Admittedly, we don't take lunch breaks around here that often, but we're sure glad we did yesterday. Not just because our bellies were full, but because on our way to pick up burritos, we finally saw the monstrous muppet that's been haunting San Francisco since October. The life-sized Elmo was jus ... More >>
Earlier this week, we told you about the not-so-warm-and-fuzzy Elmo who scared the hell out of some local parents after the life-sized muppet arrived at a park hugging kids and shouting racist slurs. Police didn't arrest Elmo, whose real name is Adam Sandler (no relation to the actor), which, of cou ... More >>
By Ben Westhoff Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously ... More >>
The charming bloke who helped make Forgetting Sarah Marshall one of the funniest Rom-Com's is visiting SF this fall. His snarky humor, which was the only thing I enjoyed from this year's MTV Video Music Awards, could prove to be just as hilarious in stand-up form at Cobb's Comedy Club on Nov. 5 and ... More >>
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