Screenplay: Out With Italians [Excerpt] by Tony Bianco

OUT WITH ITALIANS FADE IN: EXT. SANTA REY - DAY - ESTABLISHING A small fishing town in the San Francisco Bay Area. December 7, 1941. INT. LINO'S APARTMENT - PARLOR - NIGHT A small, simple apartment. LINO NOCCI, 35, wiry, handsome, a scar along the left half of his jawline, stands staring at his radio. …

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Nonfiction: Mary Szybist, Critically Acclaimed Poet, Graces City College’s Mission Campus by Adina Pernell

Critically Acclaimed Poet Graces City College’s Mission Campus By Adina Pernell Mary Szybist, the second guest in the City College Visiting Writers Series, is a critically acclaimed poet whose numerous awards and accolades include being a Pushcart Prize winner, and whose most recent book “Incarnadine” won the National Book Award for Poetry. “Incarnadine” is a …

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Nonfiction: The Almighty Dollar, by Howard Tharsing

The Almighty Dollar; an essay by Howard Tharsing Yesterday afternoon I walked a block or so to the Dollars and Cents store on Eddy Street between Leavenworth and Jones. I had passed it many times but had not gone in.  It looked small and dark, and the merchandise had been jammed onto the shelves, some …

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Photography: The Quarterback by Ted Herzberg

Ted Herzberg is the photographer of The Quarterback and St. Slim. He has had a long history with City College. In the late ’70’s Ted took life drawing classes at Fort Mason and in the mid-90’s an acrylic painting class there. He has taken ti chi classes at the main college and on 18th St. at various times. …

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Poetry: La Petit Mort by Alexandra Saba

La Petit Mort by Alexandra Saba Glowing crashing waves flit across the nebulous terrain of my body. Aching. Arching. Crash. Echoing ripples reverbing back into my surrounding reality. Warm, white glow blankets me lulls me into sleep, little slice of death tingling tasting sweet. Alex Saba is a poet and student at CCSF. She enjoys psychedelic …

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