“It’s official: today’s television has ruined me. I don’t want to see interesting people with ambitious goals or downtrodden youth with the passion to make society more tolerant. I don’t want a document of reality at all, but an absurd heightening of it.”
I survived the “Real World: San Francisco” marathon [SFBG]

“The cleanup is a collaboration with the Dolores Park Works, which, the Sisters say ‘have keen first-hand knowledge of the damage the continuous stream of trash is doing to the park and the local community’s ability to use Dolores for recreation and events.'”
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to Perform a Trash Exorcism on Dolores Park for Easter [Weekly]

“The Untitled Michael Lannan Comedy, as it’s currently known, centers around ‘three thirty-something friends living in San Francisco who grapple with all the options in contemporary life and the complexities of the modern gay experience'”
HBO shooting new series partially in the Mission [MM]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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