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LARB Channels larb blog boom and bust

Boom and Bust and What Comes Next

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Photo: Howard Street and First Street by Leo vanMunching. Today’s post was originally published on LARB Channel Boom, and is available on their site or from their Summer 2014 issue.  “Boom and bust is our lot and we must follow the ancient advice. . .that Joseph gave to the Pharaoh: Put away your surplus during the years […]


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We Out Here

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Photo: SRO fire escape. SoMa, SF, 2010.  Today’s post is a photo essay on San Francisco by Rian Dundon, originally published by LARB Channel Boom. By Rian Dundon Editor’s note: We asked photographer Rian Dundon to put a face on the displacement that is roiling San Francisco. His photo essay focuses on the city, but also […]


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Who You Calling a Techie?

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Photo: Janet Delaney, Roof Terrace One Hawthorne 645 Howard Street, 2013. This piece was originally published by LARB Channel Boom, in their Summer 2014 issue.  By Leah Reich When I tell pretty much anyone outside the tech industry I work at a start-up, there’s usually a pause. I can watch her compose her face, waiting to hear the worst. […]


LARB Channels larb blog whats the matter sf

What’s the Matter with San Francisco?

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Below is a piece from Boom, one of our LARB Channels. We’ve reproduced it in full here; to read the original, and to check out more from Boom, visit their website.  By Eve Bachrach and Jon Christensen From Boom Summer 2014, Vol 4, No 2 We’re not arguing about what really matters. So many columns filled, so much hand […]