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  • News

    February 19, 2014
  • News

    January 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Google's Self-Driving Cars Create New Liability Quandaries for State

    The fleet of classic DeLoreans that Uber sent tooling through San Francisco this weekend provided just a small glimmer of techno-fantasies to come. And while years may pass before cars can actually fly, we can comfort ourselves knowing that Google's new line of self-driving robo-vehicles is already ... More >>

  • News

    July 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Watch This Hilarious Olympic Tax-Dodger Dash

    Just like not-so-good folks in corporate America manipulated the California tax code to give rich people a boost, the good folks at Portal A manipulated technology help us understand just how bad things are for us and how great things are for the 1 percent. Riffing off all things current -- the Olym ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Facebook Ads and Spam: What's the Difference?

    People who don't closely follow the online media/advertising business might wonder: How can Facebook be such a great business, commanding a $100 billion valuation when it went public, when it's filled with cheesy, lowbrow ads that are just this side of spam? Those people will be glad to know that s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Netflix Says That Actually it Doesn't Advertise with Rush Limbaugh at All

    ‚ÄčFor the last year or so, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has been behaving like the hero of Brewster's Millions or some other sad 80s comedy (probably available for streaming!) where the hero has to piss away a fortune or a corporation or something while pretending to be a reasonable person. (This was ... More >>

  • Film

    September 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    General Motors is Bankrupt. Is Your Marriage Healthy?

    They didn't have to worry about car manufacturersCalifornia has been called a place where dreams come true. Perhaps it's more accurate to say that our state is a land where grotesque fantasies become reality without causing anyone to blink. The elected leader of California's 37 million residents is ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2008

    It's the economy, a$$hole

    A swanky hotel chain's four-letter ad campaign.

  • News

    March 21, 2007

    Walking the Line

    The SFPD says Daniel Dennard is a gangster, thief, and killer. Thereís just one problem: They canít prove anything.

  • Calendar

    November 17, 2004

    Road Warriors

    Acres of rides at the Moscone

  • News

    September 15, 2004

    Merchants of Passion

    A Bay Area company moves the dildo into the national mainstream -- one housewife at a time

  • Film

    December 24, 2003

    House of Pain

    It's Kingsley versus Connelly in a heart-wrenching battle of wills

  • Film

    May 14, 2003
  • News

    December 11, 2002

    Circular Reasoning

    Exploring the rationale for California Historical Landmark No. 939, otherwise known as Hubcap Ranch

  • News

    January 9, 2002

    Serfing the Web

    AOL's treatment of its volunteer workers should give pause to those arguing for less regulation of business

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    Running on Empty

    Detroit automakers have spent millions attempting to unplug California's effort to put electric cars on the road. And so far, Detroit's succeeding.

  • Culture

    May 24, 2000

    Inside the Soap Box

    Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth

  • News

    April 7, 1999

    Coming Clean

    Environmental group targets Stanford investment muscle

  • News

    March 3, 1999

    East Side Story

    The mindless, endless Mission gang war doesn't have Bernstein music or Sondheim lyrics. Just Surenos, Nortenos, and dead kids.

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Telling Fortunes

    A San Francisco firm rolls the dice in the multibillion-dollar game of global finance

  • News

    December 9, 1998

    Rewarding Failure

    Streetcars that are too wide, long, and heavy (136 @ $3.5 million per). Bus engines that don't fit and are scrapped (20 @ $116,000 a pop). Manhole covers that take 10 engineers and three months to design (cost: $243,000). Muni's management has produced su

  • Music

    September 30, 1998

    Whiskey-Bent and Hell-Bound

    Hank Williams gets out of this world alive

  • News

    June 24, 1998

    Art on Two Wheels

    There are reasons for building and owning extremely expensive, not especially speedy one-of-a-kind bicycles. The appreciation of craftsmanship. The satisfaction of owning something absolutely unique. The comfort of a perfect fit. The joy of true obsession

  • News

    August 20, 1997

    Unappreciated at Any Speed

    Seventy Bay Area enthusiasts -- and thousands more across the nation -- don't care what Ralph Nader says. They want their Corvairs.

  • Calendar

    July 3, 1996
  • News

    May 8, 1996

    Mercury Falling

    For 11 years, Markus Cook was synonymous with Bay Area bike messengers. But he didn't live to see his dream come true -- the Cycle Messenger World Championships held here in San Francisco.

  • Dining

    October 11, 1995
  • Music

    April 19, 1995
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