Occasionally we receive a press release so sweet and misguided that we feel it's our professional duty to share it. Case in point: The Jellinator, a new kitchen gadget invented by a husband-and-wife team who claim to be "quite the jello shot enthusiasts," and have come up with a solution to ease the ... More >>
Each week, we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with food TV. This week, Cupcake Wars, an hour-long show about one thing, over and over, until death comes, Sundays at 8 p.m. on the Food Network.
Cupcake Wars has been on the air just two years, but they're already finishing up their fif ... More >>
According to the New York Times, Sesame Street will be airing a very special episode on KQED and other PBS affiliates this coming Sunday at 7 p.m. Titled "Growing Hope Against Hunger," it will introduce a Muppet named Lily who comes from a "food insecure" household.Elmo, Bert, ... More >>
The Dodos at the Fillmore last night.The DodosReading RainbowApril 7, 2011@ The Filmore(Only slightly) better than: An episode of Reading Rainbow.It's a seductive idea: Boil the rock group down to its basic parts -- drums, guitar, vocals -- and push each element to its maximum. Toss out the flab, ... More >>
Kid KoalaThere's not much more endearing than a DJ who loves music and muppets. Hailing from Montreal, Kid Koala is known for his whimsical personality and ability to take listeners on a journey with music fit for psychedelic hip hop dreams, sans the acid. Currently on the Ninja Tune label and pr ... More >>
First Blood plays Saturday at the Oakland Metro Operahouse. NBC: The Poison Control Center. Drama.
CBS: Great American Taxi. Game show.
Fox: Terrible Things. News.ABC: City (Comma) State. Sitcom.
ABC Family: OK Sweetheart. Sitcom.
Cartoon Network: The Supervillains. Cartoon.
Disney Channel: Sydn ... More >>
Last week, Katy Perry's cleavage got her appearance on Sesame Street canceled, due to a barrage of complaints from parents who saw the leaked clip on YouTube before it had a chance to air. We personally can't see what all the fuss is about, since Katy's breasticles looked pretty well contained to us ... More >>
I'm not a huge fan of mashups, but this Muppet Mashup site is kinda cute, mainly because it ferrets out a lot of songs otherwise lost long ago from the memory banks. DJ BC's remix of "Scooter and the Computer Worms" is a particularly silly techno rave up of a silly ditty about the "new sound so deep ... More >>
After an accidental fire got them booted from their former warehouse, the NIMBY East Bay artist workshop/collective was forced to relocate. Several months (not to mention many thousands of dollars) later, the crew has finally set up shop in their new location at 8410 Amelia Street in East Oakland. ... More >>