Viacom's decision to yank its programming from the Web last week as a tactic in its dispute with DirecTV was absolutely insane. The last people to realize this fact were Viacom's executives. As of Tuesday, the company had restored The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Since it's the middle of summe ... More >>
Eric Mar is ready for his close-up!‚ÄčAfter poking fun at San Francisco's Happy Meal Ban not once but twice, The Daily Show took the next natural step: It had the creator of the ban, Supervisor Eric Mar, on the air. Our calls to the District 1 supe to see how it went haven't yet been returned. But i ... More >>
Don't scream -- there's a perfectly sound place to put all Don Fisher's art: Where it already is.Kudos to the Chronicle's John King for today's scoop on Donald Fisher's decision to abandon his contentious plan to house his modern art collection at the Presidio National Park. "Doris and I will take s ... More >>
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