Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis received his MFA in creative writing from California College of the Arts. When he's not editing or writing for KQED Pop, he spends his time wondering if he should start a commune and petting all the stray cats.

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What You Don’t Know About The Sound of Music

What You Don’t Know About The Sound of Music

| December 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

To get ready for NBC’s live restaging of The Sound of Music and the sing-along at the Castro, here are some little known facts about the greatest musical of all time.

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I’m Related to Mario Batali? Unearthing Our Hidden Histories Through Our DNA

I’m Related to Mario Batali? Unearthing Our Hidden Histories Through Our DNA

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do we ever really find out who we are? Maybe not, but 23andMe helps us get a little closer by revealing our genetic secrets.

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Get Ready for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with This Crash Course!

Get Ready for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with This Crash Course!

| November 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Hunger Games are upon us yet again. Get ready with this crash course!

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Life Lessons We Learned from Mrs. Doubtfire

Life Lessons We Learned from Mrs. Doubtfire

| November 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

A 7-year-old saved her mother’s life with something she learned from Mrs. Doubtfire. Here are some other life lessons the 1993 classic taught us.

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A-List Exes The Real World San Francisco Should Have Cast

A-List Exes The Real World San Francisco Should Have Cast

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Real World San Francisco Ex-Plosion is set to feature a seven person cast…and their exes. Here are the only exes worthy of watching on television.

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Some Things I Hate About the 10 Things I Hate About You Remake

Some Things I Hate About the 10 Things I Hate About You Remake

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

10 Things I Hate About You is the latest film Hollywood insists on ruining with a remake. Is nothing sacred?

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Which Star Wars and Harry Potter Characters Fit Your Myers-Briggs Personality?

Which Star Wars and Harry Potter Characters Fit Your Myers-Briggs Personality?

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Get a little closer to figuring out who you are by linking your Myers-Briggs personality type with characters from the Star Wars and Harry Potter universes!

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Laurie Anderson’s Farewell to Lou Reed Will Make You Cry

Laurie Anderson’s Farewell to Lou Reed Will Make You Cry

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just when you thought you were all cried out about Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson goes and writes this.

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Full House Sequel Just a Hoax: Survive the Disappointment with These Animated Gifs

Full House Sequel Just a Hoax: Survive the Disappointment with These Animated Gifs

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Did you hear that they’re bringing back Full House? Yeah, about that…it was an internet hoax. Here are some animated gifs to help you deal.

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Morrissey Loves Oakland Designer’s This Charming Charlie

Morrissey Loves Oakland Designer’s This Charming Charlie

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

What happens when music execs try to silence a local designer’s Smiths-Peanuts mashup? Morrissey comes to the rescue!

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