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10 Years and Another World Later

Stephen Funk | Posted 07.16.2013 | San Francisco
Stephen Funk

Ten years ago, I was a 20-year-old Marine who was about to cause a world of trouble by becoming the first person in the military to publicly speak out against the Iraq War.

Boston Phoenix Falls, Smaller Alt-Weeklies Survive

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Media
Michael Sigman

The abrupt closing last week of the 47-year-old Boston Phoenix was a shock to the alternative weekly ecosystem. It also underscored the divide between struggling big city papers and more viable smaller-market ones.

SF Media Mogul Goes On Angry Crusade Against Nancy Pelosi

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.05.2012 | San Francisco

Todd Vogt is arguably the most powerful figure in the world of San Francisco media. And he has a message for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: re...

Behind the Twinkie Defense

Paul Krassner | Posted 01.16.2013 | Crime
Paul Krassner

Scherr was sitting in the audience at the campus theater where a panel discussion of the case was taking place. I was one of the panelists. When Scherr was introduced from the stage, I couldn't resist saying to him on my microphone, "Care for a Twinkie?"