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Watch Burning Man 2014 Live

While local publications, as well as the New York Times (so late to the Bay Area game, as usual), have their say about Burning Man's slow descent into an elitist techie bacchanalia under the desert sun, we insist you watch the creation of Black Rock City live via the Burning Man 2014 Webcast.

Editors' Picks: Guardians of the Galaxy, Sci-Fi Shoes, & More

Here's what the 7x7 editors were thinking about this week when they should have been at work. 

5 Topical Tidbits to Discuss Over Brunch

Sound bites from this week's viral stories, so you can impress your friends over breakfast. 

Bring in the Funk: Counterculture Fashion Makes a Comeback

In the summer of ’69, while the average red-blooded American male not soldiering in Vietnam was, as popular music tells us, playing a five-and-dime six-string and wooing a girl standing on her mama’s porch, Lee Brooks was experiencing his first LSD flashes.

Meanwhile, On Muni

Weekly vignettes looking at life on San Francisco's second-favorite transportation system.

Weekend Guide: Bikini Sales, Friday Nights at OMCA, & More

The hottest events going on this weekend. 

Ranking Robin Wright's Best and Worst Performances

Executive Editor David Lytle and Robin Wright were born on the same day. Holla!

Robin Wright was a fixture in the Bay Area during her all-too-brief tenure in Ross. Though no longer a Marin resident—she split in 2010 after divorcing fellow thespian Sean Penn—we still hold her near to our hearts. Here now, for your cinematic viewing pleasure, are some of her best and not-so-best performances. (Let's face it, she's never given a truly bad performance; she's just that good)

Paul Rudd Caught Filming Ant-Man in SF

The latest big budget film to take place in our fair city, Marvel's Ant-Man starring Paul Rudd, started filming this week. 

3 Books On Our Must-Read List This Week

Somehow, I had never heard of Diana Gabaldon's bestselling Outlander series until the Starz debut of its recent TV adaptation. A friend who's a longtime fan of the books encouraged me to read the first one, and it's a pretty ripping yarn, full of adventure, and with a relatable heroine who's neither a Katniss Everdeen-style badass nor an underwritten pushover.

Race Cars and Poolside Drinks at a Concours d'Elegance Fete

The annual Concours d'Elegance weekend in Carmel and Pebble Beach always draws crowds of car collectors and fans alike to ogle beautiful and rare vehicles from afar. This year, 7x7 and the Audi sportscar experience (ASCE) invited attendees to get inside the action and become a racecar driver for a day.

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