Broke-Ass Stuart

Looking for life after San Francisco? How about Columbus, Ohio

Is there life after the Bay Area? When you’ve spent most of…

A naughty party remains pure SF

I don’t go to Folsom Street Fair, it comes to me. Since…

Visiting Grandma and the blue spaces of Texas

I’m sitting in an old folks home in El Paso, Texas. My…

San Francisco has gone to the dogs

I’ve got a pretty fantastic living situation. Solid rent control, great roommates,…

Send in the clowns, and 4 a.m. bar closings

When I lived in Brooklyn I saw a lot of sunrises. The…

Los Angeles rising as option for defectors of S.F.

Los Angeles is the world’s biggest high school. Celebrities function as the…

All of San Francisco should be shouldering construction

By 8 a.m. the jackhammers were already going. The pounding permeated the…

Weed without the worry

I’ve been smoking a lot of weed lately. After I’m done with…

Fear and Loathing in Frisco

The movie “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” is currently on Netflix,…

Fogust is festival season

It’s August in San Francisco, which means foggy, freezing weather. While the…

Opt into San Francisco

What does it mean to be a San Franciscan? Is it just…

A golden age for yellow journalism

I don’t know about you, but I’m burned out. I spend so…

Note to tech industry: How about asking, ‘Should we do this?’

A few weeks ago I ran into a friend who works at…

Death and dying in the modern age

A couple of Fridays ago I got the news that my best…

Maddening political trends in today’s top word searches

I somehow ended up on a Dictionary.com article about words that were…

Your spirituality is bullshit

A few years ago I was invited to a dinner party in…

A chance to really change SF’s homelessness crisis

I was on my way to the grocery on Monday when I…

Strange Bedfellows

“Free food makes strange bedfellows.” That’s what I said to Examiner columnist…

The City where you can’t

The story goes that, the day after breaking ground for the 1915…

Love in the time of housing crisis

San Francisco is a wonderful place to fall in love. Sure, Paris…