Jun 7, 2023

‘Anything That Moves’ and the Pain and Poetry of Compulsive Sex

There’s a familiar kind of story to those close with people who have struggled with addiction, or any life defined by compulsive seeking. The recipe includes a lot of humor, an obvious heavy pinch of regret, but also, often, a touch of nostalgia for the excitement of chaos. There’s a...
Armando Bravo
Mar 22, 2023

Mercado SanJo Markets Community

Armando Bravo would like to emphasize that he is not an entrepreneur.  “I don’t put entrepreneurship on a pedestal,” he...
Chris Conroy Photography
Mar 15, 2023

New Ballet and Hammer Theatre Hit ‘Fast Forward’

Soundtracking this year’s Fast Forward showcase of contemporary ballet is a diverse range of music, from an early 20th-century...
Candi Milo
Mar 1, 2023

Voice Actor Candi Milo’s Odd Childhood

When Candi Milo was 8 years old, her father gathered the family together with a surprising announcement: he was...
Feb 22, 2023

‘Community Operates Outside of Production’: Hanif Abdurraqib on Poetry and Punk

Though he now graces conference podiums and university halls, bestselling author Hanif Abdurraqib still loves a good house show. Abdurraqib’s...
Feb 8, 2023

Talking Palo Alto With Malcolm Harris

To frame his new 700-page examination of Palo Alto’s catastrophic effects on civilization, author Malcolm Harris begins with suicide.  Near...
Pico Iyer credit Derek Shapton
Jan 11, 2023

Pico Iyer’s The Half Known Life Explores Paradise in Discord

For a non-Buddhist, travel writer Pico Iyer does a great job at achieving balance in a world of dissatisfaction. By...

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