After the Politics

With the bustling, grumbling 22 bus stop, the drugstore, the fast-food joint, the corner dive bar, the fresh fruit stand, the optional BART entrance,…

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Amy Rigby Middlescence (Koch International) On 1996's Diary of a Mod Housewife, Amy Rigby was pushing 40 and running for her life. Singing sweetly,…

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Letters

Splendid Work Just a few words to praise staff writer Tara Shioya for her instructive and informative article dealing with the opulence in the…

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Charming Hostess Eat (Vaccination) On Eat, Charming Hostess' intense three-voice harmony radiates female energy enough to terrify the average Johnny Rocker. The women whose…

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Riff Raff

Selvin Watch: By the Numbers In newspaper writing, the saddest mistakes are the ones that are hard to make. That's why watching Joel Selvin's…

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Night Crawler

A young woman teeters outside Club 181 on 8-inch, patent leather stripper heels. The shoes are a gleaming shade of naughty nurse white that…

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The House of Tudor

Soon after writing the remarkable autobiography No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs, John Lydon began to record Psycho's Path, a deeply personal collection of…

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The House of Tudor

In 1961 The Marvelettes recorded Motown's first No. 1 hit single, “Please Mr. Postman.” Despite this fact — and a number of fluffier ones…

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