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I Hate It, I Love It, I’m Never Leaving

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Local writer and long-time resident Mat Honan has written an immensely quote-worthy piece about why he moved here and never left. Here’s a snip:

I hate this place. It stinks and it’s dirty and there’s piss everywhere and needles and garbage and yesterday when I went for a run in the park I had to traverse a trail that had been completely covered in used toilet paper. I’ve been robbed at gunpoint here, just down the street from my apartment. San Francisco is expensive, and I’ll never be able to afford to buy a home. The city government is corrupt, there’s nowhere to park, the people are all fucking crazy, and don’t even get me started about MUNI.

I’m never leaving, motherfuckers.

Read the whole thing here. Visit Mat’s website, and follow him on Twitter.

3 Comments
  • Hank | Nov 9, 2009 at 2:30 pm

    Wow. I’ve never heard of this guy before, but now I’ve read about him on two different blogs in one day. He’s over on Tokyomango modeling his cool tshirt even now.

  • julie | Nov 11, 2009 at 6:22 pm

    Thanks for sharing this post about Mat. His story blew me away… I think he wrote exactly what I try to convey in my photos of people and places in San Francisco.

    My i live here:SF project is open to anyone who would like to participate. So feel free to volunteer, people. 😉

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