I Can Laugh About it Now

Benefit for the queer writers' series retreat features performances by local queer talents Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, Beth Lisick and Tara Jepsen aka…

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Spit It Ou

Tours are like living organisms: disparate entities with something in common come together for moments to form a cohesive whole, percolate, and part. The…

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Fack? Feck? Fick? Fock?

You don't go to “literary readings.” You're afraid they might suck. We have four words and an exclamation point for you: GROW THE F*CK…

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Sold Aziz

Is this country in a magical time for comedy, or are we just in a good mood? San Francisco has Ali Wong, Kamau Bell,…

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Busy Busy

Last election, when we were all wondering what was on Obama’s fabled BlackBerry, the sketch comedy troupe Kasper Hauser was wondering how fast it…

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Shine a Little Light

We're squeamish. We can hardly believe people even get Brazilian bikini waxes, let alone give them for a living. It seems so invasive; isn't…

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Let's See Some Hustle Out There!

We have not read local author Jennifer Sey's book Chalked Up: Inside Elite Gymnastics' Merciless Coaching, Overzealous Parents, Eating Disorders, and Elusive Olympic Dreams….

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The Importance of Bee-ing Earnest

At some point during the last half century, writers, editors, and publishers turned their backs on the time-honored pastime of self-absorbed problem drinking. In…

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Industry Tools

Try as we might, we've been unable to read Dan Kennedy's book Rock On cover to cover, instead rifling through it like a bowl…

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