It must be difficult being billions of years old and living amongst the repulsive society of the human species, but our interview with Gwar frontman Oderus Urungus reveals that he has found certain simple pleasures to temper his hatred. The extraterrestrial heavy metal legend loudly snorted and burp ... More >>
Got it (happy sigh).At about 1:30 p.m. today, after 40 minutes of waiting on Mission Street, we were handed a copy of Radiohead's much-ballyhooed newspaper, The Universal Sigh. It's 12 pages, with color on the front, back, and middle. It contains a lot of first-person writing, some Radiohead lyri ... More >>
Our weekly roundup of SFoodie news
Perry LucinaComing up with SFoodie's annual list of San Francisco's best things to eat and drink is like packing for a yearlong sabbatical to Antarctica. You start by laying out on the bed all the clothes you think you need, then abandon stuff when you find you can't cram it into your duffel. ... More >>
Meet the new landlordThe California Public Utilities Commission's San Francisco headquarters is among 11 state buildings that will soon be owned by a consortium made up of investment groups hailing from Houston, Los Angeles and Mumbai, the state Department of General Services Reported today.The b ... More >>
It's like that.Maybe the rambling, effusive message we left on the San Rafael-based company's answering machine at 11 p.m. had a different effect than the one we intended. What else were we to do? We had questions to ask. A friend had brought over a stunningly good pint of caramel balsamic ic ... More >>
Words and Photos By Ashley Harrell (Click here for a full Santacon 2008 slideshow.) Saturday was a pretty average day -- if a little cold -- until the chanting started. Listening through an open window in my North Beach apartment, I couldn't quite make out the words. So I head ... More >>
Gleaning lessons from the darkness, Herzog treks to Antarctica in Encounters at the End of the World.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain
Could there be a secret deal with Arnold on health care that will inflate union rolls?
Even when saturated with scientific jargon, the script reads like poetry
Disney parades its pooches through the frigid Eight Below
Michael Winterbottom delivers the sex, and not much else
The life of the emperor penguin isn't easy, but it might make yours seem better
Piecing together a long night of drinking the old fashioned way: horribly
Week of Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Sharpen Your Teeth (Sub Pop)
Former musician Bernie Krause has spent 30 years recording the pristine sounds of nature in the remotest corners of the world. Now, after all his travels, he has an important message for the human race: Shut up!
Two clubs and a little Norwegian
The woman who would bike the length of North and South America, and the man who's running around the world
The Art of Surfing
For an Unreal World
Three (small) days of peace, love, and psychedelia
Tired of computer gimmickry and gadgetry for Christmas? Prepare for exhaustion!