The Bold Italic

The Bold Italic is an online magazine that celebrates the character and free-wheeling spirit of San Francisco and the Bay Area.

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The Bold Italic Editors

We’re the editing team behind The Bold Italic, an online magazine celebrating the free-wheeling spirit of San Francisco.

Nicole Karlis

Freelance writer & journalist. Read my work at

Clara Hogan

Editor in Chief of The Bold Italic

Andrew Chamings

English writer in California. As seen in @theatlantic, @thebolditalic, @sfweekly, @sfgate & @drownedinsound.

Latest Posts

For Aging Immigrants, Food From Their Homelands Is Key to Happiness

Stories from California’s immigrant seniors clinging to the flavors of their past

TBI’s 5 Best: Spaghetti Dishes in San Francisco

Where to have your IRL “Lady and the Tramp” moment

It’s Not Too Late: Why California Must Still Build High-Speed Rail

It will be expensive, difficult and time consuming — but we have to do it anyway

Swiping Through the Wannabe Woke

The rise of the faux feminist

Inside Fruitvale’s Only Art Gallery

Owner Yadira Cazarez offers an inclusive space showcasing artists of color

Twenty-Six Days of Living with My Ex

When the relationship ends but you’ve just paid rent

TBI’s 5 Best: Spots for Watching the Gray Whale Migration

These spots are suited for optimal viewing

A Day Out with the Downtown Streets Team

The little-known solution to SF’s homelessness crisis is working—and will soon expand

Is It More Difficult for Women to Quit Drinking Alcohol?

All the societal pressures that make going sober while female a challenge

Trump’s Tweets, Clarified

Finally, we may find out what “covfefe” means


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