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    August 27, 2012

    Live Review, 8/25/12: The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit Leads a Backwoods-Style Stomp at Great American

    Shelby Ash Presents Big Ass Hillbilly Show No. 3 featuring the Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit, the Trespassers and the Harmed Brothers. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 Great American Music Hall Better than: kissing your cousin without a condom. The awfullest bad jokes ever, premium beer bellies, and epic m ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Little Chocolate Miracles Come From San Jose

    The Cook E. Monster has a weakness for provocative packaging, and so the tagline "little chocolate miracles" on the label of Baba Joon's Chocolate Chewies was just about enough to make a purchase. The name itself, Farsi for "dear Dad," pretty much clinched it: How are you going to sell a less-than-a ... More >>

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    December 27, 2011

    If a Tree Falls Filmmaker Talks About Environmental Activism vs. Eco-Terrorism

    Federal agents arrested Daniel McGowan in 2005 in a sweep of activists involved with the Earth Liberation Front, or ELF, a group the FBI called the country's No. 1 domestic terrorism threat. Filmmaker Marshall Curry, whose movies include Street Fight, which follows Cory Booker's first run for mayor ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    Sightglass Brothers Offer a Window on the Microroastery

    Catherine ColeSightglass Coffee owners Jerad and Justin Morrison hope to open the cafe portion of their tri-level SOMA warehouse this spring.​It's been a little less than a year since Sightglass Coffee owners (and brothers) Jerad and Justin Morrison flipped the switch on their beloved cast-iro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Can Obama's Choice of Eateries on the Campaign Trail Predict Midterm Results?

    EsquireThe President makes a stop at Chicago's Valois cafeteria.​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Today's election might be a referendum on Obama, but it could just as easily be a referendum on Obama's stomach. During the past two months of midterms stumping, Esquire's Eat Like A Man blog ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Pet-Friendly Cities List Snubs San Francisco

    ​San Francisco manages to land on ever so many Top-10 lists; if ever a Top-10 list was assembled of cities that crack the most Top-10 lists, it's a good bet we'd make the Top-10. Now a website called has sent along yet another list -- the Top 10 Pet-Friendly Cities. Astoundingly, th ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Pot Activist Jack 'The Hemperor' Herer Dies at 70

    ​Jack Herer, one of the nation's most prominent and veteran marijuana activists died yesterday at age 70 after months of poor health. This came as difficult news for pot proponents nationwide, many of whom were first introduced into the concept of marijuana activism by Herer, author of the million ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Track of the Day: Yob

    At the end of Eugene, Oregon trio Yob's list of influences on its MySpace page, the heavy doom band lists "100 decibels." That last item, tucked into a longer rundown of favorite bands (Sleep, High on Fire, Black Sabbath, Cathedral, Burning Witch) is just another way this group shows it means busin ... More >>

  • Music

    January 28, 2009

    Gritty in Pink

    In a quest for fame and fortune, a unicycling superhero battles the stigma of a troubled past.

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    December 10, 2008
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    August 6, 2008
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    June 10, 2007
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    May 23, 2007

    Just Say No

    Conventional wisdom says psychiatric drugs save lives, but for some San Franciscans the pills are a prescription for disaster

  • Music

    December 13, 2006

    The Past Imperfect

    Joanna Newsom redefines lost languages

  • News

    March 29, 2006

    Just Desserts

    Cake offers straight women a comfortable woman-friendly place to be sexy. So why does it feel so retro?

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    December 21, 2005

    Making the Rent

    A study says San Francisco is the most expensive city in the United States for apartment dwellers. Are you paying too much for that one-bedroom?

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2004

    Five Odd Hollers

    Experimental theater: Try it, you'll like it

  • Music

    December 3, 2003

    Money, Power, Day Care

    Andre Nickatina raps about being one of the Fillmore's hardest MCs, so what's he doing driving a Toyota?

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    April 9, 2003

    Ecstasy Is an Art Car

    Philo Northrup and his wacky automotive tribe take a road trip to places in California you can't even imagine

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    April 2, 2003

    The Future's So Bright

    Meet "the new Bob Dylan," aka Conor Oberst, who knows pain despite his young age

  • Music

    September 4, 2002

    Hear This

    The sloshing, vitriolic musical madness of the Hunches

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    July 17, 2002
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    November 21, 2001

    Crying Whale

    Environmental groups sent out a worldwide call to save the gray whale from a Mexican salt plant. They got millions of dollars and thousands of new members. But scientists found no threat to the whales.

  • Music

    March 7, 2001

    Mars Attacks

    There's no reason to fear Red Planet -- especially if you like high energy, old-fashioned rock

  • Music

    March 8, 2000

    The House of Tudor

    Flogging Molly, Los Mex Pistols del Norte, Reid Paley

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    April 28, 1999

    Road to Redemption

    Bad luck and a head injury couldn't kill him. Poverty just made him stronger. Now, freewheeling Bay Area bicycling legend Mike Neel is staging another comeback by coaching professional women's racing.

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    April 29, 1998

    Fake It to the Limit

    For 10 years, Lewis Peter Morgan impersonated Randy Meisner, an obscure former bass guitar player for the Eagles rock group. Morgan smooth-talked his way into a borrowed lifestyle of guitars, girls, and casinos. He could have checked out of the deception

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    April 22, 1998
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    November 26, 1997
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    October 15, 1997
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    March 13, 1996
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    September 13, 1995

    Runaway Train

    Tricia Sullivan fled her Southern Oregon hometown and the confines of her family in April. Arriving in San Francisco, she melded with the street community of young castoffs, misfits, and rebels. Phoning home, she lied and told her dad she was in New Yor

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