Perhaps it's happened to you. In the comfort of your own home, you switch on the television to watch a high-level soccer match being played on the other side of the world and being broadcast, live, at an ungodly local hour. Due to the darkness and your early morning stupor, it's only at halftime tha ... More >>
There really is something in the water here. At least that's what it seems like, judging by the number of San Francisco electronic music producers touring across the Atlantic and releasing tracks on U.K. and European labels. Dubstep and bass-driven club music producers have been especially p ... More >>
Muscat may be the most sensible, down-to-earth grape there is. Unlike so many other varieties, it doesn't play around: Ferment it into wine, age it for a time, and pour it into the glass, and it still smells and tastes like the grapes from which it was made. Muscat, in fact, is said to be the ... More >>
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has dealt harshly with those opposing his cockamamie fiscal schemes...For those wondering whether California is on its way to becoming Greece, witness an alarming pattern in which the governor comes up with ways to plunge the state even further into debt, then fires pub ... More >>
Over Halloween weekend there's no shortage of options for the costumed club-goer. But if you're into supporting a local celeb behind the decks, it's hard to beat a gig where Miguel Migs is the main attraction. The founder of Salted Music has spent most of this decade making a name for house music ... More >>
Can a new pro football league survive this economic blitz?The WFL, the USFL, the AFL, the CFL-USA, the WLAF -- and who could forget the XFL (He hate me, he hate me not)? The sporting world's mausoleum is dusted with a veritable alphabet soup of busted football leagues. Will the forthcoming United F ... More >>
Two protesters, nine photographers. This is a problem. The Prison-Industrial Complex or the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy or whatever form The Man is assuming these days can rest easy in his bed. That's because the rabble-rousing radical left (aka white kids from the East Bay wearing hankies over their ... More >>
Better Make That Second Most Hated; Well, John, We'd Love to Ask Him, But He's Moved to Greece; Off the Air; Truth and Consequences; O Yee of Little Faith; Hey, If It's So Easy, You Write It; Relax and Enjoy ... Reality?