Are you lactose intolerant? If not, then keep reading. If yes, then also keep reading, because torture can be fun. Don't believe me? Then ask most San Francisco Giants fans or the people that work at kink.com. While it has been open for almost two years, Cowgirl Creamery Sidekick in the Ferry Buildi ... More >>
The women of the Bay Area music scene are breaking rules and defying expectations. Lass Out Loud is a new column exploring their lives and work. For an artist who often seems like she's taken one too many valiums, Internet sensation Lana Del Rey elicits a weird range of emotions. First came the emb ... 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 >>
Producers of food TV don't just care if a guy can cook ― most stars of cooking shows these days have to be hot enough to make viewers' plasmas sweat. Behold, SFoodie's countdown of the eight sexiest male chefs currently taking up space on our DVRs, dudes with the power to sear our tenderloins with ... More >>
Back in September, we gave our readers a chance to interview director Judd Apatow-- the man behind the TV show Freaks and Geeks, and director of movies like Knocked Up and The Forty Year Old Virgin. Readers sent in three sample questions they would ask Apatow, and we picked the ones we liked best ... More >>
Now Pirate Cat Radio is following the rules.
Karen Peterson served as a schoolteacher in nearby Woodside for many a year. Her name did not become known nationally. Prior to Saturday's San Francisco Giants game, she threw what may be the worst ceremonial first pitch in the history of humanity. And now you know who she is. Welcome to the Interne ... More >>
Nancy? Can we talk? Dear heterosexual allies, I think we need to talk. You really need to start being better friends to us gays. That includes my straight pals in San Francisco, who sometimes forget that in most parts of this country homosexuals are second-class citizens. In San Francisco ... More >>
The building once housed a Chinese bank.Credo, the FiDi trattoria owned by political consultant and real estate macher Clint Reilly, is planning a Jan. 18 opening, according to GM Tim Felkner. Chef of the 75-seat restaurant in a one-time Chinese bank at 360 Pine (at Leidesdorff) is Italian-tr ... More >>
We'll admit there's more than a little schadenfreude going on in this list of the best onstage gaffes of 2009. But why else would Al Gore have invented YouTube if not to feed our obsessive need to see celebrities get taken down a peg? Here with, our favorite of the year's music-related missteps, cau ... More >>
The top eccentrics of San Francisco, and that's saying something.
50 Cent wants to be an actor ... but he's not
Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews
Inside the dirtiest joke ever told is a nugget of unadulterated joy
Podcasting: What it is, how to get it, and what it means for a radio dial near you
Dieter is here. Fawn, Hollywood agents. Fawn, Dieter says.
Tune in, turn on, say "fuck": This is the story of a man named Monkey and his very special Pirate Cat Radio
In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
Gentile women defend their Jewish husbands against the Nazis in Rosenstrasse
Dogster hosts photos and profiles of almost 20,000 canines
Back with a new album, Wu Tang Clan's Method Man stops in San Francisco before taking over Hollywood.
Taking a Hammer to Pac Bell; A Feather in Our Cap; Painting a Different Picture; Bad-Mouthing Bush
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
The ins and outs of a disorganized try at the gangbang record
Satellite radio brings 100 stations and digital sound to San Francisco's car stereos. Can local broadcasting survive?
Mitchell Froom provided the sonic boom behind some of the '90s' best records
Politicos, prudes, and the paranoid protest the programming heard on Bay Area radio stations to the highest authority in the land -- the Federal Communications Commission