People plan parties around this stuff, so we assume you probably watched too. But just in case you didn't, here's a timeline of the 84th Academy Awards ceremony. They make it this long just to mess with us all, in case you didn't know...
Here's a good chance for Bay Area swingers to satiate America's legion of voyeurs. The producers of Our America With Lisa Ling on Oprah's new TV network, OWN, are coming to town, looking for some swingers to shock and awe America's less sexually adventurous viewers.A producer wrote to the local s ... More >>
At three-years-old, Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream has been a consummate overachiever. When we first set foot in the place in its initial week of operation in December 2008, we knew it was something special. But we didn't know they'd soon woo Martha, Oprah, and all those other food ladies who don't ... More >>
Thao and Mirah at Great American Music Hall last night. Thao Mirah BOBBY Led to Sea May 2, 2007 @ Great American Music Hall Better than: Group therapy, Advil Severe Cold & Sinus. As it turns out, one thing that happens when two singer-songwriters with feverishly dedicated cult followings j ... More >>
Laura BeckWaffle Time in Waffle Town.Our latest obsession with waffles has reached a fever pitch. We're up all hours, roaming unsavory streets in search of our next fix. If that didn't sound right, it's because it's not. Thankfully, our early morning cravings recently landed us at Little Bird ... More >>
On Wednesday, May 25, Oprah will no longer be seen in her 4 p.m. time slot. Our afternoon bestie for 25 years will exist no more, fled for her own cable network. Her 30-day countdown and goodbyes from famous friends has seen us shedding a few tears. The best thing to dry those tears? Booze! S ... More >>
OWNCast of "Addicted to Food," a reality series that debuted last night on Oprah's TV network.Is Oprah your God? Have you made the move to her new home? OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, has kept us all waiting for the original programming it promised. And though Kidnapped by the Kids may not b ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • Vegansaurus' Megan Rascal went to the live taping of Martha Stewart's vegan show. She sat front row like the baller she is, and watched Twitter cofounder, Biz Stone, and rich-bitch vegan (mean this in best way ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • So, Oprah's Tuesday episode was dedicated to veganism ― and meat-eating issues in general ― and it's pretty much the only thing vegans could talk about all week. I mean, she IS the big O and so yeah, celebr ... More >>
Meet the mutant, 50 WinfreyNow this is just wrong -- but it's so, so right. Here are four reasons why:1. This is a great photoshop job, duh. Love that they kept Fitty's 'stache.2. Back in '06, if you're old enough to remember, 50 Cent beefed with Oprah, telling Elle magazine:She started out with ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • For 28 days concluding in November 2010, an HSUS investigator worked inside a Cal-Maine factory egg farm in Texas, and documented a bunch of scary-ass abuses. The vast majority of eggs that Americans eat come f ... More >>
thecorkdork.wordpress.comChez Spencer's food truck Spencer on the Go will be appearing on The Oprah Show on Nov. 24. No word on whether chef/owner Laurent Katgely will be dishing escargot or relationship advice, but we're betting on the former. Set those DVRs, and in the meantime, catch the ... More >>
Don't mess with Mary.Last night's Top Chef: Just Desserts wasn't all flowers and tea parties, though it appeared to be. The Quickfire Challenge was to create an edible bouquet, with guest judge Shinmin Li of shuttered I Dream of Cake in North Beach. Zac offered a warning: "She's very pretty b ... More >>
We laughed. We cried...For Attorney General candidate Kamala Harris, it's either up, up, up, or down, down, down. She spent much of this summer suffering the slings and arrows of her spectacular mishandling of the city's crime lab drug scandal. After attempting to nail Republican rival Steve Cool ... More >>
Big guns are backing Kamala HarrisDistrict Attorney Kamala Harris is nothing if not resilient in her campaign to be elected California's next attorney general. Just when she's getting slammed in the press for hypocritically holding on to a convicted felon's campaign donations, Harris' campaign re ... More >>
Those of you who find it weird that so many people are so into pretending to play a very fake-looking, plastic guitar will soon have a video game of your (OK, our) own. Power Gig: Rise of the Six String, which comes out this October, uses a real musical instrument (yeah, with like, strings and stu ... More >>
PBS PressRoomTomorrow, on a very special Oprah...Tomorrow at 4 p.m., in a food-themed episode of her show, Oprah Winfrey will host Michael Pollan, the Berkeley-based swami of sustainability, along with actress and vegan-ista Alicia Silverstone and Chipotle Mexican Grill founder Steve Ells. Th ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond. They had to get it off their chests: It sucks being a Hooters girl, and not just because you're expected to pose with a dweeb in a Ruck Fules! tee. MenuPages reveals the lawsuit eight former tank-top-wearin' servers have brought against four loca ... More >>
No cow was milked in the making of this bookWe get a mental picture of some petulant, preachy tofu eater when we hear the words "vegan diva," but that's just what LA author and cooking teacher Ani Phyo calls herself. She'll be at CandyBar tomorrow night, flogging her book Ani's Raw Food Desserts, at ... More >>
Those in search of a slightly more civilized freebie than the lines reported at KFCs around the country thanks to Oprah might saunter over to their nearest Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (773 Market at 4th St.; 2201 Fillmore at Sacramento; Four Embarcadero Center) between 4 and 8 p.m. today. Sure, there ... More >>
tablefifty-two.comThe dining room at Table Fifty-Two, where the Obamas had their V-Day meal.Personally, we'd never go out to eat on Valentine's Day -- and this year it was a double whammy, since February 14th fell on a Saturday. But some people are fearless, it seems (thank God, because getting res ... More >>
This is, as Mom would say, "Cute with two u's." Cuute, that is. Legoland California in Carlsbad this week will feature a Lego version of the Obama inauguration. That's right, a Lego Barack, Michelle, Malia, and Sasha Obama, Joe Biden, John Roberts, the Rev. Rick Warren, Oprah, and even George Bush a ... More >>
On the fourth day of Oprah's first-of-2009, Best Life Week, her guest was ass-kicking "internationally acclaimed personal finance expert" Suze Orman (as per her own website, complete with ass-kicking, irritating bombastic intro fanfare). Orman was flacking her new book, Suze Orman's 2009 Action ... More >>
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The new New Economy: Making "spirit rocks" in a dank basement and attending "Manifesting Money the Psychic Way"
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