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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... writers currently using the English language as both a musical instrument and a political weapon.” © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Hunter S. Thompson Gonzo journalism Hells Angels The Nation Rolling Stone Ramparts San Francisco counterculture Carey McWilliams...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California s role in the Pacific world; on California in the world and the world in California; on the problem with San Francisco; on deep hanging out; on religion in California; on California prisons; and many more. Now we wish to open these conversations to the wider world, making all of our previous...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... mural includes Thomas Albright, Berkeley s Life Style: Impressive New Mural San Francisco Chronicle, 3 January 1974, 40; and Mary Ellen Perry, On the Art Scene San Fran- cisco Post, 4 May 1972, 4. For suggestion of Douglas, see Berkeley City Council Meeting Minutes, 13 January 1972, 3. All minutes...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... indigenous in 1769 to Catholic by 1833 and to predominantly Protestant by 1860. The mix of religions in California doesn t look the same as other states. More than a decade ago, I began a research project that transformed my relation to California, the San Francisco Bay Area where I live, my academic career...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 72–77.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Goddess Movement. On the twentieth anniversary of that first Spiral Dance, 1,500 participants joined her in San Francisco to reenact the ritual.12 The essence of witch- craft the Wiccan practices of the movement to reclaim goddess worship, she writes, is acrostic vision: We look at our culture and our...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 76–86.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Mark Hogan This article investigates the political processes and attitudes that have prevented San Francisco from adequately dealing with many of its challenges. It posits that the city is at risk of becoming a caricature of its former self if attitudes towards accepting and preparing for the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2014
...” framework, which benefits from alternative uses of technology, and which offers a counter-narrative to the ways that tech wealth is also uprooting communities. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Oakland Technology Techies Gentrification...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 54–66.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Valley Stewart Brand Sim Van Der Ryn Jerry Brown dystopia utopia SB375 Google San Francisco Berkeley Wildflower mural in Un miriam greenberg What on Earth Is Sustainable? Toward critical sustainability studies Sustainability is a futuristic, even utopian, project par excellence. As with all...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 12–26.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Conquest of the Planet of the Apes Blade Runner The Terminator Strange Days Escape from LA Gattaca Southland Tales Star Trek Rise of the Planet of the Apes Return of the Jedi Los Angeles Berkeley San Francisco utopia dystopia kristin miller Postcards from the future...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 35–45.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Consider the model of the bet, a familiar, every- day sort of forecasting in which we engage without thinking of the future writ large. San Francisco s Long Now Foun- dation, which is most famous for its efforts to construct a clock that will run for 10,000 years (roughly the length of time our species...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 July 2013
... dozens of similar move- ments for nearly a century. In the 1880s, the Knights of Labor tried to organize workers at the ports of San Francisco and Oakland against the unfettered exploitation of sailors and dockworkers. They developed structures to provide food and housing for striking workers...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 72–81.
Published: 01 July 2013
... journalists and record companies labeled as the San Francisco sound these bands and their audiences shifted countercultural attention away from poetic experimentation toward sensory-heavy communal- ism. Although more commonly associated with the Haight- Ashbury bands, musicians from Mission District such as...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 44–59.
Published: 01 December 2012
... many San Francisco bands, they were hip, funny, and smart. Creating effortlessly and without artifice, the Dead also satisfied a countercultural ideal. Even more than Jefferson Airplane, who attracted more attention and sold more records during the 1960s, the Grateful Dead were cool because they gave...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 79–86.
Published: 01 December 2012
... eclectic album covers and splashy Sunset Strip billboards. It began with concert posters, handbills, and counterculture comic art mostly emanating from San Francisco, and, to a lesser extent, New York. Concerts at the Avalon Ballroom and Bill Graham s Fillmore West and Fillmore East, and publications such...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 68–78.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Boom0204_08.indd 74 12/21/12 7:32 PM boom | w i n T e r 2 012 75 Robert F. Kennedy in San Francisco, 1968. PHOTOGRAPHy By EVAN fREED. frank Zappa watches the Watts Riots on TV in his Echo Park home and writes The Watts Riots Song, later renamed Trouble Every Day on The Mothers of Invention album, Freak...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 82–85.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2012.2.2.82. l i n E b Y l i n E Erik Davis and Michael Rauner, The Visionary State: A Journey Through California s Spiritual Landscapes (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2006). Lois Ann Lorentzen, Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III, Kevin M. Chun, and Hien Duc Do, eds...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 1–16.
Published: 03 March 2012
..., the better but with the world never wholly knowable or predictable. The whole instead becomes something around which we convene: Brand s Seminars About Long-Term Thinking have met since 2003 in front of a general public in San Francisco (as I write, I see that the week s lecture, by theoretical...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 20–25.
Published: 01 November 2011
... public office enough to become a wholesale hypocrite. Thomas Kuchel with Dwight Eisenhower. COURTESY OF THE BANCROFT LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY Boom0104.indd 22 21/11/11 9:57 AM boom | w i n t e r 2 011 23 GOP mainstream, Kuchel threw his political weight be- hind San Francisco s moderate...