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Armistead Maupin on Saying Goodbye to San Francisco and Tales of the City

Armistead Maupin on Saying Goodbye to San Francisco and Tales of the City

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Armistead Maupin shares his thoughts on saying goodbye to his beloved characters, his reflections on 40 years of gay culture and how he feels about how San Francisco has changed.

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Anne and Christopher Rice: Fall In Love With This Mother-Son Author Team

Anne and Christopher Rice: Fall In Love With This Mother-Son Author Team

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Queen of the Damned Anne Rice and her son Christopher Rice came to San Francisco, we knew that KQED Pop had to be there for our first ever mother-son author interview.

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Explaining Fifty Shades of Grey With Our Anonymous Panel of Experts

Explaining Fifty Shades of Grey With Our Anonymous Panel of Experts

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

We enlisted a panel of closet Fifty Shadies to explain to us some of the very basics of the “novels,” their reaction to casting news and whether or not Grey is destined to become trash for the ages.

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Dave Eggers, The Circle and Why I’m Leaving the Bay Area

Dave Eggers, The Circle and Why I’m Leaving the Bay Area

| October 25, 2013 | 48 Comments

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius brought me to the Bay and The Circle will see me out.

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1993 Was 20 Years Ago (You’re Officially Old Now)

1993 Was 20 Years Ago (You’re Officially Old Now)

| October 14, 2013 | 5 Comments

Dazed and Confused is 20 years old. In honor of that epic anniversary, here are 5 more things that made you feel feelings in 1993.

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Big Changes at Adobe Books

Big Changes at Adobe Books

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Andrew McKinley, Mission icon and the man behind Adobe Books, ponders the major shifts in his world.

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Not Your Mother’s Book Club: 7 Tips for Reading with Friends

Not Your Mother’s Book Club: 7 Tips for Reading with Friends

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

7 tips on what makes a good book club.

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Beach Reads for Brainiacs

Beach Reads for Brainiacs

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s no reason to waste your summer reading books that plummet your IQ and cause you embarrassment. Check out these entertaining and mind-expanding alternative beach reads.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Where the Wild Things Are

Celebrating 50 Years of Where the Wild Things Are

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Where the Wilds Things Are is 50 years old! To celebrate the golden jubilee, Sendak’s work titled Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons is on display now at the Walt Disney Museum.

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The 9 Most Entertainingly Terrible Celebrity Authors (So Far)

The 9 Most Entertainingly Terrible Celebrity Authors (So Far)

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

When single-accomplishment fame isn’t enough some celebrities turn to writing. Here are 9 celebrity authors that are entertaining us but maybe not in the way they meant to.

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