• Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Shock G 'Fesses Up About Humpty Hump

    Digital Underground in 1989​Rap ruses get no better than Humpty Hump. The alter-ego of Digital Underground's leader Shock G, Humpty's mythology has him wearing a fabulously-personalized Groucho Marx-style nose to cover up horrific facial scars incurred during a (fictional) accident with a deep-fat ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Sweet! Champagne Mangoes Return to Alemany

    Jun BelenChampagne mangoes (right), pictured with specimens of the common Kent variety.​We were thrilled. Scratch that: We were ecstatic to find California-grown champagne mangoes at the Alemany Farmers' Market last weekend. Andrea of Family Farm Foods grows these sweet mangoes at her farm in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Local Frequency: Bay Area Artist Q&A w/ Kid Akimbo

    ​After years of dancing in clubs and festivals, Brazilian-born and San Francisco-raised Kid Akimbo has more recently been pursuing making music full-steam. Akimbo is classically trained in voice and dance, and he makes genre-crossing dance music that's pop-electronica with Brazilian influences. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    AEG Left With Hefty Debt in Wake of Michael Jackson Death

    The thing about irony is that its timing is always impeccable. Last night I got the new issue of Rolling Stone, which had a front of the book article on "Inside Michael Jackson's Troubled London Comeback" about the performances scheduled to happen next month. Before the singer's unexpected death yes ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2009
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    March 27, 2009

    Ten Things to Do This Weekend For Under $10

    GiollaUidir 1. Surf's Up at Mollusk (Friday)Prepare for future beach bumdum by spending Friday night at Mollusk, the surf shop that offers more than just hoodies and boards. It's run by artistically inclined folks--hence art openings and film screenings that go beyond your typical wave happy retaile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    The Lowbrow Art Sale: Brian M. Viveros, Alex Pardee & Mari Inukai

    "Evillast" by Brian M. Viveros Brian has just recently released a new print on his online shop. This piece is based on one of his more popular paintings, "EvilLast." The print is 18" x 24" and is signed and numbered in an edition of 69. With each purchase of a print, you also get a 3.5" x 4" die-cut ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2005

    Affairs to Remember

    A comprehensive guide to Valentine's Day events for those in love, opposed to love, and everything in between

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2003
  • Film

    July 3, 2002

    Sex and the Special Bus

    Romance gets retarded in Pumpkin

  • Culture

    April 12, 2000
  • Culture

    August 18, 1999
  • Calendar

    September 30, 1998
  • News

    April 1, 1998

    Heavenly Secrets

    How the NASA researchers who inspired the film Contact outfoxed Congress and continued the search for intelligent aliens

  • News

    May 21, 1997

    Chalk Fight

    Teachers' union grand dame Joan Marie Shelley is forced into the campaign of her career by a formerly loyal lieutenant

  • News

    October 11, 1995

    Peevish and Butt-Led

    Against the odds, a new group fights for smokers' rights

  • News

    September 6, 1995


    In which an exalted ruler is expelled his wife ostracized, their Elk brother banned, and the oldest active Elks lodge in the country findsitself in court

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