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Lillian Hellman

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    July 24, 2013
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    February 20, 2013
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    February 13, 2013
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    February 6, 2013
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    January 30, 2013
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    January 23, 2013
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    January 16, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Happy Hundredth, John's Grill

    John's Grill celebrated its hundredth birthday a few weeks ago, and as a longtime fan of Old San Francisco and the works of Dashiell Hammett, I made sure to help observe the occasion. Hammett figures into the equation because at one point in his magnum opus, "The Maltese Falcon," gumshoe Sam Spade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    100 years at John's Grill

    By John Geluardi San Franciscans donned their hats and spats last night to honor the anniversary of John’s Grill, which has been serving up steaks, martinis and literary intrigue for 100 years. Outside the restaurant a jazz band played period tunes while San Franciso’s A-listers arrived t ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 22, 2006

    Greed Is Great

    Foxes is still a terrific potboiler, but its message is no longer revolutionary

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    November 1, 2006
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    September 14, 2005
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    March 30, 2005
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    March 10, 2004
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    December 31, 2003

    New Sneers' Eve

    Comics skewer our weird year

  • Film

    December 10, 2003
  • Dining

    May 21, 2003

    Readings and Eatings

    Literary events lead us to the perfect neighborhood restaurant

  • Film

    July 31, 2002
  • News

    April 11, 2001

    The Ghosts in 401

    How does Dashiell Hammett fan William Arney know he's living in Hammett's old apartment? Simple: detective work.

  • News

    September 9, 1998

    Retouching Evil

    Using detailed instructions from Orson Welles, film editor and sound designer Walter Murch has remade "the best B-movie ever" -- Welles' Touch of Evil

  • Calendar

    July 8, 1998
  • Film

    May 20, 1998
  • News

    January 7, 1998

    Kooky Proles and Gucci Buddhism

    A neo-noir, an Ur-neo-noir, and a black political satire color a pallid year of retreads, bogus events, and charity cases.

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