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Storied: San Francisco

Oct 29, 2020

In this podcast, Alan tells us about his discovery of Israel. A friend told him all about the country, smashing Alan's preconceived ideas about the place, and so he went and lived there for a number of years.

He shares stories of his return to NYC, drunken addiction, and homelessness. He was in a downward spiral before...

Oct 27, 2020

Alan Kaufman is lucky to be alive.

In this podcast, the writer and poet traces his lineage back to his parents, who met in New York in the 1940s. His dad was a Jewish gangster, as Alan describes it, and his mom was a French Jewish Holocaust survivor.

Alan details a trip to Europe he took in 2014. His hosts in Zurich...

Oct 22, 2020

In this podcast, Temi picks up where she left off in Part 1, talking about founding Pembroke, her PR firm here in The City. She goes on to describe how the company transitioned during the onset of shelter-in-place earlier this year.

Then Temi pivots to her own experiences with racism and her awakening to racial and...

Oct 20, 2020

Temi Adamolekun moved to San Francisco sight unseen.

Temi was born in Lagos, Nigeria, but raised mostly in London. Her family visited their hometown often after their move to Europe, so Temi grew up with a good sense of where she was from despite her British upbringing.

After boarding school and university, she got a...

Oct 15, 2020

In this episode, Dale picks up where he left off in Part 1, with his college years in Santa Clara. After he graduated, he moved to LA where he worked in shipping. He had a few other jobs, mostly in data systems.

Dale was living in Scottsdale, Arizona, and his then-girlfriend/now wife was taking care of her father, who...