We thought we'd heard every crazy excuse for why the gays and their fancy CB2 wedding registries are destroying heterosexual marriages and the fabric of society and whatnot -- in fact, one time a relative insisted we turned gay due to the water supply -- but a post-graduate student at the University ... More >>
Members of the U.S. armed forces put their lives on the line every day. Though some may not all make it home for the holidays, one San Francisco company is making sure they'll at least be able to talk to their loved ones during the holidays. San Francisco-based Lookout is partnering with Cell Phone ... More >>
John ToomeyWe hate to break it you almost as much as you will probably hate to break it to your kids: Santa Claus is dead.Now let's get wasted.
It may be the most festive time of year, but expecting to get through the holidays on cheer alone is a challenge best left to our friends at the North Pole. The hot holiday cocktail can work wonders thawing out even the most disheartened Heat Miser. Behold the season's best warmers, and where to f ... More >>
John Toomey has a new address. And it's not the North Pole."Santa John" Toomey, the 20-year Macy's Kris Kringle who found himself unemployed over the weekend due to an off-color jest, is now the world's most famous bar Santa. No joke. Toomey, 68, has accepted the job he yesterday told SF Weekly h ... More >>
Growers who cashed in on illegal pot now welcome legalization and taxation.
Choreographer Erika Chong Shuch imagines a strange future.
S.F. taxpayers might be underwriting the nudist agenda of one wacky mayoral candidate
Polar Express is a kids' action movie that parents will also warm to
Boats brighten the bay
A new Christmas Carol chorus
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Not too long ago, in a studio far, far away, Iceland's múm developed a transcendental brand of indie-electronic music
When people learn that Pedro Ordenes, 55, has swum to or from Alcatraz 126 times, or that he crossed the Strait of Magellan in 39-degree water, they often joke about his sanity. That's before they hear about his idea to swim the Bering Strait.
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
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The history of reggae, dub, soul, and "meggae," as told by Lee "Scratch" Perry