Kanye West has officially become the bad guy, people. He's rich, he's rude, he's entitled, he's a rock 'n' roll legend who's awaiting a legit artistic backlash any year now, and he's also a smart businessperson. After Taylor Swift-gate and record sales of his third Pazz & Jop-winning "masterpiece" f ... More >>
March 15, 2012
The New Parish
Better than: A version of Girls Gone Wild set at the Oakland Coliseum DMV.
It's often been said, probably inaccurately, that the Inuit people have 100 words for snow or something, right? To illustrate the subtleties language is capable of, when a subject de ... More >>
Coachella 2012 is still more than four months away -- so naturally, it's time to start hyperventilating over rumored lineups for the first year the festival will stretch over two weekends. One "leaked" lineup appeared last week on StarzUncut, a celebrity gossip website with more than 58,000 Twitter ... More >>
Tamara PalmerMartin Luther and Too $hort.Too $hort March 6, 2011 @ Yoshi's SFBetter than: Listening to a studio gangster who's behind closed doors getting his booty all spanked up.He staked a permanent place for Oakland on the international rap map over a more than 25-year career, but T ... More >>
Rappers lead the world when it comes to ridiculous tattoos. But while it's easy to mock Lil Wayne getting the EPSN logo on his arm or Eve's decision to stamp cat paws on her breasts, sometimes rappers themselves have second thoughts about their ink art. So with Gucci Mane recently revealing a freshl ... More >>
Natalie S./YelpWarm it up ― the boys are waiting.Like any self-respecting chefs serious about launching a burger empire these days, Greg Eng and Jason Low reportedly took inspiration from New York City's Shake Shacks. What resulted in Oakland ― TrueBurger ― opened in January. And while ... More >>
Nathan SeabrookValentine's Day is the soppiest date of the year. Dewy-eyed lovebugs would have you believe it's exemplified by bunches of red roses and teddy bears and boxes of candy and cards with pink hearts on the front and cloying sentiments scrawled inside.
The charmingly named King Canniba ... More >>