After 23 years, Ringworm has retained its credibility as a genre-defining powerhouse of hardcore metal through a simple formula: the perverse onslaught of listeners' ears. The Cleveland outfit clobbers through speed-picked, palm-muted riffs -- following in the steps of thrash gods Kreator -- and con ... More >>
schmevely/FlickrDave's Ultimate Insanity Hot Sauce: Be afraid.You think you like it hot? As spicy foods go mainstream, Americans' tolerance of Scoville heat units has risen. Still, we don't advise trying these foods unless you have an abnormally maniacal pain threshold: 1. Dave's Ultimate In ... More >>
Yes, the soccer bigwigs definitely gave San Francisco the business...San Francisco chauvinists and city soccer fans aren't a natural team. The chauvinists would like to tell you how the fact you can walk to really great restaurants here counterbalances an utterly dysfunctional municipal governmen ... More >>
"It's a hard time to be a lawyer, no doubt about it." "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." -- Henry VI, Act IV, Scene III. Mr. Shakespeare was wrong in his chronology. The first thing you do, if you want to kill the lawyers, is kill the economy. Then the attorneys will wither and die ... More >>
In a quest for fame and fortune, a unicycling superhero battles the stigma of a troubled past.
(Chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt and CocoaBella owner Michael Freeman) Last Saturday, our intrepid Web editor Janine Kahn and I hit up the original location of CocoaBella Chocolates (2102 Union), joining about 30 others for the store's first Top Chocolatier Pairing of artisan chocolates and alcoho ... More >>
Does 'sustainability' mean meddling in workers' personal lives? San Francisco's Act Now Productions seems to think so.
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Over the Sun
There are some benefits of big-city gentrification. Jesse Malin's brilliant new record is one of them.