The Bold Italic

Celebrating the character and free-wheeling spirit of 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.

Clara Hogan

Editor in Chief of The Bold Italic

Sophia Smith

assistant editor @Medium, tweets @sophiuhcamille

Jessica Minsun Kim

Producer @Medium

Latest Posts

The Ultimate Guide to Watching Live Bay Area Theater at Home

The show must go on, even if it means streaming it in your living room

I Searched for Connection on Dates. I Found It at the Laundromat Instead.

Unexpectedly feeling understood amid the grime and dirty laundry

What Will We Tell Our Future Children About This Moment?

I’m years away from having kids, but I can’t help thinking about how I’ll describe life before, during, and after the pandemic

I Want to Hold Your Purelled Hand, But Is It Worth the Risk?

Waxing poetic about connections made and missed before lockdown

How I Came to Respect Chinese Food — and My Heritage

I had to leave home to appreciate the Asian meals of my childhood

Gray Hair, Unmanicured Nails, the Quarantine 15 — Who Cares?

As my beauty routine wanes, I’m working on silencing my inner critic

Bay Area Summer Activities That Aren’t Canceled

Ways to enjoy the season while being safe

I Miss Judging Places on Yelp, So Here Are Reviews of My Quarantine Spots

Don’t let the pandemic stop you from publicly expressing your shrewdness

Serendipitous Dating Is Dead. But Will Anyone Really Miss It?

Your rom-com meet-cute was all fantasy anyway


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