Contributors

Bill Boggs really needs to get a hold of himself. What the hell's his problem, anyhow?


Ill-Gotten Gains - Tanner 
The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden 
Shakes the Clown - Bobcat Goldthwait 

 

Jon Brooks is a graduate of P.S. 41. His play, "The Button," will be staged at Bloomington Playwrights Project in June, 2004. He is married to another Nugget contributor, but won't say which one. (He also wrote a great sci-fi short story that involved people getting paid to advertise directly on their bodies -- and he did it several years before it actually happened!)


Annie Hall - Woody Allen 
GoodFellas - Martin Scorsese 
So Alone - Johnny Thunders 

 

Steve Champeon is suspected of greatness, but previous acquittals on similar charges leave him feeling bleak of his hopes for future success. His most recent work is Building Dynamic HTML GUIs.


A Collaboration with Nature - Andy Goldsworthy 
The Cowboy Wally Show - Kyle Baker 
The Honesty Room - Dar Williams 

 

Roberta Marguerite Chavez has been dancing since she was five years old. She lives in San Francisco and enjoys attending lots of sketch comedy shows.


Sirens - John Duigan 
When the Cat's Away - Cédric Klapisch 
My Solo Project - Mates of State 

 

Harold Check is the founder of the Media Nugget. He lives in San Francisco.


The Complete Far Side - Gary Larson 
Arrested Development - Mitchell Hurwitz 

 

Kim Colwell is a graduate of Brown University. She is a big fan of San Francisco third baseman Bill Mueller.


The Razor's Edge - W. Somerset Maugham 
The New Basics Cookbook - Julee Rosso & Sheila Lukins 
The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy 

 

Caterina Fake is the Creative Director for Yellowball.com. She also publishes Wench and Caterina.net.


Shleep - Robert Wyatt 
Featuring "Birds" - Quasi 
"Lost in Translation" - James Merrill 

 

Susan Gale does whatever she can to make a living. Halloween is still her favorite holiday.


In the Night!!! - Famous Monsters 
I, Claudius - Derek Jacobi 
Stiff Records Box Set - Various Artists 

 

Nate Grover works at a big fat oil company. He lives in Oakland. He plays poker.


Fantastic Mr. Fox - Roald Dahl 
Earth 2025 - Swirve Games 
Too Fast for Love - Mötley Crüe 

 

Angela Gunn's cubicle is clean. Her home office is messy. Every so often, articles emerge from the messy place.


Tetris - Alexey Pajitnov 
Frankie and Johnny - various artists 
Heavy Metal - Ivan Reitman 

 

Erik Gunther is a Bay Area native. He has no known hobbies. Everyday he thanks his lucky stars.


An Invitation to Planet Mace - The Untamed Youth 
Feelin' Kinda Lucky - Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys 

 

Chris Hodgdon is a writer who lives in Tennessee. He is currently raising a young daughter and working for a full-service consultancy. He can bench-press you.


Full Metal Jacket - Stanley Kubrick 
The Palace Thief - Ethan Canin 
The Sweet Hereafter - Atom Egoyan 

 

Havi Hoffman loves that joke about the panda "that eats shoots and leaves." She'd like to register the domain laughingpomegranate, and find out what a tuba tree is.


The Man Who Tasted Shapes - Richard E. Cytowic 
Paradise Park - Allegra Goodman 
Wonder Boys - Curtis Hanson 

 

David Lasky ain't nothin' but tired. He writes and draws post-modernist comic books, including Boom Boom, Urban Hipster, and a mini-comic version of Joyce's Ulysses.


Band on the Run - Paul McCartney and Wings 
Wildwood Flower - The Carter Family 
The Dailies - Jorge Colombo 

 

Adrian Lurssen lives in Mill Valley, California with his wife and two children. He's originally from South Africa, which might explain why he's always nattering on about tea.


The BBC Sessions - Jimi Hendrix 
The Writer's Almanac - Garrison Keillor 

 

Molly McCall lives in San Francisco in a blissful little room cramped with tin toys, old coats, records, and novels marked by hopelessly long sentences.


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The Romance of American Communism - Vivian Gornick 
Atget Paris - Eugene Atget 

 

Mike McGonigal used to write about music for a bunch of publications, including NY Press, Raygun, Allstar, No Depression, Rhythm Music, Swing, Music, and ArtForum. Now he pimps music for Amazon.com.


Wave Field - Rafael Toral 
Earliest Recordings - The Stanley Brothers 
To Run More Smoothly - Sue Garner 

 

Peter Merholz is the one of the consultants of Adaptive Path, and uses his spare time to abuse the Web's Low Barrier to Entry with peterme.com.


Fancies and Goodnights - John Collier 
Repo Man - Alex Cox 
Astral Astronauts - Spoozys 

 

Tom Nord writes about pop culture for The Courier-Journal in Louisville. Like most people raised in front of the television, he has a very short attention span.


Jesus' Son - Alison Maclean 
The King of Marvin Gardens - Bob Rafelson 
Paths of Glory - Stanley Kubrick 

 

Tony Peltier is a graduate of the Dramatic Writing Program at NYU where he learned that sometimes you have to cut your best line.


Smitten - The Martinis 
The House of Sand and Fog - Vadim Perelman 
You Back the Attack! - Micah Ian Wright 

 

Thomas Rogers grew up in Texas, but he doesn't have much of an accent. He currently lives in Houston, but he's moving to Berkeley soon to study Urban Planning.


Harlem Blues - Satan and Adam 
Road Atlas - Rand McNally 

 

Andrea Sandke lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family, her piano, her cats, and her books.


Cry Me a River - T. R. Pearson 
Out of Sight - Steven Soderbergh 
Gorky Rises - William Steig 

 

Michael Sippey is one of the founders of Quris. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business. His sites, Sippey.com and Stating the Obvious, are updated when the need arises.


Remember the Alimony - Joe Buck 

 

Kevin Tiernan lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his ever-expanding family.


Papa's Dream - Los Lobos and Papa Lalo 
Tell Me About It - Carolyn Hax 
Up in the Old Hotel - Joseph Mitchell 

 

Gabe Weisert spent the Reagan years growing up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is the director of the feature films Fishing with Gandhi and Cow Monkey.


Jesus' Son - Denis Johnson 
Repulsion - Roman Polanski 
Mariette in Ecstasy - Ron Hansen