Horatio Alger

  • News

    January 30, 2013
  • News

    December 29, 2010

    The Mad Quest of Mr. Wu

    How a wannabe banking magnate from S.F. built an empire on deception.

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Joanna Rees -- That's R-E-E-S -- Planning Mayoral Run

    Joanna Rees -- your future mayor?​Messy workplace affair not mentioned in campaign literature, shockingly enough The San Francisco Chronicle this morning reported that venture capitalist Joanna Rees is looking into running for mayor of this here city. The paper then points out that Rees "isn't a h ... More >>

  • News

    July 5, 2006
  • News

    October 26, 2005

    Here Comes the Fog

    The sprinter Lost in the Fog is the adored savior of horse racing in the Bay Area. Perhaps God brought him to us.

  • Music

    March 17, 2004

    On Grime

    We look beyond the buzz to get to the bottom of British MC Dizzee Rascal's phenomenal rise to fame

  • News

    August 21, 2002

    Business as Usual

    The problem today isn't shoddy corporate ethics -- capitalism was built on corruption. The problem is America's bias against government regulation.

  • News

    April 11, 2001


    A successful, prolific inventor reveals how not to create a new product

  • Music

    October 25, 2000

    Against the Grain

    Map of Wyoming's Dale Duncan learned everything he needed to know about music in the woodshop

  • News

    December 23, 1998
  • Film

    March 4, 1998

    Beauty and the East

    A critical guide to the 16th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival

  • Music

    March 4, 1998
  • Music

    January 28, 1998

    Busker Do!

    Mary Lou Lord comes out of the subway and into a theater near you

  • Film

    October 15, 1997
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