With the nation's major-party political conventions recently drawing to a close with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first black president, it seems fitting to cast a spotlight on an equally rare profession: the black country music artist. Or, rather, the former black pop star seeking ... More >>
The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual occasion for thrill and intrigue. An arena for a slutty young Madonna to writhe around the ground in a wedding dress, or even for a slutty old Madonna to French kiss a couple of aging pop tartlets. A place for pyro and pasties and grand interruptions -- I'mma ... More >>
Wear this to a protest in New York? Fugetaboutit.Over the last month, masked Anonymous protesters have made a weekly date out of organizing demonstrations at BART stations in San Francisco. When the cops have moved to arrest some, it's usually been for refusing to obey an officers' orders, delayi ... More >>
Today's Public Safety Committee meeting was like a bad sci-fi show. Even before supervisors got the agenda to talk about real crime in San Francisco, Supervisor Malia Cohen entertained and perplexed us with a public dialogue involving electromagnetic weapons and .Seriously.During the public ... More >>
This dog may have contributed to anti-gay causes as well...
The city of San Francisco had multiple orgasms ripple through the streets when the news broke that Target is planning on opening not one -- but TWO -- stores in town. Doesn't that just make your toes curl and your lip twitch? They like u ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond.
Flayed: At Chez Pim, ambivalence about the lineup at tomorrow's Great American Food and Music Fest (a mashup of Food Network stars and actual chefs) bubbled over into a sticky brown goo. Pim? Totally stoked -- she called it the place to be this S ... More >>
The Ingleside police station, where Sgt. John V. Young was killed in 1971The president of San Francisco's police union railed against supervisors Eric Mar and Sophie Maxwell today for their sponsorship of a resolution asking that charges be dropped against the seven men charged with killing a city p ... More >>