Category Archives: Culture

A Night On The Barbary Coast

(Photo: Jack Boulware) Much has been written about the demise of “old” San Francisco. Hardly a day goes by that we hear another favorite eatery or watering hole has gone the way of the dodo. And, of course, the loss … Continue reading

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Let’s Party

From the front page of today’s Chronicle. Looks like we’re going to have a good turn out at the Minna Gallery Monday night.

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Deck The Halls

With apologies to Charles Addams…

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The Hunter

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To The Vets

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Support Your Local Tribe

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Going, Going, Gonzo

I’m about halfway through my advance copy of Warren Hinckle’s account of his experiences with Hunter Thompson over a period of thirty-five-odd years. Warren was the editor of the short-lived but highly acclaimed Scanlan’s, one of the first major counter … Continue reading

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Fall Back, America

Time to set your clocks back to the seventeenth century, when the world was ruled by superstition, fanaticism, and a long period of darkness.

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Who Killed Hunter S. Thompson?

I just received my advance copy of the late Warren Hinckle’s magnum opus on the also late Hunter S. Thompson. It’s a massive tome, and I have forty pages of comics and commentary along side such luminaries as Johnny Depp, … Continue reading

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Nevada City In The News

‘Trimmigrants’ Swell NorCal Town’s Population During Marijuana Harvest Season

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