By David Corcoran Tenacious D The Sights May 24, 2012 Fox Theater Better than: The Pick of Destiny. By a lot. If you happened to take in Tenacious D's show last night at the Fox Theater in Oakland without having first listened to recently-released album Rize of the Fenix, you missed out on some se ... More >>
Bite, a band to check out at this year's Winter Music FestSan Francisco's Indiefest has bcome one of the city's most notable film events each year. Starting last year, IndieFest added Winter Music Fest, a lineup of solid local groups, to the proceedings for a musical accompaniment to the film lin ... More >>
Beardo!: Pinback at Bottom of the Hill on Saturday night.Pinback JP Incorporated January 1, 2011 @ Bottom of the HillBetter than: Not distracting one's self from a seething hangover. Sometimes it sounds like Pinback's Rob Crow and Armistead Burwell Smith IV are singing completely different songs ... More >>
John Konesky is satanically good at playing guitar. He's even played the anti-Christ in past Tenacious D tours with Jack Black and Kyle Gass. Currently, he's gigging with Gass's other band, Trainwreck, whose debut full-length, The Wreckoning, came out last year. The group has an over the to ... More >>
Christopher VictorioOutside Lands Day Three: Tenacious D, M.I.A, Ween, The Avett Brothers Golden Gate Park August 30, 2009 Better Than: Being warm.The fog that began showing up in wisps over Dave Matthews Band on Saturday night turned into a typical freezing summer in San Francisco day by Sunday ... More >>
"Richmond then divulges that she herself has used Porta Potties at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass..."
Tenacious D have been announced as the Sunday night replacement act for the Outside Lands festival. The final spot for the August 30 concert was supposed to go to the Beastie Boys--but, as many of you'll recall, that group had to cancel all shows when Adam "MCA" Yauch was diagnosed with cancer a ... More >>
The Virgin megastore died? Drag. The plaintive statements from city officials when the Virgin megastore announced it was closing shop seemed slightly un-San Francisco. Isn't this the city that hates big box stores with such a vengeance that they're blocked from taking root by anti-corporate ... More >>
If ever a topic deserved the high-kicking, earnest treatment of a school musical, well, um, homophobia probably isn't it. Except that this is awesome. Margaret Cho, Jack Black, Andy Richter and others skewer Prop 8 with songs, dancing, and the key to all good musicals -- emotive hand gestures. H ... More >>
Ben Stiller's Hollywood sendup lacks firepower.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain
Owen Wilson is a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.
Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos, and lifeless Cox
The awful truth about Nancy Meyers
Tenacious D gets the band back together, and ... and ... and?
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House
Nacho's funnier than Napoleon, which isn't sayin' much
Infiltrator takes in NASA Space Camp for kids. As an adult. To save the planet.
Kids at Paul Green's rock school are learning some serious riffs, but at what price?
End of Love
Why do people get so worked up about what's written on an envelope?
The year ahead in local film
Ideas that were forgotten but not gone in 2003
Shivering King and Others