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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Holy Shit, Boys and Girls: It's our 1,000th Post on The Snitch!

Posted By on Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 10:11 AM

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They said we couldn't do it, but we did it! Actually, no one said we couldn't do it. And, to paraphrase Bill Clinton, it all depends on what the meaning of the word it is.

It is our 1,000th post here on The Snitch. Actually, this is the 1,000th post. When people ask us if we're about quantity or quality, we like to say "yes."

It's been a Millennium Falcon-fast first year and change here in San Francisco, and we've been honored to write (and write and write) about it.

Here, in fact is a retrospective of 2007, until that point our most glorious year on record.

In the past few months, we've ... (click for more)

•Reported on San Francisco peaceniks being attacked with pikes — yes pikes — in Florida;

•Painted an intriguing picture of where new Chronicle editor Ward Bushee may lead his paper;

Eulogized Heath Ledger;

•Three words: Rambo toy commercials!;

Reported on aggressive panhandlers taunting steroidal zoo tigers into mauling Ed Jew;

•Investigated the future of investigative journalism;

•Reported on alleged serious beatings by a bouncer at Slim's.

Finally, these are our five most-read pieces of ALL-TIME!

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Matt Smith draws, Mayor Newsom retches;

•John Cusack is FAAAAABULOUS!;

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•Guess what? The S.F. Bay Guardian is suing us!

•Seriously, who among us doesn't love Israeli porn?

•And, finally, here it is: The cleverest Halloween costume — ever!

Well, there you go. Thanks for reading our first 1,000 posts and here's to many, many more (and you reading them).

— Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" is a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly, which he has written for since 2007. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers... more

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