Giant Robot Store and GR2 News

Lost Weekend Video and Giant Robot Presents Meet Bonnie Burton, author of Star Wars Craft Book at Lost Weekend Video Saturday, June 18th 2011, 5-7pm. Lost Weekend Video (Giant Robot Pop Up) 1034 Valencia at 21st Mission District San Francisco, CA 415-643-3373 Author Bonnie Burton, a Star Wars fanatic is the brains behind and produces tremendous amounts of posts, tweets, and pop culture knowledge via multiple social networks. She’ll be at Lost Weekend Video as part of the Giant Robot Pop Up shop signing books and providing crafting knowledge. If you purchase a book, she’ll grant you a craft package that you can assemble on the spot! Giant Robot was born as a Los Angeles-based magazine about Asian, Asian-American, and new hybrid culture in 1994, but has evolved into a full-service pop culture provider with a shop and gallery in Los Angeles, and a website at
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As you know, we closed Giant Robot SF. After a run of 8 years, it was time to strip the location down to it’s bare bones. It was a challenge, but we got it done.

That’s Mats!? He came to pick up the Stincker machine. He lives in Oakland and it seems like he seldom leaves Oakland.

That’s Goh Nakamura at Halu in Richmond.

Squeezing the lemon. Halu is a great yakitori place. At the end of a long day, it’s the perfect spot. It’s small, it’s funky with the music photos everywhere, and it feels like you walked into a spot in Japan. The food was great too.

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