On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) T ... More >>
Easy, tiger: A typical night at Butter.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Getting lucky: The Year of the Tiger starts Sunday. At Bay Area Bites, Stephanie Im breaks down the foods any self-respecting table should groan under: noodles, dumplings, white-poached chicken, steamed fish, kumquats ... More >>
gretchen robinette/FlickrThis Jell-O wrestling scene from Bender's isn't even Freaktoberfest. Scared yet?The wacky Schmaltz Brewing Company is celebrating its blood-red Halloween lager, Coney Island Freaktoberfest, with an eponymous event at Bender's (806 S. Van Ness at 19th St.) this Saturda ... More >>
Hal Robins - erudite comic of the absurd, underground cartoonist of note,co-host of the world's strangest radio program, early member of the Church of the SubGenius - has a new hit with the "Ask Dr. Hal Show." But he really could use a paying gig. Really
He's fallen off a third-story balcony, survived tuberculosis, and come back from four arm surgeries to lead the Oakland A's to the brink of post-season play. His name is Jason Isringhausen, and he IS the closer