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Storied: San Francisco

Sep 2, 2021

In this podcast, Mike picks up where he left off in Part 1. He tells us about a comedy class he took at SF State that had a pretty profound effect on him.

From there, the conversation turns to how Mike discovered that he's funny. He shares the story of a secret show he put on for fellow college students that you just...

Aug 31, 2021

Mike Evans, Jr., is a funny guy.

In this podcast, the young comedian traces his family history back to his parents, who were both born in San Francisco and met here. They raised Mike and his two older sisters in Diamond Heights as long as they could before moving to Vallejo for more space. But the family still...

Aug 26, 2021

In this episode, Midgett picks up where she left off in Part 1. She had just escaped an abusive relationship out east and decided to make her way to San Francisco.

One of her brothers was in the Navy and already in the Bay Area. Another had just moved out here, and so Midgett had people already in place. Her mom had...

Aug 24, 2021

Ed note: I was off-mic for this one, so my part is a little ... quieter. I hope that doesn't take away from Midgett's incredible life story. -- Jeff

In this podcast, the 85-year-old ex-school teacher shares the story of her life with us. It starts in the British West Indies, where Midgett's mom was born. That family...

Aug 19, 2021

In Part 1, you heard about Stuart Schuffman’s ancestors and his life up to the point when he moved to San Francisco. Now, in Part 2, Stuart picks up where he left off, chronicling jobs, zines, TV shows, books, and other stuff he’s started from the ground-up.

He ends with his vision for San Francisco post-pandemic.