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Quinn Corey: Found Objects to Pop Culture Action Figures

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March 1, 2013

Words & Photos: Melissa Burman Like any young boy who grew up watching television, toy advertisements made a big impact on Quinn Corey. Corey moved to San Francisco from the East Coast with his girlfriend, both artists now live in the Sunset district. Corey builds action figures using found object...

Not Playing Dress-Up

Not Playing Dress-Up

September 24, 2012

Lindsey Brophy and Sean Lee display their hand-made cosplay outfits in thier forest hill home in San Francisco. The outfits made to look like outfits from a music video by Japanese pop star Kyary Pamyu, with surrealistic and colorful visuals. Photo by John Ornelas Words: Ben Pack Photos: Melissa ...

Desperate Times Calls for Weird Measures

September 24, 2012

Words: Kenny Redublo Photos: Melissa Burman Taylor Reynolds is a princess. A part-time princess. She drives over to “the Castle,” a Lake Merritt country club in Oakland, California that acts as the Magic Princess headquarters. She takes the elevator down to the basement by the swimming pool, and gets ...

Prepping for the Polls

September 24, 2012

Words: Kelly Leslie It’s the first Tuesday in November. Along with hundreds of fellow students, you make your way to the polling place to cast your vote before class. After months of listening to fervent political speeches and heated debates given by the country’s leading politicians, you know without...

Forever Golden

Forever Golden

September 20, 2012

Written by Erin Browner Photos by Melissa Burman One day in 1986, Karen Alexander donned prom dress and rushed to Bayview to see Dick Clark appear on a new TV show - KOFY TV’s Dance Party. She waited in line among a horde of Bay Area locals who flocked to the network’s warehouse to travel back in t...

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