LA Times pop critic Ann Powers writes a personal testament to the loss of KUSF. [Pop & Hiss]The 50 greatest Bay Area rap songs. [Complex]Spin calls S.F.'s oOoOO one of the best new artists of the month. [Spin]
That's the basic idea...Is it a sign of the decline and fall of western civilization or, rather, a wonderful thing that one of the Bay Area's highest-rated Christmas TV programs is simply footage of a log burning -- for hours? By now you know: The answer is "yes." The "holiday log" once aga ... More >>
Does anyone else feel like 2010 has been particularly flush with big-name indie-rock bands getting back together? Pavement and Guided By Voices aside, another seminal outfit reassembling for a tour this year is Cap'n Jazz, a midwestern group that helped establish emo back in the early '90s. ... More >>
Gibbs Smith PublishersAs a drug rug-clad, headband-sporting Johnny Mathis might warble, it's beginning to look a lot like Earth Day.
Revving up to Thursday, related food-themed happenings abound. Tomorrow, chef Laura Stec and atmospheric scientist Eugene Cordero, Ph.D. will appear at the Ma ... More >>
If you've ever peered through the media guides for college sports teams, there are several sources of unintended joy: Mini-bios querying the players about their favorite foods or movies (Really? Scarface, again?); upbeat recaps of 2-9 seasons, or, best of all, the list of a school's "notable alumni. ... More >>