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Event Recap: Marcus Thompson II and Time Kawakami live recording of Warriors Plus/Minus at Oaklandish

This past Tuesday, April 18th, we hosted Marcus Thompson II and Tim Kawakami for a live recording of their hit podcast 'Warriors Plus/Minus'. The event, which took place at the Oaklandish flagship shop at 1444 Broadway, was a tremendous success! We had audience members from as far away as Richmond come out to show support for both Marcus' new book, and the Warriors Plus/Minus podcast! A special thanks to Jordan Jimenez for sharing photos from the event, be sure to scope the gallery above .....

Michael Wertz’s ‘ABC Oakland’ in stores now!

Michael Wertz’s new book is now available at the Oaklandish downtown and Dimond shops! 'ABC Oakland' is one of the only—if not the only—picture books about the city of Oakland. It highlights landmarks and themes that exemplify Oakland’s unique culture, from the myriad food trucks on International Boulevard to giant redwoods that stretch up to the sky. Wertz, an assistant professor of illustration at California College of the Arts and longtime Oakland resident, beautifully conveys the .....
Marcus Thompson’s ‘GOLDEN’ in stores now!

Marcus Thompson’s ‘GOLDEN’ in stores now!

Marcus Thompson's new book is now available at the Oaklandish downtown and Dimond shops! When it comes to Stephen Curry, point guard for the Golden State Warriors, reigning NBA MVP, and pop culture phenomenon, basketball fans and journalists have to invent new ways to say “wow.” GOLDEN is the first book to provide an all-access look at Curry and the team that has fueled Dub Nation—by longtime Warriors beat reporter and Bay Area News Group sports columnist Marcus Thompson II, the go-to e.....
Special ‘GOLDEN’ edition of Warriors Plus/Minus podcast

Special ‘GOLDEN’ edition of Warriors Plus/Minus podcast

Oaklandish is excited to announce a special live in-store recording for Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami's hit podcast: Warriors Plus/Minus! We will be hosting a meet and greet with longtime Warriors beat writers and Bay Area News Group journalists Marcus Thompson II and Tim Kawakami! This event also celebrates the launch of Marcus Thompson's new book 'GOLDEN,' an inside look at Warriors point guard and two-time NBA MVP, Stephen Curry. Books will be available for purchase, and you'll be able to .....
Michael Wertz ‘ABC Oakland’ in-store event

Michael Wertz ‘ABC Oakland’ in-store event

Oaklandish is extremely excited to announce an in-store event with illustrator and printmaker Michael Wertz! On Saturday, April 29th, we will host Michael for a meet & greet and release event celebrating his picture book 'ABC Oakland' at the Oaklandish downtown Oakland retail store. 'ABC Oakland' is a collaborative venture between Michael Wertz, nonprofit book publisher Heyday of Berkeley, and Oaklandish. The book is itself a celebration of Oakland, its iconic monuments, and its sto.....