Rifle through the pages of any alt weekly and you might get the illusion that marijuana is a growth industry, in both the business and the botanical sense. You might also notice a particularly vexing problem. Or, at the very least, an old, fusty business model that seems anathema to the subject at ... More >>
Earlier this week, Rolling Stone our colleagues at L.A. Weekly reported that an ex-LAPD detective has implicated Sean Combs in Tupac's murder. Greg Kading apparently asserts in a new book that Suge Knight and Puffy ordered the murders of Biggie Smalls and Tupac, respectively, and that h ... More >>
bittermelon/FlickrWhat makes hotel bars so lovable, and so lonely?SF Weekly b-gal Katy St. Clair nurses a gimlet amid the stripe-y elegance of Clock Bar in the Westin St. Francis this week, watching The Bachelor on her laptop, feeling both alien and not. The "Bouncer" columnist ponders identi ... More >>
In the realm of manipulative marketing tactics, it doesn't get much better than a love letter. "Do you love J.Crew?" the email wants to know. But before you have time to think about it, the subject line assumes your devotion to the brand and announces, "We love you too." Is there anything m ... More >>
PETA will be so proud! San Francisco-based ladies' clothier Bebe has vowed to stop buying animal fur products beginning in January. But wait! It seems PETA is actually not proud. On the contrary, it sounds really pissed. Why? Because Bebe isn't dropping rabbit fur fast enough and will continue to "m ... More >>
It's only a paper purse
It was a job. Not a great job. Not even a sensible job. But a job nonetheless.
Blame Rock River Communications -- and hipster Jeff Daniel -- for those cheesy store-branded music compilations
BART considers late-night trains, DNA reopens, Napster smooches Metallica
The Blast Rocks!!! are enthusiastic about their music -- and they've got the exclamation points to prove it
Parody This!; Cranky Dog Bites! Cranky!; Chicken Soup for the Stomach
The Ken Garcia Golden Handshake Countdown!
First came the tunic; then the kilt; and now, with a new men's movement that doesn't care who wears the pants in their families, the J. Crew mini
Cafe Chaise offers jazz and a Mediterranean spin on its French-California fare
For every direct action against an abortion clinic staged by Operation Rescue, expect an equal and opposite reaction by the Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights.