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Alanis Morissette

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    May 7, 2014

    Five Reasons Fred Durst Is the Worst

    Just in case any of you weren't 100 per cent sure that Fred Durst was a terrible human, the Limp Bizkit frontman has just signed on to direct -- of all things -- an eHarmony commercial. Because nothing says "take a risk" like a dating commercial directed by the oldest frat boy on earth. In honor of ... More >>

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    July 13, 2012

    The 50 Best Rolling Stone Special Issues Ever

    A magazine that you sometimes see in the waiting rooms of tire stores, Rolling Stone remains tirelessly dedicated to reporting on its own place in the history of the teensy sliver of music that its publisher enjoys. To that end, the august rag is forever publishing important lists ranking the best m ... More >>

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    July 4, 2012
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    January 30, 2012

    Downton Abbey Recap: Season 2, Episode 4

    Welcome back to Downton Abbey, a house now touched by tragedy. In this episode we lost one and a half men, were blown away by the Dowager Countess' formidableness, and met Ethel's obese baby. Did anyone do a cry count? These ladies and gentlemen did some serious weeping this week. Don't be sad, it's ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    The Top 6 Most Self-Conscious TV Show Appearances By Musicians

    This past weekend, with the release of The Social Network movie, Justin Timberlake proved to the world, yet again, that he is just as good at acting as he is at making really high-pitched noises, moving his body in a rhythmic manner and cultivating enough curly hair to restock Cher's wig closet. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Last Night: Saul Williams, Earl Greyhound, and American Fangs at the Independent

    Saul Williams's facepaint resembled a dolphin crossed with the Star Trek logo​Saul Williams, Earl Greyhound, American Fangs November 10, 2009 The Independent Better Than: Gym Class Heroes, or 2009 David Bowie With a head full of feathers and his face painted like a glittering Star Trek dolphin, ... More >>

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    September 14, 2009

    Power to the Peaceful Wrap-Up

    EKAphotography copyright 2009. all rights reservedMichael Franti and Spearhead​ The 11th Annual Power to the Peaceful Festival began with a thunderclap and ended with an affirmation of love. The season's first storm hit in the wee hours, bringing warm, tropical showers - but no lightning. Most of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Vieux Plays Deux: Malian Guitarist Hits SF

    EKAphotography copyright 2009. all rights reservedVoodoo Child? Vieux Farka Toure​ It would be somewhat of a disservice to Vieux Farka Toure to call him the Jimi Hendrix of Malian music. Though he's definitely an innovator and an amazing player--sometimes given to playing behind his back, as ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009
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    August 20, 2009

    Power to the Peaceful Announces Lineup, Afterparty

    EKAphotographyMichael Franti at 2008's PTTP​ Watch out, Outside Lands and TIMF! Power to the Peaceful--Michael Franti's annual free party in Golden Gate Park--has announced the lineup for this year's throwdown, which is expected to bring between 50 and 75 thousand people. The featured artists thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Seen In San Francisco: Is This Ironic? Busted Car Window Repaired with Burglar Alarm Sticker.

    Ever since Alanis Morissette released a song titled "Isn't It Ironic?" chock full of scenarios that were not at all ironic -- which, in itself is ironic -- the search has been on for a proper example of irony that doesn't involve diabetic men rushing to the pharmacy being flattened by insulin trucks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    '90s Night Tonight at Madrone Lounge

    Are the '90s back already? If so, is it too soon? After all, we can think of several dubious trends from that decade - grunge 'uniforms' (flannel shirts and scruffy faces), sugar-coated teenie pop (think Britney Spears, 98 Degrees, 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys), stomach tattoos ( i.e. Tupac's "Thug Life ... More >>

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    July 13, 2008

    Last Night: Sara Bareilles at the Fillmore

    (Photo: Sony BMG) Sara Bareilles The Fillmore July 12, 2008 Review by Will Harper What a difference 14 months makes. Back in May of last year, no one had heard of Sara Bareilles when she opened for Aqualung at the Fillmore. When she started her set for that May 2007 show, there were maybe 100 peop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    Obama and Bush are Like Family. Really.

    Finally, someone has taken on the heady task of figuring out what famous people our democratic presidential candidates are vaguely related to.According to an AP article from today, researchers at the New England Historic Genealogical society have found that Hillary Clinton is kind-of, sort-of relat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2007

    Tickets Available for Matchbox Twenty/Alanis Morissette, Otherwise Known as 90s SuckFest 2008

    If you are actually enthused to attend this shitty, overpriced concert, then may Jeebus himself have mercy on your boring and gullible soul. If it was any worse, the Goo Goo Dolls would also be playing. Hey, there's still time, so cross your retarded fingers. I don't condone this evening of atrociti ... More >>

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    December 21, 2005
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    June 22, 2005
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    June 30, 2004

    Just One of Those Biopics

    The songs are immortal, even if this Porter flick isn't

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    June 9, 2004

    Sound Works?

    Tony Espinoza poured his dot-com millions into the fanciest music studio in town. With balls like that, who needs street cred?

  • Film

    May 5, 2004

    Monster Smash

    Van Helsing explodes monster movie legends with hip upgrades

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003

    Best Jukebox

    The Ha-Ra

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    April 16, 2003

    We Are the Concert

    Big huge music/activism fest

  • Music

    March 13, 2002

    Music Lesson

    At Noise Pop, Alex Chilton proves you can be a fucked-up rock star and survive

  • Culture

    December 5, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • Film

    November 28, 2001

    The State of Affair

    Hilary Swank returns to revolutionize

  • Music

    September 26, 2001

    Pop Philosophy

    Channeling stupidity, and exploding nicely

  • Culture

    November 8, 2000

    Ransom Notes

    Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their "free" music?

  • Music

    September 13, 2000

    Blood, Sweat, and Money?

    Musicians and industry veterans turn to the Internet for salvation, not destruction

  • Dining

    June 21, 2000

    Social Grace

    Are you unsure how to behave? Social Grace answers all your toughest etiquette questions

  • Film

    June 14, 2000

    Crash of the Titan

    Don Bluth's Titan A.E.

  • Music

    March 1, 2000

    Hear This

    Etienne de Rocher

  • Music

    April 28, 1999

    Music.competition

    With MP3s under attack and major labels designing new standards, three Bay Area firms try to corner the market on online music

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    December 30, 1998
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    September 23, 1998

    Live

    Q: What do Tori Amos, Nick Cave, and Lyricist Lounge have in common? A: Nothing.

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    May 13, 1998
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    September 3, 1997
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    July 23, 1997
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    June 25, 1997
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    June 4, 1997
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    March 26, 1997
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    July 24, 1996
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    March 27, 1996
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    March 20, 1996

    Love Sick

    Sleater-Kinney's Call the Doctor painfully dissects physical and emotional boundaries

  • Music

    January 3, 1996

    The Sound vs. Fury

    The secret success of 1995's rhythm nation

  • Music

    January 3, 1996

    The Book of Lists

    SF Weekly contributors salute the best (and worst) music of 1995

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    December 27, 1995

    Heavy Rotation

    Mark Kohr, S.F.'s leading music video maker, hasn't had a free moment all year

  • Music

    November 15, 1995

    The Dark Shadow

    Barbara Manning and the S.F. Seals find that Truth Walks in Sleepy Shadows

  • Music

    August 9, 1995
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    August 9, 1995
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    July 26, 1995
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