Black Friday is over, the Christmas tree is up in Union Square, and San Franciscans are busy making holiday plans -- sans the snow.
So while you are out shopping for your loved ones, don't forget about the less fortunate, specifically those sad victims of Hurricane Sandy. On Dec. 5, a "Very Jersey ... More >>
It must be difficult being billions of years old and living amongst the repulsive society of the human species, but our interview with Gwar frontman Oderus Urungus reveals that he has found certain simple pleasures to temper his hatred. The extraterrestrial heavy metal legend loudly snorted and burp ... More >>
Earlier this week, you may have seen the online rumor -- clearly started by some evil, ungrateful little trolls -- that Jon Bon Jovi was dead. Before we knew it, the news had spread all over Twitter, and Bon Jovi fans the world over had commenced crying into their puffed up, acid-washed denim jac ... More >>
As a child of the 1980s and '90s, I routinely saw a handful of plus-sized bodies on my MTV interspersed between taut video vixens and studs. The Fat Boys. Heavy D (rest in peace). Missy Elliott. Biggie Smalls, Fat Joe, and Big Pun. Since then, MTV has ceased playing videos and has corn ... More >>
Google Ashley WyrickBehold the power of the first name. Oprah, Ellen, make room for Anderson.
Anderson Cooper, host of Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN, kicked off his daytime talk show career this week. His clout landed him a high-profile, full-hour interview on Monday on his New York set with Amy Wi ... More >>
Anna M CampbellTune-Yards' Merrill GarbusSo we're into predictions lately. Here's one: 2011 is going to be a great year for Tune-Yards, the Oakland-based project of Merrill Garbus, whom you may as well start thinking of as the one-girl Dirty Projectors of the West. (A problematic comparison, but ... More >>
Now that I finally got my blog going, everyone's telling me to get a Tumblr. I don't even know what that is and feel bombarded by all these social media programs! What are the benefits of Tumblr? Do I really need one?~AnnoydWhat do any of us really need, Annoyd, besides food, water, shelter, and ... More >>
MateVeza's organic India Pale Ale.Between the World Series and Halloween we've got a lot to be excited about 'round here. If you have time between getting your Snooki or The Situation costume together and painting a sign with clever wordplay involving Jonathan Sanchez, take a moment to celebr ... More >>
guillermoquezad/FlickrCall it Halloween costume research.What are you doing the night before Halloween? We've got a major situation to report. A fabulous costume party? A big celebrity chef doing a book signing? Good guesses, but not quite. We have Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino signing bott ... More >>
I've got several friends who are great in person, but terrible on Facebook. They leave long, unwitty comments that nobody wants clogging their inbox. Is there any way to gently nudge them towards good comment etiquette? Or, failing that, persuade them not to comment at all? I don ... More >>