"ummm ..... can i borrow 16 million ?"M.I.A.'s message to Madonna, after the NFL demanded an additional $15.1 million in restitution from her over the 2012 Super Bowl middle finger incident (Twitter)."There was a lot of whining in rock at that time. By nature, we're extroverts. So that's what came a ... More >>
Even the mother of the girl he almost killed could wish Max Wade a better end. "It's a shame he didn't put all that effort into something more positive," said Cindy Dedier yesterday when Wade -- the teenage crook from Marin who at 16 stole a celebrity chef's Lamborghini from a car lot in San Franci ... More >>
In lieu of ringing, the cell phone service plays "Werewolves of London" while the wireless customer is located. This takes a while; it's as if said customer is weighing whether or not he wishes to be located at all. Finally, on the third or fourth "Awooooooooo," a gruff voice comes on the line. "Las ... More >>
Earlier this month, Sergeant Carl T unwittingly became the center of a media firestorm quicker than it takes to race a Lamborghini through the Broadway Tunnel. T -- who legally changed his last name from Tennenbaum -- posted a video on his Facebook page captioned "Broadway tunnel. 100 Miles per hou ... More >>
If anything, that hyperbolic video a local cop posted of himself in Lamborghini roaring through the Broadway tunnel at high speed -- and drunk -- made for a nice instructional video of what not to do. No, veteran police Sgt. Carl T. wasn't actually wasted, nor was he speeding at 100 mph as he sta ... More >>
The always zany Sgt. Carl T might have thought he was being funny -- or at least he was having fun -- when he posted on his Facebook page a video of a speeding Lamborghini with comments noting haw fast the car was going and drunk its passengers were. T -- who legally changed his name from Tennenba ... More >>
Earlier today, SFist ran a story about an eye-opening Facebook post from veteran San Francisco cop Sergeant Carl T. T -- who legally changed his name from Tennenbaum after a superior officer told him he couldn't have a name tag reading "Carl T." -- posted on his Facebook page a video of a Lamborghin ... More >>
The 49ers didn't sign Brandon Jacobs for his speed. They signed him for his power. He's happy to flaunt both, though, as evidenced by his participation in what people are now calling "Death Race 2012." On March 30, two days after Jacobs signed a $1.6 million contract with the Niners, two New Jersey ... More >>
Each week we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with televised cooking. This week: The Donatella Project, a new Dirk Balthazar novel by the Hugo-award winning author of the Sigma Protocol and the Prometheus Deception, on March 10 and 11 on the Cooking Channel. What's the Donatella Pr ... More >>
1. The critics take on Modernist Cuisine. As SFoodie mentioned yesterday, Nathan Myhrvold's 2,438-page Modernist Cuisine is now out, and most of the big papers are running reviews today. Legendary cookbook author Michael Ruhlman, writing in the New York Times, and Washington Post contributor Andr ... More >>
An investor finds that he has been swindled, and that the schemer was aided by a mortgage industry lacking oversight.
Superstar session drummer and Dadaist marketing genius Josh Freese (Devo, A Perfect Circle, the Vandals) sells himself, his famous friends, and all-you-can-eat shrimp at Sizzler to promote his new album.
Harmony Korine talks about his new movie Mister Lonely and coming home.
Former pro soccer players from Latin America help the Farolito team dominate an amateur league.
Acres of rides at the Moscone
Auto show burns rubber
Gold Dust Lounge
Bad music. Bad press. Bad hair. Sammy Hagar's heard the insults. But for the Bay Area's Red Rocker, the best revenge is living well.