Bang With Friends, the prurient web application that allows you to click on Facebook friends and invite them for a roll in the hay, has evidently raised $1 million in its first round of venture funding. Yep, you read that right -- $1 million for an app that was created by three (probably) drunk tech ... More >>
SFoodie has previously fired warning shots to restaurants to get their act together when it comes to making a website. But it seems the industry hasn't listened, and now it's time to name names. These five restaurants may have perfectly adequate or even good food, but you'd never know it by the firs ... More >>
Today, at last, Neil Young and I are united in our ambitions: we would like you to go back in time, to Valentine's Day 1967. We want you to enter a recording studio in New York. This is a session for Atlantic Records, so the great Jerry Wexler is there, as is King Curtis and his saxophone. Most rema ... More >>
THEESatisfaction Le Vice Friday, June 22, 2012 The Independent Better than: The dominant paradigm. Watching THEESatisfaction on Friday at the Independent felt like peeking into the bedroom of best friends making hip-hop their way. On a stage bare except for two mics and a MacBook, Catherine H ... More >>
Dirty Beaches: This could be you!Did you want to play at SXSW, but perhaps felt you weren't ready? Are you comfortable with stylish gloss instead of creative substance? Do you know how to work a drum machine?Well, good news kids: You don't need to work much at making music anymore -- at ... More >>
So by now you may have noticed, and perhaps read, this week's cover story on Pomplamoose. While working on that story we also followed band members Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn around for an afternoon while they filmed their new live web show -- and made this video. It features, among other things: ... More >>
Magic Kids plays Bottom of the Hill this SundayIt's Labor Day! Meaning: an extra day to your weekend, 10 percent more texts than usual and even more chances to nurse epic hangovers. Have fun San Francisco, you deserve it. Here's our list of fun things to do this weekend for less than a ticket to ... More >>
John Staedler hooks a fan.The Chatroulette Show July 22, 2010@The Make-Out Room Better than: Pretty much any other use of Chatroulette. (Unless you really just like looking at genitalia.)Penises, boobs, cocks, phone sex ladies, tits, schlongs, vaginas, pubes, porn ads, and more penises. Bored-lo ... More >>
In California, many undocumented immigrants are offered cheap college tuition, only to find they cant get jobs after they graduate.
We're sitting on the floor of Moscone West watching the multiple live blogs of the Steve Jobs' keynote on our iPad, iPhone, and MacBook simultaneously. Apparently we're not the only ones who have failed this morning at the WWDC launch of the iPhone 4, among other things. According to TechCrunch's ... More >>
Two rebels take on America's most beloved computer company.
Wallpaper.s Eric Frederic is an unstoppable viral music producer. But can the incessant songwriting, video blogging, and booty tweeting make him a star?
New iTablet?Oh my goodness, oh my goodness! Less than a month until the (possible) Apple Keynote! What will we wear? Who will be speaking? Again, WHAT WILL WE WEAR?Engadget and Mashable reported rumors yesterday of an early September Apple keynote event, causing mass hysteria (sort of) in the tec ... More >>
Jude Law gets his urban renewal on in Minghella's dramatic dud