Bow down before the one you serve, you're gonna get what you deserve...There are plenty of reasons to like Bevan Dufty -- his sunny disposition, his obvious pride in being a urinal owner (we really do get it), and his willingness to speak with us after we ran this photoshopped image. Perhaps that ... More >>
With Green Day on pause, Mike Dirnt's other band hits the punk dive circuit.
News 10Konstantin Salikhov, missing since last monthProvidence, R.I. police have asked their colleagues in San Francisco to look into the mysterious disappearance of a 31-year-old man. Konstantin Salikhov, a recent graduate of Brown University with a doctoral degree in mathematics, hasn't been s ... More >>
Joseph SchellDeer TickJuly 1, 2009The IndependentBetter Than: Karaoke. Last night, Deer Tick started its mellow set with a slow crescendo that climaxed in a stage dive. "We're doing things a little differently tonight," declared handlebar mustachioed lead singer John McCauley, before launching into ... More >>
Who should I snub? Ballard! My magic eight-ball!If you were Gavin Newsom -- and, odds are, you weren't -- these were your choices: Head to last weekend's U.S. Conference of Mayor's in Providence, R.I. and talk about your treasurer's innovative economic plan and a former supervisor's innovative healt ... More >>
Those of you who grew up here in the Bay Area may feel a nostalgic tear run down your cheek when you view the above video: A 1970s-era KTVU "Charlie and Humphrey" Bits & Pieces short culminating with the message "1,002 stupid things to do: borrowing without asking!" Perhaps Gavin Newsom didn't w ... More >>
Dr. SeussEighteen bucks for green eggs and ham? You're ripping me off, Sam I Am!San Francisco has become the country's most expensive place for business travelers to eat, according to the New Jersey-based Institute of Management and Administration. "San Francisco has unseated New York City as t ... More >>
Aaron Geman tried to wheel his "Mechanical Puzzle Prototype" into the San Francisco alley surreptitiously, but it was too late. He was spotted and, before he could utter a word in protest, a dozen guests at a wedding being held across the street bounded over the blacktop like shoppers at a Black F ... More >>
Wham City kingpin's fantastic electronic fireworks show
Repertory Film Listings
This week: Mystery Tail
San Francisco's top-shelf noise scene serves yummy pancakes
Delving deeper than you ever wanted to go. This week: Ports Bishop's Future Friends.
Join indie hip-hopper Sage Francis in saying "Fuck Clear Channel."
Week of March 19, 2003
The most teeming, inventive, and good-spirited production in the city right now
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Blame Rock River Communications -- and hipster Jeff Daniel -- for those cheesy store-branded music compilations
The Amos House Collection, Volume II (Wishing Tree)
The Sunshine Plague Travelling Revue descends upon us--quietly.
"Spanksgiving," psychobilly menace, and sweet calypso
Pink & Brown reconfigures rock with colorful costumes, propulsive punk tunes, and a few broken bones
Ride the Skies (Load)
Fall has the heart of an Updike novel, but the soul of a made-for-TV drama
Three (small) days of peace, love, and psychedelia
Taking the Sierra Club's helm, boy wonder Adam Werbach confronts more than his own inexperience
"Before the Rain" bears witness to the cost of civil war; "Federal Hill" stumbles on the wrong side of the tracks