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Lit Crawl Live in SF’s Mission

Mission Comics from Mission Local on Vimeo.               Broken Hearts and Missing Livers  Kate Polk evoked rolling laughter with her piece on friends who pick themselves up after bad breakups-missing organs and all. “If one day they return to me single again, they’ll be diminished in body and spirit, feet swollen from renal failure,...
Tatyana Brown congratulates her members of the Lit Slam cooperative at during Lit Crawl at Double Dutch. Photo by Aubrie Johnson

Literature Spills Out of Bars and Onto the Street

Saturday’s 10th Lit Crawl, the tail end of the citywide, nine-day Litquake festival, once again proved that there’s nothing underground about the San Francisco writing scene. With over a hundred participating venues in the Mission on Saturday, anyone in search of a good time could wander into a familiar bar and find themselves engulfed is something completely new. All ages...
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TONIGHT: Live Blogging Lit Crawl

Fiction, non-fiction, poetry—Lit Crawl has it all. For this year’s literary feast, writers, artists and locals will be crowding all corners of the Mission; from the Elbo Room to a beekeeping supply store. Lit Crawl is hosted annually as part of Lit Quake, a literary festival created to celebrate San Francisco’s talented writers, as well as the city’s book-loving residents....
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Have Map, Will Crawl: Mission Local’s Lit Crawl 2012 Map

Can’t decide which Lit Crawl event to attend tonight? Let Mission Local guide your literary fun with our handy street map. Be sure to consider the readings and parties we’ve mapped with our logo — that’s where you’ll see our reporters. Join us at events like “A Cowboy, an Alien, and Samuel Johnson Walk Into a Bar,” going down at...
Don Miguel de Los Angeles no McDonalds sits at a table holding a drink

In Pursuit of the Perfect Burrito

The funniest restaurant attempt at a burrito may be in County Surrey, England, where the lone taqueria serves up a crepe filled with canned kidney beans drizzled with ketchup. That’s the meal Los Angeles food blogger Jess Winfield suffered through when he had a burrito craving he had to fix. Winfield has eaten at dozens of taquerias across the United...
Food Power by John Evans

Why Are We Obsessed With Food?

Sustainable food movement superstar Dan Imhoff will take part in a panel discussion of how living the foodie lifestyle has turned into a political act at Lit Crawl’s “Chew on This: A Fresh Take on Our Obsession with Food,” 3 p.m. Saturday in Berkeley. Like all Lit Crawl events, it’s free. Join the discussion at the Marsh Arts Center at 2121 Allston...