Last we heard from Anti-Semitic Elmo, the furry fiend was hurling obscenities at Fisherman's Wharf patrons. This was in January. A few months before that, in October, the creature was seen shouting anti-semitic slurs at a children's park in the Richmond district. Once a staple at New York City's C ... More >>
The Los Angeles mural that has served as a site for Elliot Smith fans to pay tribute to the much beloved singer-songwriter has just been given a revamp, by Punk Rock Marthas -- an art-minded group of charitable folk -- who felt the mural needed a pick-me-up in honor of the nine-year anniversary of S ... More >>
Some San Francisco moms and dads are understandably worried about taking little Johnny to the park after hearing the infamous ranting Elmo has reportedly made his way to San Francisco. As the Richmond neighborhood blog notes, a man dressed up in an Elmo costume appeared at Rossi Park over the weeken ... More >>
Get ready, this week's edition of Signal to Noise packs a bit of a punch. Not content with our usual format, Bus Station John decided to send over a list of his five favorite female divas (plus a little bonus pick you'll need to scroll through to the end to see). Why all the extras? Well, it boils d ... More >>
If you've walked along upper Haight recently, you'll have no doubt noticed the series of tributes to much loved musical heroes who are no longer with us, lovingly arranged around single trees. Amy Winehouse recently joined Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin on that run. But tributes to musicians -- both ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from Golden State thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. 666 Author: Salem Kirban Date: 1970 Publisher: Salem Kirban, Inc. Discovered at: Community Thrift, 623 Valencia The Cover Promises: The best way t ... More >>
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Marcus Roth © 1999The big news in indie rock this morning came from Pavement, one of the last OG acts from the birth of the genre to give in and reunite already. The announcement came through Pitchfork (who'd grabbed it from Brooklyn Vegan), and panties have been bunching all over the Web ever s ... More >>
Excellent barbecue in an unexpected location: a golf course.