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Tech Marketing Trends: Lite Flagship - how did we get here?

Tech Marketing Trends: It’s not a discount phone, it’s a ‘lite flagship’

Well, okay then.This is not an entry level phone. A budget phone. A mid-range phone. Or just a plain old discounted phone.It's a lite flagship.Not a heavy flagship or a light flagship, but in 2019 make that, I repeat, a lite flagship.This is new marketing speak we're seen in...

In Wine Country: Sonoma barrel auction has raised $3.4M since founding in 2015

Sonoma County Vintners today announced the results of its most recent barrel auction.At the fifth edition of the Sonoma Country Barrel Auction, 85 "Never Before, Never Again" handcrafted wine lots were auction off for $645,000. Per organizers that brings the total take of the annual auction to $3.4 million...
Film Review: 'When I'm A Moth'

Film Review: ‘When I’m a Moth’ a fascinating film inspired by a line or two from Hillary Clinton memoir

A parable about America, political narratives, and the absence of free will.
Maya Rudolph in Wine Country directed by Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler’s ‘Wine Country’ to premiere May 10 on Netflix

This one's good. What's it called again?White wine.Ugh. Freakin' love it.Amy Poehler's Wine Country has a release date. Look for the film May 10th on Netflix.A mid-life crisis. Vineyards. One-liners. And... The Bangles. This one has it all based on what we're seeing in the movie trailer (see below),...
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Trendspotting: Only 27% of consumers have purchased wine online, but here’s some ways to increase that number (Report)

I try to buy just about everything I can online. It's just too convenient. Saving time is hugely important, especially here in the San Francisco Bay Area where traffic all but eliminates the idea of a "quick run" to the store or mall. So, yes, I've seen my share...

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SFFILM Review: 'Official Secrets'

Film Capsule Review: ‘Official Secrets’ at SFFILM

Based on the book, "The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War" by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell, Official Secrets at the SFFILM Festival unfolds in the tradition of All The President’s Men and Three Days of the Condor.A loyal citizen comes into possession of sensitive information which places her...
Trader Joe's - Best day and time to shop and avoid crowds

Trader Joe’s: Best day and time to shop, avoid big crowds

Trader Joe's is a celebrated tradition here in California. The formula is simple: low prices, fresh and local produce, decent variety. A selection of cheap wines including the (in)famous two-buck Chuck doesn't hurt.Oh, and we should mention -- just like Costco -- samples await at the back of any...
SFFILM Review: 'When I'm a Moth'

Film Capsule Review: ‘When I’m a Moth’ at SFFILM

When I'm a Moth is an intriguing film, told in a dreamy visual style that fictionalizes a moment in Hillary Rodham’s life, just before she enters law school. Inspired by a brief reference in Hillary’s memoir, co-directors Zachary Cotler and Magdalena Zyzak speculate with sensitivity and poetic imagination on...

THE WOMAN. THE JACKET. THE CITY.

Q Ball documentary at SFFILM in San Francisco

Film Capsule Review: ‘Q Ball’ documentary at SFFILM Festival

Across the Bay from the NBA champion Golden State Warriors is another Warriors team, one that plays only home games. These San Quentin Prison athletes are profiled in Q Ball a fascinating documentary, made possible by Kevin Durant, who is executive producer. Directed by Mike Tolajian, this SFFILM Festival...
Beach Blanket Babylon

Theater News: Iconic San Francisco show ‘Beach Blanket Babylon’ to close

Unfortunate theater news out of San Francisco this week.The iconic show Beach Blanket Babylon is shutting down after an epic 45-year run.Kitsch. Over the top. Flamboyant. Excessive. Fun.There are any number of ways to describe Beach Blanket Babylon, but no question it's been a hallmark of San Francisco, for...

‘3 Days in Paris’ by Atelier Stark Films: Look Book

It was just an art class. Or... was it?The cycle continues. Some days and weeks we're on location shooting footage for Stark Insider videos. That's typically followed by a long edit stage. It seems over the years the edit process for getting these things finished gets longer and longer.With...

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