There I was, a full hour into my drive from the North-East Bay to San Francisco, and I wasn't even on the Bay Bridge yet. I was sitting in traffic purgatory for having forgotten that 49ers were playing at Candlestick for Monday Night Football, and for the serious miscalculation of the number of earl ... More >>
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Hank Williams, Jr. -- son of the original country music godhead, former Monday Night Football announcer, and official neck-beard of Nashville -- reminds us all just how big his freedom-loving balls are. This, remember is the man whose gargantuan testicles supp ... More >>
ESPN television broadcastIf John Madden were calling this clip, no doubt he'd say "Boom!" When Mayor Ed Lee told gathered throngs of media that the multiple power failures during Monday Night Football were a "national embarrassment," he used strong -- and curious -- language. San Francisco's infr ... More >>
So, it seems some suits someplace are all worked up at the political opinions of Mr. Hank Williams, Jr.
Good for him. Moments like this are why we need a Hank Williams, Jr.
Just to be clear, he's the middle (and middle-aged) Hank Williams, the one with the Muppet beard, the one who has never cro ... More >>
Tom TracySteve Mahoney and Meridith spur the home side to victoryWas it the tenacious defense? Perhaps. Frank Gore rumbling through the 'Stick like a runaway train? Could be. Steve Mahoney leading the 49ers out of the gate on his custom Niners Harley? You can't scientifically prove otherwise. In ... More >>
Tom TracyDon't forget to ask her what her name is this time, Steve!It's been a frustrating year for the San Francisco 49ers. But one promotion certainly has gone as the team planned: Local-born Department of Public Works steam-cleaner Steve Mahoney's gig as the Harley-riding team standard-bearer ... More >>
Starting Nov. 17, street vendor Tacolicious is taking over its restaurant sister Laïola (2031 Chestnut at Fillmore) on a weekly basis. Spokeswoman Kelly Walsh told SFoodie Tacolicious Tuesdays will offer a slightly expanded version of the vendor's Thursday Ferry Plaza menu: four tacos (including a ... More >>
Nostalgia alert!Tonight at 7:15, an Oakland Raiders team that has found ways to embarrass its home city in ways violent crime rates and a reputation for danger and lawlessness could not, host the San Diego Chargers in a Monday Night Football opener. The Chargers are a stacked team that some consi ... More >>
A recent study regarding mature women's turn-ons is, somewhat ironically, published in a journal whose title is an instant turnoff: The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. In any event, a U.C. San Francisco survey published this week plumbed the desires and activities of more than 2,000 wome ... More >>
The San Francisco Giants are a hell of a team. Only a few games into the nascent season and they've already got me feeling like a naive jackass for writing that "Hope Springs Eternal on Opening Day." Perhaps, with this team, hope really is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane. And yet, the ... More >>