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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 97–101.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jonah Raskin This essay takes a literary journey to Jack London State Historic Park, the National Steinbeck Center, and the Beat Museum. An exploration of the shrines that are devoted to writers and which attract readers from around the world as well as close to home, the essay explores...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 27–43.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Court judge. Scholars typically place the Howl trial at the beginning of a cultural and social revolution that flourished in the 1960s or place it amid the personal lives and rebellions of the actors composing the Beat Generation. However, these treatments do not fully consider the ways the prosecution...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 72–81.
Published: 01 July 2013
... local issues. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 poetry hip-hop Filipino American Bay Area Beats S I G H T S A N D S O U N D S christine bacareza balance Dancing to Rock & Roll Poetry Jessica Hagedorn and the West Coast Gangster Choir Hm, I know you are all...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 59–74.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the fear of Communism as a cudgel to beat back New Deal challenges to their power. The growers generated a Red Scare to help them maintain their control over workers and wages at a time when they felt threatened by the federal government’s new interest in workers’ rights. boom | S U M M E R 2 011 59...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., his literary formation played out in San Francisco during what he called a Main Era the kind of peak that never comes again2 That peak helped Thompson invent not only a literary genre, but also himself. Thompson s self-fashioning unfolded in stages. In 1960, he set off on a Beat-style cross-country...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... well over-the-top performances. There s Tom Lutz s LA Review of Books, which has taken the West Coast world of the literature review by storm. LARB really is a worldwide publication, and largely a book review site, accompanied by other creative print media and essays, but nobody has the California beat...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... beach loose-limbed and jangly, like the beating of my heart. I was eighteen and mostly inexperienced, but I knew enough to look them in the eye. Down at the water s edge, my roommate suggested we get naked also; the idea made me uncomfortable, but I didn t want to say. Instead, I peeled my jeans as if I...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to relatives homes or our family-foursome s up-the-coast road trips. They also came from TV and books. Again, often an outsider s perspective either a Quinn Martin police procedural of the seventies (The Streets of San Fran- cisco) and, of course, much later the Beat Generation s rhapsodizing. The...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... police surveillance. This, however, did not diminish the area s real estate value. After the 1989 earthquake, white and Asian residents unable to buy property elsewhere in the city flocked to the Mission, where they beat out Latinos (who made a median annual income of $11,400 compared to $26,222 for...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... gotten to know the mothers of a number of key players in these events, including Theresa Allison, whose son, Dewayne Holmes was a prime mover in the Watts gang truce. I also knew Damian Williams s mom he was the chief villain, the guy who almost beat the truck driver to death at the corner of Florence...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Keaney was known not to take any guff from any- one and once threatened to beat Charles Manson within an inch of his life.8 These sorts of things, however, are certainly exceptions in the life of California prison chapels, which are commonly Greystone Chapel interior during Catholic Mass, with Ralph...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
... third Los Angeles E ditor s Note: As the architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times, ChristopherHawthorne has an enviable beat. Not only is he charged with covering newdevelopments in architecture and urban design in the second largest city in the United States, he gets to travel around the state...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... social justice, and believed the church could embody a utopian socialist vision on Earth. In the early 1970s after prominent Temple members defected, the press began investigating allegations of fraud, kidnapping, beatings, and misuse of funds, Jones fled to Guyana to create an agrarian, utopian...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2015
... understand her own community. The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles might easily be headlined sim- ply Beat L.A or, with a little more nuance, How San Francisco Beat L.A., for Now Anyway This is a very serious new book about economics and policy written by a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 76–80.
Published: 01 September 2015
... primary culprit behind staunchly anti- science stances, and hence the solution is to beat the public into submission with a bombardment of cold, hard facts. The deficit model not only doesn t work, it can backfire. Badly. So badly it has a name too: the backfire effect Study after study has demonstrated...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 81–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
... about social change one producer told me. Find the science in that To be handed a sincere intellectual challenge with no mercenary purpose well, it s a revelation for a science journalist. So I did what she said, or at least I ve tried. And in the process I ve developed a beat that I hope I get to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 78–85.
Published: 01 June 2015
... represents the beating and dynamic shifts of the Earth s heart. There are emotional memories connected to such an interface sitting with a loved one at the hospital, watching the trace go up and down measuring the heart s electrical activity. These are not necessarily happy memories. The title of the work is...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... fairgrounds. During the 288 days that the exposition ran (20 February 1915 to 4 December 1915), more than eighteen million visitors saw these and other attractions, reportedly a record for world s fairs at that time. Given the magnitude of the project which included beating out New Orleans, San Diego, and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... convicted of manslaughter in the beating death of Kim Pham, a young Vietnamese American woman who died outside a nightclub in downtown Santa Ana. People on both sides wanted to bring race into the mix to light a fire. Longtime Latino residents complained that out-of-town Asians (mostly students from UC...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 76–85.
Published: 01 September 2014
... not about beating ourselves up over that, because for me that s a waste of time. And it s a way not to take responsibility. So you feel bad. How do we engage that legacy? How do we understand that? How do we tell a story that actually engages what s painful and difficult, because, for me, that s...