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Pop Culture | Dec 14, 2013

The Year in 'Meh': When 2013 Was Just OK

Ten fair to middling events that were decidedly not earth shattering. Not too great. Not too bad. Just OK. No big deal. By Ingrid Rojas Contreras   

Pop Culture | Nov 29, 2013 Curated Holiday Consumerism can help curate your online wish list this holiday season. By Adrienne Blaine   

Pop Culture | Jul 18, 2013

We Are Not Trayvon Martin: On Racism, Gun Laws and Otherness

Much of the discussion following the Trayvon Martin murder trial has focused on systemic racism, how it impacts the lives of people of color, and villainizes youth victims. Several artists have made work to provoke further dialogue online. By Christian L. Frock   

Pop Culture | Apr 16, 2013

Bigger, Better, Snazzier: The Exploratorium Reopens

The new Exploratorium opens Thursday, April 17, 2013 at Pier 15 along the Embarcadero. Familiar exhibits combine with a new focus on the science of the Bay, with plenty of touching, tinkering, and interactive investigating for curious visitors of any age. By Erika Milvy   

Pop Culture | Mar 03, 2013

3D-Printed Sculptures Inspired by Your Facebook Friends

As 3D printing becomes more widely accessible, special applications emerge. By Kristin Farr   

NPR Culture | Feb 25, 2013

What You Didn't See At The Academy Awards

NPR's Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage in the press room during the Oscars. Here's a roundup of what they saw that you didn't see, in senior superlative form. By Mandalit del Barco   

Pop Culture | Feb 25, 2013

'The Lizzie Bennet Diaries': A Modern Take on Austen's Classic

Pride and Prejudice is reinterpreted as a video blog, with 24-year-old grad student Lizzie Bennet at the helm. This beautiful and well-constructed remake is true to its source material, but still relevant in today's world. By Emily Eifler   

TV | Feb 19, 2013

Downton Abbey Recap: Bizarro Downton and the City of Angels

SPOILER ALERT: This is the recap of the final episode of Downton Abbey Season Three. Read and be hilariously informed at your own peril! By Lizzy Acker   

TV | Feb 11, 2013

Downton Abbey Recap: On One Condition, We All Play Cricket

SPOILER ALERT: If you don't want to know what happened in all TWO HOURS of Downton Abbey Season Three, Episode Six, read no further! By Lizzy Acker   

Pop Culture | Feb 09, 2013

The Podcasts of Comedy

Nerdist podcasts prove the popularity of all things nerdy, both on air and the SF Sketchfest stage. By Emily Eifler   

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