You've probably already heard about Nicki Minaj's Mitt Romney-related lyrics, in which she claimed she was going to vote for the Republican presidential candidate. So, did she mean it? Was she being ironic? Is this a publicity stunt? The only thing we know for sure is that the online furor over this ... More >>
Emperor Michael Mina. Wolfgang Puck. Michael Mina. Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Thomas Keller. Chefs, who used to be invisible and nameless kitchen generals, have become celebrities. And since the 1990s, more than that -- they're empire builders. Yesterday, Huffington Post ran a feature about the ... More >>
San Franciscans might be total sluts, but we definitely do not attract our partners based on the way we dress. According to GQ magazine, San Francisco ranked No. 20 on the list of the worst-dressed cities in America. It seems like a head scratcher to us, considering we are No. 1 in so many other way ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Why I'm never becoming a restaurant critic in Taiwan. The Taipei Times reports that a local food blogger was just sentenced to 30 days in jail and almost $7,000 in fines for writ ... More >>
Coming after cousin GeriThis edition of The Week in Gay is a potpourri (either a miscellaneous collection of stories or a mixture of dried flowers and spices) of four categories - plus an extra special bonus!Included are updates on the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, the latest stories from San F ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's reign of terror becomes Arizona policy, thanks to state Senator Russell Pearce and Governor Jan Brewer
About.comLately, new cracks appear in the facade of marijuana prohibition on an almost daily basis, and this week is certainly no exception.On Tuesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, undoubtedly aware of recent polls that show a solid majority -- 56 percent -- of Californians supporting the legalizatio ... More >>
Billy Childish: The art world's unpretentious snob
No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam.
The left, turning right, was plain wrong to attack pop culture
Revolutionary producer Timo Maas likes it Loud
Highlights of the SF Weekly.
Week of December 24, 2002
S.F. not a good place for girls to dress up? Dog Bites will see about that.
To help keep at-risk teens out of trouble, a Tenderloin nonprofit gives them cameras to make films about their lives. The movies win awards, but do they keep kids off the street?
Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!
Axcess magazine tries to find its target audience
Itzhak Volansky insists he isn't much interested in books, or the bookstore he owns. That disinterest is one reason McDonald's Books has become an enormous, wonderful, disordered phantasmagoria that attracts a wonderfully eccentric clientele. And who real
Discovered by brain researchers in the early '60s and resurrected by bodybuilders in the late '80s, the semi-illicit compound GHB is now marketed on the club and smart-drug circuits as a sexy wonder drug. But beware GHB's knockout punch.
Mondo 2000 nailed the emerging cybersexcomputerdrug Zeitgeist with its first issue in 1989, making media mavens out of its founders, Queen Mu and R.U. Sirius. But the trippy, fractious family that was Mondo began to implode in 1993, torn asunder by inter