Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes plays McLaren Park this SaturdayNow that the World Cup is long over, let's get back to business. If you're like some people, you're probably wondering how will you spend your vuvuzela-less days. Others may not know what that word means. Either way, rejoice in ... More >>
Hey Dave -- stop kvetching! We've written several times about San Francisco author Dave Eggers' love affair with print newspapers, and how frustrated we are that someone with so much talent is still fetishizing a product made from dead trees. It doesn't have to be that way. As the Nieman Journali ... More >>
The future of journalism metaphors? Last week, I brought Panorama with me on my morning commute. It was raining, and I was carrying more than 3 pounds of San Francisco literary history: huge, smooth-as-polyester broadsheet pages, gorgeous graphics, 350,000 brilliantly edited words. I thought I wo ... More >>
Smooth paper, bright colors. Mmmmm.
There's been a lot of speculation about exactly how little Panorma writers got paid for their contributions to Dave Eggers' much-lauded, let's-prove-print-can-be-saved newspaper. The paper had 218 contributors who produced a total of 350 ... More >>
RiffraffselbowThe cheesiest lit event all monthThis is perfect grilled-cheese weather, and local writer celeb Dave Eggers is serving up a whole batch of 'em to serve up for free to the public next week. It's part of a pair of pretty cool sounding McSweeney's events for Austin author Bill Cotter, ... More >>
Look Ma, newspapers don't need advertisingThe Onion satirical newspaper's more earnest insert, A.V. Club, published an interview with Dave Eggers today asking the writer in a bunch of different ways why he loves newspapers. Eggers recently spent several months producing the much larger than a bre ... More >>