QuakeQuizSF is a disaster preparedness site commissioned by the city of San Francisco. I Shot Him was brought into the project to create something that would go viral and be fun enough that people would inadvertently learn how to be prepared for the next big one.
The site explores 6 different scenarios that one might find themselves in during an earthquake, and tests the user’s knowledge about what to do to stay safe and unharmed.
Lights, Action Come to the Bay Bridge: Leo Villareal is the artist behind 25,000 lights. That’s how many LED bulbs the 46-year-old is using for “The Bay Lights,” an art installation that will illuminate the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the two years, starting March 5.
“To confirm that he wasn’t dreaming, Sandoval turned on the television when he got home. As night transitioned to morning, Sandoval sat on the couch, his living room lit by the glow of the screen, flipping between the MLB Network and ESPN to watch himself homer over and over again. When Michael (his brother) tried to engage him in conversation, Sandoval just shook his head. ‘I can’t believe it,’ he said. ‘I can’t believe it.’”
- Jordan Conn’s story “Pandamonium,” in the December 10, 2012 Sports Illustrated, explaining Pablo’s disbelief of his own magic that astonishing evening in Game 1 of the 2012 World Series which will live on in San Francisco lore forever.