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The Freaky Tales Glossary You Didn’t Know You Needed

Updated: Mar 4


Keep an eye out for these notable names and locations featured in the aforementioned film

Danger Zone: A duo of female rappers named Entice and Barbie, best known for “Don’t Fight the Feelin,’” their collaboration with Too $hort and Rappin’ 4-Tay.

Eric “Sleepy” Floyd: Retired point guard who holds NBA playoff records for most points scored in a quarter and half, a feat achieved while playing for the Golden State Warriors.

Giant Burgers: A fast food restaurant chain local to the Bay Area, acclaimed for its hamburgers and pies.

Gilman: Historic non-profit Berkeley punk venue that opened in 1986, founded on principles of inclusion and non-violence. Also known as 924 Gilman and Gilman Street Project.

Grand Lake Theater: Iconic Oakland theater that opened in 1926, famous for its vintage aesthetic and liberal political messaging on its massive marquee.

Loards: An old-fashioned ice cream and candy chain based in the Bay that features classic and experimental flavors, made with recipes that remain unchanged since launching in 1950.

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena: Home to the Golden State Warriors from 1971 to 2019.

Sweet Jimmie’s: An Oakland nightclub that opened in 1987, once frequented by E-40, Too $hort, and MC Hammer (who filmed his first music video there). Now known as The New Parish.


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