Pop-Up Magazine: The Song Reader Issue
Monday, May 20, 2013
Davies Symphony Hall
Better than: The vast majority of print glossies.
In the four years since its inception, Pop-Up Magazine has become the go-to literary event in San Francisco -- the one that draws so many glitterati to Davies Symphony ... More >>
A time traveler from, say, the Renaissance era or the Hellenistic period, would immediately find two things strange about our beloved present. First (in no particular order): Michele Bachmann. Second: "Wait, people are paying money to run in place and lift heavy things?"Everything else would sort of ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, New York magazine ran a profile of "young foodies" who shocked the reporter by spending up to 25 percent of their disposable income on restaurants and artisanal, well, anything. Twenty-five percent!
As the New York Times recently reported, a new study conducted by a g ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
Mee Mee Bakery's macaroons.1. Mee Mee's sweets. Rice Plate Journal, my block-by-block survey of Chinatown restaurants, is finally hitting the dense restaurant zone of Powell an ... More >>
We cannot see!Gavin Newsom never got along with the local press, especially when asked about uncomfortable topics. Actually, he seemed to prefer to get into huffy fights with them, or attempt to bite their microphones. But the New York City press loves our ex-mayor. The New Yorker wrote a feature ... More >>
John Morgan/Flickr (with apologies for the alteration) Oh, New York! Relentless in your pursuit of the Big New Thing! First to toss over last week's Big New Thing! You namers of fashions and bestowers of trend status, you (or at least New York magazine writers Robin Raisfield and Rob Patronite) h ... More >>
Two humps, naturally...Tight pants-wearing women worried about exposing the shape of your pelvic region -- which has been said to resemble the shape of a camel's toe: pay heed!A new product cleverly dubbed "the CamelNot" has come to rescue you from the unfortunate contours of human (and
Camelida ... More >>
MosesM.I.A. at last year's Outside LandsAfter New York Times writer Lynn Hirschberg called M.I.A. out on some of her bullshit in a profile published yesterday for the magazine, the spirited British rapper/songwriter/political activist took to Twitter this morning to pull some middle school reveng ... More >>