Kreayshawn experienced the highs and lows of the music business in 2012. Her single "Gucci Gucci" sold more than a half a million copies and was certified Gold by the RIAA, but her debut album Somethin' 'Bout Kreay was declared a consummate failure after selling fewer than 4,000 copies in the first ... More >>
Green Day's American Idiot (The Musical) Wednesday, June 13, 2012 The Orpheum Theatre Better than: Bitching about people who are making something new. There are two kinds of people in the punk world: Those who think the members of Green Day were sellouts for turning their heart-shaped-hand-grenad ... More >>
Lil Debbie and Kreayshawn in better days.It was barely seven months ago when we watched three young, skinny white girls storm San Francisco's SOM Bar -- oh, and the whole Internet -- with a catchy song about the perils of flaunting designer labels. But now the White Girl Mob appears to be on ... More >>
Jean Grae Jean Grae, who performs tonight at the New Parish, is a very talented rapper. That's not just a very talented female rapper, but a very talented hip-hop artist who deserves to be considered on nothing more than her own lyrical merits, and shouldn't be given some sort of a rap pass d ... More >>
Most Bogus, Dude'Tis the season for -- allegations of piracy? Those $120 bike shorts you got under the tree may be knockoffs, according to a new lawsuit.Morgan Hill's Specialized Bicycle Components has filed a complaint in San Francisco federal district court claiming that a man has been selling ... More >>
Lazer Sword's self-titled album's cover artEven though Low Limit and Lando Kal aren't San Francisco residents any longer, the two producers' collaborative project, Lazer Sword, has long been the darling of our city's electronic beat scene. In fact, the duo have been working hard at their next-lev ... More >>
Bags of jewels stolen. Two brothers in custody. The store owner implicated. Who done it?
Our critics weigh in on local theater
In which the boy mayor shows off his basketball, um, prowess, while his wife just shows off
Holiday Event Lisitngs
Will San Francisco finally get the city magazine it deserves?
A neo-noir, an Ur-neo-noir, and a black political satire color a pallid year of retreads, bogus events, and charity cases.
San Francisco drag queen Joan Jett-Blakk aims for the presidency
Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art