For more than a year now, we've been confused about quinoa. The crop came onto the public's radar only six years ago, blasting quickly from anonymity into a ubiquitous grocery staple, hailed by health fiends as the "Andean superfood." The hype is deserved when we look at quinoa's benefits -- includi ... More >>
Uribe's the JuanWe've finally found an apt metaphor for the San Francisco Giants' offense (or lack thereof). The Giants score runs like a snake eats. The team's run total for the past dozen games: 1, 0, 6, 0, 2, 10, 0, 1, 9, 1, 0, 13. That baker's dozen came yesterday in a barrage at Chicago, vau ... More >>
The other day, we noted that, once again, Giants fans will have the unenviable task of determining which other teams they detest least in the postseason. It's a difficult and unpleasant task akin to deciding which kidney you'd rather part with or which non-Alec Baldwin brother you'd want to sit n ... More >>
Earlier today, we responded to a sudden and deliberate attack from the Colorado Rockies jockstrap-sniffers at our sister paper, the Denver Westword. While we acknowledge that our hometown San Francisco Giants are facing an uphill battle to make the postseason, we contend that the team's competiti ... More >>
Jim HerdWebcam, ahoy!Longtime listeners to San Francisco Giants broadcasts will be familiar with KNBR radio's ubiquitous catchphrase touting its broadcasting might: "From the Farallones to the Rockies..." Many a fan has probably stopped to wonder who, exactly, is catching those ballgames out on the ... More >>
A drinking game to get you through the Giants' dismal season.
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