Brian Wilson knows what's best in life: To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their womenThe ascendancy of the San Francisco Giants has created an unexpected quandary. How much Brian Wilson is too much Brian Wilson? For one local dim bulb, that question ... More >>
That's Brad on the right...You know what? The Curious Case of Benjamin Button kinda sucked. Here's your chance to potentially relay just this information to Brad Pitt while appearing in a movie that may well not suck. The makers of the forthcoming Moneyball, the big-screen adaptation of Michael L ... More >>
Michael Jackson never graced the Bay Area with a solo show, though the Jackson 5 did perform its second official concert as a Motown act at San Francisco's Cow Palace on June 19, 1970, appearing as the opening act for Tina Turner and Rare Earth; they returned to the venue in 1972 and 1973. J5 wa ... More >>
Chris Roberts/SF Appeal.comWhateverAdded to the burgeoning pile of "pros" in a San-Francisco-49ers-departing-San-Francisco pro-con list is this snippet, courtesy of The Examiner: should the football team play its home games in Santa Clara (the city in which the team already spends 340 days a year ... More >>
francobobfred II/FlickrSummer essential: Chugging beer in some stadium parking lot.The only thing more exciting than the prospect of a series the Giants can actually sweep (vs. the cellar-dwelling D'backs) is great, free-ish beer beforehand in the form of Saturday's first annual Giants Brewfe ... More >>
Vance CardellCal topped Miami, 24-17, in the 2008 Emerald Bowl at AT&T ParkLike many folks with a media e-mail account, your humble narrator received the word Monday that Cal will be playing its home football games at AT&T Park in 2011 -- or whatever Pacific Bell/SBC/AT&T Park is call ... More >>
Alone at the topLast night, the Golden State Warriors dispatched Minnesota, 116-107. This year, any victory for the Warriors is cause for celebration; the team is struggling to win 30 percent of its games. But this one was special: It was victory No. 1,333 for coach Don Nelson -- the league's all ... More >>
Another lump of coal in the Warriors' stockingYesterday's unloading of malcontent guard Stephen Jackson was the latest installment of a longtime Golden State Warriors tradition: Sending talented and disgruntled stars out of town for mere cents on the dollar. But how bad was it compared to the tea ... More >>
Japandroids hit the Hemlock SundayBeing cheap never means being boring in this city. To wit:L.O.W.'s Outdoor BBQ & Pool Party @ Bambuddha Lounge (Friday)We don't want to hear that it hasn't felt like summer this week. Come Friday, Look Out Weekend is bringing a bathing suit-able bash to Bambu ... More >>
Dog Bites proclaims the A's to be the official team of the Bay Area
Your own private Caddyshack
Party like the islanders in S.F.
If you ask, they will give. Really.
A documentary about legendary bad girl Ann Calvello, the undisputed Roller Derby Queen
We never would have guessed: Raiders fans are pansies.
The life of Will "The Thrill" Viharo -- the Bay Area's undisputed B-movie lounge king -- would make a good B-movie of its own
Will San Francisco finally get the city magazine it deserves?
He's running for mayor again, and this time he wants to define himself, before his enemies do it for him
He's fallen off a third-story balcony, survived tuberculosis, and come back from four arm surgeries to lead the Oakland A's to the brink of post-season play. His name is Jason Isringhausen, and he IS the closer
Bollywood's most beloved actors offer a surreal live spectacle
Del the Funky Homosapien has moved out of the shadow of his famous cousin -- and every musical cliché -- to help lead Bay Area hip hop
Altamont slammed the door on rock 'n' roll's dream of peace and love. An insider remembers.
Front-running mayoral candidate Jerry Brown offers Oakland vague, pretty solutions to its real, ugly problems
The Roots, the Nonce and DJ Hurricane take hip hop to the next level