If your usual shopping trips to American Apparel have been filling you with an unusual amount of self-loathing, perhaps this is why.
People are sick of your fixies and Rollie Fingers mustaches, so much so that they'd like to slap you bow-tie wearing beatniks with a special tax for being so damn ann ... More >>
Wing Wings Chicken Wing Eating Contest
When: Tuesday, Oct. 9th, 6 p.m.
Where? Lucky 13, 2140 Market Street at Church
Wing Wings is known for its fresh, California free-range chicken, homemade sauces, fries and sides. Now, in an effort to raise money for Western Addition Beacon Center, they are brin ... More >>
From the latest edition of SF Weekly:
Lana Del Rey performs tonight at Amoeba SF.
No Pleasure in the Spotlight: "Feet don't fail me now," Lana Del Rey groans as her debut album, Born to Die, ushers itself in with a flourish of strings and sampled moans. It's a curiously unconfident first ste ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. PBR done with hipsters. The story of how Pabst Blue Ribbon went from dying brand to an accessory as beloved by 20-somethings as oversized sunglasses and inked forearms is a model ... More >>
Laura BeckEat Me, Bitches!Is there any combo more perfect than a grilled cheese and tomato soup? If there is, we don't want to see a picture of Gael Garcia Bernal naked and making out with a sandwich. Wait, what? Anyway, Sacred Wheel Cheese Shop in Oakland's Temescal district is mainly a plac ... More >>
He knows how to sell It definitely wouldn't be hard to lure kids to any product with a campaign that combines Snoop Dogg, alcohol, and sugar. Which is what has one Marin anti-alcohol group concerned. The Marin Institute is taking on the alcopop industry with an online petition asking Pabst Blue R ... More >>
If Snoop Dogg does it, it's gotta be healthy. Right?Kids, your favorite weed proponent, Snoop Dogg, has moved on: Now the Doggfather is shilling for newfangled caffeinated alco-pop beverage Blast, which is owned by the Pabst Blue Ribbon company. We all know you mindless little monsters like to ge ... More >>
Yeah, so, not that there isn't a ton of good stuff going on tomorrow evening, as with any normal Friday in S.F., but we'd love to meet you at the Fifty24Gallery in Lower Haight. We'll be holding court there with Blackbird Blackbird, Richie Cunning, a shit-ton of free Pabst Blue Ribbon (note: tast ... More >>
And so the awesomeness scheduled for our All Shook Down Pop-Up Party on Feb. 4 increases:For the good of all, we will present S.F. rapper Richie Cunning (now opening on Hieroglyphics' current tour), electro-psych purveyor Blackbird Blackbird, ourselves (the opinionated/disheveled music writers of ... More >>
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 1Oct. 2, 2010 @ Golden Gate ParkBetter than: chasing a fox out the hen house.
San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival sings America. The annual outdoor concert is about coming together: scores of rootsy musicians, a half-million or more conc ... More >>
Photo from Look At This Fucking HipsterIt seems everyone on the Internet is currently either ragging on hipsters or arguing they don't exist. Even Joe Mande, the Williamsburg comedian whose hugely popular (and hilarious) Tumblr blog, Look At This Fucking Hipster was recently made into a book, got ... More >>
Harry Denton's Starlight Lounge
Last Seen: March 19, 2009
Recurring Club Night? Once a month.
Better than: The underground, dungeons, and basements.
Lush couches and booths, panoramic views of downtown San Francisco, and kids shotgunning brown paper bagged beers atop the Sir Frances Drak ... More >>
The stereotype may be racist and classist, but that hasn't kept a generation from embracing the white trash aesthetic -- a disposable culture populated by trailer parks; junk cars; big hair and gaudy makeup; loud, angry music; and empty beer cans -- and i