and she has no indestructible bracelets, boomerang…

Precita Eyes Looks Back On 40 Years of Murals

Mission District mural collective Precita Eyes Muralists has been painting stunning, socially…

Seven Memorable Moments from Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola may be semi-retired as a director, but he could…

Margaret Cho Will Not Be Known by Her Son’s Name

Margaret Cho is a cop. Granted, she appears in uniform for only…

Hello, Gorgeous!: How Justin Elizabeth Sayre Got His Middle Name

“Whenever somebody says you’re a niche artist, that’s the kiss of death…