For two years now, there hasn't been a more consistent platform for satire than Congress -- what with "legitimate rape," a budget committee chairman who lies about his marathon time, legislation protecting the words "Under God" in the pledge, and a feeble orange-skinned ring leader named Boehner.
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Woody Allen has a tendency to use a city as his muse. Just look at Midnight in Paris, To Rome with Love, and -- oh, yes -- Manhattan. Now, the comedian-director-actor has descended upon the greatest city of them all.
That's right, he's in the City by the Bay.
Today, Allen filmed part of his latest ... More >>
Hey you aspiring vegan TV stars and sandwich lovers! Head over to Ike's SFSU this afternoon to get super famous! Well, vegan famous. It's similar to being regular famous, but only vegans care. You get to keep your dignity, though (overrated).
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State FarmWilliam Shatner, burned by his passion for deep-fried turkey, hurls the fryer gizmo into the pit.Apparently, State Farm Insurance is so sick of paying out for fire damage from deep-fried turkey disasters that it's pouring thousands of dollars into a public-info campaign starring Willia ... More >>
Back in September, we gave our readers a chance to interview director Judd Apatow-- the man behind the TV show Freaks and Geeks, and director of movies like Knocked Up and The Forty Year Old Virgin. Readers sent in three sample questions they would ask Apatow, and we picked the ones we liked best ... More >>
The other day, we noted that, once again, Giants fans will have the unenviable task of determining which other teams they detest least in the postseason. It's a difficult and unpleasant task akin to deciding which kidney you'd rather part with or which non-Alec Baldwin brother you'd want to sit n ... More >>
The San Francisco Giants are a hell of a team. Only a few games into the nascent season and they've already got me feeling like a naive jackass for writing that "Hope Springs Eternal on Opening Day." Perhaps, with this team, hope really is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane. And yet, the ... More >>