A day after SF Weekly reported on the strangeness of SF Pride's choices for grand marshal for this year's pride parade, the committee did something even more strange. On Friday, board president Lisa L. Williams released a statement withdrawing the committee's nomination of Army Private First Class ... More >>
You might remember last week when I wrote a story about Paul "Fotie" Photenhauser, the man who wrote Semenology, the book on semen mixology. To recap if you haven't read the story (though you really should), Photenhauser is the author of a previous volume on semen cooking but decided to do an all-co ... More >>
Swedish House Mafia remade rave music in rock's image — and got America listening.
With bar superstar power in place at Jasper's, Startlight Room, and the Fifth Floor, Kimpton Hotel group seems to be determined to improve the quality of cocktails for visitors and locals alike. Now, Kristin Almy is at the Grand Café, where she's revamped the menu to serve what she describes as "co ... More >>
It has been 25-odd years since Absolut Peppar and Citron entered the American market, and since then, the flavored-vodka business keeps growing, now representing a quarter of the vodka market. Lemon, cranberry, grapefruit, pear, dragonfruit -- the entire fruit aisle is now being turned into 'tinis. ... More >>
Romana MachadoBuzzcocksBuzzcocks Images June 10, 2011 Slim'sBetter than: Beating your meat to pulp. First off, there were way too many women for what purist old geezers up-and-down swear is orthodox for an old-skool punk show. Many of the early arrivals milling before the stage at S ... More >>
The Pisco BookThe middle of the week isn't usually a celebration day ― it's the conservative, dowdy child of the seven, complete with headgear and prescription shoes. Well, Wednesday just got a makeover (at least this week), thanks to two events that should put the ump back in hump day. Pi ... More >>
Spike Jonze's latest mini-movie, I'm Here, isn't all that short. (After all, it comes with a trailer, and is reportedly 30 minutes long). But from the teaser available online, it looks pretty good, this angsty indie romance between two robots making their way in a human's world. The movie, which EW ... More >>
An extreme road trip that's never just a drag
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