You might remember last week when I wrote a story about Paul "Fotie" Photenhauser, the man who wrote Semenology, the book on semen mixology. To recap if you haven't read the story (though you really should), Photenhauser is the author of a previous volume on semen cooking but decided to do an all-co ... More >>
Kite Hill vegan cheese is here! Laura Beck has the lowdown over at Vegansaurus (a site for which I write). I want to try! Photo from Kite Hill's Facebook page. See also: Talking Sausages, Killer Salami, and Vegan Perogies in Oakland Chocolate Salami, Dairy Pushes Aspartame, and Justin Timbe ... More >>
When reports that four masked robberies had charged into Four Barrel last week and pilfered one of the four stuffed boar heads that have adorned the southern wall since the popular coffee shop's opening, people were skeptical. Only days before April Fool's, customers and news media alike assumed tha ... More >>
In what was most assuredly not an April Fool's joke, stunt, or prank, the folks at Jack White's Third Man Records yesterday attached 1,000 records to 1,000 large blue helium balloons and sent them off into the sky to be lost forever (except to a fanatic bunch of fools who will pay insane amounts of ... More >>
Illegally funny?Since the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, it has been a misdemeanor in this state to malevolently impersonate someone on the internet. The "Malicious E-Personization Bill" authored by Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) outlaws the impersonation of another person on the web for the p ... More >>
With his motorcycles and his tattoos, Jon Bryce LaPierre is almost prototypically blue-collar. He's also an almost archetypal bully, and he's got the yuppie neighbors scared witless.