Yesterday, 49ers whipping boy-turned-golden boy Alex Smith revealed the National Football League nearly whipped its share of gold out of him. He was fined $15,000 for wearing a San Francisco Giants cap during postgame interviews, a move that dates back to last season -- and, yes, warmed the hearts o ... More >>
The Fresh & Onlys, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Dominant Legs, La Sera, Sea of Bees, Mwahaha
Phono Del Sol Festival
July 21, 2012
Potrero Del Sol Park
Better than: Your average crowded, overpriced outdoor festival.
Phono Del Sol Festival is such an eminently charming summer event, it's both a mandate ... More >>
How to make your brand of alcohol cool, in four easy steps:
- Invent witty slogan for your brand of booze. ("Shredding bagpipes since 1745," etc.)
- Find out what well-known but still sorta underground musical artist(s) the 21-35 crowd in your target market likes.
- Book said artist(s) for a show ... More >>
Photos by W. Blake GrayJasper's mini burger doesn't come with a quarter; that's for size comparisonThe worlds of food buzz and drinks buzz are different, and that's the only reason we were able to easily get a good seat and fast service at the official opening of Jasper's Corner Tap last nigh ... More >>
Do the Vitamin Water people think this is going to help move the product? For San Francisco sports fans, the news that Carlos Beltran may soon be heading to town was tempered somewhat by the fact he could conceivably be rooming with Alex Smith. For parts of six maddening years, Smith has been the ... More >>
Terry RichardsonVisiting San Francisco Mezzanine this Monday is one of the world's most versatile DJs, Montreal's Alain Macklovitch, better known as A-Trak. He's recognized for running the Fool's Gold label, working as Kanye West's touring DJ, and dominating the DMC World Championship 11 yea ... More >>
I saw recently in the news that Courtney Love is being sued for tweeting. Could that happen to me, even if I don't have a lot of followers? If so, how can I avoid that?~Avoiding a TwasuitWell first, for those not intimately tracking Courtney Love's every electronic move like I am, let me provide ... More >>
Rest assured, whatever tinkering the Gatorade folks have done, they haven't altered the familiar piss colorA long time ago, in a county far, far away -- well, Alameda -- your humble narrator read the entire Associated Press style guide in one sitting. I laughed out loud once and only once -- at the ... More >>