By JAMES ROBINSON
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Fox Theater, Oakland
Better than: The Vampire Diaries, Interview with the Vampire, Twilight and True Blood (but not, however, Buffy the Vampire Slayer).
Vampire Weekend, punching its ticket on a short jaunt between Coachella ap ... More >>
I'm staggering through Walgreens Wednesday night, my brain in slo-mo, and my body numb. I'm getting a cold and I'm hoping to diminish its severity with some mass-produced placebos. My head is thick, the walls are moving and the floor is tilted. I come to a shelf packed with various remedies all prom ... More >>
Welcome to Cosentino Watch, where we recap the moves of San Francisco chef Chris Cosentino as he competes in Top Chef Masters. Warning: Spoilers ahead.
Finally, we're at the finale, and we know what we came here to do. Chris Cosentino and Kerry Heffernan have swiftly eliminated their competition ov ... More >>
Humans may eat millions of turkeys at Thanksgiving, but don't think that the turkeys aren't fighting back. If YouTube is to be believed, the turkey resistance is growing. They are chasing down terrified reporters in Sacramento and attacking our infrastructure (well, one particular mail ... More >>
How I miss old Jane...Jared Blumenfeld, San Francisco's former boss of both the Department of the Environment and Rec and Parks Department, was appointed in January as EPA administrator for Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and the Pacific Islands. Also during the past year, he donated Jane, h ... More >>
Kristopher HannumBirds & BatteriesBirds & Batteries is one of the few local bands that's pretty difficult to pin down. It's not garage rock, it's not synth-pop, it's not dance music, it's not lo-fi, it's not chillwave, and it's definitely not any strand of hip-hop. So what does ... More >>
Photo of a previous Vampire Weekend show by Moses NamkungVampire WeekendThe Fox TheaterApril 19, 2010Better Than: getting bitten by a vampire wearing high-tops, skinny jeans, and shaggy bangs.Last night, the Columbia grads of Vampire Weekend, led by frontman Ezra Koening and his impressive falset ... More >>
Chow.comDog food, Wag Hotel style.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Prix fleece: Finally: Time to take a breath and look back over Thanksgiving 2009. Any regrets? Like not volunteering enough -- or at all -- swallowing your Republican uncle's Obama-baiting, or having that fourth Cape Cod b ... More >>
i | Wiltshire/FlickrBourbon goes with everything, especially family dysfunction.Perusing the Internet in search of a cocktail suitable for Thanksgiving we come upon drinks composed of Bailey's, Kahlua, eggnog, vanilla vodka, cherry Sprite, ginger brandy, apple schnapps, crumbled ginger cookie ... More >>
It only makes sense, right? Not only did critics compare their music to Peter Gabriel, but the band name dropped the Sledgehammer in the middle of their song...sooner or later Vampire Weekend was surely hoping Gabriel was gonna hear their tune. Well not only did Mr. Gabriel listen to Vampire's "Cape ... More >>
Anti-cult crusader Ford Greene and the town of San Anselmo are staging a nasty public fight over Greene's strident anti-Bush political signs. But is that an old religious enemy we see behind the curtain?