Jesse Friedman/Beer & NoshA pairing from a previous event at Hopmonk Tavern.With SF Beer Week 2010 less than a month away, you don't need to wait to get your beer 'n' munchies on. This weekend, feast and imbibe at events ranging from S.F. pub grub to full-on gastronomic experiences. • Sat. ... More >>
Some one-sentence movie summations tell you all you need to know about a film -- and its sure-fire financial success: "Jessica Alba is a stripper" or "Will Ferrel drives a stock car" or, the box office champ du jour, "Guinea Pigs talk and operate high-tech gadgetry." That G-Force edged out Harry Po ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond. It's hard being cynical enough: SFoodie caught a nasty whiff wafting off the streets of the Tenderloin today when Tenderblog tweaked us for our scoop about the imminent coming of pizza resto 222 in the old 222 Hyde nightclub space. Okay, yeah, ou ... More >>
Free wine for mom Sunday afternoon at the Jug Shop.
Amidst the deluge of End-of-Days, Nostradamus junk that seems to take up the lion's share of the History Channel's programming these days (whatever happened to The Hitler Channel?) San Francisco made an appearance -- not that you'd recognize it. The weapons depots, nuclear missile silos, and the vas ... More >>
By Phil FreemanIn a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers ... More >>
By Matt SmithParanoid fantasists consult the prophesies of Nostradamus for guidance on current events. The smart set, meanwhile, consults back issues of SF Weekly. This publication firmly established its chops as a foreseer of the future this past summer, when marketers and law enforcement fulfilled ... More >>
Frilly underthings on parade
The Defense Department hires a New Economy futurist to help fight terror. Don't you feel safer already?
There's a solution for NASA's management problems and foolish focus on manned spaceflight: no NASA
By Dan Kurzman (William Morrow & Co. , 2001, $25)
A new Falun Gong sect is raising a challenge over who is the spiritual movement's True Master
The Fugees mark a return to righteousness in hip hop