The hold music these days at the campaign office for sheriff candidate Paul Miyamoto is "Morning Mood" from Peer Gynt -- a tune immortalized by Bugs Bunny cartoons as the soundtrack of peace and tranquility. But just as Bugs always ruined that mood, a seven-year-old video with a decidedly different ... More >>
In case you still needed to know the difference between R.E.M. and U2, R.E.M. just broke up and U2 dies only when Bono is put in the ground.
Whatever today's (honestly shocking) announcement means about R.E.M.'s 31-year-career, well, what did anything ever mean with this ban ... More >>
Bugs Bunny had it easy Animal officials stormed a Lake Merritt home in Oakland's Tuesday night and scooped up 21 deformed and malnourished bunnies who were being prepped to be eaten. Now, they are looking to find these precious hares a new home after so much suffering, according to news reports. ... More >>
Afrika BambaataaFor those who haven't heard of Afrika Bambaataa, the Godfather of hip-hop, his resume looks something like this:
1969-1971: Warlord, Black Spades, Bronx River Houses, Bronx NY.
Responsibilities included: Tagging turf; crossing enemy lines to forge relationships with other gangs ... More >>
Joe EskenaziWave back at the nice man cleaning detritus from the antebellum era out of the city's sewers...Posit the question "How do they clean the sewers in San Francisco" and you'll be surprised. Unless, of course, your answer was "They roll out a device resembling a Victorian-era laboratory c ... More >>
You may yet get your say at a committee meeting, Mr. Beale...Last month, SF Weekly wrote about a measure we feared would lead to, how shall we put it, "loons droning on, endlessly, during committee meetings." Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier, the measure's author, assured us that wouldn't happen, h ... More >>
Some 'school bullies' have allegedly found a novel use for an umbrella, tooWhen I was in school, we had the boy who left a deposit in the broom closet. We had the boy who kissed other boys because he saw Bugs Bunny do it. We had the boys who ate boogers, paste, and other kids' lunches. We didn't hav ... More >>
Over the weekend, Scott Linehan, the 49ers' preferred choice to coordinate the team's once-proud (read: Not so proud anymore) offense surprised the team by offering the thanks-but-no-thanks. Turning down the job was an eyebrow-raiser -- but not so much as the excuse he offered: "The timing isn't rig ... More >>