29 Apr '14, 6pm

How Burrowing Owls Leads to Vomiting Anarchists Leads to the Definitive Story About SF's Housing Crisis

How Burrowing Owls Leads to Vomiting Anarchists Leads to the Definitive Story About SF's Housing Crisis

"I wasn't intending to write something that long," says journalist Kim-Mai Cutler over Skype from Hanoi, Vietnam. "But if you break it up into fifteen or twenty pieces, people are only going to read the parts that they agree with." She's of course talking about her tour de force of a blogpost for TechCrunch, "How Burrowing Owls Lead to Vomiting Anarchists ," which has won the Internet in the two weeks since it was published. Cutler's in Asia tracking down the creator of Flappy Bird, but right now, we're talking about an even more unexpected hit: Her. Cutler's been living in a market-rate apartment for five years, and the Bay Area for much longer than that, so she's had a front-row seat to the region's spiraling housing crisis. But, as a writer for TechCrunch, the Valley's most trafficked news site , she's also been tracking one of the prime drivers of the cost increases—th...

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